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Journey Information

Nashville to Birmingham bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$39.31
Fastest time3h 45m
Trips per day2
Bus lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Nashville to Birmingham during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How much is a bus ticket from Nashville to Birmingham?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $44.38 was the low point for bus fares from Nashville to Birmingham. Buses from Birmingham to Nashville are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $44.38 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 29 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $50.12 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 6 hours and 47 minutes to cover the 183 miles (294 kilometers) from Nashville, TN to Birmingham, AL. However, the fastest bus only takes 3 hours and 45 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Friday is the busiest travel day for buses as people head from Nashville to Birmingham for the weekend. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Nashville?

The first bus leaves at 10:00am and the last bus leaves at 9:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Nashville to Birmingham, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are usually only 2 buses per day from Nashville to Birmingham. One bus is a direct connection, meaning that you can stay on the same vehicle for the entire trip, without having to transfer onto a connecting bus at any point.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Nashville to Birmingham; ticket prices start at $58.33.

What bus companies travel from Nashville to Birmingham?

There is one bus company that operates from Nashville to Birmingham. Greyhound is the one bus line that services this route. Although it's the sole option, there are a couple of different travel times to choose from each day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound26h 47m$62.14

Book Greyhound from Nashville to Birmingham from $39. There are 2 Greyhound schedules from Nashville to Birmingham and you can expect on average to pay $62 for a Greyhound ticket to Birmingham. In Nashville, Greyhound departs to Birmingham from Bus Terminal - 709 5Th Ave S and no other station. In Birmingham, Greyhound arrives at Bus Terminal - 618 N 19th St and no other station. An average trip on Greyhound from Nashville to Birmingham takes 6 hours and 47 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Birmingham in 3 hours and 45 minutes, On weekends, Greyhound offers 2 trips per day and you could expect to pay $68 for a weekend getaway trip to Birmingham.

Where does the bus leave from in Nashville?

Most buses depart from the main station in Nashville, Tennessee:

  • Bus Terminal - 709 5Th Ave S

Where does the bus arrive in Birmingham?

All buses from Nashville arrive at one main station in Birmingham, Alabama:

  • Bus Terminal - 618 N 19th St

Price trends for buses from Nashville to Birmingham

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