Useful information about the flight from Birmingham to Toulouse
Travelling to Toulouse from Birmingham
Toulouse is a perfectly located city in south-western France within easy access of the Pyrenees mountains as well as the Atlantic and the Mediterranean. The city is in a region known as the midi-Pyrenees.
Since the direct flight time from Birmingham to Toulouse comprises just less than two hours, this a great flight destination for trips either to the sea or the mountains. A number of airlines provide direct flights and these are normally relatively low in price. Cheap offers can be easily found throughout the year.
There are alternative airports in the surrounding region should this be more convenient. Flights are for instance also offered from Birmingham to Marseille or to Bordeaux, although many of these are multi-stop flights so will take a little longer.
When to head to Toulouse
Due to its excellent location, Toulouse is a good holiday destination all year round. From surfing in the Atlantic, family beach holiday in the Mediterranean Sea, hiking in the mountains or skiing in one of the many ski resorts in the Pyrenees – there is plenty to do in the region around Toulouse. However, Toulouse is also a great city destination in its own right, with charming architecture, plenty of bars, and numerous galleries and palaces exhibiting art treasures. Visitors can also pamper their taste buds in the many restaurants around the city.
What to remember before flying to Toulouse from Birmingham
The currency used in France is the Euro. However, since there are plenty of ATMs at the airport and around the city, travellers will not have to worry too much about exchanging cash before setting off from Birmingham airport. What to take for the trip will depend on the type of holiday planned as well as the season. The climate in Toulouse varies greatly depending on the time of year: annual lows are usually experienced around January when temperature averages can range from 0°C to 10°C. Summers are normally a little warmer than in the UK.
For those staying in Toulouse itself, pre-booking accommodation is probably advisable.
On arrival at Toulouse airport
Public transport at the airport provides a regular service for travellers into central Toulouse from Toulouse airport as well as to the train stations for those heading to destinations further afield. The bus stops are easy to find outside the airport terminal and the journey into the city centre will normally take under 30 minutes in good traffic conditions. Airport shuttle buses leave every 20 minutes from early in the morning until late at night. For exact details, please consult the Toulouse airport website.