Cheap flights from Birmingham Airport to Europe's best destinations for under £50

With the UK's weather being notoriously unpredictable, those in search of sunshine might be tempted to head overseas for warmer temperatures. While holidays abroad can often come with a hefty price tag, there are some bargain destinations that won't break the bank.

We've sifted through numerous flights departing from Birmingham Airport to bring you the best deals for under £50. We found inexpensive round-trip flights to popular holiday spots and lesser-known cities in countries such as Spain, Italy, France and more.

Check out our top picks below.

Milan - £43 return.

Ryanair is offering a fantastic deal on return flights from Birmingham to Milan this May, priced at just £43 per person. Travellers will depart from Birmingham at 7.25pm on Sunday, May 19 and return a week later on Sunday, May 26, landing just before midnight, reports Birmingham Live.

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Milan is an excellent city for exploring on foot, with plenty to see within walking distance. Spend your week indulging in Italian cuisine, visiting world-class museums and grand cathedrals like the stunning Duomo, and shopping at high-end fashion boutiques and innovative design stores.

Book flights directly through the Ryanair website or compare the best prices on Skyscanner.

Malaga - £49 return.

Ryanair is offering flights to Spain's Costa del Sol for a mere £49 this May, just within budget. Holidaymakers can bask in mid 20s temperatures and enjoy a beach holiday combined with an intriguing city break.

Malaga, a favourite destination of the rich and famous, offers the glamour of Marbella and the clear Mediterranean waters. Its vibrant city centre features colourful street art, captivating architecture, lush parks and an ancient Roman theatre.

Flights depart at 8.45pm on Monday, May 6 and return from Malaga at 10.35pm on Tuesday, May 14, landing in Birmingham after midnight. Flights can be booked with Ryanair or Skyscanner online.

Barcelona - £47 return

Barcelona is another bargain from Ryanair at £47 return - leaving Birmingham at 8.35pm on Monday, May 13 and returning eight days later at 2.10pm on Tuesday, May 21.

Visitors can explore the Sagrada Familia, wander through the Gothic Quarter's alleyways, indulge in tapas and sangria, discover Barcelona's various food markets and soak up the sun at the beach.

Flights can be booked directly with Ryanair or through Skyscanner.

Bordeaux - £38 return

For the same price as a nice meal out, jet-setters could fly to France and back for £38 and spend seven days in beautiful Bordeaux. Enjoy some of the world's finest wine, hire a bike to explore Bordeaux's various quarters, marvel at the world's largest digital art museum and join the locals at the city's premier covered market.

You'll be jetting off on the 10.05pm Ryanair flight from Birmingham on Monday, June 10 and returning a week later on Monday, June 17, landing at 9.40pm. You can secure your booking with Ryanair online or via the Skyscanner website.

Paris - £30 return.

The most affordable international flights we found were to Paris, departing at the end of April and returning at the beginning of May. Travellers will depart from BHX at 4.15pm on Sunday April 28 and arrive back at 11.15am on Saturday, May 4, giving ample time to explore the city and immerse in Parisian culture.

After visiting the iconic Eiffel Tower and viewing the Mona Lisa at the Louvre, visitors can experience local life at Paris' food and flea markets, watch a memorable show at the Moulin Rouge, taste the world's best croissants and cycle around the expansive gardens of Versailles.

Flights can be booked directly with Ryanair or through the Skyscanner website here.

Budapest - £44 return.

Enjoy six nights in Hungary's vibrant capital with return flights for just £44. Depart on the Wizz Air 9.15am service from Birmingham and return to Brum for 5.25pm on Saturday, May 4, flying back with Ryanair.

Budapest is a bustling city rich in history. Visit the Buda Castle, a former Royal palace now serving as the National Gallery, admire the impressive St Stephen's Basilica, cruise along the Danube, enjoy cocktails in a rooftop bar and unwind in the thermal waters at Szechenyi Baths.

If you're looking to book flights, Skyscanner is a great option, or you can book separately through Wizz Air and Ryanair.

Berlin - £35 return

For city break enthusiasts, Berlin offers a wealth of interesting sights, from museums to iconic landmarks. You can hop between cool pubs and trendy bars and experience the city's epic nightlife scene.

Ryanair has a budget-friendly deal on return flights this June, departing from Birmingham at 8am on Saturday, June 1 and returning on Saturday, June 8, landing at 7.35am. You can book your flights through Skyscanner here or directly through Ryanair.

Zadar - £41 return

For those who have always wanted to visit Croatia but wish to avoid the crowds of Split and Dubrovnik, Zadar is an excellent choice. The historic city on the Dalmatian coast offers quiet beaches, stunning sunsets and is within easy reach of national parks.

Ryanair offers £41 return flights departing from Birmingham at 7.55am on Sunday, May 12 and returning early on Sunday, May 19, landing at 7.25am. You can compare prices on Skyscanner or book directly through Ryanair.

Stockholm - £32 return

Ryanair also has a fantastic deal on flights to Stockholm for just £32 return. Depart from Birmingham Airport at 5.15pm on Saturday, April 27 and arrive back in Brum at 4.50pm on Saturday, May 4 after a week away in the Swedish capital.

Visitors will find plenty to do in the city over a week. Wander through the charming old town with its cobblestone streets and vibrant buildings, select from numerous intriguing museums, navigate Stockholm's waterways by boat, and take a plunge in Lake Malaren.

You can book flights to Stockholm via Skyscanner or directly through Ryanair.

All the prices mentioned above are for flights only and were accurate at the time of writing. Different airlines have varying rules regarding what luggage you can carry on board and the cost of upgrading.

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