Flights to Birmingham

Discover Birmingham, an incredibly diverse city and Britain's largest outside of London.

Cuisine, Culture, Nature

Birmingham is the youngest European city that has more than 40% of its population under the age of 25. The homeland of chocolate thanks to Cadburys', production started here in 1824. Home to one of the largest shopping centres the Bullring and producing 40% of the UK's Jewellery in the famous Jewellery Quarter.

Feature / Location

Second largest city in the UK outside of London

Currency

Great British Pound / GBP

Weather

Maritime Climate, short summers and long winters

Time Zone

GMT

Airports

Birmingham International Airport

Activities

Cadburys World Experience, National SEA LIFE centre Birmingham

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 mixed city in the UK with its heritage and culture and classes diversity as its strength. The city is the centre of the Asian Music Industry and has many festivals of the arts showcased throughout

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 centre 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.

  • Cuisine
  • Culture
  • Nature

Cuisine

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Birmingham Balti

Thanks to the city's rich heritage a lot of the cuisine in the city has amazing international flavours. 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 that is traditionally used to cook the food in. To experience a real Birmingham Balti, make sure you head to Balti Triangle. Three streets that are littered with Balti Houses, Ladypool Road, Stoney Lane and Stratford Road. Having a Birmingham Balti is a must to add to your Birmingham things to do list.

Faggots

Faggots a traditional Brummie cuisine are known as savoury ducks and have recently made a comeback thanks to a hipster's revival and are now found on a lot of menus around the country. The dish is made by using cuts of discarded meat and offal then wrapped in breadcrumbs and onions and typically served with peas and gravy. It was traditionally made for a cheap and filling meal. You can find this on the menu of many city centre pubs in Birmingham.

Shrewsbury Cakes

A lovely traditional dessert that originated nearby in Shrewsbury dating back to the 18th century, a cross between a cake and a biscuit. Usually, it includes dried fruit and some lemon zest for extra flavour. If you like shortbread you will love a Shrewsbury Cake.

Culture

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Birmingham Hippodrome
The Birmingham Hippodrome is the home of the Birmingham Royal Ballet. The Hippodrome has seating for 1,850 people. Throughout the year there are various performances of ballets and musicals. The Historic theatre is located in the Chinese Quarter of the city. Once you have booked your flights it's highly recommended to check the website and see what performances you could enjoy during your visit and pre book tickets in advance to secure your place.
Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery

Opened in 1885 this famous Birmingham landmark is a must see. Inside of the Birmingham Museum there 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. After your visit why not stop for a drink in the Edwardian Tea Room.

Warwick Castle

19 miles outside of Birmingham you will find the beautiful Warwick Castle, set in the heart of Shakespeare's England. The Castle is over 1,100 years old and is set in a beautiful landscaped grounds that spans over 64 acres. Throughout the year the castle puts on spectacular shows and exhilarating experiences transporting you back to historical times with real life performances, describing ancient stories in an amazing way with real life special effects and awesome stunts. Why not take the time to explore the Castle dungeons and become part of the interactive show, a day not to be missed! One of the most historic locations in Europe! A must to add to your Birmingham things to do list.

Nature

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Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Birmingham Botanical Gardens is set in 15 acres of a beautiful landscaped greenery. The gardens boast 4 greenhouses all with their very own climate. The Tropical climate boasts a lily pool, Subtropical has Palms and orchids on display as well as the Mediterranean and arid climate that you can enjoy and discover. Outside the gardens are stunning and are an idyllic place to take a stroll. A must to add to your Birmingham things to do list if you enjoy nature.

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, Meerkat, Wallabies, Otters and Monkeys.

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 that feel like something different why not make use of 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. A must to add to your Birmingham to do list if the weather is dry.

Weather in Birmingham

Birmingham Weather 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 23°F or above 79°F. The best time to visit Birmingham with more chance of warm or dry weather is between the end of June and End of August.

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  • May 28, Sat 17 Scattered Clouds
  • May 29, Sun 11 Overcast Clouds

Cities with direct flights to Birmingham

Corendon Airlines connects you from Turkey to the UK's incredibly diverse city of Birmingham to and from the Gateway of the Aegean and Turquoise coast Dalaman and Antalya.

Flights to Birmingham are very competitive and excellent value for money with low prices. Birmingham to Dalaman flights run twice a week and Birmingham to Antalya flights run three times a week throughout the summer months in 2022. Both flights are between 4hrs 5 minutes and 4hrs 20 minutes and provide an excellent service and outstanding quality.

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Cheap flight tickets to Birmingham

Corendon Airlines offer competitive prices to and from Birmingham. You can book via the Corendon Airlines website or via our mobile app for cheap flights to Birmingham. High season between June and August can be very popular therefore we recommend booking flights in advance. For those flights out of season you can book at excellent discounted prices. Being flexible with your dates can assist you in securing the cheapest flight deals to and from Birmingham. A tip when booking your flight ticket with Corendon Airlines to Birmingham is to pre book your flight seats, inflight meal and extra kilos when booking your ticket to get the best prices for your additional services.

Accommodation in Birmingham

Birmingham accommodation is varied with hotels to suit all budgets. The city offers everything from hostels, mid-range chain hotels to 5* luxury. The best area to stay in Birmingham is the city centre, staying in the centre 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 nightlife we recommend staying in the Westside, just west of the city centre 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 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 that you book in advance as in most cases you will find cheaper prices available the earlier you book.

Airport and Transportation

Birmingham International Airport is located only 10 minutes from the city centre. Birmingham Airport has great transport links meaning it’s a very accessible airport to London and all the major UK cities. The UK's fifth largest airport is a compact airport that is well equipped for all travellers with excellent facilities including cafes, bars, restaurants and some excellent shopping retailers. There is one terminal building which makes your journey seamless from arriving to departing.

Birmingham Airport has some of the best transport links in the UK. The airport has its own railway station, Birmingham International connected by a free rapid monorail from airport to train station. The train station has trains to link you to most of the UK's major cities with its frequent services. The Airport also has a good bus service from outside of the terminal building that can take you to the city centre within 30 minutes with a frequent timetable. National Express and Megabus coaches stop outside of the terminal building with buses to all over the UK at reasonable ticket prices, should you wish to take advantage of these buses we recommend booking your tickets in advance to secure your seat. Car Hire is an excellent way to be independent on your visit and allow yourself the freedom of visiting nearby places. The Airport has 7 of the largest car hire companies situated in the arrival's hall. It is recommended that you pre book car rental in advance especially through high season which includes not only the summer months but around UK holidays and any events in the city.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Birmingham

How long is the flight from Birmingham to Dalaman?

The flight is 4hrs and 5 minutes.

Is the flight from Birmingham to Dalaman direct?

Yes, all Corendon airlines flights are direct.

What's the best time to visit Birmingham?

he 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 run frequently direct to London.

Is there good shopping in Birmingham?

Birmingham has excellent shopping with something for everyone.

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