Why Book Birmingham Airport Car Park 5, Birmingham Airport

For convenient and secure car parking before a holiday, especially for longer trips, Car Park 5 at Birmingham Airport could be the perfect place to base yourself before jetting off. Whether you have a trolley full of suitcases, or just hand luggage, this is one of the closest available car parks for Birmingham Airport. It has an automated plate recognition system and easy access, making it a fast and efficient option.

Car Park Features

  • Top-rated by customers
  • On-airport
  • Frequency 15 minutes
  • Transfer time 5 minutes
  • 24-hour operation
  • Keep keys
  • Nearby fuel sales
  • Bus transfer
  • Self-park

Car Park 5 at Birmingham Airport is ideal for any traveller, not only because it has a transfer service, but it’s also just a 10-minute walk from the terminals. If you have lighter luggage and don’t want to wait for your transfer, the terminals are in easy walking distance.

This car park also operates an automatic number plate recognition service, which means you won’t have to contact anyone when you get to the car park. Their specialised equipment will simply read your licence plate as you drive in, provided that you have given them your registration number when pre-booking with them. If there are any issues with this service, their customer service team is easily contactable at the car park.

For those who want to refuel before heading home, there are also nearby fuel stations to re-fill your tank before you leave. This car park is also a cost-effective option, however long you’re staying. So, if you’re looking for a car park that’s nearby and has a reasonable pricing system, this could be a brilliant option for you.


  • Barrier-controlled
  • Security fencing
  • CCTV
  • Park Mark Award (Police Approved)
  • ANPR

Birmingham Airport Car Park 5 has a comprehensive security system, which has even seen it pick up an award along the way. This car park is barrier controlled and works on a licence-plate recognition service, known as ANPR, so there can be no opportunity for mistaken identity. The car park itself is surrounded by security fencing, to prevent intruders for accessing it. It is also full-equipped with CCTV as well as their on-site 24-hour staff team. The car park has received police-verification with the Park Mark Safer Parking Award. This means that it has successfully met all the safety and risk assessment requirements by the police’s Crime Prevention Initiative.

Transfers to and from Birmingham Airport

If you do have plenty of luggage, or perhaps small children in tow, there is a transfer bus service. This service runs every 15-minutes, 24-hours a day, so no need to keep your eye on the car park’s opening hours. Plus, the bus itself will take only 5-minutes to reach the terminal doors. 

Disabled Facilities

NCP Car Park 5 have plenty of space for blue badge holders. You will see blue badge bays to the left of the car park as you enter.

If you wish to take your blue badge on holiday with you, then you will first need to go to the NCP customer service desk in the Premium Set Down Car Park, where you’ll be given a permit to display while you’re on your break.

Opening Times

It is available 24-hours a day, every single day of the year so you won’t have to worry about not being able to access your vehicle on bank holidays and occasions.

Additional Information

There are no height restrictions at this car park.

Please note: This car park does not accept vans, minibuses, motor homes, caravans and trailers.

When you return to Birmingham airport, you will find useful markers outside the terminal, which will guide you back to the car park. It’s advised that if you are still unable to find these, you should return to door A of the terminal and take the footpath on your right, which will take you directly back to the car park.

Birmingham Airport Car Park 5, Birmingham Airport map

Birmingham Airport Car Park 5, Birmingham Airport Birmingham B26 3QJ


Directions to Birmingham Airport Car Park 5 are simple, as it’s on-airport which means you won’t have to follow a separate road to get to the car park from the airport.

Exit the M42 at Junction 6:

  1. Head along the A45.
  2. Pick up signs for the airport.
  3. On arrival to the airport, follow signs to Car Park 5.

Arrival Procedure

Birmingham Airport Car Park 5 are now operating as a ticketless car park. You no longer need to push for a ticket, their automatic number plate recognition (ANPR) cameras will read your registration number to raise the barriers automatically.

It is important that you provide the correct registration number at the point of booking, otherwise the cameras won’t be able to recognise your booking.

Please ensure you park in Car Park 5 to avoid any additional charges.

Should you require any help, please press the assistance button and a member of our customer service team will be happy to assist you. The assistance button is located on the entrance column.

Return Procedure

Please head to bus stops 2, 6 and 7.

Once you are back at the car park, drive to the exit where the barrier will raise automatically to allow exit.

If the barrier does not raise, it may be that you have overstayed or parked in the incorrect car park.

Any overstay will be charged at the standard tariff. You can pay any additional charges at the exit lane with your card.

Please make sure you choose the correct lane for payment and have your registration number ready to quote.

Should you require any help, please press the assistance button with your booking reference ready to quote and a member of our customer service team will be happy to assist you.