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Top tips for finding cheap flights to Birmingham
- Looking for cheap airfare to Birmingham? 25% of our users found return tickets to Birmingham for the following prices or less: From Glasgow Intl £45, from Glasgow £45, from Belfast £81
- Book at least 1 week before departure in order to get a below-average price.
- High season is considered to be January, February and March. The cheapest month to fly to Birmingham is June.
- Birmingham Airport is the main airport serving the entire West Midlands, including Birmingham, Coventry, Wolverhampton and the surrounding cities. Although the area can be reached from other airports, Birmingham Airport is by far the most convenient airport for travellers booking flights to Birmingham.
- There are a few options when getting to the Birmingham city centre from Birmingham Airport. The Air-Rail Link monorail system provides a free, two-minute connection to the Birmingham International Railway Station, which has direct connections to Birmingham city centre. Trains to the city centre from the railway station can take anywhere from 10-15 minutes and fares begin at around £3.80. The National Express WM X1 and X12 buses also run to the city centre from the railway station, but these take about an hour and cost £2.40.
- There are many different dining options at Birmingham Airport for a quick bite while waiting for your flight to depart. Airport staples like Burger King and Caffe Nero can be found, as well as a handful of bars and full-service restaurants. There are dining areas both before and after security for a refuel at any point of your journey through the airport.
- If you’re travelling with children, there is a play area near gate 55 of Birmingham Airport. This pre-flight play zone called “Sky Zone” features entertainment and interactive games for children. This area is free to use, and children must be supervised at all times.
- If you require parking, there are six different car parks you can choose from at Birmingham Airport, all ranging in both fare and distance. The five closest car parks all have fares starting at around £5.10 per hour, while the off-site car park charges around £33 per day.
FAQs - booking Birmingham flights
How long is the flight to Birmingham?
|Flights from Edinburgh||1h 15m|
|Flights from Glasgow||1h 17m|
|Flights from Glasgow||1h 17m|
|Flights from Belfast||1h 02m|
What is the cheapest flight to Birmingham?
The cheapest airline ticket to Birmingham from United Kingdom in the last 72 hours was £57 return on the route Belfast to Birmingham. The most popular route is Belfast to Birmingham and the cheapest ticket found on this route in the last 72 hours was £488 return.
Which airlines fly to Birmingham?
In general from United Kingdom, easyJet, Air India and Loganair fly the most to Birmingham. The most popular route is from Belfast, and easyJet & Air India fly this route the most.
How far is Birmingham airport from central Birmingham?
Birmingham Airport is 7 miles from the centre of Birmingham. View on map.
What is the name of Birmingham’s airport?
Birmingham is served by Birmingham Airport, also commonly referred to as Birmingham, Birmingham Intl. The airport code is BHX.
How long does it take to get to the city centre from Birmingham Airport by taxi?
If you aren’t in the mood for public transportation after your flight to Birmingham, you can get to the city more comfortably in a taxi, which can be hailed just outside of the terminal building. A taxi from the airport to Birmingham city centre will take around 15-20 minutes and cost around £25-30.
Does the Birmingham Airport have any lounge areas?
There are four lounge areas in Birmingham Airport, with three of these available to non-members. Prices for access ranges from £20.99 to around £40 and all lounges include unlimited WiFi access, hot and cold snacks/meals, complimentary beverages and comfortably-designed workspaces to complete some last-minute work.
Is there free WiFi throughout Birmingham Airport?
There is free WiFi throughout the airport, but it can only be accessed for 30-minute slots. If you need a stable WiFi connection for more than 30 minutes, you can access one of the lounge areas with unlimited free WiFi.
Is there an onsite hotel at Birmingham Airport?
There are three onsite hotels at Birmingham Airport, and one hotel that is accessible via an Airport shuttle rail link. At a variety of different price points, travellers can choose from Genting Hotel, Novotel, Ibis and the Hilton Garden Inn if they would prefer to stay airport-adjacent.
How does KAYAK’s flight Price Forecast tool help me choose the right time to buy?
KAYAK’s flight Price Forecast tool uses historical data to determine whether the price for a given destination and date is likely to change within 7 days, so travellers know whether to wait or book now.
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Pros: Nothing No leg room was charged 60 eu for bent 2 kg over on baggage. Was told then I’d have to pay another 60 eu for my under-seat bag even though I had no such issue on my flight to Barcelona The seats are miserably small and don’t even recline. Worst airline I have ever flown Staff was rude
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Pros: The staff handled everything really well. Continuously being updated to the delay reasons.
Cons: Being stuck on a plane on the tarmac for 2+ hours, before being moved to a corridor, and then a bus, and then boarding a new plane. No information about delay compensation or refunds being given. No provisions for providing food or drinks for the toddlers/babies/children that had been kept on the plane for a couple of hours.
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