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Birmingham-Memphis Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

Birmingham to Memphis bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$34.00
Shortest Duration4h 20m
Trips per day2
Bus lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Birmingham to Memphis 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 bus 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, bus 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.

How much is a bus ticket from Birmingham to Memphis?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $35.00 was the low point for bus fares from Birmingham to Memphis. Buses from Memphis to Birmingham are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $35.00 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 8 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $14.29 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 9 hours and 26 minutes to cover the 217 miles (349 kilometers) from Birmingham, AL to Memphis, TN. However, the fastest bus only takes 4 hours and 20 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Friday is the busiest travel day for buses as people head from Birmingham to Memphis for the weekend. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Tuesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Tuesday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Birmingham?

The first bus leaves at 7:00am and the last bus leaves at 9:00am. To see the times for all buses from Birmingham to Memphis, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are usually only 2 buses per day from Birmingham to Memphis. One bus is a direct connection, meaning that you can stay on the same vehicle for the entire trip, without having to transfer onto a connecting bus at any point.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Birmingham to Memphis; ticket prices start at $346.00.

What bus companies travel from Birmingham to Memphis?

There is one bus company that operates from Birmingham to Memphis. Greyhound is the one bus line that services this route. Although it's the sole option, there are a couple of different travel times to choose from each day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound29h 26m$37.63

Where does the bus leave from in Birmingham?

Most buses depart from the main station in Birmingham, Alabama:

  • Bus Terminal - 618 N 19th St

Where does the bus arrive in Memphis?

All buses from Birmingham arrive at one main station in Memphis, Tennessee:

  • Bus Terminal - 3033 Airway Blvd

Price trends for buses from Birmingham to Memphis

Average prices by travel date

$30$20$10JunJun

Monthly average prices

$25$20$15$10$5DJFMAMJJASON

Prices as travel date approaches

$50$40$30$20$103020100

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