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Car Rental at Birmingham Airport

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Birmingham Airport, Birmingham, United Kingdom
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500+ Trusted Providers:

Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Mini
Fiat 500 or similar
Fiat 500
  • 4
  • 2
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Man.
Easirent
$11.96 / per day
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Economy
VW Polo 3d or similar
VW Polo 3d
  • 5
  • 2
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Man.
GreenMotion
$17.70 / per day
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Compact
Renault Clio or similar
Renault Clio
  • 5
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
SIXT
$32.63 / per day
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Intermediate
Skoda Octavia or similar
Skoda Octavia
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Keddy
$35.48 / per day
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Most Popular Car Rental Deals

Compact Elite
Mercedes Benz A Class or similar
Mercedes Benz A Class
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Alamo
$52.62 / per day
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Standard
Hyundai Tucson or similar
Hyundai Tucson
  • 5x
  • 3x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Avis
$58.43 / per day
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Premium
Mercedes Benz C Class or similar
Mercedes Benz C Class
  • 4x
  • 4x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Enterprise
$60.70 / per day
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Luxury
Volvo V60 or similar
Volvo V60
  • 5x
  • 6x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Easirent
$42.70 / per day
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The above prices are only approximate and were last updated at 03:06 on 2020-10-19. Prices may vary based on the booking dates, length of rental, and car class.

Travel Information

Language
English
Currency
GBP
Country code
44
Average car rental length
7 days
Economy car rental price
$22.43 / per day
Traffic direction
Left-hand
Speed limit out of town
97 km/h
60 mi/h
Speed limit within town
48 km/h
30 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.08%
Birmingham Airport Car Rental

Airport Car Rental

Birmingham Airport is also known as Elmdon Airport.

Top international routes

  • Dublin
  • Dubai
  • Amsterdam
  • Paris
  • Tenerife
  • Malaga

Main airlines

Flybe, Ryanair, Jet2.com, TUI Airways, Thomas Cook Airlines, and Primera Air

Terminals

The two Birmingham Airport terminals, T1 and T2, are connected by the Millenium Link walkway, which houses a number of shops and eateries.

Location

Birmingham Airport is about 13 km (8.1 mi) southeast of Birmingham city center. Motorways M42, M6, and A38(M) are the main roads connecting the airport to the city.

Most popular types of rental car

  • Station wagons - from $47 per day
  • Large cars - from $44 per day
  • Medium cars - from $35 per day
  • People Carriers/Vans - from $102 per day
  • Small cars - from $26 per day
  • SUVs - from $48 per day

Top car rental companies

  • Interrent (Tel: +4401214608147)
  • Enterprise (Tel: +441217829030)
  • Alamo (Tel: +441217829030)
  • SIXT (Tel: +442070188246)
  • Keddy (Tel: +4403713843423)
  • Avis (Tel: +4403445446013)
  • Alamo (Tel: 01217829030)
  • Europcar (Tel: +4403713843423)
  • GreenMotion (Tel: +441212962980)
  • Easirent (Tel: +441212220599)
  • Rhodium (Tel: +441214608147 / +34965233425)
  • Goldcar (Tel: +34965233425 / +442038980140)
  • Ace Rent a car (Tel: +4401212962980)

Car rental desks

Most are located in the arrivals hall.

Services and facilities

You’ll find many restaurants, cafeterias, fast food outlets, a wine bar, shops, and duty-free stores for passengers leaving the EU. There are also several ATMs, currency exchange services, lounges, an on-site hotel, various family services, a grocery store, a lost luggage point, pharmacy, spa, beauty salon, observation deck, multi-faith chapel, and a dry cleaners. Luggage storage, in the T1 check-in area, is open daily from 4:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Birmingham Airport facilities are mostly accessible to travelers with reduced mobility, and special assistance is offered, but you should contact your airline in advance if you’d like this service. You can find more information on the airport's official website.

Nearest gas station

Marston Green, located at 53 Station Road, can be reached in about six minutes. There are many other gas stations in and around Birmingham.

Popular one-way rentals

Airport info

Rating
7.4
  • Getting to the airport 7.9
  • Departure and check-in 7.6
  • Terminal facilities 7.0
  • Wi-Fi connectivity 6.1
  • Restaurants and car rental services 6.8
  • Lounge 6.0

Birmingham Airport (BHX)

  • IATA: BHX
  • ICAO: EGBB
  • Name: Birmingham Airport (BHX)
  • Size: Large Airport
  • Passengers (per year): 12,983,436
  • Distance from City: 6.2 miles / 10 km ESE of town
  • Working hours: 24 hours a day
  • Phone: +44 (0)8707 335511

Top 20 Locations near Birmingham Airport

  1. 0.6 km / 0.4 miles away
  2. 54.6 km / 33.9 miles away
  3. 100.1 km / 62.2 miles away
  4. 114.1 km / 70.9 miles away
  5. Car Rental at Luton Airport from $13.88 per day
    124.3 km / 77.2 miles away
  6. 125.5 km / 78.0 miles away
  7. 134.5 km / 83.5 miles away
  8. 147.5 km / 91.6 miles away
  9. 148.9 km / 92.5 miles away
  10. 154.6 km / 96.1 miles away
  11. 156.2 km / 97.1 miles away
  12. 158.3 km / 98.4 miles away
  13. 159.5 km / 99.1 miles away
  14. 159.5 km / 99.1 miles away
  15. 159.6 km / 99.2 miles away
  16. 159.7 km / 99.2 miles away
  17. 159.9 km / 99.4 miles away
  18. 160.8 km / 99.9 miles away
  19. 160.9 km / 100.0 miles away
  20. 161.1 km / 100.1 miles away

Map of Car Rental Locations

When are car rental prices cheapest at Birmingham Airport?

The cost of renting a car at Birmingham Airport depends on the time of year. This graph compares month-to-month price changes to help you find the best deal.
Average Rental Price at Birmingham Airport
$31.14
January
$21.95
February
$27.14
March
$60.74
April
$27.71
May
$23.77
June
$34.45
July
$33.05
August
$92.82
September
$92.73
October
$119.00
November
$119.00
December
The cheapest time of the year to rent a vehicle at Birmingham Airport is February when prices for an Economy class start from $21.95. You can see that this is 61% cheaper than the yearly average and 82% cheaper than renting a car in November (when rental prices start at $119.00 for a Compact class). Knowing this can help you find the best price. But remember that these are average numbers. The exact cost of your rental will depend on your rental length and on how far in advance you book the car. Enter your travel dates at the top of the page to see exact prices and offers!

What’s the most popular rental length at Birmingham Airport?

Travel length differs from one month to another: in January the average rental period is 7 days, while in February, the average rental period is only 6 days.
Average Rental Length
7
January
6
February
6
March
6
April
6
May
6
June
6
July
6
August
7
September
7
October
7
November
7
December

Which is the busiest car rental month at Birmingham Airport?

Travelers are most likely to rent a car at Birmingham Airport in July, while the fewest number of travelers rent in September.
Popularity by Monthly Searches
88%
January
80%
February
81%
March
88%
April
103%
May
129%
June
151%
July
143%
August
79%
September
89%
October
85%
November
85%
December

Most Popular Car Models of Rental Suppliers

Rental Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Easirent Ford Focus 5 2 Medium cars
Easirent Ford Fiesta 5 2 Small cars
Easirent Fiat 500 3 2 Small cars
GreenMotion Kia Ceed 3 2 Medium cars
Alamo Ford Focus 4 2 Medium cars
Easirent Ford Fiesta 5 1 Small cars
GreenMotion Hyundai i10 5 1 Small cars
GreenMotion Toyota IQ 3 1 Small cars
GreenMotion VW Golf 5 2 Medium cars
Easirent Skoda Yeti 5 3 Large cars

FAQ

Is it possible to reduce the amount of the deposit?
Yes, it is often possible the have the amount of the deposit reduced by purchasing additional coverage at the rental desk. This coverage generally costs 10GDP-30GDP per day depending on the vehicle’s category.
Is the partial amount paid online when reserving a car fully refunded if canceled within the stated deadline?
The amount or the prepayment made on our page will be fully refunded if the customer cancels at least 48 hours before the originally scheduled pickup date and time. But if the booking is modified with less than 48 hours until the pickup time, then the prepayment for the booking will become non-refundable.
Is it possible to add another driver during the rental period?
In general, this is not usually possible. The one exception is if you would like to add an additional driver to the contract but they are not able to be present when picking up the car. In this case, you can return to the rental desk at a later time during the rental period with this person. They will not be allowed to drive the car before this time and you will still be charged an additional driver fee for each day of the rental period.
Does Full Coverage cover the entire amount of the deductible for the car?
Our Full Coverage has a limit of 3,000EUR. Almost all deductibles for rental car coverage are less than this amount.
Can I travel with the car to France?
Many rental companies in Birmingham allow travel to France and other EU countries. Note that when allowed, there is an additional fee and/or the necessity of purchasing additional coverage. Also, make sure to find out whether you can take the ferry or car train in advance.
How old do I have to be to rent a car in Birmingham?
You must be at least 21 years old to rent a car in Birmingham. Note that those under 25 will also likely be charged a young driver fee.

Top 13 Suppliers at Birmingham Airport in 2020

Interrent
Interrent
Exceptional 9.5
+4401214608147
Birmingham Airport, Bickenhill, Birmingham B26 3RT
Working hours
Mon:07:00-22:00
Tue:07:00-22:00
Wed:07:00-22:00
Thu:07:00-22:00
Fri:07:00-22:00
Sat:07:00-19:00
Sun:07:00-19:00
Enterprise
Exceptional 9.3
+441217829030
Terminal Link Building, Airport Way, Birmingham B26 3QJ, United Kingdom
$37 - $254
Alamo
Exceptional 9.2
+441217829030
Terminal Link Bld, Airport Way, Birmingham B26 3RT
$35 - $249
SIXT
Excellent 8.6
+442070188246
Birmingham Airport, Arrivals Hall, Birmingham B26 3QJ
$33 - $138
Keddy
Excellent 8.6
+4403713843423
ARRIVALS HALL, AIRPORT WAY
$27 - $114
Working hours
Mon:06:30-23:59
Tue:06:30-23:59
Wed:06:30-23:59
Thu:06:30-23:59
Fri:06:30-23:59
Sat:06:30-23:59
Sun:06:30-23:59
Avis
Avis
Excellent 8.5
+4403445446013
Birmingham Airport Terminal Building
$35 - $92
Working hours
Mon:06:30-22:00
Tue:06:30-22:00
Wed:06:30-22:00
Thu:06:30-22:00
Fri:06:30-22:00
Sat:06:30-16:00
Sun:06:30-22:00
Alamo
Excellent 8.5
01217829030
Enterprise Rent A Car
Working hours
Mon:07:00-22:00
Tue:07:00-22:00
Wed:07:00-22:00
Thu:07:00-22:00
Fri:07:00-22:00
Sat:07:00-22:00
Sun:07:00-22:00
Europcar
Excellent 8.2
+4403713843423
ARRIVALS HALL, AIRPORT WAY
$37 - $90
Working hours
Mon:06:30-23:59
Tue:06:30-23:59
Wed:06:30-23:59
Thu:06:30-23:59
Fri:06:30-23:59
Sat:06:30-23:59
Sun:06:30-23:59
GreenMotion
Very good 7.5
+441212962980
Ground International Station Station Concourse, Birmingham B37 7UQ
$17 - $67
Working hours
Mon:07:00-20:00
Tue:07:00-20:00
Wed:07:00-20:00
Thu:07:00-20:00
Fri:07:00-21:00
Sat:08:00-13:00
Sun:09:00-21:00
Easirent
Very good 7.4
+441212220599
Unit 37 Elmdon Trading Estate
$12 - $111
Rhodium
Rhodium
Very good 7.4
+441214608147 / +34965233425
Hermes Road, Airport Way
Goldcar
Goldcar
Very good 7.3
+34965233425 / +442038980140
Airport Way, Marston Green, Birmingham B26 3QT
Ace Rent a car
Ace Rent a car
Very good 7.1
+4401212962980
Ground International Station, Station Link Rd, Birmingham B37 7UQ
Working hours
Mon:07:00-20:00
Tue:07:00-20:00
Wed:07:00-20:00
Thu:07:00-20:00
Fri:07:00-21:00
Sat:08:00-19:00
Sun:09:00-21:00
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