The cheapest times to fly from MEM to BHM are
- April 16th to May 13th (except the week of April 23rd)
- October 8th to February 25th (except the weeks of November 19th and December 24th)
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 MEM to BHM is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $538 for Sunday flights during late March, or as low as $178 for Wednesday flights around late January and early February.
When to Fly to Birmingham
Flying from Memphis, TN (MEM) to Birmingham, AL (BHM) will usually cost between $183 to $418 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $215. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late March, with an average price of $381. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $166 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $248 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MEM to BHM flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the MEM to BHM route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the MEM to BHM flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Memphis. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.73, which is above average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $136 (39%) on this flight.
Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $196. Return trip prices are from the BHM to MEM flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from MEM 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 1 hour 22 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 MEM to BHM while comparing.
- 135 miles (217 km) away from BHM
- Usually 7.46% less expensive than BHM
- 1-layover flights available
- 134 miles (216 km) away from BHM
- Usually 6.65% less expensive than BHM
- Nonstop flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from MEM to BHM? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Frontier, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport to Memphis International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 210 miles or 338 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from MEM to BHM?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop MEM to BHM flight is about 1 hour 22 minutes.
How many flights go between Memphis, TN and Birmingham, AL?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 76 available flights from MEM to BHM.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Memphis International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
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