Birmingham is ideally placed at
the heart of the country, offering exceptional connections to local, national
and global networks. The city is at the hub of the UK’s road and rail
infrastructure – its international airport handles over nine million passengers
a year, with direct flights to cities in Europe, North America and Asia.
- Rail - With three main train stations
in the heart of the city centre, getting into Birmingham train is simple.
Birmingham Moor Street, Snow Hill and New Street stations service routes across
the country, and Birmingham New Street Station alone services more than 140,000
people every day.
- New Street is the busiest interchange station in the UK with a train leaving the station every 37 seconds.
- The redevelopment of New Street Station has increased the capacity of the station from 32 million passengers per year to 52 million.
- Road - Birmingham is in the heart of
England’s motorway network linking the M1, M5, M6, M40 and M42. Overall the transport
connections across Birmingham put more than 90% of the UK market within a four
hour journey time of the city.
- Coach - The city centre is a nationwide
hub for National Express Coaches, which offer journeys to Birmingham from 500
locations in Europe and provide access to 1,200 destinations in England,
Scotland and Wales via Birmingham.
- Air - Birmingham Airport is the third
largest airport outside of London, with over 50 airlines providing connections
to over 140 destinations. Birmingham International train station located at the
airport gets you into the city centre in 10 minutes — a short and stress-free
Good transport is crucial to
underpin Birmingham’s ongoing economic regeneration and help cement its future
as a vibrant, global city. With some of the most ambitious projects the city
has ever seen, Birmingham is strengthening its already impressive connectivity