Aer Lingus offers a regular connection between Chicago and Birmingham. Fly to Birmingham with Aer Lingus and look forward to an Irish welcome on board.
Book your flight to Birmingham with Aer Lingus and enjoy a complimentary in-flight meal and our in-flight entertainment system. We’ve also introduced new, enhanced cleaning procedures and air filtering systems. Enjoy a safe and convenient flight and a warm Irish welcome on board.
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The total flight time from Chicago to Birmingham is 7 hours and 50 minutes. The total distance is 6230km/3870mi.
Birmingham is Britain’s second-largest city and the major one in England’s West Midlands region, famous for its forward-thinking architecture and majestic waterways, lined with history, culture & lifestyle.
The Library of Birmingham
With amazing architecture, the ten-level Library shares a spacious entrance and foyer as well as a flexible studio theatre seating 300 people with the Birmingham Repertory Theatre. Sited in Centenary Square it, along with The REP and Symphony Hall, forms a new cultural heart for the city.
Around 4 miles south of Birmingham there’s the home of Britain’s most favourite confectionery. famous chocolate. It educates visitors about the history of cocoa, how chocolate is made, play in chocolate rain and add your favourite treat to a delicious pot of warm melted Cadbury Dairy Milk.
The Jewellery Quarter
The home of British jewellery with a growing arts scene and plenty of great restaurants and bars. Home to more diamond rings, finishing touches and tokens of love than anywhere else in the country, this is the beating heart of the nation’s jewellery manufacturing. An estimated 40% of British jewellery is made in Birmingham’s unique Jewellery Quarter.
Birmingham Airport is at the heart of the UK motorway network and is directly connected to Birmingham International Station by a free 'Air-Rail Link' system. The air-rail link takes two minutes to get to the station. You can also avail of taxis and bus service.
Taxi: The official Black taxi supplier to Birmingham Airport, transports passengers to the city centre in about 20 minutes. Just pick up one of the Black taxis from outside the main terminal. Expect to pay around £30-£40.
Bus: There are currently three National Express WM bus services that access the Airport and/or Birmingham International Station. Bus passengers can reach the Airport via two stops: directly onsite at the Airport Terminal, or at Birmingham International Interchange via the Air-Rail Link. Tickets can be purchased on the bus service, and cost £2.
Trains: Birmingham Airport is directly connected to over 100 towns and cities via Birmingham International Station and the free 'Air-Rail Link' monorail system. The Air-Rail Link takes two minutes to get to the station and operates between 03:30 and 00:30 hours daily. Between 00:30 and 02:00 hours, there is a courtesy bus in operation.
You may need a visa to go to the UK to study, work, visit or join family. There are different visas depending on where you come from, why you want to come to the UK, how long you want to stay and your personal circumstances and skills. Before you apply, you must check if you need a visa and what type you need. Depending on your nationality, you might not need a visa to visit or transit through the UK. Your application must be approved before you travel. See more information on applying for a visa to go to the UK.
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