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Birmingham-Trenton Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are 2 daily trains from Birmingham to Trenton. Traveling by train from Birmingham to Trenton usually takes around 26 hours and 15 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Crescent train can make the trip in 22 hours and 16 minutes.

Distance810 mi (1304 km)
Fastest train22h 16m
Lowest price$199.71
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
Train lines2

Which train should you take from Birmingham to Trenton?

2 train services operate from Birmingham, Alabama to Trenton, New Jersey. However, each train line only offers one daily trip.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak11d 6h 13m$199.71
Amtrak Crescent122h 16m$199.71
  • 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 Trenton every day, as well as 0 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $200.

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  • 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 Birmingham to Trenton take about 22 hours and 16 minutes and the cost of a one-way train ticket on the Crescent starts from $200.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Birmingham to Trenton 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 Birmingham to Trenton?

The distance between Birmingham and Trenton is approximately 810 miles, or 1304 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 26 hours and 15 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 22 hours and 16 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Birmingham to Trenton 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 Saturday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Birmingham at 5:00pm while the last train of the day leaves at 5:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Birmingham to Trenton?

Trains leave the station in Birmingham twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. One of these is a direct train, which will typically get you to Trenton faster. While it might still have stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains during your trip.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Trenton to Birmingham.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Birmingham?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Birmingham.

Where is the train station in Trenton?

Arrival stations

Trenton has one train station.

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