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Cheap train tickets from Birmingham, AL to Newark, NJ

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How much are train tickets from Birmingham, AL to Newark, NJ?

Lowest Price£109.36
Fastest Train22h 1m
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Frequently Asked Questions

How do you find cheap train tickets from Birmingham, AL to Newark, NJ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Birmingham to Newark is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Birmingham to Newark was £109.36. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 14 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of £55.23 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train ride from Birmingham, AL to Newark, NJ?

The distance between Birmingham and Newark is approximately 854.96 miles, or 1375.58 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 22 hours and 56 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 22 hours and 1 minute.

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.

What is the busiest day for trains from Birmingham to Newark?

On Thursday trains from Birmingham to Newark are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Saturday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

What train companies travel from Birmingham to Newark?

Typically there are 2 schedules to compare for your trip to Newark. On the route to Newark 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak Crescent offers the most scheduled departures between Birmingham to Newark, usually offering one departure per day. Typically one schedule per day serves Newark with direct service. Direct service might still have stops along the way, but you will not need to switch trains.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Coach tickets from Birmingham, AL to Newark, NJ, which start at £84.06.

Here are the 2 train companies that operate from Birmingham to Newark

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Birmingham to Newark start from £136.29, and on average cost £182.10. Daily there are 1.692308 Amtrak schedules to Newark. Amtrak in Birmingham leaves from Intermodal Facility, And in Newark trains arrive at Newark Intl Airport and one other train station.

From Birmingham to Newark train travel on Amtrak takes 24 hours and 30 minutes. If you are looking to get to Newark faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 22 hours and 1 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 1.5 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £187.71 for a one-way train ticket to Newark.

Avg. Time
1d 0h 30m
Avg. Price
£182.10

Amtrak Crescent

Amtrak Crescent train tickets from Birmingham to Newark start from £109.36, and on average cost £128.72. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Crescent schedules to Newark. Amtrak Crescent in Birmingham leaves from Intermodal Facility, And in Newark trains arrive at Penn Station,

From Birmingham to Newark train travel on Amtrak Crescent takes 22 hours and 2 minutes. If you are looking to get to Newark faster, Amtrak Crescent offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 22 hours and 1 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Newark on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Crescent scheduled trip per day, which will cost £122.83 for a one-way weekend reservation from Birmingham.

Avg. Time
22h 2m
Avg. Price
£128.72

Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart Birmingham on their way to Newark:
  • Intermodal Facility
There are 2 different stations where trains from Birmingham arrive in Newark. You can review and use the directions feature on Wanderu to see which station is closest to your final destination. These are the busiest arriving train stations in Newark:
  • Penn Station
  • Newark Intl Airport

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