Skip Navigation

Birmingham International Airport

Travel Guide Europe United Kingdom England West Midlands Birmingham Birmingham International Airport



Birmingham International Airport (BHX) is located about 6 miles (10 kilometres) southeast of Birmingham and, after several airports in London and Manchester Airport, is one of the busiest airports in the UK.

For more information about other airports throughout the world, also see the list of airports.



Getting there and away

  • Rail: Birmingham International station is on the West Coast Main Line between Birmingham and London. London Midland and Virgin Trains operate from Birmingham New Street station to Birmingham International station approximately every ten minutes, with a journey time of around ten minutes. There are up to two services per hour to and from London Euston, the journey time being around 70 minutes.
  • Bus: National Express West Midlands has many buses calling at Birmingham Airport, with the main ones being the 900 to Birmingham city centre and Coventry, and the 966 to Erdington and Solihull. Other smaller operators also call at the airport. Bus stops are situated outside Terminal One. National Express Coaches operate various long distance coaches calling at Birmingham Airport on the way to or from Birmingham Coach Station, such as the 777 and the 422.
  • Car: Birmingham Airport is accessible from the north and south via Junction Six of the M42 motorway. From Birmingham city centre, the A45 runs directly to the airport. Taxis and rental cars are widely available at the airport.



Getting around

Access between the railway station and the airport terminal is provided by the free AirRail Link.



Airlines, Destinations and Terminals

There are 2 terminals at the airport. For more information about airlines, also see the list of airlines and the details about budget airlines.

Terminal 1

  • Aer Arann - Waterford
  • Aer Lingus - Cork, Dublin
  • Aer Lingus Regional operated by Aer Arann - Cork, Shannon
  • Air Berlin - Hanover, Paderborn/Lippstadt
  • Air France operated By Brit Air - Lyon
  • Air France operated By CityJet - Paris-Charles de Gaulle
  • Air Malta - Malta
  • Air Transat - Toronto-Pearson
  • Austrian Airlines operated by Tyrolean Airways - Innsbruck
  • BH Air - Burgas, Varna
  • Bmibaby - Alicante, Amsterdam, Belfast-International, Faro, Geneva, Knock, Málaga, Murcia, Nice, Palma de Mallorca, Prague
  • BMI Regional - Aberdeen
  • Brussels Airlines - Brussels
  • City Airline - Gothenburg-Landvetter
  • Continental Airlines - Newark
  • Cyprus Airways - Larnaca, Paphos
  • Eastern Airways - Newcastle upon Tyne
  • EasyJet - Geneva, Grenoble
  • Emirates - Dubai
  • Eurocypria Airlines - Larnaca, Paphos
  • Iceland Express - Reykjavik-Kleflavik
  • KLM - Amsterdam
  • KLM operated By KLM Cityhopper - Amsterdam
  • Koral Blue Airlines - Sharm el Sheikh
  • Lufthansa - Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Munich
  • Lufthansa Regional operated by Eurowings - Düsseldorf
  • Lufthansa Regional operated by Lufthansa CityLine - Munich
  • Mahan Air - Tehran-Imam Khomeini
  • Monarch Airlines Scheduled - Alicante, Almería, Dalaman, Faro, Fuerteventura, Ibiza, Lanzarote, Larnaca, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Málaga, Minorca, Palma de Mallorca, Tenerife-South; Chartered - Corfu, Geneva, Heraklion, Kittila, Paphos, Rhodes Zakynthos
  • Onur Air - Bodrum, Dalaman
  • Pakistan International Airlines - Islamabad
  • Pegasus Airlines - Antalya
  • Saga Airlines - Bodrum, Dalaman
  • Scandinavian Airlines - Copenhagen
  • Sky Airlines - Bodrum
  • Swiss International Air Lines operated by Helvetic Airways - Zürich
  • Thomas Cook Airlines - Alicante, Antalya, Banjul, Bodrum, Corfu, Dalaman, Faro, Fuerteventura, Grenoble, Herakion, Hurghada, Ibiza, Izmir, Kefalonia, Kos, Lanzarote, Larnaca, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Málaga, Malta, Minorca, Monastir, Palma de Mallorca, Paphos, Reus, Rhodes, Rovaniemi, Salzburg, Santorini, Sharm el-Sheikh, Skiathos, Tenerife-South, Toronto-Pearson, Zakynthos
  • Thomas Cook Airlines operated by Astraeus - Larnaca, Mahon, Tenerife, Palma
  • Thomson Airways - Alicante, Antalya, Aruba, Barbados, Bodrum, Burgas, Cancún, Corfu, Dalaman, Faro, Fuerteventura, Funchal, Girona, Heraklion, Ibiza, Izmir, Kavala, Kefalonia, Kos, Lanzarote, Larnaca, La Romana, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Luxor, Málaga, Malta, Minorca, Monastir, Montego Bay, Naples, Orlando-Sanford, Palma de Mallorca, Paphos, Puerto Plata, Pula, Punta Cana, Reus, Rhodes, Sal, Santorini, Sharm el-Sheikh, Skiathos, Taba, Tenerife-South, Verona, Zakynthos
  • Turkish Airlines - Istanbul-Atatürk
  • Turkmenistan Airlines - Ashgabat
  • Turkuaz Airlines - Antalya
  • Viking Airlines - Erbil, Malmö, Sulaimaniyah

Terminal 2

  • Flybe - Aberdeen, Avignon, Belfast-City, Bergerac, Bern, Bordeaux, Brest, Chambéry, Dubrovnik, Düsseldorf, Edinburgh, Frankfurt, Glasgow-International, Guernsey, Hamburg, Hanover, Inverness, Isle of Man, Jersey, La Rochelle, Limoges, Milan-Malpensa, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Perpignan, Rennes, Split, Stuttgart, Toulouse, Turin
  • Flybe operated by Loganair - Dundee
  • Ryanair - Alicante, Biarritz, Bratislava, Bydgoszcz, Derry, Dublin, Faro, Gdansk, Girona, Gran Canaria, Grenoble, Ibiza, Katowice, Kaunas, Kraków, Lanzarote, Málaga, Murcia, Palma de Mallorca, Porto, Reus, Rzeszów, Tenerife-South, Trieste, Weeze



Keeping connected

Birmingham International Airport Travel Helpers

We don't currently have any Travel Helpers for Birmingham International Airport

This is version 2. Last edited at 19:07 on Jul 27, 10 by Utrecht. 5 articles link to this page.

Creative Commons License
Except where otherwise noted, content of this article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 License