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Birmingham-Huntsville Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There is one daily train from Birmingham to Huntsville. Traveling by train from Birmingham to Huntsville usually takes around one hour and 50 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance84 mi (136 km)
Fastest train1h 50m
Lowest price$44.89
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
Train lines1

Price trends for trains from Birmingham to Huntsville

Monthly average prices

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Which train should you take from Birmingham to Huntsville?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Birmingham, Alabama to Huntsville, 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
Amtrak11h 51m$44.89
  • Amtrak

    Amtrak

    Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey. On average, there are 1 Amtrak trains from Birmingham to Huntsville every day, as well as 1 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $45.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Birmingham to Huntsville 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.

Can you take a train all the way from Birmingham to Huntsville?

Currently there is not a train that travels the entire distance without requiring you to switch onto a connecting vehicle. However, there are direct buses from Birmingham to Huntsville.

How long is the train journey from Birmingham to Huntsville?

The distance between Birmingham and Huntsville is approximately 84 miles, or 136 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 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 Birmingham to Huntsville are the most crowded on Wednesday. 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 Thursday 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 Birmingham at 7:00pm and arrives in Huntsville about an hour later.

Is there a direct train from Birmingham to Huntsville?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Huntsville 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 Huntsville to Birmingham. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Birmingham to Huntsville for $39.90.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Birmingham?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Birmingham.

Where is the train station in Huntsville?

Arrival stations

Huntsville has one train station.

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