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Book a Car Hire in Birmingham and Feel Like A Real Brummie

aerial view of Birmingham

VroomVroomVroom compares deals from major car hire companies including Alamo, Avis, Budget, Europcar and Enterprise to get the best rates. So with this in mind, rest assured that you are getting a reliable hire car in Birmingham fast and easy.

Birmingham a.k.a Brum or Brummagem is a metropolis within the county of West Midlands, England. It is situated at the heart of the West Midlands region and enjoys a moderate maritime climate. The city is popular both locally and internationally for its architectures, arts, culture, the Balti Belt, festivals, nightlife and music. 

Being a prime transportation hub Birmingham is wonderful for city driving. Several prime roads and types of architectures grace the metropolis. The area has wide collection of architectures from the medieval times, the Tudor era, 18th century and onwards. 

Why book a car rental in Birmingham at VroomVroomVroom?

With so much to do and see in one place, what could be better than finding a cheap car hire in Birmingham to help you on your way? Rental cars from VroomVroomVroom can bring you just that!

  1. Great rates - We have negotiated with our car rental partners so we can provide the best price. Read our Price Promise for more details. 
  2. Convenience - There are more than 20 depots from our suppliers to choose from. This will help you book a hire car from a depot that will be most convenient for you. 
  3. Wide selection of vehicles - If you are looking for a bigger vehicle, we also compare campervan hire deals in Birmingham. This is perfect for long drives or camping in the UK. 
  4. Trusted since 2001 - Book with confidence because we are the experts in rental cars. Contact our  customer care experts if you need any assistance. 

Best time to visit Birmingham

Most people prefer travelling to Birmingham during summer and spring when the weather is warm. This is the best time to enjoy the concerts at the park and open air cinemas. There are also numerous events held during summer including the Brindleyplace Family Festival, Craft Drink Festival and Colmore Food Festival.

Driving tips in Birmingham

If you are from the US, take note that people here drive on the left instead of the right. Make sure to wear seatbelts all the time, including your passengers. It is also illegal to use a mobile phone while driving, but you can use a bluetooth headset or hands-free kit. 

Exploring the top attractions in Birmingham is now easy

"World class. Cutting edge. Definitive collection. Rave review".  Across the cultural spectrum, the adjectives might vary, but the critical view is consistent. Birmingham has the most compelling and eclectic arts scene. The city is also home to the historic Bull Ring, which is the site of a market for more than 800 years. Within the complex are five retail markets attracting around 20 million customers a year. VroomVroomVroom has compiled some of the best places in Birmingham to visit. Check out our guide below: 

Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery

Address: Chamberlain Square, Birmingham B3 3DH

The establishment showcases wide collection of artworks, archaeological finds, ceramics, jewelry and metalwork. Displays about ethnography and Birmingham's local and industrial history are also available.

Birmingham Wholesale Markets 

Address: 138 Digbeth, Digbeth, Birmingham

England's largest combined wholesale food market is located right in the heart of the city. It is the finest place to shop for fresh fishes, flowers, fruits, meats, vegetables and so much more. Shoppers may also enjoy affordable food and drinks at the restaurants located within it.

Electric Cinema (formerly Electric Theatre) 

Address: 47-49 Station St, Birmingham B5 4DY

Birmingham boasts of having the United Kingdom's oldest working cinema. The establishment showcased its first silent film on the 27th of December 1909. 


Address: Millennium Point, Curzon St, Birmingham B4 7XG

The science museum is the country's first digital planetarium. Aside from being a science museum the establishment also serves as an immersive theatre. 

The National Exhibition Centre 

Address: North Ave, Marston Green, Birmingham B40 1NT

UK's largest exhibition centre is also one of Europe's busiest, hosting over 160 exhibitions and 2.5 million visitors each year.

Birmingham Back to Backs

Address: 50-54 Inge St, Birmingham B5 4TE 

Visit this place to get an atmospheric glimpse into the lives of ordinary people who helped make Birmingham what it is today, an extraordinary city. Giving you a full guided tour, why not step back in time at Birmingham's last surviving court of back to backs; houses built literally back-to-back around a communal courtyard. Travelling through the 1840s all the way to the 1970s, you will discover the lives of some of the former residents who squeezed into these small houses and managed to still live and work. With the fires burning in the grates, and sounds and smells from the past, experience an amazingly intimate insight into life at the Back to Backs.

Birmingham Wildlife Conservation Park

Address: Pershore Rd, Birmingham B5 7RL

The zoo is home to a beautiful range of animals and reptiles from across the world, including some endangered species.

Michelin-starred Restaurants

Purnell's, Turners and the Simpson's are highly recommended especially for all food enthusiasts.