Getting around in Birmingham

Flying to Birmingham

Birmingham has an international airport, with a free monorail link to Birmingham International rail station. 


 It is also possible to fly into airports in Manchester and London – both are approximately 90 mins from Birmingham by train. To plan train connections and purchase tickets, you can use the National Rail Enquiries website 


To Birmingham City Centre

The best method to travel into Birmingham City Centre is by train. There are three train stations in the city centre: Birmingham New Street, Birmingham Moor Street and Birmingham Snow Hill. 



Travelling from Train Stations to Conference Aston

The three train stations in central Birmingham are within walking distance of Conference Aston. Taxis are also readily available (please see below)

  • Birmingham New Street: 15 minutes walk (via Corporation street)

  • Birmingham Moor Street: 14 minutes walk (via Moor Street Queensway)
  • Birmingham Snow Hill: 11 minutes walk (via Steelhouse lane/ Aston Street)

Local Taxi Companies

Most taxi journeys within Birmingham City Centre are booked through using the Uber app. If you do not have this, there are other taxi companies available:

  • Birmingham City Taxis: 0121 728 3999

  • Broad Street Cars: 0121 213 2000
  • Birmingham Taxis: 0121 702 2000
  • TOA Taxis: 0121 427 8888

For more detailed travel information on how to get around Birmingham you can use the following link:


For further specific information on how to get to Conference Aston you can use the following link: