By Bus or Coach


There are currently two National Express WM bus services and one Diamond Bus service 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 Station Interchange via Air-Rail link

Bus services:

  • X1 (connecting Birmingham City Centre and Coventry) - Bus stop K on-site
  • X12 (connecting Birmingham City Centre and Solihull) - Bus stop L on-site
  • 96 (connecting Kingstanding and Chelmsley Wood) - Bus stop L on-site

Timetables can be accessed via the NX West Midlands or Diamond Bus websites [Use below web address for link]

Live Departure Information - Our postcode is B26 3QJ

Tickets can be purchased on the bus using cash or contactless card. An Adult Single journey is £2.00 or an Adult Daysaver allowing unlimited travel on the day of purchase is £4.50


Get direct to the heart of Leicester from Birmingham Airport with Aircoach. We have departures every hour, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to St Margaret’s Bus Station in the City Centre and Fosse Park on the outskirts. You’ll find us right outside the terminal on stand J.

Travel from just £9 each way* when you book in advance at – with luggage included*. Or jump on board and our friendly drivers can sort an on the day ticket*

*Terms and conditions apply. On the day travel subject to capacity


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.

For coach parking, Birmingham Airport's official coach park is close to the terminal. The tariff is £5 for up to 30 minutes, £10 for up to 1 hour, and £5 per hour thereafter. This is a roll-up tariff and cannot be booked in advance.

If you are a coach operator wishing to access Comet Road, please click here

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.

National Express Website

Find your nearest national express coach stop here

Tel: +44 (0)871 781 8181 

Tickets for National Express can be purchased online, or, subject to availability, directly with the coach driver.


Megabus 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 Megabus services arrive directly outside the Airport terminal. Megabus 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.

*Subject to availability

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