Discover great deals on rental cars and have your car ready and waiting for you at Birmingham Airport by pre-booking it online with Avis. Birmingham Airport is only a 30-minute drive from the city centre. Proceed to our dedicated car hire desks in Arrivals, collect your keys and from here have the flexibility to enjoy the best of the UK’s second city and its surrounding area. Head into the city or travel further afield – who says the journey can't be the best part?
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|Tuesday||08:00 - 20:00|
|Wednesday||08:00 - 20:00|
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|Saturday||09:00 - 13:00|
|Sunday||10:00 - 14:00|
Drive the eight miles into Birmingham, where retail therapy is given by the Bullring's 160 shops and two department stores.
England's second city has more miles of canal than Venice. Negotiate them at your leisure by canal boat.
Reach the postcard perfect villages of the Cotswolds in an hour. Ancient university city Cambridge and an afternoon of lazy punting are under two hours' drive away. Or head southwest to explore Wales.
Cross first into the second-hand bookshop capital of the world, Hay-on-Wye. The mill towns and rocky beauty of the Peak District National Park lie 90 minutes to the north.
We know getting the small details right can make a big difference, so here are some extra travel tips to help you enjoy your journey from the gateway to the midlands and beyond.
UK driving rules
Want a quick guide to the rules of the UK roads? We've unlocked them for your journey.
Finish with a smile
Birmingham Airport is signposted from all major motorways. To make your journey even easier, we can include a sat nav with your car so you can relax.
Return your car when it suits you
You can return your hire car out of hours, because we understand flights run through the night. Just tell us in advance.
Which side of the road?
In the United Kingdom, please drive on the left side of the road.
Country driving laws
All speed signs will be in mph.
For a standard Avis rental vehicle with no trailers:
Unless indicated by road signs.
Child safety / Seatbelt laws
Please note - It is the child’s parent / guardian or vehicle renter’s responsibility to fit the child seat.
This road rules information is for provided for general guidance only. We endeavour to keep the information up to date and accurate, but any reliance you place on this information is at your own risk.