AIR TRAVEL

Airport Information In The Midlands

Two major airports serve the Midlands: Birmingham International and East Midlands. 

 

Birmingham International (BHX)Birmingham International Airport map

Contact Details

Birmingham International Airport Ltd

Birmingham

B26 3QJ

Tel: 0844 576 6000

Int Tel: +44 (0)121 767 5511

Website: www.birminghamairport.co.uk

 

Getting there

Birmingham International Airport is located on the A45 (Birmingham-Coventry trunk road) off junction 6 of the M42. There are direct connections to the M1, M5, M6 and M40. The AirRail Link connects the airport directly to Birmingham International Station and the National Exhibition Centre (NEC). Trains run every 10 minutes to and from the main terminal. The journey time is 2 minutes and is free of charge.

 

Facilities

Airport parking is controlled by National Car Parks (NCP). Short, long-stay and multi-storey car parking facilities are available. Long-stay and multi-storey car parks may be booked in advance.

 

East Midlands (ESA)East Midlands Airport map

Contact Details

East Midlands Airport

Castle Donington

Derby

DE74 2SA

Tel: 0871 919 9000

Int Tel: +44 (0)1332 852 852

Website: www.eastmidlandsairport.com

 

Getting there

East Midlands Airport is situated next to the M1 motorway, at the intersection of the M1 and M42/A42. It offers extremely fast road access via Nottingham, Derby and Leicester. It is also within easy reach of Sheffield, Stoke on Trent and Tamworth. The railway stations of Loughborough, Long Eaton, Nottingham and Derby are all just a short bus or taxi ride from the airport. An Air-line Shuttle Bus service provides a direct link from the airport to both Long Eaton and Loughborough railway stations.

 

Facilities

Over 4000 parking spaces in both short and long-stay car parks. A courtesy bus service operates from the long stay car park.