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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Birmingham to Atlanta?

Lowest Price£17.26
Fastest Train2h 40m
Trains Per Day1
Train Lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Birmingham to Atlanta right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Can you take a train all the way from Birmingham to Atlanta?

Yes, there are some trains that travel the entire distance from Birmingham to Atlanta. However, in some cases you will have to take a bus for part of your journey in addition to taking the train.

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

In the last month, £17.26 was the average price of a train ticket from Birmingham, AL to Atlanta, GA. 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 10 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around £17.26 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Birmingham to Atlanta?

The distance between Birmingham and Atlanta is approximately 140 miles, or 225 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 3 hours and 49 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 40 minutes. Although it takes a couple of hours each way, it's still possible to make a round trip in a single day. Since most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, you should be able to browse the Internet or get some work done during your journey.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Birmingham 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 Tuesday 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 14:00 and arrives in Atlanta around 2 hours later.

Is there a direct train from Birmingham 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 Birmingham. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Birmingham to Atlanta for £18.05.

Which train should you take from Birmingham to Atlanta?

2 train services operate from Birmingham, Alabama to Atlanta, Georgia. However, each train line only offers one daily trip.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak12h 40m£17.99
Amtrak Crescent14h 11m£18.80

Where is the train station in Birmingham?

There is one train station in Birmingham:

  • Intermodal Facility

Where is the train station in Atlanta?

Atlanta has one train station:

  • Peachtree Station - 1688 Peachtree St NW

Price trends for trains from Birmingham to Atlanta

Average prices by travel date

£24£16£8SepSep

Monthly average prices

£39£31£24£16£8FMAMJJASONDJ

Prices as travel date approaches

£39£31£24£16£83020100

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

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

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

Betty A

26 June 2020 - Vacation

Amtrak Crescent

Pros: Very pleasant adventure to Birmingham. Cons: Nothing. Tips: Very nice experience. Pros: Very pleasant adventure to Birmingham. Cons: Nothing. Tips: Very nice experience.

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