International Airport Code: BHX
At Birmingham Airport we have plenty of parking options for you, whether you’re looking for affordable, long-term parking off-site, or a convenient drop-off parking area close to the main terminal. If you’re not sure where to park at Birmingham Airport, here’s a quick run-down of all your options.
Hourly parking is intended for anyone parking less than four (4) hours at the airport.
For hourly parking, follow the signs to the entrance ramp of the parking deck, and proceed to level 3 to park.
Max Height for this area is 6’2.
Daily parking is intended for anyone parking more than four (4) hours at the airport
For daily parking, follow the signs to the entrance ramp of the parking deck, and proceed to level 2 or levels 4 through 7.
Max Height for this area is 6’2.
The economy lot is intended for passengers parking their vehicles for an extended amount of time.
This lot is located on Airline Drive near the terminal area. Turn right off Messer Airport Highway at University Avenue. Turn left onto Airline Drive.
This area is designated specifically for larger SUVs and trucks
Oversized parking is located on the first level of the parking deck.
Max Height for this area is 8’2.
Picking up passengers
Car Parks 1, 2 or 3 are available for picking up passengers. They’re conveniently located near the arrivals area and offer short-term parking that’s ideal for pick-ups. The low charges at these car parks mean that if your passenger is delayed, you won’t end up spending a fortune in parking fees waiting for them to arrive.
Car Parks 1, 2 or 3 also offer longer-term parking, if you’re off on a two-week trip or heading a little further afield for longer.
You can also use Car Park 5 or Car Park 7. Car Park 5 is a surface car park which offers great value for money and is within a 10-minute walk or a short courtesy bus ride from the terminal building. Car Park 7 is our off-site car park, approximately 10 minutes’ drive from the airport itself, offering affordable, long-term parking that’s ideal if you’re travelling on a budget.
Our Valet Parking service is ideal if you’re looking for one of the fastest routes to the check-in desks. Simply drop off your car in the Valet Parking Car Park, which is located next to car park 3. We’ll take care of your vehicle until your return date, when it will be waiting for you when you step off your flight.
Heading to the airport on two wheels? There’s a dedicated parking area for motorbikes in Car Park 2. The car park is signposted on our access roads. Simply follow the signs to Car Park 2 and take the first left after the entry barriers. You will see a designated sheltered area for motorcycles.
Please do not park motorbikes in other car parking spaces as you may be charged the full parking rate. Please note that anchor points are not available and that for security reasons, motorcycles will be removed if not parked in the designated areas.
Electric Car Charging Points
At Birmingham Airport, we’re keen to encourage cleaner, greener transport. So, we offer EV charging points that are suitable for many types of EV. They are located within the Premium Set Down car park and are available to use with the parking charge discounted to £2 for the first hour (charging takes about 20 minutes). Thereafter normal charges apply.
The parking can be validated at the Customer Service Cabin within the Premium Set Down car park.
Users must be registered with Ecotricity. Connections available are DC and AC fast charge (Connectors DC 2 and AC2) and CCS fast charge (Connectors CCS 1).
Pre-book car parking
All our car parks (except the Drop Off car parks and the Coach Park) can be pre-booked online. It’s quick and easy, guaranteeing your parking space with us whether you want long or short-term parking at Birmingham Airport. Pay by debit or credit card and enjoy a hassle-free start to your journey.