Upgrade to a business class ticket on your flight from New York and take a break at the Aer Lingus lounge at terminal 5 in JFK. With shower facilities and complimentary meal and drink service, relaxing at our lounge at JFK will give you a true taste of Irish hospitality.
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Passengers arriving into the UK, excluding those arriving from Ireland, Isle of Man and Channel Islands who were there for the previous 10 days or more, are required to complete an online UK Passenger Locator Form before entering the UK.
Book your flight from New York 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.
The total flight time from New York to Birmingham UK is 9 hours and 20 minutes. The total distance is 3378 miles; 5436 km.
Once known as the “Workshop of the World,” Birmingham is the UK’s second-largest city. With over 50 km of picturesque canals, vibrant nightlife, and the best UK shopping outside of London, Birmingham offers travellers fun and memorable experience. Book your flight to Birmingham with Aer Lingus and rediscover the joys of retail therapy at the Bullring shopping area.
Arts in Birmingham
Head to Aston Hall, a Jacobean mansion known for its period rooms and artwork. View tapestries and portraits, see the detailed plasterwork in the Long Gallery, and keep an eye out for the cannonball hole in the staircase. Then go to the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, where you’ll find Anglo-Saxon gold metalwork known as the Staffordshire Hoard, a world-class Pre-Raphaelite art collection, and a children’s gallery.
Music and Nightlife in Birmingham
Attend a pop concert at Arena Birmingham, enjoy a classical performance at Symphony Hall, or discover the latest indie group at O2 Academy Birmingham. Afterwards, head to Broad Street, where you’ll find Birmingham’s best clubs, bars, and pubs.
Visit the historic Jewellery Quarter to browse finely made metal works and jewellery. Then, explore the sprawling Bullring and Grand Central shopping centres for the best in top brands. If visiting in season, be sure to spend some time at the Bull Ring Open Market for fresh produce and locally crafted goods.
A visa is not required for either tourist or business stays. You’ll need to comply with all government travel requirements. Please view specific documentation requirements on the U.S. Department of State's website. U.S. citizens don’t require transit visas to connect through Ireland into Europe.
For citizens of all other countries travelling from the U.S., requirements vary. It’s your own personal responsibility to ensure you’re in compliance with all relevant requirements, and you’re advised to check with the Irish consulate for the correct information.
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