The cheapest times to fly from AUH to BHM are

  • January 8th to March 18th (except the weeks of February 5th and February 19th)
  • May 21st to July 1st
  • September 10th to December 2nd (except the week of October 15th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from AUH to BHM is mid November. Prices can be as high as $2589 for Saturday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $1102 for Tuesday flights around mid November.


When to Fly to Birmingham

Flying from Abu Dhabi (AUH) to Birmingham, AL (BHM) will usually cost between $1123 to $1497 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid November with an average ticket price of $1113. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $1567. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $454 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1211 can be considered a good price for a round-trip AUH to BHM flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the AUH to BHM route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

AUH to BHM Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the AUH to BHM flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Abu Dhabi. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Birmingham, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Abu Dhabi. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $174 (12%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1209. Return trip prices are from the BHM to AUH flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from AUH to BHM can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 14 hour 50 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from AUH to BHM while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) in Atlanta, GA

  • 134 miles (216 km) away from BHM
  • Usually 0.66% less expensive than BHM
  • 1-layover flights available

See AUH to ATL flights


Flight Hacking AUH to BHM

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from AUH to BHM — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Moscow (AUH > DME > BHM)

  • Price for both tickets: $1100
  • Average savings: $111 (9.17%)

See AUH to IST flights

Hack #2: Istanbul (AUH > IST > BHM)

  • Price for both tickets: $1119
  • Average savings: $92 (7.56%)

See AUH to DME flights

Hack #3: Cairo (AUH > CAI > BHM)

  • Price for both tickets: $1186
  • Average savings: $25 (2.07%)

See AUH to CAI flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from AUH to BHM? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, American, British Airways, Delta, Etihad, Gulf Air, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport to Abu Dhabi International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7692 miles or 12379 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from AUH to BHM?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop AUH to BHM flight is about 14 hour 50 minutes.

How many flights go between Abu Dhabi and Birmingham, AL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 13 available flights from AUH to BHM.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeAUH
Origination airport nameAbu Dhabi International Airport
CityAbu Dhabi
Countrythe United Arab Emirates

Return Airport

Destination codeBHM
Destination airport nameBirmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport
CityBirmingham, AL
Countrythe United States


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