Birmingham International has the highest proportion of business traffic in the UK outside of London Heathrow. More than 50 airlines operate scheduled and charter services from its two terminals to more than 100 destinations in Europe, Scandinavia, the Middle East and the Indian sub-continent. There are direct North American flights between Birmingham and Boston, Newark and Toronto.
- Birmingham International Website
- Distance to nearest major city center - Just under 10 miles to Birmingham New Street rail station
- Handiest for - The UK Midlands and Mid Wales
- By Rail - Birmingham International Airport is located at the centre of the UK’s rail network. The airport's rail station, “Birmingham International,” is linked to the Passenger Terminals by the free, frequent and futuristic Air-Rail Link. Birmingham New Street , the city's main rail station, is two minutes away and connected to the rest of the UK rail network.
- Taxis - Metered cabs cost about £16 to the city center.
- Car Rental - All the usual suspects - Alamo, Avis, Enterprise, Europcar, Hertz and National - are available.
Shopping is modest by the standards of European airports, but clothing, shoes, luggage, books, magazines, lingerie, souvenirs, convenience stores and pharmacies are all available.
The Aviation Experience and Gift Centre is a viewing area, with books, refreshments, interactive displays and an amusement area. There is a small entrance fee.