Arriving in the UK
- Meet and Greet service
- Travel information
- Travelling safely
- Lost luggage
- What to bring
- Immigration and Customs
- Useful contacts
We operate a free ‘Meet and Greet’ service at Birmingham Airport for all of our new international and EU students.
Our team will be available to welcome you, will answer any questions that you may have and will help with your transfer by coach or taxi to your accommodation.
The Meet and Greet Service will run from Birmingham Airport from 9am to 10pm on the following dates:
- Saturday 6 January 2018
- Sunday 7 January 2018
- Monday 8 January 2018
- Friday 26 January 2018
- Saturday 27 January 2018
- Sunday 28 January 2018
The service is only available from Birmingham Airport to accommodation located within a 3 mile radius of Birmingham City University city centre campus.
If you arrive outside of the Meet and Greet weekend dates and times
There is an Airport Taxi Rank located directly outside the airport building. All of the taxis are Black Cabs licensed by Birmingham City Council and operate a 24-hour, 365 day service.
Birmingham Airport is approximately 15 miles from Birmingham City Centre and this journey will take around 30 minutes. The taxi from Birmingham Airport to your accommodation will cost approximately £30 - £35. All taxis from the Airport Taxi Rank accept major debit and credit cards, or you can pay with UK Pounds Sterling.
If you are not arriving at Birmingham Airport, see our Arriving in the UK page.