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Based eight miles south-east of the city, Birmingham Airport lies within Solihull. Pick-up and drop-off points are near the terminal building, which has two check-in zones. Local attractions range from Stratford-on-Avon to Cadbury World and Dudley Zoo. Equally, many hotel brands including Ibis, Novotel and Hilton are nearby if you’re landing late or jetting off early. We arrange Birmingham Airport transfers to these locations and elsewhere.

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Birmingham Airport: best hotels in the area

Prebook your Birmingham Airport transfer to or from one of the many hotels nearby:

  • The Ababeel Hotel: This is within 3.5 miles, meaning Birmingham Airport transfers take 10 minutes. Comfortable and modern, this three-star hotel has a restaurant plus a ‘very good’ TripAdvisor rating.
  • Travelodge Birmingham Yardley: Just 2.5 miles away, this two-star budget-friendly accommodation is reachable from the airport in minutes and offers affordable modern comforts in a handy location.
  • Holiday Inn Birmingham Airport NEC: Only half a mile from the airport, this four-star hotel has a ‘good’ TripAdvisor ranking and upscale accommodation – it’s handy for the National Exhibition Centre.

Transferring from Birmingham to other airports?

Among the nearest international airports to Birmingham are:

  • East Midlands Airport is 38 miles distant, so Birmingham Airport transfers could take up to an hour.
  • London Luton Airport lies some 80 miles to the south-east; allow up to an hour and a half for a Birmingham Airport transfer.
  • Manchester Airport is further afield at roughly 90 miles, meaning the journey by road could take between one hour 45 minutes and two hours.
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Popular towns to visit near Birmingham Airport

  1. Warwick is 20-odd miles south, and a Birmingham Airport transfer can have you there well within the hour. This historic town is home to the stunning Collegiate Church of St Mary, a castle, local museums and a canal to stroll alongside. Alternatively, enjoy a trip to Warwick Racecourse.
  2. Stratford-upon-Avon is a global tourist draw, and, of course, Shakespeare’s home town. It’s a similar distance from the airport to Warwick. Visit the Bard’s birthplace, grave and wife Anne Hathaway’s cottage, while taking in the gorgeous timber-framed buildings and museum pieces. Or catch a Shakespeare play at one of the town’s three theatres.
  3. Royal Leamington Spa on the winding River Leam is slightly closer at 17 miles or a 35-minute airport transfer from Birmingham. It’s famous for its wide boulevards and Regency architecture. Don’t miss the nineteenth century Royal Pump Rooms bathhouse, or Jephson Gardens’ flowers and tropical plants.
  4. Coventry is just 10 miles or 20 minutes up the road. With plenty to offer in the way of shopping and dining, you’ll also want to see the famous cathedral, plus there are some great local museums. Meanwhile, Kenilworth Castle and its Elizabethan gardens are on the doorstep.
  5. Birmingham’s regenerated city centre is bursting with outstanding dining, shopping, entertainment and culture. See the stunning new library among other key buildings, or enjoy some retail therapy at the revamped New Street Station.
Popular attractions local to Birmingham Airport
  1. Cadbury World: At just over 20 miles or up to 45 minutes’ drive with a Birmingham Airport transfer, this place is for chocoholics! See how your favourite treat is made, meet some Cadbury characters and learn about the cocoa bean. A real Charlie and the Chocolate Factory experience.
  2. Black Country Living Museum: Just a few miles further away, this award-winning open-air attraction presents the sights, tastes and smells of more than three centuries of history. Costumed characters help bring the past to life.
  3. Dudley Zoo and Castle: This is 26 miles away, or some 50 minutes by road. Explore the eleventh-century castle, plus the animal enclosures, home to endangered species from Sumatran tigers to Asiatic lions and Tibetan red pandas. Don’t miss the Humboldt penguins!
  4. Drayton Manor Theme Park: This is within 15 miles or half an hour of the airport by road. The 280-acre Staffordshire site promises a family-friendly day out with attractions from roller coasters to a pirate ship. Meanwhile, Thomas Land is based on everyone’s favourite steam engine!
  5. Elmdon Park: This open space is just a couple of miles away, so an airport transfer from Birmingham has you there in minutes. There’s a play area, a lake with ducks and swans, football and tennis facilities. A lovely place for stretching travel-weary legs!
  6. National Motorcycle Museum: Again a couple of miles away, this award-winning venue houses the world’s largest collection of British motorbikes, showcasing over a thousand machines from numerous manufacturers. Petrolheads may also enjoy the Land Rover experience – see how the vehicles are made and drive the testing track.
More information about Birmingham Airport

Special assistance at Birmingham Airport (run by OCS Ltd) covers a range of special needs, including reduced mobility. Facilities extend from induction loops for the hard of hearing to lanyards discreetly indicating hidden disabilities.

Book what you need with your airline 48 hours pre-departure, including if you’re taking your own electric mobility aid. There’s an Assisted Travel Reception in the terminal building on the ground floor, while available equipment includes mobility scooters, wheelchairs and the ‘Eagle Hoist’ for boarding.

Birmingham Airport
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B26 3QJ

Tel: 0371 334 4444
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Website: www.birminghamairport.co.uk

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