Cheap Flights to Birmingham

Birmingham, UK’s second largest city, has shed its industrial past behind to evolve as one of the exciting and unique destinations in the country. Get ready to be pleasantly surprised with the spectacular network of waterways and canals, great events and festivals, world-class galleries and exceptional shopping centers that Birmingham has to offer. Book cheap flights to Birmingham from FlyOfinder today to enjoy a wonderful vacation in this romantic city and have fun-filled times throughout your stay here!

Flying to Birmingham

Airport

Birmingham Airport

Airport Code

BHX

High Season

June to September

Low Season

November to March

Cheapest Month to Fly

December

Most Expensive Month to Fly

October

Best Time to Fly

May to September

Cheapest Day to Fly

Wednesday

Most Expensive Day to Fly

Sunday

Cheapest Time of Day to Fly

Noon

Most Expensive Time of Day to fly

Afternoon

Time Zone

Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)

Top Attractions in Birmingham

Victoria Square: The Victoria Square is at the heart of Birmingham. It is pedestrian-friendly and can be easily accessed through the Birmingham City Center Path. It is home to many tourist attractions such as the Old Town Hall, Symphony Hall, Council House, Central Library, Chamberlain Square and the Coffin Museum.

Thinktank, Birmingham Science Museum: The family-friendly attraction Thinktank, Birmingham Science Museum is a must-visit for budding young scientists. You will find many science-related exhibits here, both interactive as well as hands-on. Major highlights at this popular museum include industrial machinery, tractors, locomotives, chocolate packaging machine, the Thinktank Planetarium, the Science Garden, and the Spitfire Gallery.

Jewellery Quarter: Birmingham’s historic Jewellery Quarter is steeped in tradition. At least 40% of the UK's jewellery is produced at above 200 silversmiths and jewellers’ workshops here, mostly around the Clock Tower vicinity and around the St. Paul’s church. The Jewellery Quarter is also home to some famous attractions as well, including the Museum of the Jewellery Quarter, the Smith & Pepper Factory, the Hall of Memory, Baskerville House, St. Paul's Square, and the Pen Museum.  

The location of the UK's 2nd largest city Birmingham in the West Midlands undoubtedly makes it perfect base to start your sightseeing. Get ready to be amazed with some of the popular attractions here. These include RBSA Gallery, Iron House, Sutton Coldfield, Blakesley Hall, Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, National SEA LIFE Centre, Birmingham Wildlife Conservation Park, St. Philip's Cathedral, St. Martin's Church, Barber Institute of Fine Arts, Birmingham Back to Backs, Cadbury World, Black Country Living Museum, Sarehole Mill Museum, Broadgate, Holy Trinity Church, Coventry Cathedral, Whitefriars Monastery, Coventry Transport Museum, National Motorcycle Museum, and Herbert Art Gallery and Museum.

Best Time to Visit Birmingham

Tourists taking flights to Birmingham during the peak season from May to September will enjoy warmer weather and plenty of sunshine. Flight tickets to Birmingham are however most expensive at this time. You can however get best flight deals to Birmingham when planning your vacation much ahead of the peak season and booking earlier. Plan to visit in October to take part in some great festivals and events. The weather can however be unpredictable so make sure to pack a raincoat when visiting in October. It’s best to avoid visiting Birmingham from November to February because of the chilly winter conditions. This however doesn’t deter tourists from visiting over Christmas, particularly for shopping at the popular German Market. You stand a good chance though to get the cheapest flights to Birmingham at this time.

Travel Tips to Birmingham

  • The Bullring Centre in Birmingham is one of the UK’s largest shopping malls where you will find over 25 restaurants and 160 shops
  • Birmingham is home to the world’s largest Assay Office in the Jewellery Quarter. Over 12 million pieces of silverware and jewellery are hallmarked here every year
  • There are 571 parks in Birmingham more than other European cities

Birmingham has more canals than Venice. These canals look quite impressive in this landlocked city

BIRMINGHAM WEATHER
Frequently Asked Questions

You can find great bargains when booking at least one month in advance for travelling in the peak summer months for enjoying warm weather, or in October to take part in festivals. If you don’t mind travelling during the cold winter then you are highly likely to get the cheapest flights to Birmingham.

The duration of your flights to Birmingham generally depends on the U.S. city you are travelling from. If you are taking direct flights to Birmingham from New York City theme the flight duration will be of eight hours. However, flights to Birmingham with a stopover from U.S. cities like Minneapolis, Boston, Washington DC and Chicago will be around 11 hours.

After arriving at the Birmingham Airport you should board a free air-rail train for getting to the train station, and from thereon get on one of the many hundreds of trains for reaching the city center as well as other parts of the UK. Trains are absolutely the cheapest mode of transportation than taxis. You can also consider moving around Birmingham on buses, which are cheaper for city exploration.

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