Cheap Flights To Birmingham Airport
Birmingham Airport (BHX) is located just 11km from Birmingham's city center, making it an easy choice for those looking to enjoy the second-largest British city. Once a manufacturing powerhouse during the Industrial Revolution, Birmingham is now known for its trendy cafe-lined canals and cutting-edge museums and galleries. A popular weekend shopping destination, Birmingham is conveniently located in the geographical center of England, allowing for easy access to other major cities.
Getting to Birmingham Airport
Canadians can fly directly to Birmingham through Air Transat. Birmingham Airport (BHX) is also served by Air Canada, Lufthansa, KLM, and more. Canadians do not require a visa to visit the United Kingdom for up to 6 months. However, your passport must be valid for at least the duration of your stay, and you may be asked to provide proof of a return ticket when you enter the country. To compare flights to Birmingham to find the best deal possible, try using Skyscanner's search tool above.
What to Expect When Arriving at Birmingham Airport
Check-in services begin 4 hours before any long-haul flight, and 2-3 hours before shorter flights. Birmingham Airport advises leaving ample time before your flight to check in, drop off baggage, and move through the security areas. Birmingham is a silent airport, which means you will not hear an announcement for boarding through the intercom. Pay close attention to flight information screens located throughout the airport to ensure you reach your gate at the right time. There are two on-site hotels, Novotel (4 stars) and Ibis (3 stars). There is also an airline shuttle service directly to Genting Hotel at Resorts World, less than 1 mile from the airport. To find the best deals for hotels in Birmingham, try Skyscanner's hotel search tool. Travelers can reach Birmingham's main train station in 2 minutes through the airport's free shuttle service. Birmingham international train station offers easy access to a variety of major cities in the United Kingdom. You can also reach Birmingham and the surrounding area by taxi 24 hours a day, or use Skyscanner to find the best deals on car rentals.
Birmingham Airport Facilities
Birmingham airport comes fully equipped with three executive lounge areas, shopping, restaurants, free wi-fi, and a designated smoking area in the Departures area. Those with longer layovers might like to kick back and relax with a massage or manicure at Cloud Spa, or sit down for a meal at one of the airport's fantastic restaurants. Travelers with kids will appreciate Birmingham airport's family-friendly facilities, including the Sky Zone children's play area located near gate 54. There is also a multi-faith prayer room that is open between 04:00 and 22:00 daily. Currency exchange services are easily accessible in both the Arrivals and Departures areas.
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