When to find the cheapest flights to Waterford
Waterford: Viking towers, coast towns and crystal
|Waterford city centre|
|Waterford Airport (WAT): 5 mi from city centre|
Flights to Waterford: practical information
Cheap airlines to Waterford
Waterford is one of Ireland's oldest cities and one with an interesting medieval history. Planning to discover Waterford this holiday? Start with cheap flights to Waterford Airport (WAT). There are flights from Birmingham to Waterford onboard Flybe. There are no direct flights to Waterford from London.
When to book flights to Waterford
Waterford, unlike other places in Ireland, enjoys some pretty glorious weather in the summertime. If planning your holiday in Waterford for July and August, best t book your Waterford flights at least three months in advance. In winter, 6 weeks is time enough.
- Peak season: Summer, July through August.
- Low season: Winter is generally rainy and cool.
Flights to Waterford from Birmingham take 1 hour 20 minutes.
Experience Waterford: what to see, what to do
Waterford's medieval history attracts many from around the world. The city's reputation for crystal making is also interesting. Tour a crystal workshop, explore the coast with a Waterford car hire and discover the city's viking past at the Reginald's Tower.
Essentials in Waterford
Crystal making: Waterford crystal is the city's biggest export. The glass is hand-blown and cut and you'll find plenty of showrooms in The Mall. Take a tour of the factory of Cork Road.
Reginald's Tower: The city was founded by Reginall and the tower is the oldest civic building in Ireland and the oldest to retain its original Viking name.
The coast: Coastal highlights around Waterford include Dunmore East, a charming fishing village and Dungarvan, a city with a really spectacular harbour. Ardmore has a very pretty beach and some stunning cliff walks.
Find more information on Waterford Tourism.
Accommodations in Waterford
There are several hotels in Waterford to choose from while you visit. Common names like Travelodge and Ramada are located on Cork Road while there are also nice hotels overlooking Tramore Bay but tend to be more expensive.