Cheap Flights to Birmingham
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Birmingham is located in the West Midlands and is England’s second largest city. Having an old history, the city rediscovers itself nowadays and has become a great shopping and cultural destination.
One airport serving Birmingham
The city is served by Birmingham International Airport (BHX) , located just outside Birmingham. It is a major airport in England and serves the entire West Midlands area. It receives both domestic and international flights , but it’s not a hub or base for any airline.
Some of the airlines serving Birmingham are: Aer Lingus, Air France, bmibaby, Flybe , Rynair, Thomas Cook Airlines, Thomson Airways and United. Direct flights are available to/from most of Europe, USA, Africa and Asia.
Air-Rail Link connects the terminals to Birmingham International Rail Station. It’s a free service which operates from 5:15 a.m. to 2 a.m, every day. From the airport’s station, there are trains which link to New Street Station. Or you can choose the bus.
How to find cheap flights to Birmingham
There are some low cost airlines which serve the city’s airport but the options are quite limited. Search for flights about 4 to 8 weeks in advance to get the best deals.
Alternatively, you can fly into other airports in England , such as: Manchester Airport, London Luton Airport or Bristol Airport. All of them are connected to Birmingham by bus and rail, so you can plan the last part of the journey easily. Not to mention that London Luton is one of the most well known airports used by budget carriers.
In general, try to avoid flying during the peak travel season (July and August) when the fares are higher than normal. Even during the shoulder or low seasons, avoid flying over the weekends. It’s best to plan your flight on Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday.