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Flights to Birmingham in 2021

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inJuneHigh demand for flights, 27% potential price rise
Cheapest inNovemberBest time to find cheap flights, 14% potential price drop
Average price£157Average for round-trip flights in April 2021
Round-trip from£68From London to Birmingham

COVID Restrictions

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Can I fly to Birmingham right now?

Yes, there are currently restrictions on flights to Birmingham along with the rest of United Kingdom. Before you book or search for flights, consider the following restrictions: The United Kingdom has not implemented any entry restrictions, but is monitoring direct flights into the country from certain areas. Several airports have suspended certain services, closed terminals, and reduced transportation schedules, so check the details of the specific airport in advance. Additionally, many airlines have grounded their planes. The United Kingdom has announced a mandatory 14-day quarantine for all travelers will be in effect starting on 8 June. Freight workers, medical professionals traveling to help with the fight against coronavirus, and travelers arriving from Ireland, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man are exempt from the quarantine requirement.. If you are looking to book a trip to Birmingham and are outside of the restricted areas, please take the proper precautions and stay informed about travelling during COVID-19.

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Cheapest prices for Birmingham flights by month

The cheapest ticket to Birmingham found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
£87
February
£90
March
£86
April
£89
May
£78
June
£85
July
£83
August
£81
September
£82
October
£81
November
£98
December
£90
May is currently the cheapest month to fly to Birmingham. At this moment in time November is the most expensive month. These prices are determined by multiple factors and booking in advance can help keep costs down if your schedule is not as flexible.

When is the best time to fly to Birmingham?

Average Birmingham flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month.
LON - BHX
Price
£78 - £121
BHX
Temperature
14 - 33 °C
BHX
Rainfall
82 - 159 mm

Peak season:

The most active part of the year in regards to tourism is from May to September. This is when Birmingham is blessed with more sun and warmer weather. Cheap flights to Birmingham are more expensive during this time but it isn’t impossible to get a good deal, especially if you book your flight tickets early. October sees a couple of events too, making flights to Birmingham more expensive but giving you great festivals to attend. Make sure you bring a raincoat though as October can be unpredictable with the weather.

Off Season:

November through to February is cold and dark. The nights draw in a lot quicker and the temperatures plummet compared to the summer. Tourism is very low during the winter though so you can find the cheapest flights to Birmingham then, and a visit over Christmas can be great due to the German Market which normally takes place on the run up to the big day.

When is the best time to book a flight to Birmingham?

To make the most out of your visit to Birmingham either opt to book your flight tickets in the Summer time to enjoy the weather, in October for the festivals or on the run up to Christmas for the markets and shopping options. Either way make sure you book your flights to Birmingham a month or so in advance to avoid overpaying and try not to wait until last minute hoping to find a bargain as these are becoming harder to find. Although the winter is cold you can find the cheapest flights to Birmingham so booking your flight tickets in advance will help you secure deals and bargains. You’ll also find good prices on accommodation too if you visit from November onwards. If you can be flexible then cheap flights to Birmingham will never be much of an issue as there are an array of cheap flight tickets available throughout the year.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Birmingham?

The cheapest flights to Birmingham are usually found when departing on a Friday. The departure day with the highest cost at present is Sunday.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Birmingham?

Flights in the evening are typically the cheapest time of the day to fly to Birmingham. Flights in the afternoon are usually the most expensive.

How long is the flight to Birmingham?

Flights from London to Birmingham: 2 hours 40 minutes

Flights from Aberdeen to Birmingham: 1 hour 30 minutes

Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham: 1 hour 15 minutes

Which airlines operate flights to Birmingham?

FlyBE and KLM are the major airlines that operate flights to Birmingham. Due to the lack of competitors you might find certain dates very expensive to fly on. However due to the short distance required you can also grab some absolute bargains if you shop around a little bit and compare the airlines with different dates.

How to get from the airport to the city centre?

You can get a free air-rail train to the train station from the airport, from there you can jump on one of hundreds of trains that go all around the country. Simply purchase your ticket from the station to the centre of Birmingham and wait for one of the many trains to turn up. Trains are probably the easiest way of you getting around and although they aren’t the cheapest method of transport they are certainly a lot cheaper than taxis. Buses are another option, you can either just wait until your flights to Birmingham land and then meander through to the bus stops or you can book online via National Express. If you book your bus early through the online service, you can find absolute bargains on ticket prices.

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Cheap flights to Birmingham in April, May 2021

The best prices found for BHX flights for April, May
17 May - 23 May
£52pp
LTN
London Luton
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
BHX
Birmingham
BHX
Birmingham
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
LTN
London Luton
17 May - 23 May
£52pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
BHX
Birmingham
BHX
Birmingham
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
16 May - 19 May
£52pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
BHX
Birmingham
BHX
Birmingham
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted

Birmingham 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Birmingham found for this year
17 May - 23 May
£52pp
LTN
London Luton
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
BHX
Birmingham
BHX
Birmingham
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
LTN
London Luton
16 May - 19 May
£52pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
BHX
Birmingham
BHX
Birmingham
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted
17 May - 23 May
£52pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
BHX
Birmingham
BHX
Birmingham
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick

Last minute flights to Birmingham

Late deals on return flights to Birmingham, departing today and this week
21 Apr - 21 Apr
£461pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
BHX
Birmingham
BHX
Birmingham
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
21 Apr - 21 Apr
£467pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
BHX
Birmingham
BHX
Birmingham
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

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