Taking its place in the heart of England, Birmingham boasts excellent transport links both within the city and surrounding areas as well as with the rest of the country and Europe.
Birmingham’s bustling main station, New Street; has been completely overhauled making it a free-flowing travel hub designed to service the thousands of local and national rail travelers who pass through it each day. Around the station, Grand Central has been built, creating new pedestrian links and a new central mall that serves commuters and city shoppers alike.
Birmingham’s extensive bus network connects the entire city allowing residents to reach even the far corners with ease.
Birmingham’s excellent transport system has made 98% of the UK’s consumer and business markets within 4 hour’s travel time. This also makes Birmingham accessible to over 400 million people.
At the heart of the UK motorway network, Birmingham is linked by the M5, M6, M40 and M42 as well as the A34 and A38. This on top of being less than 30 minutes from the M1 makes Birmingham one of the easiest places to drive to in the UK.
National Express links Birmingham to 500 destinations in Europe and 1,200 locations in the UK, this includes an hourly service to London Victoria and incredible links to all major airports in the country.
Over £300 million has been invested in Birmingham Airport over the past 10 years, meaning Birmingham now boasts world class facilities and state-of-the-art infrastructure, including a newly extended runway. Aircrafts can now fly further, bring new long-haul destinations within direct range for the first time, including the Far East, the West Coast of the U.S, South America and South Africa.
Birmingham Airport is also home to around 50 airlines that operate to 143 direct routes, including daily flights to New York, Istanbul and Dubai.