Car Hire Birmingham Airport

Birmingham Airport is less than 9 miles away from the town centre. and is situated close to major UK motorway links such as M6, M5, M42 and the M40 should you want to do any further exploration of Birmingham and the surrounding areas. For this reason, car hire is the perfect option for getting you and your luggage to or from the airport.

There are 6 car hire providers at Birmingham Airport which can all be found in the arrivals hall between Deli Hub and Costa. The dedicated car collection point can be found at the entrance to Car Park 4, but the agents will be able to directly exactly.

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Why hire a car?

The main perk to hiring a car is the flexibility it offers that you may not get with public transport. Simply turn on the sat nav and off you go in the air-conditioned car of your choice! No need to tackle pesky rail strikes, delays or replacement buses.

Car hire can usually work out cheaper too; if you factor in multiple train, taxi and bus fares over a week period, you'll notice a saving for sure.

*Calls to this number will cost up to 7p per minute plus your phone company’s network access charge.

Car Hire Insurance

Find out more about Insurance for your hire car

Nothing could be more important when you hire a car than to ensure you have adequate insurance! To make sure you're covered, whether you're hiring a vehicle at Birmingham or elsewhere, Insurance4carhire come highly recomended. With policies that protect you from a wide range of problems form as little as £39.99, you'll be in safe hands.

Compare Car Hire

Not sure where to start looking for your hire car?

Using the form on the left, fill in the details of your trip, and RentalCars will help you find a good deal. You'll be sure to find a car and a price to suit your needs!

Map of Birmingham Car Hire Locations

The pick-up locations for all of the providers can be located by the entrance of Car Park 4 whilst the desks are within the Arrivals hall as detailed above.

Important information to know before booking a car hire:

airport surcharge documents insurance under 25s

And of course, a few handy tips!

  • Book your reservation ASAP - The earlier you book, the better, as this way you’ll be saving money and getting a cheaper rate. Go and have a look at the car hire gadget above and find yourself the best deal.
  • Examine the car for damage - you have to make sure that there aren’t any scratches or body paint issues with the car. If you notice something, you need to take pictures of it so that you can’t be charged extra.
  • Take a Sat-Nav with you - We recommend that you definitely pack a sat-nav with you as this will help you areas you are not familiar with. It is especially good as you’ll be saving money on mobile data.

Compare Birmingham Airport Car Hire Providers

Europcar Birmingham Airport

On Airport
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Minimum Age:
22; Drivers under 25 will be subject to YDS which starts at £32.50 per day
Additional Driver:
Depending on the vehicle type, you can add an additional driver for a small fee.
Disabled Drivers:
They provide VW Caddy Maxis and VW Crafters which have been equipped for the needs of those with disabilities.

Sixt Birmingham Airport

On Airport
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Minimum Age:
21. There is a student discount available, but there is a young person surcharge for those under the ages of 21-25.
Additional Driver:
Additional drivers can be added for a fee.
Disabled Drivers:
Hand Controls can be fitted to the vehicle but please remember to give them at least 3 days notice. Call 020 7018 8246 and talk to one of the representatives

Hertz Birmingham Airport

On Airport
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They also Offer Adapted Vehicle Hire which offers an optional collection and delivery service. Call the local team on +44 (0) 1895 439111 quoting 'Hertz15' to talk through what you need. Prices from £45
Minimum Age:
23; Drivers aged under 25 will be charged an additional Young Drivers Surcharge of £37.70 per day.
Additional Driver:
If you book a minimum of 2 weeks in advance, you can add an additional driver for free. But if you book it after that, there’ll be a fee.
Disabled Drivers:
Hertz can provide handed controls, accelerators and wheelchair friendly vehicles. Please call the team on 0870 840 0084 to pre-book, giving at least 48hrs notice.*

Avis Birmingham Airport

On Airport
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Minimum Age:
23; Drivers aged under 25 will be subject to a YDS.
Additional Driver:
If you book a minimum of 2 weeks in advance, you can add an additional driver for free. But if you book it after that, there’ll be a fee.
Disabled Drivers:
Book an adapted vehicle by calling Avis directly, giving at least 48hrs notice

Budget Birmingham Airport

On Airport
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Minimum Age:
23; a YDS of £32.50 is applicable to drivers under 25
Additional Driver:
Add an additional driver from £12.99 per day, depending on vehicle type.
Disabled Drivers:
Hand controls can be fitted to the car. Call the team on 0808 284 4444 to talk through or pre-order.

Enterprise Birmingham Airport

On Airport
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Minimum Age:
30 years old are able to drive all the vehicles and for 25 years old, they can rent cars, SUVs and standard, small people carriers, plus vans.
Additional Driver:
Add an additional driver for £18.33 per day if it’s at an airport location and £15.60 per day for any other location.
Disabled Drivers:
Hand controls can be fitted to the car. Simply call 0800 633 5665.
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