Transportation to and from Birmingham Airport


What is the distance from Birmingham Airport to the centre of Birmingham?

The distance between Birmingham Airport and the city centre (Victoria Square) is 18 kilometres / 11.2 miles, the journey time to and from the airport is 25 to 30 minutes.

From BHX Airport to Birmingham City centre by Car
18 km
30 min

Public transport

Train to Birmingham

Birmingham Airport has its own train station, called Birmingham International. The airport is connected to Birmingham International by the free Air-Rail Link, the monorail (automated people mover) takes travellers in only 2 minutes to and from the terminal. From the airport’s railway station runs at least every 10 minutes a train to the main railway station Birmingham New Street. There are several trains available, the carriers are Virgin Trains, West Midlands Railway / London Northwestern Railway, Cross Country and Transport for Wales.

Bus tickets
The price of a ticket for a single journey (Anytime Day Single) is £ 3.90 for adults and £ 1.95 for children from 5 up to 15 years. Tickets can be purchased at the information desk or from ticket machines located at railway stations in Birmingham. Travel time by train is 10 to 15 minutes. Please consult timetable train Birmingham Airport and website National Rail for more information.

Train to Coventry

Coventry, the other major city close to the airport, can also be reached by train. Several times per hour trains depart from Birmingham International to Coventry railway station, the monorail Air-Rail Link connects the terminal with the airport’s railway station. Travel time to and from Coventry is approximately 14 minutes, an Anytime Day Single ticket costs £ 2.70 per person, children pay half the price. Please consult timetable train Birmingham Airport and website National Rail for more information.


Birmingham: Legoland Discovery Centre Entrance Ticket

£ 17.81

Welcome to the ultimate indoor Lego® playground at the Legoland Discovery Centre in Birmingham Arena. Discover the 4D Cinema, 2 rides, a build and test zone to improve all of your Lego-building skills, as well as a Lego cafe.

Birmingham: Cadbury World Ticket

£ 18

Uncover a world of chocolate delights and enjoy a fascinating, fun-packed day out at Cadbury World in Bournville, Birmingham.

Birmingham: National Sea Life Centre Entrance Ticket

£ 17.95

Dive into a world of magical discoveries at the National SEA LIFE Centre Birmingham. Marvel at an incredible array of marine species and fish including penguins, sharks, rays, and even piranhas.


Birmingham: Discovering Birmingham Walking Tour

£ 13

From the Library of Birmingham, the ‘secret canal’ takes you to the historic Jewellery Quarter where the Industrial Revolution started. Post-war redevelopment and how the city faces the future is understood by the end of the tour back in Centenary Square.

Birmingham: Haunted Birmingham City Exploration Game & Tour

£ 9.54

Go on a quest around Birmingham by following clues and solving puzzles that will unlock haunted stories about St. Philip's Cathedral, New Street, Baskerville House and more. Start the quest whenever you want and explore on your own, without a guide.

Birmingham: Winterbourne House and Garden Admission Ticket

£ 7.20

Experience an Edwardian historic house and garden nestled in a leafy corner of Birmingham. Amble through the botanic gardens and discover over 6000 plant species. Step back in time to the Edwardian era inside Winterbourne House.

Tours and transport

Private Transfer between Birmingham Airport & Birmingham

£ 62.67

On this transfer your driver will meet and greet you in the terminal and take you to your destination of choice.

Birmingham: Private Transfer to Birmingham Airport

£ 62.67

Travel in comfort between Birmingham city center and Birmingham Airport easily and stress-free with a private, chauffeur driven transfer.

Birmingham: Civil Rights Tour

£ 46.66

Go on a three-hour tour around Birmingham to learn about the struggle for equal rights from the end of the Civil War up through the Civil Rights Movement. Get acquainted with an important part of the history of the city and the nation as a whole.


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