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Birmingham-Tuscaloosa Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Birmingham to Tuscaloosa?

Lowest Price$9.00
Fastest Train0h 59m
Trains Per Day1
Train Lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Birmingham to Tuscaloosa 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.

What is the price of a train ticket from Birmingham to Tuscaloosa?

In the last month, $9.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Birmingham, AL to Tuscaloosa, 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 27 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $10.00 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Birmingham to Tuscaloosa?

The distance between Birmingham and Tuscaloosa is approximately 49 miles, or 79 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 59 minutes, It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Tuscaloosa.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Birmingham to Tuscaloosa are the most crowded on Saturday. 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 Birmingham at 12:00pm and arrives in Tuscaloosa within the hour.

Is there a direct train from Birmingham to Tuscaloosa?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Tuscaloosa 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 Tuscaloosa to Birmingham. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Birmingham to Tuscaloosa for $14.00.

Which train should you take from Birmingham to Tuscaloosa?

Amtrak Crescent is the one and only train line which connects Birmingham, Alabama to Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Crescent10h 59m$11.50

Amtrak Crescent train tickets from Birmingham to Tuscaloosa start from $9, and on average cost $12. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Crescent schedules to Tuscaloosa. Amtrak Crescent in Birmingham leaves from Intermodal Facility, And in Tuscaloosa trains arrive at 2105 Greensboro Ave, From Birmingham to Tuscaloosa train travel on Amtrak Crescent takes 0 hours and 59 minutes. If you are looking to travel to Tuscaloosa on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Crescent scheduled trip per day, which will cost $9 for a one-way weekend reservation from Birmingham.

Where is the train station in Birmingham?

There is one train station in Birmingham:

  • Intermodal Facility

Where is the train station in Tuscaloosa?

Tuscaloosa has one train station:

  • 2105 Greensboro Ave

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