Getting Around

The Birmingham International Airport is the sixth busiest airport in the UK, flying to destinations all over the world. The airport train station, Birmingham International, runs nine trains per hour to the city centre's Birmingham New Street train station, with a journey time of no more than 20 minutes. Students can receive discounts on train fares by buying a young person's rail card.

International students may be able to use the electric train line Midland Metro to and from the city centre. Combined n network metro, train and bus tickets are available, with some services accessible to certain residents for free. Find out more by phoning foreign language line 0121-214-7878. To plan a journey online, international students can visit Transport Direct. One million people choose to travel around the region by bus, with long-haul services in Birmingham departing from Digbeth Coach Station. A temporary coach station has been put in place while station refurbishment is carried out. Megabus services, with fares which start from £1.50, leave from this location.