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Departure Thu, 16 May Return Sun, 19 May
EDI Edinburgh
BHX Birmingham
return from £62
Departure Wed, 29 May Return Fri, 31 May
EDI Edinburgh
BHX Birmingham
return from £77
Departure Fri, 03 May Return Fri, 10 May
GLA Glasgow
BHX Birmingham
return from £62
Departure Sat, 01 Jun Return Sun, 16 Jun
GLA Glasgow
BHX Birmingham
return from £65
Flight route information
Find out further information on Glasgow and Birmingham to help you prepare for your trip.
Currency and price comparison
Train
Local, one-way ticket
9%

Trains are 9% more expensive in Birmingham than in Glasgow.

Glasgow
£2.3
Birmingham
£2.5
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
0%

A meal in Birmingham costs roughly the same as in Glasgow.

Glasgow
£12
Birmingham
£12
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
17%

Taxis are 17% more expensive in Birmingham than in Glasgow.

Glasgow
£3
Birmingham
£3.5
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
3%

Coffee is 3% more expensive in Birmingham than in Glasgow.

Glasgow
£2.56
Birmingham
£2.64
( Glasgow airports
  • ? Turnhouse (EDI)
    How far from city centre: 35 miles
  • ? Glasgow Scotland (GLA)
    How far from city centre: 1 miles
  • ? Prestwick (PIK)
    How far from city centre: 29 miles
) Birmingham airports
  • ? Manchester International (MAN)
    How far from city centre: 62 miles
  • ? Birmingham Intl (BHX)
    How far from city centre: 6 miles
  • ? East Midlands (EMA)
    How far from city centre: 34 miles
L Distance: 252 miles

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Useful information for the flight from Glasgow to Birmingham

How long is the flight from Glasgow to Birmingham

A direct flight from Glasgow to Birmingham takes no more than 1 hour and 20 minutes.

What are the most common stopovers

Flight paths for cheap flights between Glasgow and Birmingham often mean that a stopover at Manchester Airport (MAN) or Belfast City Airport (BHD) is included.

What documentation do I need to fly to Birmingham from Scotland?

Despite being domestic UK flights, some tickets from Scotland to Birmingham require you to show a valid passport rather than just a valid form of photo ID. This depends on your nationality and which airline you fly with, so check the rules for your particular airfares.

Which airlines fly from Glasgow to Birmingham

Flybe offer direct cheap flights between Glasgow and Birmingham, while several airlines operate alternative and stopover routes:

  • Flybe, Europe's largest independent regional airline, based in the UK and the only airline operating regular direct passenger services from Glasgow to Birmingham.
  • Ryanair, Ireland's largest airline, with budget airfares and connections between hubs all across Europe.
  • Aer Lingus, the national Irish flag-carrier airline, with Dublin Airport their main hub.

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When are the best times to fly from Glasgow to Birmingham

  • July is a beautiful time to see Birmingham at its greenest with many small public parks around the city and beautiful countryside an easy drive just beyond the city boundary in every direction.
  • December is packed with festivals and cultural events to keep locals and visitors entertained during the darker festive days, a great time for city breaks.

Airports in Glasgow

Two major airports are close to Glasgow: Glasgow International Airport and Glasgow Prestwick International Airport.

Useful information about Glasgow International Airport

Situated 8 miles to the west of the city centre, Glasgow International Airport (GLA) is located near Renfrew and Paisley.

How to get to the airport:

  • By bus – many buses run from Glasgow to the airport, the fastest route being the 24/7 express bus which takes 15 minutes between Glasgow Central and the airport departures terminal.
  • By train – Paisley Gilmour Street is the nearest train station, connected to the airport by a bus route.
  • By taxi – 15 minutes from Glasgow Central.
  • By car – no more than 20 minutes from anywhere around the city centre and West End.

Services: open 24 hours, WiFi free everywhere up to 60 minutes, mobile phone charging points, smoking area outside between the car park and terminal, multi-faith prayer room, cash machines, currency exchange, meeting rooms, and a large range of shops, cafes, bars, and restaurants.

Useful information about Glasgow Prestwick International Airport

Glasgow Prestwick International Airport (PIK) is in Ayrshire, located 30 miles to the southwest of Glasgow city centre.

How to get to the airport:

  • By bus – an express bus from Buchanan Bus Station takes 50 minutes and runs day and night.
  • By train – Glasgow Central to the airport direct in 45 minutes, leaving twice every hour throughout the day.
  • By taxi – 45-50 minutes from central Glasgow.

Airports in Birmingham

Birmingham Airport is the West Midlands' main air passenger transport hub, connecting Birmingham and the surrounding area with all major cities in the UK and Europe.

Useful information about Birmingham Airport

Birmingham Airport (BHX) is located just outside the city, about 8 nautical miles east of the city centre in Solihull.

How to get from the airport to the city:

  • By taxi – licensed black cabs leave from directly outside the arrivals building, available 24/7, 365 days a year.
  • By train – take the free Air-Rail Link monorail from the airport to Birmingham International Station, 2 minutes away, from where express trains run seven times hourly to Birmingham New Street, taking 10 minutes.
  • By bus – routes X1 and X12 operate to Birmingham City Centre in 30 minutes, running 24 hours.

Services: unlimited free WiFi, interactive kids play area, multi-faith prayer room, public drinking fountains, a number of airline lounges, meeting rooms and business facilities, a wide range of shopping outlets, restaurants, bars, and cafes.

What to do and visit in Birmingham

  • Head to the quirky converted Custard Factory on Gibb Street for fantastic shopping during the day and vibrant shows, dining, drinking, and dancing come nightfall.
  • Learn about the Birmingham birth of one of the world's great chocolate empires at Cadbury World
  • Take your pick from among Birmingham's brilliant collection of art galleries from the restored Jacobean mansion of Aston Hall to the classical Barber Institute of Fine Arts or the contemporary IKON Gallery.
  • Enjoy a cricket match at one of England's most famous and glorious grounds, Edgbaston Stadium.
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Birmingham Intl - Latest customer reviews

3.0 /5
Reviews: 9
4.0 /5
Kimlet
Date 2019-01-13 Age Over 70 City UK

Loos were not as clean as Edinburgh airport

3.0 /5
Xxx
Date 2018-12-13 Age 51-70 City Coventry

Circuitous route to departures through shops was irksome, and I find that overwhelming smell of perfumes etc physically nauseating

2.0 /5
Alex
Date 2018-06-03 Age 51-70 City Glasgow

very nice

1.0 /5
jimmy
Date 2018-05-05 Age Over 70 City cheltenham

would never fly with Fly Be again. I will take Easy Jet from Bristol (longer journey) for a fifth of the price. FlyBe pricing is a disgrace.

4.0 /5
Ragnam
Date 2018-04-02 Age 51-70 City Birmingham

Both airports weee in good condition

3.0 /5
Haggis (I?m scottish)
Date 2018-03-15 Age 51-70 City Stratford-upon-avon

Long queue at security

5.0 /5
Pas
Date 2018-02-25 Age 51-70 City Italy

Very good prompt and concise

1.0 /5
none
Date 2017-10-04 Age 51-70 City England

Absolutely awful place, stairs filthy, place looks as though it is stuck in the 1970's

4.0 /5
Jo
Date 2017-09-13 Age 31-50 City Coventry

Security was longer than usual but I do understand that national security is imperative. I didn't understand why some people were being taken to the front of the queue

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