Flights from Birmingham to New York

Birmingham to New York

  • £282 was the cheapest return price from Birmingham to New York last month
  • The average flight time from Birmingham to New York is 8h
  • The most popular airline flying from Birmingham to New York last month was United
  • There are 7 flights a week from Birmingham to New York
  • New York is served by 4 airports. These are New York Newark, New York John F. Kennedy, New York LaGuardia, Stewart International.
  • 2 airlines fly direct from Birmingham to New York
  • Birmingham to New York is 3,369 miles

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Flights from Birmingham to New York

This information is correct as of September 2015

Airlines that fly from Birmingham to New York

British Airways is the only airline offering direct flights from Birmingham to New York. British Airways flights arrive to John F. Kennedy Airport. Delta, KLM, Aer Lingus and Icelandair all have flights from Birmingham to New York with one connection, these also fly to John F. Kennedy Airport.

Terminal Information

Birmingham Airport

Passengers should arrive at Birmingham Airport at least three hours before before their scheduled flight departure time. It’s wise to leave yourself a little extra time if you’re parking your car at the airport. Once you’ve checked-in, it’s possible to speed up your progress through security by purchasing a priority pass, available for £3 per person. You can either book online in advance or buy your pass at one of the machines outside the security area.

Birmingham Airport’s departures lounge has all the facilities you’ll need to stock up on holiday essentials, grab a drink and relax before your flight. Shops include Boots, WHSmith, Dixons, Hugo Boss, Pandora, Victoria’s Secret and a duty free shop. For food and drink, there’s Burger King, All Bar One, Frankie and Bennie’s, a Wetherspoon pub and Costa Coffee, to name but a few.

Passengers looking to escape the hustle and bustle of the departure lounge can head to one of Birmingham Airport’s premium lounges. Both Aspire Lounge and No. 1 Lounge offer a range of complimentary drinks and snacks as well as free Wi-Fi. Aspire Lounge has views of the runway while No. 1 Lounge offers a business service and meeting rooms. It’s possible to pay for the lounges online in advance or on the day.

John F. Kennedy Airport

John F. Kennedy Airportis located 18 miles to the south east of New York City. British Airways and Icelandair flights arrive to Terminal 7, Delta and KLM arrive to Terminal 4 and Aer Lingus flights arrive to Terminal 5.

There are a number of transport options going from all airport terminals into the city centre. The AirTrain JFK is a fast and eco-friendly option, making stops around the various airport terminals before heading into the city and connecting to major subway and bus routes. It runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. There are also taxi services, car rental facilities and various bus and subway options.

If you need assistance finding your way, you can go to the Port Authority Welcome Center, located in every terminal’s arrivals hall. The staff there can help you find a reliable taxi company, the best subway route or give directions to the car hire desks.

Practical Information

Because the US has a Visa Waiver Programme (VWP) in place, visitors with a British passport don’t need to apply for a visa for tourist visits of up to 90 days. Passengers travelling under the VWP need to provide details of their journey online at least 72 hours before departure. This should be done through the Electronic System for Travel Authorisation (ESTA) website.

What to Expect in New York

Weather in New York is seasonal, with hot summers and snowy winters. Temperatures can reach an average of 29°c during the summer and fall into minus figures during the winter.

The cost of living in New York is significantly higher than in Birmingham. You can expect to pay more for transport, eating out and accommodation. A mid-range meal for two is likely to set you back about $75.00. However, shopping in New York is a popular option as designer labels can often be found at much cheaper prices than in the UK.

Your jetlag upon arrival shouldn’t be too bad. The UK is just five hours ahead of New York.

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