Car Hire at Birmingham Airport
This information is correct as of May 2015
Whether you’re planning a night on the town and shopping in the Bull Ring in the heart of Birmingham or a relaxing family holiday in the beautiful Warwickshire countryside, you can find the best car hire at Birmingham Airport with Skyscanner.
Where to hire a car at Birmingham Airport
There are eight car hire companies with desks at Alicante Airport: Hertz, National Car, EuropeCar, Avis, Sixt, National Car, Alamo and Green Motion. All of the desks are inside the terminal, so you don’t need to go far to pick up your car.
Petrol stations near Birmingham Airport
Depending on your car rental agreement, you may need to hand your car back with a full tank.
There is an ESSO garage on the A45 Coventry Road at the east entrance of Birmingham Airport. There are also two petrol stations near Marston Green train station close to the north entrance of Birmingham Airport so there is no need to worry about filling your hire car up before dropping it off.
Driving around Birmingham Airport
Birmingham Airport is well connected to the region’s main roads. From the north, south and west Birmingham is served by A-roads, from the north-east it is served by the M1, M42 and M6; from the east and north-west it is also via the M6.
Getting to your destination
We’ve put together a quick guide on getting to the most popular destinations from Birmingham Airport.
With a lovely Medieval Cathedral Quarter, excellent restaurants and a vibrant nightlife and live music scene, Coventry may not have the best of reputations but it is definitely on the up and only 30 minutes from Birmingham Airport.
From Birmingham Airport get on Coventry Rd/A45 and head southwest. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto the A45 ramp to M42/M6/M1/M40/M5/Coventry. Merge onto Coventry Rd/A45 then take the A4114 ramp to Coventry. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Pickford Way/A411. Continue to Coventry by following the A4053.
With beautiful villages and market towns, hilly walks with panoramic views and easy canal-side strolls to barge holidays, stunning stately homes and forested country parks, Warwickshire makes a wonderful family holiday destination.
From Birmingham Airport, get on M6 from Aston Expy/A38(M) and take exit 6. Head northwest toward Corporation Street taking the fourth exit at the first roundabout. Merge onto Corporation St/A38 via the ramp on the right to M6/M42/M40/Coventry, then a slight right onto Aston Expy for M6/M5/M40/M42, merging onto the M6. Follow the M6 to Warwick By-Pass taking exit 14 for the M40. Keep right, take junction 3 exit to Warwick, then junction 14 to Leamington. At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Warwick By-Pass/A452
Birmingham, former gritty, industrial powerhouse is now an exciting and cutting edge artistic, cultural, shopping and dining capital of the UK and a great place for a city break for the whole family.
Birmingham is well sign-posted and surrounded by motorways; the M42, the M5, and the M6 which includes the infamous Spaghetti Junction (Gravelly Hill Interchange). Birmingham Airport is just 11 minutes from the city centre. From the airport get on the M42 at Marston Green, take exit 6 and head southwest on Airport Way/B4438. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto the A45 then the 2nd exit onto the M42 and finally the M6 to Birmingham. At junction 7, take the M6(N) exit to Birmingham. Birmingham has a range of city centre car parks, Pay & Display areas and metered on street parking available that varies in price from £1-£1.50* per hour. Many hotels in Birmingham offer free parking.
Prices subject to change