Cheapest time to fly to Miami
Miami flights are available year round but the most popular time to visit is between December and March when the sunshine and dry weather are at their best and the events calendar is jam-packed with exciting festivals and occasions. Tickets to Miami are cheaper from July to October but this is due to the increased chance of storms as it’s considered hurricane season.
Best time to book your flight to Miami?
Cheap tickets to Miami can often be found by booking to fly on a Tuesday, Wednesday or Saturday. Flight to Miami can sometimes be cheap on a Thursday too. As with most flights, choosing to fly at an unsociable hour often lowers the price too. So take a look at return flights to Miami departing at dawn, overnight or during the dinner hour.
How long does it take to get from London to Miami?
Flights to Miami from London take about 9hr 25m and there are 5 Miami flights from UK operating per day.
Airports and airlines
Miami International Airport is the only airport serving the Miami, therefore all flights to Miami Florida arrive here.
Which airlines from UK fly to Miami?
Direct flights to Miami from the UK are operated by American Airline, Virgin Atlantic, British Airways and Thomas Cook Airlines. There are plenty of other airlines that fly to Miami International from the UK, but they will include a stopover en route. You can find flights to Miami from all the airports listed below, however only Heathrow to Miami offers a direct flight.
Getting around MIA
Miami International is the second-busiest airport in the US with about 100,000 passengers passing through on average per day. Miami Airport is shaped like a ‘U’, with three terminals: North, Central and South. When you arrive at MIA on an international flight, you’ll go through US Customs and Border Patrol first before moving to the baggage claim. There are moving walkways and a Skyride Connector to allow you to travel quickly between terminals. There are endless shops and restaurants to pass the time in the airport.
Getting to the city from the airport
There are plenty of ways to travel from the airport to the city once your Miami flight has landed. On the arrival (ground) level of the airport, there’s a number of taxicabs and shuttle buses available, whereas hotel shuttles can be found on the upper (departure) level of the airport. If you’re looking to rent a car, you’ll find the Rental Car Center in the Central Station which also offers a Metrobus and Metrorail service.