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Jacksonville Executive - Craig Municipal Airport

Transportation to Birmingham Airport from the City Center

The city of Birmingham is located in West Midlands, England, at the basin of the Severn and Trent rivers. It is the one of the biggest cities in the country and the second most populated city in the country, after London. Those who want to travel to Birmingham fly into Birmingham Airport. The city contains five main areas that are intertwined. The first zone covers the area known as New Street, which is the innermost part of the city and considered the city center.

When it comes to urban transportation most of the city is accessible by bicycle or on foot. Network West Midlands is the executive body responsible for the public transportation network in the city. This institution encourages citizens and visitors to use bicycles to get around in the city. Buses provide transportation to most parts of Birmingham as well. Many of these bus lines are run by National Express West Midlands. There are also Diamond Buses that operate throughout the city. If you are planning on riding multiple buses throughout the day we would recommend buying a day ticket, also referred to as a daysaver, because it is more economical than buying a single trip ticket.

Single fare or daysaver tickets for National Express West Midlands buses can be purchased on board from the driver but you must have the exact fare, the driver cannot give you change. Therefore we recommend that you have the exact fare ready before getting on the bus. You can also purchase different ticket options with longer validity from the Pavilion Shopping Centre, which is located in close proximity to the Moor Street Station.

There are many public transportation alternatives in the city that provide transportation to the airport. Most of these options provide transportation to the airport from the city center or from the main train station. Birmingham Airport is located about 10 km from the city center.

Train

The airport is accessible by train via the Birmingham International Station. The Air-Rail Link connects the Birmingham International Station with Birmingham Airport. The train from New Street Station to Birmingham International Station can take between 10 and 20 minutes. Trains on this route run every 5 to 10 minutes. These trains operate from 6:15 am to 11:15 pm. Trains are usually more expensive when compared to buses. The rail service is provided by London Midland and it has an extensive network throughout Birmingham. You can find maps detailing the train routes in tourist information offices located in various parts of the city.

The fare for the train can vary depending on the region you will be traveling to. There are 3 main train stations in Birmingham. New Street Station is considered the main station and is located in the city center. There are four different train lines that run throughout the city. The yellow line runs between Wolverhampton and Northampton, the green line runs between Hereford, Stratford-upon-Avon and Leamington Spa, the red line runs between Redditch and Lichfield Trent Valley, and the blue line runs between Rugeley Trent Valley and Walsall.

There are also longer lines that provide transportation to neighboring cities. The majority of the train lines intersect at certain points so passengers can easily transfer between lines. The Air-Rail Link is a people mover that provides transportation between Birmingham International Station and Birmingham Airport.

The Air-Rail Link operates from 5:15 am to 2 am and runs every 2 minutes. The Air-Rail Link takes no more than 2 minutes to get to the airport. 

Bus

One of the buses that operates between the city center and the airport is bus number 900. This bus runs every 15 minutes during the day and every 30 minutes at night and on Sundays. Another bus that provides transportation between the city center and the airport is bus number 97. This bus departs from the same location as bus number 900 but it goes along a longer route.

One advantage that bus number 97 has is that it operates 24 hours a day. Bus 97 runs every hour on the hour. Bus number 966 provides transportation to the airport from Solihull and Erdington. This bus runs every 30 minutes during the day and every hour, on the hour, at nights and on Sundays.

There is no central bus station in the city, instead buses depart from various parts of the city. The majority of the buses pass through Bull Street, Colmore Row, Moor Street, and Priory Queensway. Buses generally operate from 5 am to midnight.

There are two routes that buses follow, the Inner Circle, which runs through the city center and the Outer Circle, which avoids entering the city center and runs along the outskirts of the city center.    

There are also bus services that provide transportation between the suburbs, hospitals, and shopping centers. However these services run less frequently at night and on Sundays.

There are also coach services that operate throughout the city and to the airport. These services depart from Birmingham’s Digbeth Coach Station and the fare is approximately the same as city buses. These coach services also operate at night.

Tram

The tram line in the city is known as the Midland Metro. So the word ‘metro’ is used to describe the light rail/tram line in Birmingham. However, the airport is not accessible by tram.

There is only one tram line that operates throughout the city. This line operates between Snow Hill Station, Wolverhampton, Jewellery Quarter, West Bornwich, Wednesbury and Bilston. The tram operates from 6:30 am to 11:30 pm on weekdays and on Saturdays. On Sundays the tram operates from 8 am to 11 pm.

Taxi

There are many taxi stops located throughout the city but the easiest place to find a cab is in the city center. However keep in mind that it can be hard to find an empty taxi during peak hours or on Saturdays. Taxi fares in Birmingham are quite high.

Ferry

Ferry boats in the Gas Street Basin offer public transportation services and sightseeing tours for tourists. However the airport is not accessible by ferry.

Rental Car

There are various rental car offices located throughout the city and Birmingham Airport works with seven different international car rental companies. Alternatively, you can book your vehicle in advance before your flight by making a reservation with one of these companies online.

Airport Information

Birmingham Airport has a passenger terminal that contains various services you can enjoy while waiting for your flight. Passengers can go shopping at well-known stores such as Accessorize, Hugo Boss, Victoria’s Secret, and JD Sports or buy luxurious products at affordable prices at the World Duty Free shop.

Cafes and restaurants located in the terminal include Deli Hub, which offers delicious dishes from Indian cuisine, Frankie & Benny’s, where you can enjoy classic American dishes, Pret a Manger, where you can find homemade, natural meals, Giraffe, which serves a variety of international cuisine, and Wetherspoon, which reflects traditional British culture.

There is a Burger King for those who prefer fast food, those who want luxurious restaurants and bars can head to All Bar One or Blanc et Noir, and those who want to spend time at a café can go to Caffé Nero and Costa. 

Last Updated: 10 Jun 2019

Transportation to Jacksonville (Jacksonville Executive - Craig Municipal) City Center from Airport

There are quite a few transport options you can take just past luggage claim such as taxis, car rentals, airport shuttles and limousines. If you are planning to rent a car when you are at the airport, you can pick up your car from a number of international car rental agencies and make your way to the city center. If you want to take a taxi then you can pick one of the taxis that are waiting outside the terminal 24/7. If you prefer to rent one of the limousines for some comfort and privilege then you can do so at the airport every day of the week at almost every hour. Although taxis, limousines, and rental vehicles stand out in terms of comfort, the prices of these vehicles can be quite high for passengers traveling on a budget or in large groups. Shuttle services are another fast alternative that are also more affordable.

Car Rental

For passengers who wish to travel to the center by renting a car from Jacksonville International Airport, the airport has internationally recognized car such as Alamo, Enterprise, AVIS, National, Thrifty, Hertz, Budget and Dollar. You can call (904) 240-3288 prior to your flight and get more information from Alamo and National, if you want to use Avis Rent A Car you can call (904) 741-2327, (904) 741-9910 for Budget, (800) 800-4000 for Dollar, and (904) 741-6390 for Enterprise. Once you have your car, exit the airport and follow the signs. Thi should take you to the city center in not too much time.

Taxi

Taxis are waiting for passengers who prefer not to rent a car all day long at the airport; you only need to tell the driver where you want to go. If you want to use Gator City Taxi, you can contact them on (904) 999-9999 before you arrive. Taxis are one of the best choices for you to transport heavy luggage items. You can tip a few dollars over the fare of the meter, or a percentage of it, since it’s customary to tip taxi drivers in the USA.

Shuttle Services

Jacksonville International Airport has convenient, affordable and fast with shuttle services to the city center. Passengers traveling from the airport to the center, as well as travelers arriving with the organizations can use the services by calling 800-258-3826 or 1-800-410-4444 to make a reservation. Shuttle services usually do not have a specific time and route.

Airport Services

There are also special airport services, for passengers who might prefer it, on the ground floor of Jacksonville International Airport. You can travel to the city center for a fixed fare by making an arrangement with one of these services. They can bring you up to a certain point in the city center or can go to the front of your hotel in the center depending on which you choose. Prices for these services at Jacksonville International Airport are generally more affordable than luxury limousines or taxis so you can go easy on your budget with this option.

Hotel Services

You can get to the city center using hotel shuttles if you are staying at a hotel. Although this isn’t available from all hotels, some may provide this service for a pre-determined price or even for free. You can be at your hotel in minutes after a tiring journey using these services. Hotel services, like many other transport options, take passengers from the short-term waiting area at the exit of the airport terminal. If you wish to reach the city center by using hotel services then you should contact your hotel to get information. Remember to departure times if they are specific.

Limousine Rental

You can experience the pleasure of traveling with these comfortable vehicles from the airport by making arrangements with limousine rental companies located at the airport or by making an online reservation beforehand. Those who want to get to city center by renting a limousine from Jacksonville Airport have to pay a little more for it. However limousine prices are not particularly high at short distances, and if you are travelling heavy, this should not pose a difficulty.

Last Updated: 16 Mar 2017

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The flight distance between Birmingham-Jacksonville (Jacksonville Executive - Craig Municipal) is 6715 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 8 hour 20 minutes.

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