About Birmingham


Let's have a look around into background of Birmingham

Let’s have a look around into background of Birmingham, Alabama

  • County: Jefferson
  • State: Alabama
  • Country: United States
  • Latitude: 33.5205556
  • Longitude: -86.8025
  • Time zone: US/Central
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -5 hours

Weather in Birmingham

  • Climate: Humid Sub-tropical Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: March through May/September through November

Location

Location – Birmingham is a city in the state of Alabama.

Distance from Birmingham center to Airport

Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport  is a public-use airport, which is located 5 miles, north-east of Norfolk

  • Driving Distance: 12 miles / 19 km
  • Driving Time: 31 Minutes
  • Languages: English followed by Spanish, Chinese, etc.

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport  
  •  Rail: Amtrak, Birmingham station
  • Road: Bus – Greyhound ; Taxi – Silver Cab

Customs and Tipping

  • For Restaurants and Bars:
    • Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.
  • For Hotels:
    • Room Service: 10 – 15% of the Bill
    • Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
    • Concierge: Between $5 - $25
  • Valet Parking:
    • Parking or Returning Car: $1 - $2 

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Sparks,
  • Sun Valley,
  • Placerville

Emergency Contact Numbers in Birmingham city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 911
  • Railroad: (205) 324-3033 (Amtrak, Birmingham station)
  • Cab: +1 205-701-2222(Silver Cab)
  • Airport: +1 205-595-0533 (Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport  )
  • Hospital: +1 205-934-3411 (UAB Hospital)

Events

  • Shifting Conversations About Contemporary Art
  • Symphony in the Summer
  • Tannehill Trade Days

Tourist Attractions

  • The Birmingham Museum of Art 
  • McWane Science Center
  • Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark

Theatre & Concerts

  • Alabama Theatre
  • AMC Summit 16
  • Regal Cinemas Trussville 16

Visit Top Restaurants in Birmingham

  • Highlands Bar & Grill
  • Gianmarco's Restaurant
  • Hot and Hot Fish Club

Top Shopping Centers in Birmingham

  • The Summit Birmingham
  •  Brookwood Village
  • Soca Clothing

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Samuel Ullman Museum
  • Birmingham History Center
  • Linn Park

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Beef carpaccio-Bottega Restaurant
  • Torte di Granchio-Amore Ristorante Italiano

Sports Club

  • Master Scarsella’s World Class Tae Kwon Do
  •  Regions Field
  • Alabama Tennis Association

 

Shelling Out Dollars

Rent Per Month

  • Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre- 880.21 $
  • Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre- 637.50 $
  • Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre- 1,458.17 $
  • Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre- 983.33 $

Transportation

  • Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)- 4.50$
  • Taxi 1hourWaiting (Normal Tariff)- 24.00$

Information about Emeryville

Nearby Tourist Cities

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Oakland International Airport
  • Rail: Amtrak: National Rail Passenger System.
  • Road: Bus: BART, AC Transit, and Emery Go Round

Airport

The nearest major airport is Oakland International Airport (OAK / KOAK).

  • Driving Distance: 12 miles / 19 km
  • Driving Time: 22 Minutes
  • Languages: English followed by Spanish being the most widely spoken languages.

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: $5 Minimum
  • Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
  • Concierge: Between $5 - $25

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: $2 - $5 
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