Birmingham Airport Guide to Birmingham Airport (BHX)

Birmingham Airport Bus

In this page you’ll find all the Bus options at Birmingham International Airport (BHX).

Birmingham International Airport (BHX), is an international airport serving Birmingham, United Kingdom. Concretely, the airport is located about 13 km from Birmingham city centre. A bus ride from BHX Airport to the Brum city centre may take around 30 minutes, depending on the bus stops on the way and the exact destination.

There are currently 3 National Express WM bus services which access the Airport and/or Birmingham International Station.

Bus passengers can reach the Airport via two stops:

  • Directly onsite at the Airport Terminal
  • At Birmingham International Interchange via Air-Rail link

Bus services are the following:

  • Bus X1 (connecting Birmingham City Centre and Coventry) - Bus stops K & J on-site
  • Bus X12 (connecting Birmingham City Centre and Solihull) - Bus stops K & L on-site
  • Buses 75/75A (connecting Sutton Coldfield and Birmingham International Station) - Bus stops NB & SB at Birmingham International

Tickets can be purchased on the bus service.

In addition, Discount Travel Solutions operate Bus service number 966 - a very limited service connecting Erdington and Solihull between the hours of 9h and 10h on Mondays only.

Long distance coach services are operated by National Express and Megabus, with over 120 daily services to 35 main towns and cities across the UK.

National Express

The UK’s largest scheduled coach operator offers frequent direct services to and from destinations, including Birmingham, Oxford, Luton, Milton Keynes and Manchester. Coaches arrive directly outside the Airport terminal and all services use modern, air conditioned vehicles.

Tel: +44 (0)871 781 8181

Tickets for National Express can be purchased online or also directly with the coach driver. is part of the Stagecoach Group, providing low-cost inter-city coach services across the UK. offer travel to and from Birmingham Airport from a number of destinations including London, Manchester and Leeds.

All services arrive directly outside the Airport terminal. coaches have free WiFi*, charging points* and offer 20kg luggage allowance.

Tel: +44 (0)871 266 3333

Tickets for Megabus can be purchased online only. Tickets can be booked right up until the departure time. No tickets can be sold directly by the coach driver.