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Tuscaloosa-Atlanta Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There is one daily train from Tuscaloosa to Atlanta. Traveling by train from Tuscaloosa to Atlanta usually takes around 6 hours and 39 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Crescent train can make the trip in 5 hours and 51 minutes.

Distance187 mi (301 km)
Fastest train5h 51m
Lowest price$34.10
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Crescent
Train lines1

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Tuscaloosa, AL to Atlanta, GA

(Based on 2 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

Joan

September 26, 2019 - Visiting family

Amtrak Crescent

Bring food , blanket, entertainment ( music, movies, games $

Bring food , blanket, entertainment ( music, movies, games $

Price trends for trains from Tuscaloosa to Atlanta

Monthly average prices

$61$49$37$24$12JASONDJFMAMJ

Prices as travel date approaches

$91$73$55$37$183020100

Which train should you take from Tuscaloosa to Atlanta?

Amtrak Crescent is the one and only train line which connects Tuscaloosa, Alabama to Atlanta, Georgia. 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 Crescent16h 40m$62.51
  • 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 Tuscaloosa to Atlanta take about 6 hours and 40 minutes and the cost of a one-way train ticket on the Crescent starts from $34.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Tuscaloosa to Atlanta 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 Tuscaloosa to Atlanta?

The distance between Tuscaloosa and Atlanta is approximately 187 miles, or 301 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 6 hours and 39 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 5 hours and 51 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 Tuscaloosa to Atlanta are the most crowded on Monday. 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 Sunday 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 Tuscaloosa at 12:00pm and arrives in Atlanta around 5 hours later.

Is there a direct train from Tuscaloosa to Atlanta?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Atlanta 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 Atlanta to Tuscaloosa. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Tuscaloosa to Atlanta for $36.53.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Tuscaloosa?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Tuscaloosa.

Where is the train station in Atlanta?

Arrival stations

Atlanta has one train station.

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