Cheap Flights to Alabama

Cheap Flights to Alabama

Situated in America's southern region and bordered by the states of Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, and Tennessee, Alabama is steeped in American history. Tourists come here to view Civil war remnants, tour pre-Civil War buildings, and visit the hometowns of notable residents like Jesse Owens, Harper Lee, and Nat "King" Cole. To find cheap flights to Alabama, simply enter your departure date and city into Skyscanner's flight search and we'll show you the lowest fares available. If your travel date is flexible, try using the Whole Month search filter to compare air ticket prices across a range of dates.

What to See and Do in Alabama

History buffs will enjoy touring Alabama's preserved Civil War sites, which include the Montgomery's First White House of the Confederacy, and Fort Morgan, which is located in Mobile. If Civil War history isn't your thing, there's a host of other attractions just waiting to be explored in Alabama's two most popular tourist destinations, Montgomery and Birmingham. They include VisionLand Theme Park, Birmingham Zoo, the Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame, and the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts.

Best Time to Visit Alabama

High season in Alabama begins in June and runs through August, so you'll want to avoid booking a trip during these months if you're looking for the best deals on hotels and flights. You'll also want to avoid travelling to Alabama during the spring months (March to May), when the state is hit with storms and tornadoes. The ideal times to visit the state, in terms of pleasant weather and low travel costs, is during the mild fall or winter months (September to November or December to February).

Airports in Alabama

Alabama is served by two international airports, both of which are located in the northern region of the state. Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM) is the state's busiest air facility in terms of passenger traffic, having served more than 2.5 million passengers in 2015 alone. It is located approximately 8 kilometres from downtown Birmingham and is is equipped with all of the services and amenities that you would expect to find at a large, international airport. Ground transportation from the airport to the city centre is provided by taxis, shuttles, car rental agencies, and ride-share services.

Huntsville International Airport (HSV) is situated approximately 16 kilometres to the south-west of Huntsville. While it is a smaller airport than Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International in terms of passenger numbers, you'll still find a wide variety of services and amenities for arriving travellers -- including retail shops, restaurants, currency exchange facilities, free WiFi -- within the airport's main terminal. Ground transportation options at this airport include taxis, limousines, hotel shuttles, and coach lines. There are also several car rental agencies operating out the airport.

Travel Tips

The Alabama Bureau of Tourism and Travel is located at 401 Adams Avenue in Montgomery. Here, visitors can pick up tourist maps, brochures, a calendar of events, and other travel-related publications. There are also eight other visitor centres located throughout the state, each of which is staffed by representatives of the Alabama Bureau of Tourism who can assist with inquiries about Alabama's restaurants, points of interest, and accommodations.

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