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Flights to Birmingham, USA

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Book flights to Birmingham

Birmingham is a city located in the north-central part of Alabama, USA. It's the most populous county in the state and sits at the foot of the Appalachian Mountains. Nicknamed "The Magic City" due to its rapid growth in the late 19th century, Birmingham was once a major centre for steel production in the US. Today, it's a financial hub with a growing medical sector and a strong focus on education, with the University of Alabama at Birmingham being a major institution there.

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Airports near Birmingham

You have choices when it comes to reaching Birmingham. Here is a selection of 4 airports you can fly to when travelling to Birmingham.

Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport

This is the closest and most convenient airport to Birmingham, located just 4.1 miles (6.6 km) from the city centre. It offers a wide range of nonstop flights from major cities across the US, including Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Miami, New York, and Philadelphia. This makes it the easiest and often the most affordable option for reaching Birmingham.

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Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

This major international airport in Atlanta, Georgia, is about 150 miles (241 km) east of Birmingham. It offers the widest range of flight options and potentially the lowest fares due to its international connections and high volume of flights. However, you'll need to factor in the additional ground transportation cost and time (approximately 2-3 hours by car or bus) to reach Birmingham.

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Nashville International Airport

This major airport in Nashville, Tennessee, is about 130 miles (209 km) north of Birmingham. It offers connections to various domestic destinations and some international hubs, potentially providing competitive fares and flexibility. However, similar to Atlanta, you'll need to consider the additional ground transportation time (approximately 2-3 hours by car or bus).

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Memphis International Airport

Located about 200 miles (322 km) northwest of Birmingham, Memphis International Airport offers connections to various domestic and international destinations. While flight options might be fewer compared to larger airports, it could be a good alternative if you find a convenient connecting flight and prefer exploring Memphis before reaching Birmingham. However, expect longer travel time and potentially higher fares due to the additional ground transportation (approximately 3-4 hours by car or bus).

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Buy your flights to Birmingham and pay later

Rather than paying for your Birmingham flights upfront, you can instead use Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) solutions to help you split the cost of your flights into more manageable instalments.

You'll get greater flexibility when planning the budget for your trip to Birmingham! You won't need to pay any interest, however, this will depend on the specific terms set by the lending provider.

Enjoy hassle-free travel today when you book your flights to Birmingham and pay later at Alternative Airlines.

Things to do in Birmingham

With a wealth of sights to see in Birmingham, here are our top 3:

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Experience the Rich History at Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

Dive deep into the heart of America's civil rights history at this compelling museum. Witness the struggle and triumph of the civil rights movement through interactive exhibits and powerful narratives.

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Discover the Magic at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Lose yourself in the enchanting beauty of over 12,000 different plants spread across 67.5 acres. This horticultural wonder offers a serene escape from the city hustle, with themed gardens, walking trails, and tranquil ponds.

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Unleash Your Inner Adventurer at Red Mountain Park

Spanning 1,500 acres, this outdoor haven offers thrilling zip-line adventures, challenging hiking trails, and historic iron ore mining sites. Perfect for families and adventure seekers alike, Red Mountain Park is a must-visit for anyone seeking a dose of adrenaline and a breath of fresh air.

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