Car Hire at Birmingham Airport (BHX)
Find your perfect hire car at Birmingham Airport
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?
Address & Contact DetailsTerminal Building, Birmingham Airport, Birmingham, B26 3QJ. Tel: 03445446013
|Monday||06:30 - 16:00|
|Tuesday||08:00 - 16:00|
|Wednesday||08:00 - 16:00|
|Thursday||08:00 - 16:00|
|Friday||06:30 - 16:00|
|Saturday||09:00 - 13:00|
|Sunday||10:00 - 14:00|
Driving from Birmingham Airport
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.
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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.
Driving rules in United Kingdom
Which side of the road?
In the United Kingdom, please drive on the left side of the road.
Country driving laws
- Mobile phones may only be used with a headset or hands-free device
- There is a congestion charge payable when driving in London
- Use the outside lane to overtake on motorways and dual carriageways
- Zebra crossings (black and white stripes on the road) give pedestrians right of way to cross the road
All speed signs will be in mph.
For a standard Avis rental vehicle with no trailers:
- Urban areas: 30 mph (48 km/h)
- Motorways: 70 mph (112 km/h)
- Rural areas: 60 mph (96 km/h)
Unless indicated by road signs.
Child safety / Seatbelt laws
- It is compulsory for the driver and all passengers to wear a seatbelt
- Children aged under 12 or less than 135cm tall must be seated in an appropriate child restraint for their size
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.