Previously known as Birmingham International Airport, Birmingham airport (BHX) is located about 8 miles from the city centre and easily accessible with the A45 and the M42 motorway. With close to 13 million passengers in 2017, it’s the 7th busiest airport in the UK and has been growing continuously for the past few years. The airport is a hub for Flybe, which offers flights to destinations within the UK and across Europe. Other airlines at include Ryanair, Jet2.com, TUI Airways, Wizz Air, EasyJet and more.
The airport is conveniently located in the Midlands with excellent transport links via rail, bus and road. The airport can be reached from Junction 6 of the M42 or A45 directly from Birmingham city centre. The popularity of the airport means that it can sometimes be quite a challenge to find Birmingham Airport parking at an affordable rate, especially if you’re leaving during the holiday or haven’t booked in advance. With Parkhero you can save yourself not just money but time too! You just enter your dates and immediately compare a large number of car parks available near the airport and their prices.
There are 3 main types of airport parking Birmingham to choose from – Park and Ride, Meet and Greet and Park and Walk. Each of these is either an official option offered by the airport itself or an off-site option provided by an external company. The main difference between the two is the price. Official options are more convenient as they are closer and so tend to cost a lot more than off-site options.
Park and Ride BHX Airport parking is a great value option, especially for long term trips (a week or more). You either park the car yourself and keep the keys or drop it off at the car park reception with your keys and it is parked for you. A shuttle bus will then take you the short distance to the airport. At Birmingham Airport the transfer typically takes no longer than 15 minutes. Park and Ride is a fantastic option if you want to save money and don’t mind the slight inconvenience of having to catch a bus.
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For convenient Birmingham Airport car parking you should opt for a Meet and Greet service. You simply drop your car off outside the terminal with a professional driver and your car will be parked securely for you and dropped off back at the terminal when you return. It is ideal for a stress-free trip and especially if you have a lot of luggage.
Park and Walk service are the best option if you are looking for parking near Birmingham Airport. These services are all provided by Birmingham Airport and are situated near the terminal, ensuring you only have a short walk with your luggage to the check-in desks.
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