Although there is a great amount to see and do on UK shores, many players take advantage of the low-flight costs to numerous destinations in Europe.

The closest major airport to Coventry is Birmingham (20 min train, 30 min drive).

Where can I fly to from Birmingham?

Birmingham Airport currently serves more than 140 direct scheduled and charter routes and offers an additional 280 possible connections worldwide. This gives passengers a choice of over 400 direct or one-stop flights.

Find out what destinations you can fly to from Birmingham Airport here.

Which airlines operate from Birmingham?

Approximately 50 airlines operate to over 140 direct routes, including daily flights to New York, Istanbul, Dubai and frequent services to major European hubs. A further 280 global connections are available via hub airports including Delhi, Dubai, Istanbul, Frankfurt, Amsterdam and Paris. 

Find out what airlines operate from Birmingham Airport here.

A good website to compare flights offered by these companies is SkyScanner.

There is also the option of travelling by train to Paris (including the magical Disneyland), Amsterdam, Belgium (Brussels and Bruges) and Germany (Düsseldorf).

Trains depart from Kings Cross-St Pancras (London) – one hour train journey from Coventry. To Paris via the Channel Tunnel it takes just 2 hours 15 minutes from London.