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Hattiesburg-Birmingham Train Schedule

11:45 AM
308 Newman St
5:15 PM
Intermodal Facility
0 transfers
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Trip Summary

There is one daily train from Hattiesburg to Birmingham. Traveling by train from Hattiesburg to Birmingham usually takes around 5 hours and 30 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance210 mi (338 km)
Fastest train5h 30m
Lowest price$28.68
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Crescent
Train lines1

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Hattiesburg, MS to Birmingham, AL

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)




March 22, 2020 - Business

Amtrak Crescent

Pros: It was quick. Cons: The seats are a little old fashioned and stiff. Tips: Enjoy yourself.

Pros: It was quick. Cons: The seats are a little old fashioned and stiff. Tips: Enjoy yourself.

What is the price of a train ticket from Hattiesburg to Birmingham?

In the last month, C$28.68 was the average price of a train ticket from Hattiesburg, MS to Birmingham, AL. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 25 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around C$34.91 more than that for a same-day booking.

Monthly average prices


If you are trying to decide when to travel from Hattiesburg to Birmingham by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for June. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just C$32 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Hattiesburg to Birmingham in May, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to C$50 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 Hattiesburg to Birmingham?

Amtrak Crescent is the one and only train line which connects Hattiesburg, Mississippi to Birmingham, 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
Amtrak Crescent15h 30m$49.68
  • 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 Hattiesburg to Birmingham take about 5 hours and 30 minutes and the cost of a one-way train ticket on the Crescent starts from $29.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

The distance between Hattiesburg and Birmingham is approximately 210 miles, or 338 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 5 hours and 30 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 Hattiesburg to Birmingham 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 Saturday 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 Hattiesburg at 11:00am and arrives in Birmingham around 5 hours later.

Is there a direct train from Hattiesburg to Birmingham?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Birmingham 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 Birmingham to Hattiesburg.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Hattiesburg?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Hattiesburg.

Where is the train station in Birmingham?

Arrival stations

Birmingham has one train station.

Need a return trip from Birmingham to Hattiesburg?

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