APH Short Run

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APH Short Run

5 minute transfer

APH Short Run is a park and ride service with a 5 minute transfer time for Birmingham Airport.

Probably in part due to the competitive pricing and also because of the quality of the service offered, APH Short Run is one of our best sellers at Birmingham Airport.

As you’d expect from such a well established, respected company, APH Short Run has been awarded the Park Mark Award, a testament to the security measures the operator has put in place to keep those who use this service and their vehicles safe.

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Park Mark Award
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We're aware most of you will enter 'APH Short Run Park & Ride Birmingham' into your sat nav.

If you’re using the B40 1QB postcode with your satnav, you may find yourself at the Holiday Inn Express or Little Owl pub.

If that does happen, go back to the roundabout and follow signs to Elmdon Industrial Estate.

The ShortRun is located on the next roundabout, first exit. The entrance is on the left after the Premier Inn.

For those of you who prefer the old school route planner experience, see below:

Instructions for approaching from the south on the M6, at Junction 4:

  • Exit the motorway using Junction 4 and take the first available exit.
  • After approximately 500 meters, take the slip road signposted Brownhills A452.
  • At the following roundabout, take the second exit onto the B4438.
  • Continue on the B4438, taking the first exit at the next roundabout.
  • The car park will be on your left-hand side, just beyond the Premier Inn.

Instructions for approaching from the north on the M6, at Junction 4:

  • Leave the motorway using Junction 4. Take the third exit and, after approximately 500 metres, take the slip road signposted Brownhills A452.
  • At the following roundabout, take the second exit onto the B4438.
  • Continue on the B4438, taking the first exit at the next roundabout.
  • The car park will be on your left-hand side, just beyond the Premier Inn.

Instructions for approaching from the north on the M42, at Junction 6:

  • Leave the motorway using Junction 6. Take the first exit, avoiding the slip road on your left, and instead follow the signs for A45 Coventry.
  • Stay in the north/south lane and take the slip road signposted A452 Brownhills.
  • At the following roundabout, take the first exit signposted A452 Brownhills. As the road splits, bear left onto the north/south lane signposted A452 Brownhills.
  • Continue on the B4438, taking the second exit at the next roundabout.
  • Take the first exit at the following roundabout.
  • The car park will be on your left-hand side, just beyond the Premier Inn.

Instructions for approaching from the south on the M42, at Junction 6:

  • Keep right and take the fourth exit, following the signs for A45 Coventry.
  • Avoid the slip road on your left and stay in the north/south lane, taking the slip road signposted A452 Brownhills.
  • At the following roundabout, take the first exit signposted A452 Brownhills. As the road splits, bear left onto the north/south lane signposted A452 Brownhills.
  • Continue on the B4438, taking the second exit at the next roundabout.
  • Take the first exit at the following roundabout.
  • The car park will be on your left-hand side, just beyond the Premier Inn.
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Once you’ve found your way to the car park, stop at the barrier and await the arrival of a member of staff.

You’ll be given instructions on where to park and you’ll be issued with a ticket which you should keep safe. The ticket will be used to exit the car park.

Once you’re checked-in the staff will open the barrier and you’ll proceed to the space you’ve been allocated.

Unload your car and make your way to the nearest bus stop. The bus driver will be happy to help you with your luggage. Buses operate all hours and are available on an on-demand basis. The journey time is around 5 minutes.

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Once you leave the Arrivals Hall at Birmingham Airport, head straight for bus stop A - the location where you were dropped off. Once there, call ShortRun on 0121 794 2600.

An on demand bus will be sent to collect you and once you’ve loaded your car, you’ll be able to exit through the barrier using the ticket you were issued on arrival.

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APH Short Run Park & Ride has earned the Park Mark Award.

As such, CCTV, 24/7 staff patrols, barrier entry/exit and a range of other security features are in place to ensure the safety of you and your vehicle.

Parking address

Bickenhill Parkway Marston Green Birmingham B40 1QB

Airport address

Birmingham Airport Airport Way Birmingham B26 3QJ

About APH Short Run Park & Ride

APH is a company that’s been running airport car parks for more than four decades! in that time, APH has established itself as one of the giants of the industry.

Using the APH Short Run service is simple. All you’ll need to do is find your way to the car park, park your car and request an on-demand shuttle bus. Buses are available 24/7 and once you’re onboard, the journey time is around 5 minutes!

This is a self park service and you won’t be required to hand over your keys at any time.

APH Short Run Park & Ride - Additional Information:

  • The car park is designed to accommodate standard cars that fit in a 2m x 5m bay.
  • All vehicles must fit under the 2.1 m barrier.
  • Overstays are charged at £15/day

Accessibility:

If you hold a Blue Badge, you’ll be entitled to a Blue Badge space. In order to be allocated one of these spaces, you’ll need to add a comment to your booking stating that you hold a Blue Badge. If you don’t leave a comment, be sure to call the car park 24 hours ahead of arrival. This will allow the car park to allocate you a Blue Badge (depending on availability) or a space that is located as close as possible to the bus stop.

APH Short Run Park & Ride FAQs

Why Use Cheap Airport Parking?

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Flexible Bookings

Book your parking up to one year in advance to lock in a great price, or be a last minute Larry... If plans change, amending is free for most bookings.

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Safe & Secure

Once we've helped you find an amazing price on parking that suits your needs, we'll send you straight to the provider who will take your payment, ensuring a quick, safe and secure transaction.

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Tailored To You

You only do Meet & Greet? You need EV charging? You only trust Park Mark Approved option? Easy! With a couple of clicks we can match your needs.