Map & Directions to Birmingham Airport

Take any stress out of your journey before you leave and use this maps & directions page to familiarise yourself with the surrounding roads and routes.
Birmingham International Airport is located 8 miles east of Birmingham city centre, at the centre of England and the centre of the UK’s motorway network.
From Birmingham city centre take the A45 east towards Coventry. From the south or north of England take the M42 (which links to the M40 and M1 from London, M6 from Manchester and M5 from the South East).

Come off at Junction 6, taking the A45 towards the city centre. The airport turnoff is only 1 mile and is well signposted.

Travelling by car? Use post code B26 3Q in your sat nav and use our map below to give you an overview of the surrounding area, highlighting the most important approach roads:

Distances by miles when driving from:


11 Derby 43 Gloucester 62
Hereford 65 Leicester 39 Lincoln 94
Northampton 37 Nottingham 49 Shrewsbury 58
Stafford 41 Stoke on Trent 59 Stratford-upon-Avon 27
Telford 42 Wolverhampton 27 Worcester 39


Drop Offs/Pick Ups and Parking

Drop offs are free for up to 30 minutes in selected car parks whilst you are required to park up and pay if you are collecting passengers. Information on these charges and parking locations can be found on our parking page.