Birmingham with a car rental
CITY FULL OF CONTRASTS
Birmingham is considered as the second largest and most populated city all over the country because of its dense population, being London in the first position. The city is situated in the area of West Midlands.
We can see that the city is full of contrasts because it is a place full of light all day long, where past and present combine offering a vision full of surprises. Of cosmopolitan character, Birmingham is an exciting place treasuring a huge offering of visual arts and, of course, of music and theater. In fact, not many cities from the United Kingdom can be compared to this incredible place.
Pepecar helps you pick up and return a rental car in any of the headquarters of the companies we work with all over the United Kingdom, being airports and cities the most important ones. Reserve a low-cost car hire in Birmingham with Pepecar and enjoy the city to your fullest.
TRANSPORTATION AND ACCESS
There are several ways to get to the city by car. The most common one is landing at Birmingham International Airport. Low-cost companies have hundreds of destinations in Spain to travel to Birmingham. From Solihull, we will drive 10 kilometers separating the city and the airport through the M42, M6, and A38. By the way, in the United Kingdom, people drive on the left side.
Another option that is becoming even more popular is taking the train in London.
RENTAL CAR EXCURSIONS FROM BIRMINGHAM
If you reserve a rental car in Pepecar, you will be able to enjoy moving with total freedom all over the city without any kind of problem. With only a click, our price comparator will find the best deals in car rental. Now we will show you information about some of the nearby destinations you can access from Birmingham.
It is located 27 kilometers and 39 minutes northeast of Birmingham. Also, it is considered as the second largest locality of West Midlands. Here, you will be able to make a time travel. Go for a walk to Centenary Square, deepen on the culture going to Wolverhampton Art Gallery, and admire any of the magnificent spectacles at the Grand Theater. To access the city, take the M6 until the exit 10 and continue through the A454.
If you want to relax from the crowd of the city, go to those green areas found in Sutton Park National Reserve, a huge park inside the city, or to Kingsbury Water Park. If you travel with children, you can go to Echills Wood Railway and live this wonderful experience in an old miniature train. The short distance to Birmingham will allow you to get to this place in about 12 kilometers and 20 minutes driving through the A38 and A5127.
Even though this city is more known for its football team than for its touristic attractions, West Bromwich is equally impressive as the cities around. At a distance of about 11 kilometers from Birmingham, take the A4540, B4135, A457 and A4182 to Spon Ln. In 23 minutes you will be at the center of the city. The City Hall has an incredible design, and the artistic center The Public is, simply, astonishing.
WHERE TO SLEEP
A large amount of events and activities in this city force travelers to reserve the accommodation in advance. The change of currency, from euro to pound, will make our stay more expensive, so it is really common to stay in a cheaper city as Solihull, which is next to the airport, or Wolverhampton. If you have reserved a rental car in Pepecar, moving from city to city won’t be a problem for you. If you prefer staying closer to the center of the city, we recommend reserving a hotel room in any of the most cosmopolitan hotels of the city.
To the northeast of the center, Jewellery Quarter is presented as one of the best alternatives, taking into account prices are much lower and life here a little bit cheaper. But it doesn’t mean it’s worse, for you’ll find four stars hotels all over the place.
Apart from all the typical specialties from the United Kingdom, which can be found in any restaurant or pub, in Birmingham, you can try and taste the Balty. As a consequence of the enormous amount of immigrants from Pakistan, this kind of curry has become one of the beloved dishes from the city. The most exquisite tastes can be delighted in any of the three Michelin restaurants in the city: Purnell's, Turner’s and Simpsons. If you do not want to spend more money than you thought, you can also try and taste the food from fish and chips street restaurants.