Solihull travel guide

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You're Going to Love Solihull

With a population of 96.267, Solihull is a must-see destination in England, United Kingdom. It is among the most popular tourist destinations in the country. Consider staying at least one whole day in Solihull to see all of its attractions.

Where to Eat in Solihull

If you’re looking for affordable options, Beeches Bar & Grill (Marsh Lane) and Carluccio's - Solihull (159-161 High Street) are great picks.

When to visit Solihull

Solihull in October
Estimated hotel price
£74
1 night at 3-star hotel
Solihull in October
Estimated hotel price
£74
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Solihull

Plane

When flying to Solihull, you’ll arrive at Birmingham Airport (UK) (BHX), which is located 5 km from the city centre. The shortest domestic flight to Solihull departs from Belfast and takes around 1h 05m.

Train

AccesRail is the most popular train carrier serving Solihull, followed by Avanti West Coast. The train journey from Solihull to Manchester takes 1h 55m and costs around £12 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from London, expect to pay about £10 for a 2h 01m trip. Located 8 km from the city centre, Solihull Earlswood is the busiest station in Solihull. Another popular train station is Solihull Dorridge, located 5 km from the centre.

Car

Another option to get to Solihull is to pick up a car hire from London, which is about 152 km from Solihull. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and DRIVALIA , among others, in London.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Solihull, including National Express, FlixBus and Megabus. From Nottingham, the bus ride to Solihull takes 153 km and will cost you around £7. From Bristol, the ticket costs about £9 for a journey of 193 km.

Plane

When flying to Solihull, you’ll arrive at Birmingham Airport (UK) (BHX), which is located 5 km from the city centre. The shortest domestic flight to Solihull departs from Belfast and takes around 1h 05m.

Train

AccesRail is the most popular train carrier serving Solihull, followed by Avanti West Coast. The train journey from Solihull to Manchester takes 1h 55m and costs around £12 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from London, expect to pay about £10 for a 2h 01m trip. Located 8 km from the city centre, Solihull Earlswood is the busiest station in Solihull. Another popular train station is Solihull Dorridge, located 5 km from the centre.

Car

Another option to get to Solihull is to pick up a car hire from London, which is about 152 km from Solihull. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and DRIVALIA , among others, in London.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Solihull, including National Express, FlixBus and Megabus. From Nottingham, the bus ride to Solihull takes 153 km and will cost you around £7. From Bristol, the ticket costs about £9 for a journey of 193 km.

Airports near Solihull

Airlines serving Solihull

Lufthansa
Good (4,575 reviews)
KLM
Good (851 reviews)
SWISS
Good (919 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,399 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,590 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,276 reviews)
Air France
Good (971 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,542 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (482 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,924 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,119 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,481 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (5,662 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (222 reviews)
Finnair
Good (886 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (833 reviews)
LOT
Good (681 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,153 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (915 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (830 reviews)
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Where to stay in Solihull

Average rates range from around £97 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to £156 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Solihull

Most booked hotels in Solihull

Genting Hotel
4 stars
Excellent (8.7, Excellent reviews)
£113+
Redwings Lodge Solihull
3 stars
Excellent (8.3, Excellent reviews)
£52+
Voco St. John's Solihull
4 stars
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
£78+
Meadow Farm Redditch by Marstons Inns
3 stars
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
£53+
Arden Hotel And Leisure Club
3 stars
Good (7.7, Good reviews)
£72+
Southcrest Manor Hotel, BW Signature Collection
4 stars
Good (7.6, Good reviews)
£63+

Hiring a car in Solihull

Hiring a car in Solihull costs £30 per day, on average.

It’s generally cheaper to hire your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 6% cheaper than airport locations in Solihull.

Expect to pay £1.50 per litre in Solihull (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between £17.93 and £23.91. The most frequently booked car type in Solihull is Economy (Volkswagen Polo or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact car hire (Ford Focus Sedan or similar) is, on average, 79% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Hiring a car in Solihull costs £30 per day, on average.

It’s generally cheaper to hire your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 6% cheaper than airport locations in Solihull.

Expect to pay £1.50 per litre in Solihull (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between £17.93 and £23.91. The most frequently booked car type in Solihull is Economy (Volkswagen Polo or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact car hire (Ford Focus Sedan or similar) is, on average, 79% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.