Getting here

Birmingham’s enviable location at the centre of the country sets it apart from any other destination.


Being at the hub of the UK’s transport networks provides you with a wide range of travel options, no matter what your budget.

Fly in
Birmingham Airport serves 143 direct scheduled and charter routes and offers an additional 279 possible connections worldwide, and plans for a runway extension means this is set to grow.

Train in
47% of visitors to Birmingham arrive by train, and all major rail network operators working out of Birmingham’s 3 main city centre stations

Drive in
Links to the M6, M5, M42 and M54 are just a short distance from the city centre and 23,500 car parking spaces make it easy to bring your car into the city

In short, Birmingham is easy to get to, and easy to get around once you’re here. A compact city centre means it is easy to walk between lcoations, and to make it even easier, use our downloadable maps, route planners and links to help you on your way.

  • By Air

    With an international airport servicing over 50 scheduled and chartered services, getting to Birmingham by ...

  • By Rail

    With a central train station with rail links to destinations all over the country and the regional airports...

  • By Road

    M5, M6 and M42 motorways service the city from all directions, with over 25,000 parking spaces in the city ...

  • Birmingham National Express Buses<br />

    By Coach

    With National Express and many other bus companies linking Birmingham to the rest of the UK, its never been...

  • Getting around Birmingham

    Getting around Birmingham has never been easier with a whole array of public transport options for you to c...

  • Visitor Centres

    The Library of Birmingham Located at:Centenary Square, Broad Street, Birmingham, B1 2ND Services:Shop, se...

  • Birmingham Accessibility<br />

    Accessibility

    Birmingham Convention Bureau provides a high and accurate level of information for delegates with visual, m...

  • Maps

    Download our interactive maps of Birmingham, including route planners, visitor maps and conference venues m...