Birmingham International Railway Station is the gateway to Birmingham Airport, though it’s location is more towards the National Exhibition Centre (NEC), Resorts World Arena and Resorts World Birmingham. To link the station up to the airport, the Birmingham Airport AirRail Link is available to shuttle passengers between the railway station and airport terminal for free.
The departure information board at Birmingham International AirRail Link Station.
My Ryanair FR671 flight to Dublin will have the bag drop at counters 35-39.
Heading to the platform.
The island platform of Birmingham International AirRail Link Station.
The next shuttle arrival time and platform is shown clearly on the screen at the end of the platform.
The Birmingham Airport AirRail Link is a cable-hauled people mover system, built on top of the former Birmingham Maglev tracks.
The two-car train approaching Birmingham International AirRail Link Station.
Boarding the AirRail Link train.
The view out of the AirRail Link train towards Birmingham Airport.
The AirRail Link operates on a Double Shuttle system with two independent single-track lines.
Passing by the other AirRail Link on the other track, heading towards Birmingham International.
Approaching Birmingham Airport AirRail Link Station.
Arriving at Birmingham Airport AirRail Link Station.
The simple interior of the AirRail Link train.
The journey on the Birmingham Airport AirRail Link from Birmingham International Railway Station to Birmingham Airport took 90 seconds.
Overall, a quick and easy journey with the Birmingham Airport AirRail Link. Now to head on to fly on supposedly the world’s worst airline according to traveller reviews – Ryanair.