Birmingham, AL Airport Information
Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM)
Distance: 5 miles
Approximate taxi fare: $16 USD
The Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport sits less than five miles east of downtown Birmingham. The airport serves approximately three million passengers per year, as they travel on more than 100 daily flights to over 25 cities throughout the U.S. As Alabama's largest airport, Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport welcomes its passengers will full-service restaurants, gift shops, newsstands and an upper-level food court, as well as terminal-wide free Wi-Fi. Hourly, daily and economy parking is available.
Airline carriers serving Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport:
- American Airlines
- Delta Air Lines
- Southwest Airlines
- US Airways
- Vacation Express
Birmingham, AL Ground Transportation
MAX (Metro Area Express, Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority)
The MAX bus system offers fixed route and demand response service throughout a 200-square-mile area, which includes Birmingham. Single-ride passes are $1.25, two-hour passes are $1.50 and all-day passes are $3.
Dart Circulator (Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority)
Birmingham's Dart Circulator is a fleet of vintage trolleys serving the downtown and Southside areas via three interchangeable routes. Fare is $0.50 per ride. The Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex lies along the Dart Circulator Blue Line.
The Birmingham Amtrak station at 1 19th Street North serves the Crescent route, which runs daily service between New Orleans and New York, with major stops in Birmingham, Atlanta, Greensboro, Washington DC, and Philadelphia.
The Birmingham Greyhound station is located downtown at 618 North 19th Street.
Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport houses rental car counters for Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, National, Payless, and Thrifty in its Rental Car Facility in the parking deck.
Visitors getting to Birmingham via the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport should expect to pay about $15 in taxi fare from the airport to downtown.