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Cheap train tickets from Birmingham, AL to Houston


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How much are train tickets from Birmingham, AL to Houston?

Lowest Price£57.34
Fastest Train29h 10m
Trains Per Day2
Train Lines1
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Frequently Asked Questions

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

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Birmingham to Houston 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 Houston was £228.72. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 27 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of £46.89 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 Houston?

The distance between Birmingham and Houston is approximately 567.02 miles, or 912.30 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 60 hours and 19 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 29 hours and 10 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.

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

On Monday trains from Birmingham to Houston 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 Sunday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

What train companies travel from Birmingham to Houston?

Typically there are 2 schedules to compare for your trip to Houston. One train carrier operates regular service on the Birmingham to Houston route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Birmingham to Houston, usually offering 1.683 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Birmingham to Houston, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Coach tickets from Birmingham, AL to Houston, which start at £62.99.

One train company connects Birmingham to Houston


Amtrak train tickets from Birmingham to Houston start from £57.34, and on average cost £247.34. Daily there are 1.683333 Amtrak schedules to Houston. Amtrak in Birmingham leaves from Intermodal Facility, And in Houston trains arrive at 902 Washington Ave,

From Birmingham to Houston train travel on Amtrak takes 60 hours and 20 minutes. If you are looking to get to Houston faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 29 hours and 10 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £237.32 for a one-way train ticket to Houston.

Avg. Time
2d 12h 20m
Avg. Price

Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart Birmingham on their way to Houston:
  • Intermodal Facility
There is one train station where trains from Birmingham arrive in Houston:
  • 902 Washington Ave

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