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There are 2 daily trains from Birmingham to Dallas. Traveling by train from Birmingham to Dallas usually takes around 43 hours and 25 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak train can make the trip in 23 hours and 32 minutes.
|Distance||580 mi (934 km)|
|Fastest train||23h 32m|
|Most frequent service||Amtrak|
What is the price of a train ticket from Birmingham to Dallas?
In the last month, C$220.41 was the average price of a train ticket from Birmingham, AL to Dallas, TX. Tickets are generally somewhat expensive for this particular train route, which is to be expected given the long distance. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 2 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around C$313.78 more than that for a same-day booking.
Monthly average prices
If you are trying to decide when to travel from Birmingham to Dallas by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for October. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just C$183 – the lowest of the year.
Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Birmingham to Dallas in February, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to C$354 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.
Which train should you take from Birmingham to Dallas?
Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Birmingham, Alabama to Dallas, Texas. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Amtrak||2||1d 19h 26m||$339.69|
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 2 Amtrak trains from Birmingham to Dallas every day, as well as 1 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $170.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Birmingham to Dallas 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 Dallas?
How long is the train journey from Birmingham to Dallas?
The distance between Birmingham and Dallas is approximately 580 miles, or 934 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 43 hours and 25 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 23 hours and 32 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 Dallas are the most crowded on Tuesday. 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?
The earliest train departs Birmingham at 12:00pm 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 Dallas?
Trains leave the station in Birmingham twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. However, there are no direct trains. This means that you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train at some point during your journey. You will need to remember to bring your carry-on luggage with you when you change trains. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.
Where is the train station in Birmingham?
There is one train station in Birmingham.
Where is the train station in Dallas?
Dallas receives travelers from Birmingham at its two active train stations.
Train stations in Dallas:
Union Station - 400 S Houston St
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