Traveling from Boston to Birmingham
Boston Logan International Airport
The Boston Logan International Airport is located at 1 Harborside Drive, approximately four miles from downtown Boston. Numerous airlines service the airport, including US Airways, Virgin America, JetBlue and British Airways. Orbitz.com can help you find cheap flights from Boston. The website searches and displays your flight choices, so you can book one with a cheap rate.
Parking and Transportation
If you need to leave your car at the airport while you travel, there are several parking lots available. Most of the lots cost $27 per day to park; however, the airport does have an economy parking lot that offers long-term parking for $18 per day. There are shuttles that run from all of the parking lots to the airport terminals. The subway runs from downtown Boston to the airport. The trip takes between 35 and 45 minutes and costs $2. Taxicab services from downtown Boston to the airport cost between $25 and $45, depending on the length of the trip. The Orbitz.com website has the tools you need to reserve a rental car at your destination. This way, you don't have to wait at the airport. Your car will be ready for you when you arrive.
Dining at the Airport
When you use Orbitz.com to book cheap flights from Boston, you don't have to worry about your travel arrangements. This gives you plenty of time to grab a quick meal before you board your plane. The airport has a variety of dining options available, including Johnny Rockets, Vineyard Grille and Wolfgang Puck Gourmet Express.
Birmingham Airport Information
At Orbitz.com, you can book flights to Birmingham on numerous airlines, including Aer Lingus, Austrian Airlines, Emirates and the budget airlines easyJet and Flybe. The Birmingham Airport is located about six miles out of the city, off of Junction 6 of the M42.
Transportation from the Birmingham Airport
There are multiple public transportation options from the Birmingham Airport into the city. With the free Air Link train, you can connect to the Birmingham International Station; from there, you can catch trains into the city for about five dollars. The station also offers rail connections to cities around the country. Multiple bus companies, including city buses, Megabus and National Express, operate out of the airport. Fares vary from two dollars and up, depending on your final location. Metered taxis are readily available, and the drive into the city takes approximately 15 minutes. If you prefer to drive, you can use Orbitz.com to book rental cars from companies, including Avis, Budget and Enterprise.
Weather in Birmingham
Birmingham has a moderate climate, and temperatures rarely reach extremes. From May through October, temperatures generally stay between 60 and 70 degrees Fahrenheit. The rest of the year is cool, but temperatures rarely drop below 30 degrees Fahrenheit.
Things to Do in Birmingham
Birmingham has grown from a gritty, industrial city into a hub of culture. The Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery has a range of exhibits from famous artists, and the Barber Institute of Fine Arts displays various paintings by old masters. The city also has a wide range of shopping outlets, from high-end boutiques to budget chain stores. After you book flights to Birmingham, you can use the travel planner tools on Orbitz.com to find deals on activities in the city and around northern England.
Hampton by Hilton Birmingham Broad Street200 Broad Street, Birmingham 3.0 out of 5.0
Hampton by Hilton Birmingham Broad Street is 15 minutes on foot from New Street Station, and a 10-minute walk from the National Indoor Arena. Guests can walk ...
Hilton Birmingham MetropoleNational Exhibition Centre, Birmingham 4.0 out of 5.0
Situated near the airport, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of LG Arena and National Exhibition Centre. Pendigo Lake and National Motorcycle Museum are also ...
Hotel La TourAlbert Street, Birmingham 4.0 out of 5.0
Located in Birmingham City Centre, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Thinktank Birmingham Science Museum and Bullring Shopping Centre. Birmingham Cathedral ...
The Arden Hotel & Leisure ClubCoventry Road, Bickenhill, Solihull 3.0 out of 5.0
Situated near the airport, this hotel is 1.6 mi (2.6 km) from Pendigo Lake and 2.7 mi (4.3 km) from National Exhibition Centre. LG Arena is 2.7 mi (4.4 km) ...
nitenite cityhotels, Birmingham18 Holliday Street, Birmingham 2.5 out of 5.0
Located in Birmingham City Centre, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of CBSO Centre, International Convention Centre, and The Mailbox. Victoria Square and ...
Hampton By Hilton Birmingham City North98 - 104 Constitution Hill, Birmingham 3.5 out of 5.0
Situated in Birmingham, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Red Palace and Birmingham Cathedral. International Convention Centre and Bullring Shopping Centre ...
Novotel Birmingham AirportBirmingham Airport, Birmingham 4.0 out of 5.0
Novotel Birmingham Airport is a 1-minute walk from the terminal and 25 minutes by train from the city center. Guests can also ride the free SkyRail to the National ...
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