Book flights from Birmingham to Perth with Qatar Airways
Flying from Birmingham
Birmingham International Airport is just five miles from the UK’s second largest city and serves the midlands and heartland of the country. Modern, efficient and with the emphasis on the customer experience, it’s a rapidly expanding airport that offers the best in both facilities and warm welcomes.
Customers flying from Birmingham with Qatar Airways will find it a convenient alternative to Heathrow or Gatwick if they are staying in the north or midlands, and its proximity to the internationally renowned Birmingham NEC conference centre makes it a key airport for business customers.
Transportation and parking
Transportation is excellent and the free Air-Rail monorail connects the airport to the nearby Birmingham International railway station in just two minutes. Buses run to and from New Street station in the heart of the city, taking around 15 minutes. Taxis are plentiful and can be booked by your hotel concierge in advance. Journey time is approximately 25 minutes, depending on traffic conditions. There are three multi-storey car parks offering short and medium-term stays, and two long-stay car parks are also available, located close to the A45 and linked to the terminal by frequent shuttle buses.
At the airport
Customers flying from Birmingham with Qatar Airways depart from the main Departures area. The airport is very busy, and the completion of the new runway has increased the volume of passengers considerably, so allow extra time before your flight is due to depart to check-in and clear the tight security checks.
Facilities and amenities
The airport is very business-passenger friendly, with its own dedicated business centre providing plenty of meeting rooms and conference facilities. Free Wi-Fi is easy to connect to throughout the terminal, and retail outlets offer a good selection of travel and luxury goods, as well as Duty Free items. A multi-faith prayer room is open for devotions, and baby-changing facilities are also on offer.
Food and drink are provided by a number of outlets and vendors, offering both local and international cuisine, fast food, snacks and beverages. The airport is also accessible, with excellent access and assistance for those with mobility issues.
With flights from Birmingham to Perth with Qatar Airways, you will have access to an unparalleled degree of in-flight comfort and luxury from the moment you check-in. Choose from a fine selection of exclusive in-flight services throughout your flight, while delicious food and ample personal space will leave you relaxed and ready to explore this dynamic Australian city.
The beautiful capital of Western Australia was built next to Swan River, where it meets the coast. Overlooking magnificent views in all directions, even this city’s suburbs lie along fine sandy beaches, while green open spaces such as the Botanic Garden and Kings Park add make this booming city even more picturesque. Perth has a vibrant and rich cultural scene too, with the Perth Cultural Centre home to state opera and ballet companies, and there are also many art galleries and world-class museums to visit when you arrive with Qatar Airways.
Arriving in Perth
Book a flight to Perth with Qatar Airways and the first thing you’ll notice when you arrive is just how laid-back this beautiful city is. Energetic and vibrant and with a strong emphasis on culture and the arts, Perth is nevertheless a relaxed, easy-going city that welcomes visitors.
A fusion of traditional Victorian buildings and ultra-modern architecture gives Perth a very individualistic character. But its parks, beaches and open spaces are the real draw, giving it a spacious feel that offers little oases of calm in the heart of a busy city.
Modern Perth started as a British settlement in the early 19th century, and there is still plenty of evidence of the influence of the Victorians in the architecture, particularly in the Central Business District.
Look for Australia’s oldest mint, The Perth Mint, which is still producing coinage today. The Western Australian Museum charts the 45,000-year history of the indigenous Noongar people, while the Art Gallery of Western Australia recognises the ancient Aboriginal culture as well as more modern artists.
Other Perth highlights include a visit to the expansive Kings Park and Botanic Gardens, the Swan Bell Tower located on the banks of the Swan River, and Perth Zoo. The city’s beaches are also popular, with Cottlesloe Beach and Scarborough Beach particular favourites with the locals.
Qatar Airways flights to Perth arrive at Perth Airport. Visa restrictions for entry into the country will depend on your country of origin, length of stay and whether your trip is for business or pleasure.
Before you fly to Perth please check the visa and passport requirements.