The cheapest times to fly from SMI to BHX are

  • July 23rd to September 30th (except the weeks of July 30th and August 20th)

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 SMI to BHX is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $727 for Saturday flights during mid October, or as low as $485 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Birmingham

Flying from Samos (SMI) to Birmingham (BHX) will usually cost between $492 to $622 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $503. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid October, with an average price of $622. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $120 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $512 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SMI to BHX flight.

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

SMI to BHX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SMI to BHX flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Samos. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.19, 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 out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $121 (19%) 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 $499. Return trip prices are from the BHX to SMI 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 SMI to BHX can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 4 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 SMI to BHX while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: London Luton Airport (LTN) in London

  • 71 miles (114 km) away from BHX
  • Usually 13.87% less expensive than BHX
  • 2-layover flights available

See SMI to LTN flights

Destination alternative #2: London Gatwick Airport (LGW) in London

  • 112 miles (180 km) away from BHX
  • Usually 4.49% less expensive than BHX
  • 1-layover flights available

See SMI to LGW flights


Flight Hacking SMI 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 SMI to BHX — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Venice (SMI > VCE > BHX)

  • Price for both tickets: $391
  • Average savings: $122 (23.73%)

See SMI to HAJ flights

Hack #2: Hannover (SMI > HAJ > BHX)

  • Price for both tickets: $414
  • Average savings: $99 (19.24%)

See SMI to VCE flights

Hack #3: Dusseldorf (SMI > DUS > BHX)

  • Price for both tickets: $417
  • Average savings: $96 (18.65%)

See SMI to DUS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 15 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Baltic, Air France, atlasglobal, CSA, Eurowings, Iberia, Kenya Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, Olympic, SAS, Singapore Airlines, Smartwings, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Birmingham Airport to Samos Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1712 miles or 2755 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SMI to BHX flight is about 4 hour 4 minutes.

How many flights go between Samos and Birmingham?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 25 available flights from SMI to BHX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeSMI
Origination airport nameSamos Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeBHX
Destination airport nameBirmingham Airport
Countrythe United Kingdom


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