Birmingham Airport Covid test

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Birmingham Airport directions

By car

Birmingham Airport is 8 miles east of the city and right in the heart of the UK’s motorway network.

  • From the north-west (including Stafford, Stoke, Manchester and Liverpool): Take the M6 and leave at Junction 4A, onto the M42, which is signposted for London and Solihull. Leave at Junction 6, which will take you onto the A45, and then follow the signs for the airport.
  • From the northeast (including Nottingham, Derby, Leicester, Sheffield and Leeds): Leave the M42 at Junction 6, onto the A45, and follow the signs to the airport.
  • From the east (including Coventry and Northampton): Follow the M6 to the A45 and then follow the signs to the airport.
  • From the south-east (including Banbury, Oxford, Bicester and London): Follow the M40, before joining the M42 in Coventry. From there, follow the signs to the airport.
  • From the southwest (including Worcester, Cheltenham, Gloucester and Bristol): Take the M5 to the M42 in Coventry, before following the signs to the airport.

Using a sat-nav? The postcode for Birmingham Airport is B26 3QJ.

By train

Birmingham Airport is directly connected to over 100 towns and cities via Birmingham International Station and the free 'Air-Rail Link' monorail system. The Air-Rail Link takes two minutes to get to the station and operates between 03:30 and 00:30 hours daily.

Rail services operate regularly from Birmingham International to a range of destinations, by a number of operators, including:

By bus

Travelling by bus? You can reach Birmingham Airport via two stops:

  • Directly onsite at the Airport Terminal
  • At Birmingham International Interchange via Air-Rail link

Bus services:

  • X1 (connecting Birmingham City Centre and Coventry) - Bus stops K & J on-site
  • X12 (connecting Birmingham City Centre and Solihull) - Bus stops K & L on-site
  • 75/75A (connecting Sutton Coldfield and Birmingham International Station) - Bus stops NB & SB at Birmingham International 

Long distance coach services are operated by National Express and Megabus, with over 120 daily services to 35 main towns and cities across the UK.

Birmingham Airport Covid-19 testing on departure

If you need a PCR test, select your nearest Birmingham Airport Covid test centre. Follow the steps below for an antigen test.

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Book a time to get tested

Ensure you have sufficient time to receive your results and complete your flight check-in.

Perform your swab

Perform your swab

Take the swab by following the instructions included in your kit.

Results in 30 minutes

Results in 30 minutes

You'll receive your test results and doctor-signed fit to fly certificate the same-day by email.

Important: If you test negative, you will be provided with a digital fit to fly certificate and can proceed to check-in. Passengers who test positive will not be permitted to travel.

Birmingham Airport Covid-19 test on arrival

Return Antigen Test

Not fully vaccinated and returning to Birmingham Airport? You will need a fast-action antigen test kit that you take with you and perform before you travel to England.

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Day 2 Test

All fully vaccinated travellers arriving in England are required to take a lateral flow (antigen) test on day 2. Choose Medicspot for stress-free reliable Covid testing with guaranteed same-day results.

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Day 2 and 8 Tests

Are you partially or not vaccinated under the approved UK, Europe or USA program? You will need to book and take PCR tests on day 2 and 8 of your arrival in the UK.

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Test to Release

The government introduced the Test to Release programme to reduce the self-isolation period for travellers returning to England. Partially vaccinated or unvaccinated travellers can shorten their mandatory 10-day quarantine period through the Test to Release scheme with a negative Covid-19 PCR test on day 5.

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Birmingham Airport Covid test FAQs

How quickly will I receive my Covid-19 test result at Birmingham Airport?

Medicspot offers next-day PCR testing at our next-day Birmingham test hubs, near Birmingham Airport. If your flight permits an antigen test for travel, you can get your results in as little as 30 minutes. For all our Covid testing options, see our travel test website.

What is the Birmingham Airport Covid testing price?

Testing starts from just £29 with Medicspot. For more details on how much a Covid test for travel costs for your flight departing from Birmingham Airport, see our Covid tests page.

How can I book a Covid test for Birmingham Airport?

With Medicspot, you can book a Covid test at one of our next-day Birmingham test hubs, near Birmingham Airport. Alternatively, you can have a test kit delivered to your home before you travel. Medicspot is a government-listed provider and its Covid testing is approved for use at Birmingham Airport.

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