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San Antonio to Birmingham, AL bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$148.00
Shortest Duration17h 50m
Trips per day3
Bus lines2
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San Antonio-Birmingham Bus Schedule

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from San Antonio to Birmingham?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $153.00 was the low point for bus fares from San Antonio to Birmingham. Buses from Birmingham to San Antonio are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $153.00 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 12 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $19.67 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 21 hours and 40 minutes to cover the 744 miles (1198 kilometers) from San Antonio to Birmingham. However, the fastest bus only takes 17 hours and 49.8 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?

Because many passengers travel from San Antonio to Birmingham at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Sunday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded buses to Birmingham, book your ticket for the last day of the week.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave San Antonio?

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

How many buses are there each day?

There are 3 scheduled buses that travel from San Antonio to Birmingham every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which bus you take, you will have to transfer buses at least once during your journey.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from San Antonio to Birmingham, AL; ticket prices start at $91.00.

What bus companies travel from San Antonio to Birmingham?

There are a couple of bus lines that have daily service from San Antonio to Birmingham. Of these two services, Greyhound usually offers more choice, with 3 bus trips per day.
BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound322h 4m$172.00
Tornado Bus418h 24m$150.00

Where does the bus leave from in San Antonio?

San Antonio, Texas has two bus stations with service to Birmingham, Alabama:

  • Bus Terminal - 500 N St Marys St
  • Tornado Bus Station

Where does the bus arrive in Birmingham?

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Birmingham, Alabama:

  • Bus Terminal - 618 N 19th St
  • 2427 Acton Rd

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