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The cheapest times to fly from LEX to BHX are

  • January 1st to March 25th
  • April 16th to June 3rd
  • October 15th to December 9th (except the weeks of October 29th and November 19th)

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 LEX to BHX is early to mid May. Prices can be as high as $1667 for Saturday flights during late August to early September, or as low as $701 for Tuesday flights around early to mid May.

 

When to Fly to Birmingham

Flying from Lexington, KY (LEX) to Birmingham (BHX) will usually cost between $909 to $1561 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid May with an average ticket price of $841. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late August to early September, with an average price of $1572. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $731 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1098 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LEX to BHX flight.

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

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LEX to BHX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LEX to BHX flight is priced close to the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Lexington. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.17, which is 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 Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Lexington. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $122 (10%) 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 $1066. Return trip prices are from the BHX to LEX flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from LEX to BHX can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 2 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 LEX to BHX while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) in Leeds/Bradford

  • 98 miles (158 km) away from BHX
  • Usually 33.52% less expensive than BHX
  • 2-layover flights available

See LEX to LBA flights

Destination alternative #2: London Heathrow Airport (LHR) in London

  • 87 miles (140 km) away from BHX
  • Usually 24.77% less expensive than BHX
  • 1-layover flights available

See LEX to LHR flights

Destination alternative #3: London Gatwick Airport (LGW) in London

  • 112 miles (180 km) away from BHX
  • Usually 18.90% less expensive than BHX
  • 2-layover flights available

See LEX to LGW flights

Destination alternative #4: Manchester Airport (MAN) in Manchester

  • 66 miles (106 km) away from BHX
  • Usually 8.20% less expensive than BHX
  • 1-layover flights available

See LEX to MAN flights

Destination alternative #5: London City Airport (LCY) in London

  • 101 miles (163 km) away from BHX
  • Usually 11.75% less expensive than BHX
  • 2-layover flights available

See LEX to LCY flights

Destination alternative #6: Cardiff Airport (CWL) in Cardiff

  • 100 miles (161 km) away from BHX
  • Usually 3.19% less expensive than BHX
  • 2-layover flights available

See LEX to CWL flights

 

Flight Hacking LEX to BHX

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 LEX to BHX — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (LEX > JFK > BHX)

  • Price for both tickets: $869
  • Average savings: $229 (20.86%)

See LEX to JFK flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (LEX > LGA > BHX)

  • Price for both tickets: $874
  • Average savings: $224 (20.4%)

See LEX to LGA flights

Hack #3: Boston, MA (LEX > BOS > BHX)

  • Price for both tickets: $889
  • Average savings: $209 (19.03%)

See LEX to BOS flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from LEX to BHX? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Baltic, Air France, American, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Birmingham Airport to Blue Grass Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3921 miles or 6310 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from LEX to BHX?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LEX to BHX flight is about 8 hour 2 minutes.

How many flights go between Lexington, KY and Birmingham?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 18 available flights from LEX to BHX.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeLEX
Origination airport nameBlue Grass Airport
CityLexington, KY
Countrythe United States
Latitude38
Longitude-84.6

Return Airport

Destination codeBHX
Destination airport nameBirmingham Airport
CityBirmingham
Countrythe United Kingdom
Latitude52.5
Longitude-1.7

 

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