Flights from Derry to Birmingham

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Favourite airline: Loganair
The favourite airline for flights from Derry to Birmingham is Loganair.
Loganair
90 %
British Airways
10 %
Favourite connection: via Glasgow
When booking flights from Derry to Birmingham 44 % of travellers prefer to fly via Glasgow.
Route
bookings
1 stopover Glasgow
05h 45min, from £269
44 %
2 stopovers London Heathrow Dublin
06h 25min, from £480
31 %
2 stopovers Glasgow Dublin
09h 25min, from £351
19 %

Useful information about the flight from Derry to Birmingham

Birmingham, England's Second Largest City

Despite being England's hub of heavy industries there are also many old churches and other beautiful ancient buildings to see, such as the nineteenth century Town Hall, modelled on a Roman temple. The main street - New Street - leads from the traditional inner city to the site of Birmingham's oldest market - the Bull Ring. Enjoy the canal network and diverse music scene. For shopping, markets and cafes visit Brindleyplace, and the Bull Ring. Areas of interest are the Chinese, Jewellery and Gun Quarters, Westside, Eastside, Southside and Digbeth. Birmingham's Museum of Science and Industry is a popular family visit.

Best Birmingham seasons

Birmingham is a year-round destination with year-long mild temperatures. The period with higher temperatures and some sun is June to August. For visiting at holiday or festival time, St. Patrick's Day parade takes place on 17th March. The Sikh New Year (Vaisakhi) is celebrated in April. Birmingham Pride two day festival is held at the end of May. At the end of July there's the International Jazz Festival. The Fusion Festival, supporting youth charities, and the biennial Birmingham International Carnival both take place in August.

Tips before travelling to Birmingham

Balti is a Birmingham speciality in the Balti Triangle - Sparkhill, Balsall Heath, and Moseley. Grocery and transport prices are usually cheaper than in London. A basic meal out averages at about £10.

Birmingham local information

From the airport to the centre a single fare is about £2.20 for Bus 900 and around £22 for a taxi. A free Air-Rail Link runs every 2 minutes from the Terminals to Birmingham International Rail Station 2 minutes away. Then take a 10 to 20 minute train journey to New Street station for about £3. Accommodation-wise, a bed in a shared hostel room costs around £14, while a hotel starts at around £35 per double room. Most hotels are found in the city centre east of Ladywood. Broad Street and Hagley Road is a good area for accommodation.

For getting around in Birmingham a single bus fare is about £2.20. A day pass costs around £4.20. The tram costs about £2 one way and about £4.50 for a day pass. The city centre, with its numerous pedestrianised areas, can be explored on foot. A single train fare costs between about £2 and £5.

Flight information: Derry - Birmingham

Outbound and return from £269.34
Distance 458 km
Departure airport Derry Airport (Londonderry) (LDY)
Arrival airport Birmingham (BHX)
Destination country United Kingdom
Alternative flights to Birmingham
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