Flights from Ireland West Airport Knock to Birmingham
Flight information Ireland West Airport Knock to Birmingham
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Average flight time, total distance 498 kilometres
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Flights from Knock to Birmingham
This information is correct as of January 2016
Airlines that fly from Knock to Birmingham
Currently British Airways offer flights from Knock to Birmingham.
Terminal Information – Departing
Knock Airport is 126 miles from the centre of Dublin and would take approximately 2 hours and 35 minutes to reach by car. It is a handy gateway to the beautiful rugged coastline of Ireland and also the Knock Shrine which is a 20 minute drive from the airport. There is an Airport shuttles transfer to nearby Charlestown, where comprehensive transport links can be found. There is also car hire available from the airport.
The airport has just one terminal but a good range of facilities and services considering its size. These include free wi-fi internet, currency exchange services, several shops and newsagents and a selection of restaurants.
Terminal Information – Arriving
Birmingham Airports is just 8 miles from the centre of Birmingham and can be reached by car in approximately 25 minutes. It is also conveniently accessible from London via the M40 and M1. There is a free Air-Rail monorail that links Birmingham Airport directly to Birmingham International railway station. The journey time is 12 minutes and a single fare costs £2.30*. Various train operators run services to Manchester, London, Bournemouth, Northampton, Coventry and to destinations in Wales. Local bus services 900, 96 and 97 also run to various parts of the city centre. Taxis and car hire are also available from the airport.
Inside Birmingham Airport there are a good range of facilities including cash machines, currency exchange, free WiFi internet, cafes, restaurants, bars and fast food outlets; a large choice of shops including duty free, fashion, electronics and bookshops. There are medical and conference facilities, baby changing, airport parking and several hotels located just a short walk from the terminal.
You do not need your passport with you when you’re flying within the UK but some form of identification is required. There are printers in the check-in area of Knock Airport, so there is no need to panic if you forget to print your boarding pass. If you have a smartphone you can store your boarding card electronically on your phone. Security can scan the e-barcode so you don’t need to worry about paper at all.
We recommend leaving plenty of time at the airport, so try not to arrive any later than one hour before your flight is due to depart. Queues at security are longer at weekends and during school holidays, so it’s worth giving yourself extra time.
What to expect in Birmingham
Gritty Birmingham retains a legacy of industrial prowess and has gone on to become a vibrant and multi cultural city ideal for a weekend break. Shopaholics will love the Bull Ring and the Jewellery Quarter while the restored Victorian splendour of the New St Station houses even more retail therapy. Birmingham is home to iconic sights like the Selfridges building as well as outstanding art and history found in its museums and galleries; a fantastic nightlife filled with cool canal-side cocktail bars, live music venues and pulsating nightclubs not to mention gastronomic delights including the famous Cadbury’s Chocolate Factory! Prices are a little cheaper than the south of the UK but roughly average for the UK. A pint would cost from £2.50* upwards while a dinner for two with wine can be found for around £45*. Accommodation ranges from luxury hotels, B&Bs and backpacker hostels, ideal for those on a budget. With a mild maritime climate Birmingham can be rainy even during the summer months, however there are enough covered shopping malls and attractions to make Birmingham a great year-round destination. The hottest month is July and the ideal time to make the most of beer gardens and local parks.
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