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Anniston-Birmingham Train Schedule

Trip Summary

There is one daily train from Anniston to Birmingham. Traveling by train from Anniston to Birmingham usually takes around 2 hours and 13 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Crescent train can make the trip in one hour and 50 minutes.

Distance57 mi (91 km)
Fastest train1h 50m
Lowest price$27.43
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Crescent
Train lines1

Price trends for trains from Anniston to Birmingham

Monthly average prices

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Which train should you take from Anniston to Birmingham?

Amtrak Crescent is the one and only train line which connects Anniston, Alabama to Birmingham, Alabama. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Crescent12h 14m$27.43
  • Amtrak Crescent

    Amtrak Crescent

    The Crescent is Amtrak’s passenger train service that runs from New York to New Orleans by way of Atlanta. As an overnight service, the Crescent offers a variety of amenities and accommodation options. There’s also a café car where you can enjoy freshly prepared meals and a variety of soft and alcoholic beverages. Like all Amtrak trains, the Crescent offers free WiFi, power outlets and extra legroom. Train trips from Anniston to Birmingham take about 2 hours and 14 minutes and the cost of a one-way train ticket on the Crescent starts from $27.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Anniston to Birmingham during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train 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, train 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 train 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 train.

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 long is the train journey from Anniston to Birmingham?

The distance between Anniston and Birmingham is approximately 57 miles, or 91 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours and 13 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 50 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Anniston to Birmingham are the most crowded on Saturday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Wednesday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Anniston at 10:00am and arrives in Birmingham about an hour later.

Is there a direct train from Anniston to Birmingham?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Birmingham with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Birmingham to Anniston. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Anniston to Birmingham for $22.44.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Anniston?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Anniston.

Where is the train station in Birmingham?

Arrival stations

Birmingham has one train station.

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