Airports in Miami
Miami city centre
Flights to Miami: practical information
Cheap airlines to Miami
Miami is one of the most accessible cities in the US from the UK. Miami International Airport (MIA) is an essential transportation hub which means you need an extra hour at the airport just to check your bags! Nearby is also Fort Lauderdale International Airport (FLL), just a 25-40 minute drive. If you're looking for the best deal, compare Miami flight prices between the two airports.
When to book flights to Miami
Miami can be busy just about any time of the year, especially when so many travellers are looking to kick the winter blues with a little beach time in January. This is peak time in Florida so if you want to avoid the crowds on your holidays in Miami then the shoulder season is ideal.
- Peak season: January to April.
- Low season: June through August. Hurricane season falls between June and November.
Direct flights to Miami from London take 9h 10min.
Experience Miami: what to do, what to see
Situated on the south-eastern coast of Florida, the city of Miami enjoys a tropical climate thanks to its close proximity to the Tropic of Cancer. Its reputation for great beaches and rad social scene don't let down. Miami is the place to be as long as the weather's fine.
Essentials in Miami
Everglades National Park: The best attraction in Miami isn't even located within city limits! This huge national park, most of which is underwater, is a tropical paradise. There are a number of endangered species among the park's protected wildlife including leopards and crocodiles. The park is easiest reached with a Miami rent car.
Miami Zoo: If the park wasn't enough, then visit one of the most famous zoos on the planet. The animal enclosures are large and mimic the animals' natural habitats.
South Beach: Miami's seaside neighbourhood is jam-packed with art galleries, cosy hotels, night-clubs and bars. It's a hot spot on the weekend and Americans come from all over the country to enjoy it.
Find more information on miamiandbeaches.com.
Accommodations in Miami
Prices for hotels in Miami change as quickly as the fashions of the season. During the low season, summer, you can pay as much as 50% less than the city's winter rates. Also, if you're looking for a deal, try searching between Easter and Memorial Day.