The average price of a 7-day trip to Birmingham is $1,113 for a solo traveler, $1,999 for a couple, and $3,747 for a family of 4. Birmingham hotels range from $37 to $170 per night with an average of $59, while most vacation rentals will cost $100 to $400 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Birmingham Airport (BHX) are between $665 and $987 per person for economy flights and $2,087 to $3,097 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $22 to $51 per person per day for transportation and enjoying local restaurants.

See below for average, budget, and luxury trip costs. You can also look up flight costs from your airport for more tailored flight pricing.

 

The Cheapest Times to Visit Birmingham, GB

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to BHX and stay in a Birmingham hotel:

  • January 8th to March 25th
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • September 3rd to December 9th (except the week of October 29th)

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Birmingham is usually mid November.

 

Average Birmingham Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Birmingham for a week is $748-$1,636($107-$234 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $22 to $51 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $372 to $829 for economy

Lodging: $37 to $58 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $61 to $75 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Birmingham for a week is $1,860-$3,138($266-$448 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $44 to $102 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $744 to $1,658 for economy

Lodging: $37 to $58 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $61 to $75 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Birmingham for a week is $2,548-$5,440($364-$777 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $88 to $204 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,488 to $3,316 for economy

Lodging: $74 to $116 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $85 to $113 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Birmingham

How cheap can you make a vacation to Birmingham? The cheapest trip to Birmingham is about $84 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 4% of rentals are available in the $0 to $100 range for an entire place, and vacation rentals can be booked for as low as $20 per night. These inexpensive rentals must be booked as early as possible and may not be in the most desirable areas. 1-star hotels are more likely to be available, with rooms starting at around $31.

Even cheaper trips are possible depending on where you live and whether you can drive. Check the cheapest times to fly for more saving ideas.

Budget Solo Traveler

The lowest cost for one person to visit Birmingham for a week is $590-$1,385($84-$198 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $14 to $28 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $372 to $829 for economy

Lodging: $31 to $37 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $20 to $60 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Birmingham for a week is $1,060-$2,410($151-$344 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $28 to $56 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $744 to $1,658 for economy

Lodging: $31 to $37 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $20 to $60 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Birmingham for a week is $2,060-$4,640($294-$663 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $56 to $112 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,488 to $3,316 for economy

Lodging: $62 to $74 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $30 to $90 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is easy to travel to Birmingham cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Birmingham Trip

There is no true ceiling on the cost of a luxury trip, so our estimates are based on what most people do in Birmingham.

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Birmingham for a week is $1,613-$8,243($230-$1,178 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $48 to $107 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $785 to $2,454 for first class

Lodging: $82 to $170 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $400 to $840 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Birmingham for a week is $2,734-$11,446($391-$1,635 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $96 to $214 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,570 to $4,908 for first class

Lodging: $82 to $170 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $400 to $840 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Birmingham for a week is $5,468-$19,868($781-$2,838 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $192 to $428 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $3,140 to $9,816 for first class

Lodging: $164 to $340 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $600 to $1,176 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Birmingham Hotel Prices

The cost of staying in Birmingham is lower than the average city. On average hotels are less expensive than vacation rentals. Luxury vacation rentals are more expensive in Birmingham due to very high property costs. The graphs below show how much cost can vary depending on the type of experience you’re looking for.

Birmingham Lodging Cost by Star Status

The average price for the class of hotel is on the (y) axis. The hotel class (out of 5 stars) is on the (x) axis.

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Hotel Price

Prices are based on Birmingham hotel averages and may not reflect current prices. In some cases, we extrapolate prices to estimate costs, and hotels with your desired star rating may not be available.

Vacation Rental Prices

The percent of vacation rentals in the price range is on the left (y) axis. Price range is on the bottom (x) axis.

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Percent of rentals

There are a healthy amount of vacation rentals serving all budgets in Birmingham.

 

Flight Costs to Birmingham

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $987 average in late December to a low of $665 in mid November. Median flight price is $733. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Birmingham our data includes 271 originating airports, and 144 airlines. The area has average variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Birmingham from an airport like Stewart International (SWF) in Newburgh/Poughkeepsie, NY (the United States) for an average $20,563 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Dublin (DUB) in Dublin (Ireland) at an average of just $79.

 

Average Flight Cost by Season

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Worldwide Flight Prices

Average Flight Cost by Day of Week

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Departure Day Prices
Return Day Prices

 

The cheapest day to fly in is typically Tuesday, and the cheapest day to fly back is usually Tuesday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In Birmingham, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $322, so you can easily save about 48% simply by using our free flight guides and booking in advance.

 

Daily Expenses Budget

Daily vacation expenses vary more based on what you’re interested in doing. A fine dining restaurant with drinks around Birmingham can easily cost $210 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $14 per person. Private tours can cost $423 per day, but self-guided tours to see the outdoor sights can be free. Costs vary wildly, so recommendations are made based on the cost of living and averages we see for this type of vacation.

 

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