Birmingham Airport Guide

Welcome to the Birmingham Airport Guide, an independent resource to help you find everything you need when travelling to, from and around Birmingham Airport.

  • 12km from Birmingham
  • +44 (0)871 222 0072* (Calls to this number will cost up to 13p per minute plus your phone company’s network access charge.)

Did you know?

Birmingham Airport is the 3rd largest outside of London, and 7th largest in the UK!

Over 50 airlines fly their annual 9.4 million passengers to more than 140 direct routes worldwide

Passenger numbers are set to increase to around 15 million by 2020

Find a Taxi

Browse our list of trusted local taxis firms around Birmingham Airport.

Rent a Car

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Find a Hotel

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Taxis and transfers from Birmingham Airport
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Extend your stay with a night in an airport hotel. Book cheap flights

Order your currency in advance for the most favourable rates!

Birmingham Airport Transport

Find out here how to get to the airport here!

Who We Are

The Airport Guides Network; Independent Information for the Traveller

Your guide to the Airport – the Airport Guides were created to help the traveller find their way to, through, and from, UK airports. We run a network of unofficial guides to more than 20 UK airports and are always keen to hear your thoughts and experiences when it comes to air travel; the good, the bad and the ugly!

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Birmingham Airport News

    Family sentenced after foiled smuggling attempt at Birmingham Airport

    Cigarette smugglers at Birmingham Airport sentenced

    3 members of a family arriving back in Birmingham Airport have been arrested for trying to smuggle cigarettes through the airport.

    The family used 15 suitcases in an attempt to transport the tobacco products, which resulted in each of them receiving suspended sentences following an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs.

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    ABB e-mobility lands at Birmingham airport

    ABB, in partnership with Volvo Bus and Birmingham Airport have launched a new environmentally friendly passenger transport alternative that will feature on-site at their airport. Beginning officially in November 2019, it will be available to the airport’s 13 million passengers as well as retail staff and airline crew. The service will introduce 6 Volvo 7900e fully electric buses, with low emissions single-deck services.

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    Our top 5 Instagrams at BHX

    Camera phones ready! Here are our top 5 picks from Instagram about Birmingham International Airport. Think you can do better? Just comment with your instagram, below.

    We hope you agree with our choices.

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    120 jobs at Birmingham Airport!

    Jet2, the leisure airline operating from Birmingham Airport, have announced plans to create 120 new job positions after making the decision to take ground crew roles in-house. As a result, ramp management, ramp agent, baggage loader and dispatch positions have all become available for next summer as new fixed-term permanent positions.In addition to these roles, Birmingham Airport are also looking to hire passenger service agents, who would be responsible for maining high levels of customer satisfaction through services at the airport. All staff would also be responsible for ensuring that flights depart safely and on time.

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    New baggage handling operator at Birmingham Airport

    Approximately 40 jobs will be made available at Birmingham Airport after Azzurra Premiere Handling takes over operation of baggage handling contacts on site. Azzurra Premiere Handling, who already operate at Manchester and Heathrow airports, accepted the six-figure investment to become the second ground handling business operating at Birmingham Airport. The baggage handling company has already secured contacts with BMI Regional and Brussels Airlines, providing a large number of services including check-in, boarding, baggage handling, push back and aircraft cleaning.

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