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New York-Tuscaloosa Train Schedule

Trip Summary

There is one daily train from New York to Tuscaloosa. Traveling by train from New York to Tuscaloosa usually takes around 24 hours and 48 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Crescent train can make the trip in 23 hours and 52 minutes.

Distance909 mi (1463 km)
Fastest train23h 52m
Lowest price$163.18
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Crescent
Train lines2

Price trends for trains from New York to Tuscaloosa

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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Which train should you take from New York to Tuscaloosa?

2 train services operate from New York, New York to Tuscaloosa, Alabama. However, each train line only offers one daily trip.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak11d 2h 9m$204.58
Amtrak Crescent11d 0h 40m$227.72
  • 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 New York to Tuscaloosa every day, as well as 1 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $205.

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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 New York to Tuscaloosa take about 24 hours and 40 minutes and the cost of a one-way train ticket on the Crescent starts from $163.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from New York to Tuscaloosa 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 New York to Tuscaloosa?

The distance between New York and Tuscaloosa is approximately 909 miles, or 1463 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 24 hours and 48 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 23 hours and 52 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 New York to Tuscaloosa 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 Friday 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 New York at 12:00pm and arrives in Tuscaloosa around 23 hours later.

Is there a direct train from New York to Tuscaloosa?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Tuscaloosa 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 Tuscaloosa to New York. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from New York to Tuscaloosa for $209.45.

City Information

New York

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New York is one of the most exciting cities in the world for a reason – it offers numerous opportunities for a great time to visitors of all ages and interests. For the culturally inclined travelers, the city boasts a unique collection of world-famous museums, as well as the chance to see the best plays and musicals that Broadway has to offer, or check out the latest production at the Metropolitan Opera. If sightseeing is your cardio, NYC is the place to be – just by walking around town, you can visit such iconic landmarks like the Empire State Building, the Brooklyn Bridge, and Times Square.

NYC’s five boroughs feature more than 1,700 parks, including the gorgeous Central Park, making it one of the best cities for outdoor activities in the country. As for the nightlife, there’s no argument that New York City is the biggest party hub in the U.S.

With three major bus and train stations in Manhattan alone – Port Authority, Grand Central & Penn Station – and three nearby airports, NYC is one of the predominant travel hubs in the world.

Station Information

Where is the train station in New York?

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Departure stations

Pennsylvania Station, or just Penn Station, is the main train station in New York City. All Amtrak trains to and from NYC use Penn Station as their only train stop in Manhattan. Penn Station offers easy connections to various other types of transportation, including commuter rail (the Long Island Rail Road and the NJ Transit both operate out of Penn Station), airport transit, and six lines of the NYC Subway, making it the busiest train station in the Western Hemisphere. Located in the heart of Manhattan, right by the world-famous Madison Square Garden, Penn Station is close to various points of interest such as Times Square and the Empire State Building, as well as many restaurants and retail stores.

Where is the train station in Tuscaloosa?

Arrival stations

Tuscaloosa has one train station.

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