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Atlanta-Birmingham Train Timetable

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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Atlanta to Birmingham?

Lowest Price£15.86
Fastest Train4h 10m
Trains Per Day1
Train Lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Atlanta 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.

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

Yes, there are some trains that travel the entire distance from Atlanta to Birmingham. 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 Atlanta to Birmingham?

In the last month, £15.86 was the average price of a train ticket from Atlanta, GA 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 10 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around £15.86 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Atlanta to Birmingham?

The distance between Atlanta and Birmingham is approximately 140 miles, or 225 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 hours and 12 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 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.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Atlanta to Birmingham 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 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 Atlanta at 08:00 and arrives in Birmingham around 4 hours later.

Is there a direct train from Atlanta 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 Atlanta. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Atlanta to Birmingham for £16.58.

Which train should you take from Atlanta to Birmingham?

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

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak14h 10m£19.52
Amtrak Crescent14h 12m£16.82

Amtrak train tickets from Atlanta to Birmingham start from £16, and on average cost £20. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Birmingham. Amtrak in Atlanta leaves from Peachtree Station - 1688 Peachtree St NW, And in Birmingham trains arrive at Intermodal Facility, From Atlanta to Birmingham train travel on Amtrak takes 4 hours and 10 minutes.

Amtrak Crescent train tickets from Atlanta to Birmingham start from £16, and on average cost £17. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Crescent schedules to Birmingham. Amtrak Crescent in Atlanta leaves from Peachtree Station - 1688 Peachtree St NW, And in Birmingham trains arrive at Intermodal Facility, From Atlanta to Birmingham train travel on Amtrak Crescent takes 4 hours and 12 minutes. If you are looking to get to Birmingham faster, Amtrak Crescent offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 4 hours and 10 minutes. If you are looking to travel to Birmingham on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Crescent scheduled trip per day, which will cost £17 for a one-way weekend reservation from Atlanta.

Where is the train station in Atlanta?

There is one train station in Atlanta:

  • Peachtree Station - 1688 Peachtree St NW

Where is the train station in Birmingham?

Birmingham has one train station:

  • Intermodal Facility

Price trends for trains from Atlanta to Birmingham

Average prices by travel date

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Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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