Birmingham City Info

Birmingham is located in the West Midlands part of England. Birmingham is the biggest city outside of London for population size. Birmingham has a vibrant night life with many pubs and nightclubs and a rich music history producing well known bands such as Led Zepplin and Black Sabbath. The temperature in Birmingham is typical for the UK with the average high in the summer being around 20 C to an average low of 4.5 C during the winter months.

  • Cadbury World: One of the most visited places in Birmingham the Cadbury world is an amazing trip through the world of chocolate. The factory has a visitor centre dedicated to the history of chocolate. There is also a factory shop where visitors can purchase chocolate at factory prices.
  • The council house: built in 1874 this beautiful piece of architecture was designed by Yeoville Thomason and is an example of the Victorian style. The council house is located in the Camberlei square in Birmingham city centre. - Transport Museum: Located north of Birmingham the museum is one of its kind. Exhibitions and collections in the museum attempt to recreate the story of transportation in West Midlands. Exhibits include working steam engine, textile machinery and a hands-on science centre.
Airport Info

Entrance to the West Midlands in England Birmingham airport is the sixth busiest and biggest airport in the United Kingdom. Birmingham airport was opened in 1939 and nowadays receives more than 9 million passengers flying to over 180 destinations every year.

Birmingham airport is located 10 km south west of the city centre.

Facilities at the Birmingham Airport include a wide range of shops, tax and duty-free stores offering a large selection of goods. There is also a vast choice of restaurants, cafes and bars in the airport. There is also an international currency exchange and a bureau de change. There are also several car rental companies including Avis, Budget, Europcar and Hertz.

To and from the airport

By Taxi
There are taxis available outside the arrival terminals. The taxis operate 24hrs 7 days a week.

By Bus
There are 2 main buses that serve Birmingham airport bus number 900 and 966 travel from the airport to Birmingham city centre. The average journey from the airport will cost £1.70 for a single ticket.

By Train
There are regular trains available from the airport to Birmingham city centre every 10 minutes. The journey costs £3.10 one way.

By Car
The airport is located off Junction 6 of the M42 and is linked in central Birmingham by A45. There are signs directing to the airport throughout the motorways. Birmingham airport has short and long-stay parking options.


Birmingam International Airport LTD
Birmingham B26 3QJ

T: +44 (0)844 576 6000

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