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Birmingham

Gas Street Basin, Birmingham

Flights to Birmingham

Cruise through the Venice of England

Looking for high culture, the latest fashion and a bustling nightlife? Book flights to Birmingham and go shopping at Victoria Square or in the covered Bullring. The historic city centre is full of attractions such as the Birmingham Town Hall and the superb Council House. Lovers of English country homes shouldn’t miss a visit to Winterbourne House. Birmingham offers interesting activities for everyone!

Historic canals and workers’ houses

Birmingham is crisscrossed by water and has more canals than Venice, so a boat trip is the perfect way to explore the city. At the heart of this extensive canal network is Gas Street Basin, home to many nice restaurants and shops. Another extraordinary feature is the 19th century back-to-back workers’ houses, often built in charming courtyards. If you need a break, the Botanical Gardens are right around the corner, and Birmingham Zoo is another good place to relax. Birmingham is the ideal destination for a city trip and the perfect starting point for a longer holiday in England. Let yourself be surprised: book a flight to Birmingham now!

Gourmet evenings and lively nights

 As night falls in Birmingham, a whole other aspect of the city comes to life. Streets full of classic pubs and trendy clubs with live music create a lively atmosphere. Broad Street in particular has great venues, and the night flies by in the vibrant Jewellery Quarter too. Birmingham is also known as one of England’s many cities with some of the best cuisine: fabulous dining can be had in hundreds of restaurants, ranging from Michelin-starred places to simple bistros.

Flights to Birmingham for a unique city trip

 Looking for a cheap flight to Birmingham? With KLM, your holiday begins the moment you step onboard. Your journey will fly by with your own entertainment set on intercontinental flights: free films, games and music. Enjoy our selection of snacks or a tasty dinner and drinks. Add in our many handy extra services (some available for a supplement) and you’ll be in England before you know it.

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Practical info about Birmingham

Birmingham International Airport

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Getting around the city

How to get around in Birmingham

 

Visa and health care

Visa and health information

Currency

The currency is the British Pound (GBP), which is divided into 100 pence. ATMs are available in all towns and Visa, MasterCard and American Express are widely accepted; visitors with other cards should check with their credit card companies in advance. Foreign currency can be exchanged at bureaux de change and large hotels, however better exchange rates are likely to be found at banks.

Time

GMT (GMT +1 between the last Sunday in March and the Saturday before the last Sunday in October).

Electricity

The electrical current in the UK is 230 volts, 50Hz. Flat three-pin plugs are standard.

 

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