As the seventh busiest airport in the UK, there is a range of great options for Airport parking customers at Birmingham Airport. With Meet & Greet, Park & Ride or On-site parking, there is a great deal to be had if you book ahead with us. Birmingham Airport is a world-class travel hub which helps some 9.6m passengers fulfil their travel ambitions each year.
Short Stay parking
For a quick drop off, use the 'Drop & Go' area just outside the terminal. 10 minutes is £1. You can also park for 15 minutes for free in Long Stay 1 which is only a short walk or bus ride from the terminal buildings.
Drop and Go
|Up to 10 minutes
|Up to 20 minutes
|Up to 30 minutes
|Per 15 minutes thereafter
Short Stay Car Park
|Up to 1 hour
|Up to 2 hours
|Up to 3 hours
|Up to 4 hours
|Up to 5 hours
|Up to 24 hours
|Over 1 day (per day or part thereof)
For pick-up of passengers, use Short/Medium Stay 1,2 or 3. These are located just by the arrivals area and have an option for slightly longer-term parking.
Meet and Greet Valet Parking
Choose Meet and Greet Valet parking at Birmingham for a trouble free journey which will cut down on your parking time and allow for a more stress free travel experience. Instead of a transfer bus taking you to the terminal from the car park, simply hand your car over to a uniformed chauffeur at the terminal car park
Birmingham Airport is located just off junction 6 of the M42 and is easily accessible to parking customers from most parts of the country.
From Birmingham city centre
If you're heading to Birmingham Airport from the city itself, the quickest way is via the A45 Coventry Road from the city's east side. The airport site lies alongside the route of the A45 and will be clearly signposted.
From Manchester, Liverpool and the North West
Getting to the airport is very simple from the North West. Just pick up the M6 or M6 Toll Road and join the M42 going south. Once you get near junction 6, you'll see signs for Birmingham Airport.
From Leeds, Sheffield and the North East
Approaching Birmingham Airport from Yorkshire and the North East is very straightforward. Join the M1 heading south and follow signs for the M42 and Birmingham. Shortly after you pass East Midlands Airport, you'll turn off the M1 and take the A42 link road which will take you on to the M42 proper. Once you're on the M42, simply exit the motorway at junction 6 and follow signs for Birmingham Airport.
From Coventry, Northampton and the East of England
The quickest way to access Birmingham Airport from the East of England, is to pick up the M6 at Catthorpe via the A14. Follow the M6 as it travels west and then take the M42 going south. Birmingham Airport lies just off junction 6 of the M42 and is clearly signposted from the motorway.
From Oxford, London and the South East
Accessing Birmingham Airport from the South East is quick and simple thanks to the region's excellent motorway links. Simply take the M40 heading north - signposted Banbury and Birmingham - and continue to junction 3A. At junction 3A, pick up the M42 going north. Once you're on the M42, exit the motorway at junction 6 and follow signs for Birmingham Airport.
From Bristol, Cardiff and the South West
If you're heading to Birmingham Airport from the South West, you need to get on the M5 going north. Continue following the M5 until you reach junction 4A. At junction 4A, you need to take the M42 going north and east - sign posted Birmingham. From the M42 it's very simple. Just exit the motorway at junction 6 and follow signs for Birmingham Airport.
Sat Nav information
Birmingham International Airport,
Birmingham is the seventh busiest UK airport
Passenger Information/ Help
If you need to speak to someone about anything to do with the airport or your flight then you can ask a member of staff at the customer information desk. You'll find it at the arrivals area and the staff will be more than happy to help you.
Local facilities at the terminal
If you've got a little time to spare, browsing the many shops and boutiques at Birmingham Airport makes for a pleasant pastime. Pick up travel essentials at WHSmith or Boots, treats and fragrances in World Duty Free or the latest fashions in Superdry or Next.
Eating and drinking
Birmingham Airport parking customers can grab a quick pre-flight sandwich from M&S or linger over a glass of something cold in Blanc et Noir Champagne and Wine Bar. Whether you fancy a hot meal or a light snack, Birmingham Airport has plenty to tempt and satisfy you.
Airlines and flights
The airport offers flights within the UK, Europe, the Indian subcontinent, the Middle East, North America and the Caribbean.
As well as providing a home for major carriers such as Lufthansa, Emirates, BA and KLM, Birmingham Airport also acts as a base for low budget specialists Flybe, Ryanair and Bmibaby.
Birmingham Airport's passenger facilities underwent a £45m re-development programme in 2007. The result is a state-of-the-art terminal which offers a huge range of services and facilities for Birmingham Airport parking customers.
Anyone requiring specialist support or assistance should make their way to one of the many help points located around Birmingham Airport. Each help point includes a telephone intercom system which links to the OCS help desk, and a fold down seat which can be used until assistance arrives.
Help points can be found in the following locations: Check-in area - section 100-130 Long Stay Car Park 1 - by disabled parking bays Long Stay Car Park 2 - by disabled parking bays Short and Medium Car Park 1 - by disabled parking bays Short and Medium Car Park 2 - by disabled parking bays Birmingham International Interchange - by Air-Rail Link station platform Outside terminal - opposite local area bus stops Outside terminal - opposite car park courtesy bus stops Drop and Go Car Park - by disabled parking bays Departure lounges - various airside locations
Ideal for anyone new to the UK or the Midlands region, the Birmingham Airport Visitor Centre is your perfect first port of call if you're keen to orientate yourself.
As well as providing information on local attractions, days out and accommodation, the staff at the Visitor Centre will also advise you about how best to plan your onward journey.
Birmingham Airport's lost property office is located on the first floor of the passenger terminal, next to Boots.
If you think you've lost something on the airport site or in the terminal building, you can contact the lost property office directly on 0121 767 7987 or email email@example.com.
Luggage trolleys are available from 14 vending units located throughout the passenger terminal. Use of a trolley costs £1 or 2 euros, and all vending units accept cash or credit cards.
Special assistance is available at Birmingham Airport through OCS Ltd. If you require a wheelchair or support to access your flight, you'll need to contact your airline or tour operator at least 48 hours before your arrival at the airport to arrange it. The use of guide dogs also requires pre-arrangement.
Deaf travellers can request the support of staff proficient in BSL through the help points located around the airport.
Birmingham Airport has a multi-faith prayer room available to anyone, of any faith between the hours of 04:00 and 22:00. It is located on the ground floor of the passenger terminal, behind check-in desk 28. Washing facilities are available in the toilets on the same floor.