Flights to Birmingham

Discover Birmingham: A Vibrant City with a Rich History & Culture

Cuisine, Culture, Nature

Birmingham is the youngest European city that, has more than 40% of its population under the age of 25. Together with its diverse culture and rich history, this creates a lively city worth visiting. Explore Corendon Airlines' affordable and flexible Birmingham flights and book your flight to this magical city right away. 

Feature / Location

The second largest city in the UK / Located in the West Midlands region of England

Currency

British Pound

Weather

Summers are short and warm; winters are long and very cold

Time Zone

GMT

Airports

Birmingham International Airport

Activities

Visit musems, go to a concert, enjoy parks and nature

Birmingham was the first manufacturing town in the world and boasts 35 miles of canal waterways. The city boasts more open space than any other of its size in Europe. A city of world cultures and the most culturally diverse city in the UK, with its heritage and culture and class diversity as its strength, the city is the center of the Asian Music Industry. It has many festivals of the arts showcased throughout. Search Corendon Airlines for the most suitable flights to Birmingham now and discover this beautiful city.

What Is Birmingham Best Known For?

Birmingham is a thriving metropolitan city with a lot to offer. The city has more canals than Venice and more open space than any other city of its size in Europe. A bustling city center and top attractions such as Cadbury's World, LEGOLAND and the Sea Life Centre, and the UK's biggest German Market make this a very attractive city to visit.

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  • Nature

Birmingham Cuisine

Cuisine
Birmingham Cuisine Birmingham Balti
Birmingham Cuisine Birmingham Balti

Birmingham Balti

Thanks to the city's rich heritage, a lot of the cuisine in the city has amazing international flavors. The dish is so popular in Birmingham that Balti Houses have become a part of local life. A Balti is a type of curry that is famous thanks to the large steel or iron dish traditionally used to cook the food. To experience a real Birmingham Balti, make sure you head to Balti Triangle. A Birmingham Balti must be added to your Birmingham things-to-do list.

Birmingham Cuisine Shrewsbury Cakes
Birmingham Cuisine Shrewsbury Cakes

Shrewsbury Cakes

A lovely traditional dessert that originated nearby in Shrewsbury, dating back to the 18th century, the Shrewsbury cake is a cross between a cake and a biscuit. It can be found in various Birmingham restaurants. Usually, it includes dried fruit and some lemon zest for extra flavor. If you like shortbread, you will love a Shrewsbury Cake. To experience this magical city for yourself, book the next flight to Birmingham from Corendon Airlines and start your journey.

Birmingham Culture

Culture
Birmingham Culture Birmingham Hippodrome
Birmingham Culture Birmingham Hippodrome

Birmingham Hippodrome

The Birmingham Hippodrome is the home of the Birmingham Royal Ballet. The Hippodrome has seating for 1850 people. Throughout the year, there are various performances of ballets and musicals. Once you have booked your flights, it's highly recommended to check the website to see what performances you could enjoy during your visit and pre-book tickets to secure your place.

Birmingham Culture Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
Birmingham Culture Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery

Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery

Opened in 1885, this famous Birmingham landmark is a must-see. Inside the Birmingham Museum are 40 permanent galleries and temporary exhibits; there are many different displays from fine arts, social history, and ethnography. The museum is famous for having the world's largest collection of pre-Raphaelite paintings, which they are extremely proud of, and a popular exhibit for many to admire and much more. 

Birmingham Culture Warwick Castle
Birmingham Culture Warwick Castle

Warwick Castle

Nineteen miles outside Birmingham, you will find the beautiful Warwick Castle, set in the heart of Shakespeare's England. The castle is over 1100 years old and is set on beautiful ground over 64 acres. Throughout the year, the court puts on spectacular shows and exhilarating experiences, transporting you back to historical times with real-life performances, amazingly describing ancient stories with real-life special effects and awesome stunts - a must to add to your things to do in Birmingham list. You can easily reach any one of these tourist-packed destinations by searching Corendon Airlines' cheap flights to Birmingham.

Birmingham Nature

Nature
Birmingham Nature Birmingham Botanical Gardens
Birmingham Nature Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Birmingham Botanical Gardens is set in 15 acres of beautiful, landscaped greenery. The gardens boast four greenhouses, all with their very own climate. Outside, the gardens are stunning and are an idyllic place to take a stroll – another must-add to your Birmingham sightseeing list if you enjoy nature.

Birmingham Nature Birmingham Wildlife Conservation Park
Birmingham Nature Birmingham Wildlife Conservation Park

Birmingham Wildlife Conservation Park

Birmingham Wildlife Conservation Park is a fun day out for all of the family. The park is home to many animals from across the world and endangered species, playing an important role in the conservation of these animals. Some of the more popular animals in the park include Lemurs, red pandas, meerkats, wallabies, otters, and monkeys.

Birmingham Nature Cannon Hill Park
Birmingham Nature Cannon Hill Park

Cannon Hill Park

Cannon Hill Park has Green Flag status and is one of the nicest parks in Birmingham. The park boasts a beautiful array of flowerbeds, a collection of amazing trees, lakes, and pools. Within the park, you will find a conservation area that Includes a woodland that spans 5 acres known as RSPB Centenary Plantation and a stunning wildflower meadow. There is ample opportunity to enjoy a walk or bike ride on one of the many walkways or cycle routes along the River Rea. For those who feel like something different, why not use the tennis court, bowling, or putting green? Children can enjoy the play areas, and the boat hire on the lake during the summer. There are many idyllic picnic spots to enjoy an al fresco lunch, making the park a perfect place to spend the day.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Birmingham

What's the best time to visit Birmingham?

The best time to visit is Mid-June to the end of August, when the weather may be warmer.

How do I get from Birmingham Airport to London?

Getting to London is easy; the airport has trains that frequently run directly to London.

Are there good shopping opportunities in Birmingham?

Birmingham has excellent shopping opportunities. You can find something for everybody.

Does Birmingham have an airport?

Birmingham Airport (BHX) is located in Solihull, about 13 km from the city.

Birmingham flight ticket

Cheapest flight ticket Airport Flight duration Cheapest date
Antalya → Birmingham
flight ticket: 82.05 EUR
Birmingham Airport 2 hr 45 min 30 Jul 2024

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Destination airport: Birmingham (BHX)  
Antalya - Birmingham flight duration    4:45 hours
Dalaman - Birmingham flight duration    4:25 hours

 

Transportation in Birmingham

Birmingham is one of the biggest cities in the United Kingdom. Thanks to this, it is a major transport hub due to its location in Central Europe. The city has a comprehensive web of transportation options and is well-connected by rail, road, and water. You can reach anywhere by more than one transportation option in the city.

Accommodation in Birmingham

Birmingham accommodation is varied with hotels to suit all budgets. The city offers everything from hostels and mid-range chain hotels to 5* luxury. The best area to stay in Birmingham is the city center; staying in the center makes visiting a lot of the top attractions easy and gives you a chance to discover the atmosphere in the heart of the city. For those that would prefer to be more central to the lively Birmingham nightlife, we recommend staying in the Westside, just west of the city center and a great location for those who would like to spend more time enjoying some of the city parks and close to the National Sea Life Centre. There is a vast option of Birmingham hotels available, some being outside of the city in the nearby towns, and with good public transport on offer, these can be a good choice when hotels are in peak times. When booking accommodation in the UK, we recommend booking in advance as, in most cases, you will find cheaper prices available the earlier you book. Remember to check out Corendon Airlines' hotel options to find accommodations suitable for your taste and preferences.

Weather in Birmingham

Birmingham has a maritime climate with short summers that are comfortable and partly cloudy and long winters that are very cold, windy, and cloudy. Temperatures rarely go below -5 or above 26 degrees Celsius. The best time to visit Birmingham, with more chance of warm or dry weather, is between the end of June and the end of August, yet we still recommend checking the weather in Birmingham before packing your suitcase for your trip.

19 C Broken Clouds
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  • Jul 21, Sun 20 Broken Clouds
  • Jul 22, Mon 21 Light Rain
  • Jul 23, Tue 21 Light Rain
  • Jul 24, Wed 22 Light Rain

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