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Birmingham International Airport (BHX)

Address

Birmingham International Airport Ltd, Airport Way, Birmingham, B26 3QJ, UK

Airport Code

BHX

Country Code

44

Telephone

(0)870 733 5511

Fax

(0)121 782 8802

E-mail

Via the airport's website

Website

www.bhx.co.uk

Number of Terminals

2

Time Zone

GMT (GMT + 1 from the aftermost Sunday in March to the aftermost Sunday in October)

Location

The airport is amid 13km (8 miles) southeast of Birmingham

Transfer Amid Terminals

Terminals 1 and 2 are affiliated by the Millennium Articulation walkway.

Driving Directions

The airport is anchored on the A45 Coventry road, abutting to alliance 6 of the M42. There are absolute access from the M1, M5, M6 and M40. The fresh M6 assessment alley provides a fast another to the M6. The airport is signposted from the motorways.

Car Parking

There is short- and abiding car parking at the airport. Parking advice is accessible from NCP (tel: (0)870 606 7050; website: www.ncp.co.uk).

Car Hire

Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz and National are represented in the Millennium Link.

Public Transport

Rail: The chargeless Skyrail account links the airport anon to Birmingham International Train Station. A arrangement of bounded and intercity abuse casework abandon from there, including a Virgin account to London Euston. Further advice is accessible from National Abuse (tel: (0)845 748 4950; website: www.nationalrail.co.uk). Road: Taxi: Black cabs (tel: (0)121 782 3744) backpack up to bristles bodies with luggage. Bus: Local buses articulation the airport to the surrounding district. All buses stop alfresco the terminals. For calendar and book information, alarm Traveline (tel: (0)870 608 2608). Further advice is accessible (website: www.centro.org.uk or www.travelwm.co.uk). Coach: National Express (tel: (0)8705 808 080; website: www.nationalexpress.com) operates long-distance drillmaster services, bond the airport to Birmingham and a cardinal of added cities, and provides inter-airport Flightlink (tel: (0)8705 757 747) coaches bond the airport with London Luton, London Gatwick and London Stansted airports.

Information and Help Desks

The airport advice board (tel: (0)870 733 5511) is anchored in the Millennium Link; there is additionally an advice point amid in the Departures Lounge. British Airways operates a chump account desks (tel: (0)121 767 7502/3) in Terminal 2. The Visitor Centre in Terminal 1 provides a catch and advice service.

Airport Facilities

Money and communications: Bureaux de change and ATMs are accessible in both terminals. Postal accessories are accessible in Terminal 1. Eating and drinking: There is an all-encompassing ambit of cafés, restaurants, confined and fast-food outlets both airside and landside. Shopping: There are several retail shops at the airport. Luggage: A left-luggage ability (tel: (0)121 767 7987) is accessible on the aboriginal attic in Terminal 1. Added facilities: There are 24-hour medical centres in both terminals and a adoration room.

Conference and Business Facilities

Business booths are accessible in the Terminal 1 Departures lounge; chargeless assignment stations are provided, with credit-card operated telephone, e-mail, modem and fax facilities. Air Space (tel: (0)121 767 8063) provides affair apartment all-around amid two and 40 people. Overhead projectors and flipcharts are available.

Facilities for Disabled Travellers

Adapted toilets and lifts are provided. Wheelchairs are accessible on request. Help with accoutrements and check-in is accessible by contacting the airport advice board (tel: (0) 870 733 5511) above-mentioned to arrival. Wheelchair and added abetment afterwards check-in charge be abiding through the alone airlines. A Minicom arrangement (tel: (0)121 767 8084) is installed at the Terminal 1 airport advice desk, and there is an consecration bend system.

Hotels

The Crowne Plaza NEC (tel: (0)121 781 4000), Hilton Birmingham Metropole (tel: (0)121 780 4242), Holiday Inn Express NEC (tel: (0)121 782 3222) and Novotel Birmingham International Airport (tel: (0)121 782 4111) are all amid abreast the airport. The aboriginal two accommodate an airport shuttle service. For capacity of added hotels in the Birmingham area, appointment the Marketing Birmingham (website: www.birmingham.org.uk).

 

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