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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 inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 16% potential price rise
Cheapest inMarchBest time to find cheap flights, 4% potential price drop
Average price$1,197Average for return flights in October 2021
Return from$1,300From Sydney Kingsford Smith to Manchester
One-way from$1,735One-way flight from Sydney Kingsford Smith (SYD) to Birmingham (BHX)

Cheap flights to Birmingham in October, November 2021

The best prices found for MAN flights for October, November
22 Oct. - 29 Oct.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

BHX

Birmingham

2 stops

28h 10m
BHX

Birmingham

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

40h 10m
$2,159

Lufthansa

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Deal found 20/10/21

11 Nov. - 28 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

BHX

Birmingham

1 stop

24h 40m
BHX

Birmingham

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

22h 00m
$2,227

Emirates

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Deal found 19/10/21

22 Oct. - 29 Oct.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

BHX

Birmingham

3 stops

35h 20m
BHX

Birmingham

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

59h 05m
$2,466

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 20/10/21

Birmingham 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Birmingham found for this year
22 Oct. - 29 Oct.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

BHX

Birmingham

2 stops

28h 10m
BHX

Birmingham

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

40h 10m
$2,159

Lufthansa

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Deal found 20/10/21

20 Dec. - 4 Jan.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

BHX

Birmingham

2 stops

30h 55m
BHX

Birmingham

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

3 stops

36h 20m
$2,165

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 19/10/21

11 Nov. - 28 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

BHX

Birmingham

1 stop

24h 40m
BHX

Birmingham

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

22h 00m
$2,227

Emirates

View Deal

Deal found 19/10/21

Can I fly to Birmingham from Australia right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Australia to Birmingham

Most visitors from Australia need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Birmingham.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Australia must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Birmingham.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Australia are not required to quarantine after entering Birmingham.

Documents
Mandatory passenger locator form - Submit the form any time in the 48 hours before arriving in the UK. Show the form when checking in your plane, train or ferry to the UK.

Managed quarantine package for Scotland - All travelers arriving directly to Scotland are required to book their Managed Quarantine Package prior to travel.

COVID-19 testing package - All travelers must book and pay for a COVID-19 Testing Package prior to travel to England and Scotland.


Can I fly back to Australia from Birmingham?

Returning to Australia from Birmingham

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Birmingham must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Australia.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Birmingham are not required to quarantine after entering Australia.

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

$1,349

February

$1,240

March

$1,241

April

$1,359

May

$1,297

June

$1,449

July

$1,620

August

$1,512

September

$1,415

October

$1,227

November

$1,320

December

$1,646

Currently, the cheapest month for flights to Birmingham is October. The most expensive month for flights is December. The cheapest prices are shown above but prices will vary according to departure times, airlines, class and how early you book.

When is the best time to fly to Birmingham?

Average Birmingham flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month

SYD - MAN

Price

$1,138 - $2,106

MAN

Temperature

4 - 17 °C

MAN

Precipitation

50 - 90 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?

At the moment, Monday is the most economical day to take a flight to Birmingham. Saturday is likely to be the most costly.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Birmingham?

Birmingham flights can be made cheaper if you choose a flight at midday. Booking a flight in the morning will likely mean higher prices.

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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Birmingham climate

 

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When is the best time to fly to Birmingham?

 

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Getting around Birmingham

  

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What is good to know if travelling to Birmingham?

Birmingham Airport is a very bustling place to fly into, although not overly big it does see a lot of customers. To help your transition be smooth, take a look at this airport guide.

Birmingham makes the list of having one of the oldest curry houses in England. Make sure to pay a visit to the Taj Mahal restaurant whilst you are here for a little taste of India.

Some statues are great to view, some are just a little strange. If big heads are your thing then take a look at this post. Birmingham makes the list with its own big head statue.

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What airport do you fly into for flights to Birmingham?

For a flight to Birmingham, you will be flying into Birmingham. Birmingham (BHX) is just 10.9 km from the centre of the city.