Information about flights from Birmingham to Amsterdam
Those living in the West Midlands don't have to go via London to Amsterdam; an affordable and convenient flight from Birmingham to Amsterdam is currently operating from Birmingham Airport (BHX). Flights to Amsterdam Schipol (AMS) take off up to twelve times a day so it is easy to find one that suits your schedule. As the crow flies, there is 275 miles between the two cities and cheap flights from Birmingham are quick and convenient. Tickets for flights to Amsterdam can be bought for under £100, depending on season and availability.
Flights from Birmingham will arrive approximately 70 minutes after take-off. In Amsterdam, the airport is a walkable distance to the town centre. However, there are taxis available as well as bike hire, after all cycling is the most popular form of transport in The Netherlands. Those from Birmingham might expect the Dutch capital to be a quite sizable, but in fact it is only just over 700,000 which often puzzles visitors who have not been to Amsterdam before. While there is a relaxed attitude to recreational drugs, possession is still illegal outside of the famous cafes, so those who have taken advantage of cheap flights from Birmingham to Amsterdam are advised to keep their wits about them.
For lastminute.com travellers of a more cultural inclination, the museums and galleries of the Dutch capital contain some of the most famous artworks of van Gogh, van Eyck and Breughel. Local scenery is, as one might imagine, flat and the famous windmills and tulips are very much in evidence as soon as you land. Since Amsterdam is relatively quite small, it is an ideal destination for a mini break or perhaps a long weekend.
Flights from Birmingham to Amsterdam are often available to book literally at the last minute so spontaneous holidays are always an option. Naturally, if you are looking for cheap flights from Birmingham to Amsterdam, it is beneficial to plan ahead if possible, as most weekend and holiday flights from Birmingham airport will be naturally oversubscribed and thus more expensive too. A final word of advice to travellers: although everyone in Amsterdam has a pretty good grasp of English, it is good manners to learn a few basic Dutch phrases: numerous free apps are available to download.