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Birmingham airport car hire

Airport Code: BHX

Birmingham International Airport is located 10.2 km south east of Birmingham's centre, in the West Midlands, England.  A very busy airport, seventh busiest in the UK in fact, Birmingham International served over 10.1 million passengers in 2015.

In January 2011 the airport combined their Terminals 1   The merger was intended to improve operational efficiency and create a larger passenger security search area.  In May 2014 a runway extension was completed and there are further plans to improve the airport in the future.

With business booths and free work stations, overhead projectors and meeting rooms Birmingham International has all the facilities you may need for your business .  They also have ATMs, an extensive range of cafes and restaurants, 25 shops, and disabled accessible toilets and lifts.

Make sure to get the best deal on cheap car rental in Birmingham, England - the way to save and tour the local attractions at your own pace.

For car rental in Birmingham Airport, find counters for main car rental companies in the Millennium Link, in the terminal building. Car rental companies in Birmingham Airport include:

  • Alamo/Enterprise
  • Avis
  • Hertz
  • Nationa
  • Europcar
  • Budget

Book your Birmingham car rental vehicle in advance and get the best discounts on 7 seater, 9 seater, luxury car or any other type of rental car you require to make your stay in Birmingham easier and more comfortable. Use our search engine on the right to find the cheapest car rental deals for collection at Birmingham Airport.

Additional Airport Information

Airport Name: Birmingham, UK

Airport Code: BHX

Telephone: +44(0)871 222 0072

Distance: Birmingham city || 6.3 Miles / 10.2 km / 15 minutes by rental car from Downtown Birmingham

Address: Birmingham International Airport Ltd Airport Way Birmingham B26 3QJ Great Britain

Timezone: GMT+0

Population: 1,016,800


Birmingham Cathedral

Designed by the English Baroque architect, Thomas Archer, Birmingham Cathedral has been a place of Christian worship since 1715.  Located in the centre of Birmingham, it is open every day of the year.

Make it your first stop in town with your car hire from Birmingham International Airport.


Sarehole Mill

Make a visit to see the inspiration for JRR Tolkien's 'Hobbiton' in Lord of the Rings.  At 200 years old, this watermill is one of only two standing, out of more than seventy which once occupied the riverbanks around Birmingham. 

Enjoy the beautiful surrounding woodland and Shire Country Park, abundant wildlife around the mill pool, and a nineteenth century bake house.  Open April through October, admission is free.

Birmingham Hippodrome

Boasting the most seats sold per year of all British theatres the Birmingham Hippodrome is a must see.  A true work of art, it was recently renovated to the tune of £35 million, its 2000 seats bare witness to only the best of London's musicals and the UK's biggest, most spectacular pantos.

Day Trips

Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery

Although best known as the Victorian 'workshop of the world', Birmingham has a rich heritage dating back as far as the Middle Ages.  To fully appreciate the full range of the city's heritage you must spend a day at the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery. 

Boasting the largest collection of Pre-Raphaelites in the world, admission is free and the museum is open every day of the week.  Located in Chamberlain Square it will just be a short drive by car hire from other key locations around the city of Birmingham.

The Royal Shakespeare Company

Don't miss out on one of the most acclaimed classical theatre companies in the world, and visit Stratford-upon-Avon while you're at it, the town where William Shakespeare was born and died. 

The Royal Shakespeare Company has three theatres in Stratford, attracting the finest actors and millions of visitors from around the world.  At just an hour's drive from Birmingham city centre, this is the perfect day trip to see the country in your car rental from Birmingham, England.

Ironbridge Gorge

Not sure what you're interested in?  With a group of varied interests?  Visit the World Historical Site of Ironbridge Gorge for a chance to visit 10 different museums. 

Choose from Blists Hill Victorian Town, the beautiful gas-lit galleries of Jackfield Tile Museum, view priceless treasures at the Coalport China Museum, or exercise your imagination at Enginuity, the museum to discover how every day objects are designed.


Jurys Inn Birmingham Hotel

245 Broad Street

Birmingham, B1 2HQ

Tel:+44 (0)121 606 9000

Fax:+44 (0)121 606 9001

ETAP HOTEL Birmingham Centre

1 Great Colmore Street



Tel. (+44)0121 622 7575

Fax. (+44)0121 622 7576

Airlines Providing Airport Services to Birmingham, UK

  • Aer Arann
  • Aer Lingus
  • Air France
  • Air Malta
  • Air Slovakia
  • B&H Airlines (Air Bosna)
  • BMI
  • Brussels Airlines
  • Continental
  • Cyprus Airways
  • Eastern Airways
  • EasyJet
  • Eurocypria Airlines
  • Flybe
  • Iceland Express
  • KLM
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