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There is one daily train from Birmingham to Nashville. Traveling by train from Birmingham to Nashville usually takes around 4 hours and 5 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.
|Distance||183 mi (294 km)|
|Fastest train||4h 5m|
|Trains per day||1|
|Most frequent service||Amtrak|
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Which train should you take from Birmingham to Nashville?
Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Birmingham, Alabama to Nashville, Tennessee. 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.
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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 Nashville every day, as well as 1 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $56.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Birmingham to Nashville 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 Nashville?
How long is the train journey from Birmingham to Nashville?
The distance between Birmingham and Nashville is approximately 183 miles, or 294 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 hours and 5 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 Nashville are the most crowded on Sunday. 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 Monday 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 Nashville around 4 hours later.
Is there a direct train from Birmingham to Nashville?
Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Nashville with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains.
Where is the train station in Birmingham?
There is one train station in Birmingham.
Where is the train station in Nashville?
Nashville has one train station.
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