Cheap train tickets from Birmingham, AL to New York

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How much are train tickets from Birmingham, AL to New York?

Lowest Price$134.00
Fastest22h 22m
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How do you find cheap train tickets from Birmingham, AL to New York?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Birmingham to New York 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 New York was $154.14. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 17 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $83.83 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 New York?

The distance between Birmingham and New York is approximately 861.58 miles, or 1386.23 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 22 hours and 56 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 22 hours and 22 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 New York?

On Saturday trains from Birmingham to New York 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 Thursday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

What train companies travel from Birmingham to New York?

Typically there is one train schedule per day. On the route to New York 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak Crescent offers the most scheduled departures between Birmingham to New York, usually offering one departure per day. Typically one schedule per day serves New York with direct service. Direct service might still have stops along the way, but you will not need to switch trains.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Birmingham, AL to New York, which start at $69.00.

Here are the 2 train companies that operate from Birmingham to New York

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Birmingham to New York start from $167.00, and on average cost $171.45. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to New York. Amtrak in Birmingham leaves from Intermodal Facility, And in New York trains arrive at Penn Station,

From Birmingham to New York train travel on Amtrak takes 23 hours and 33 minutes. If you are looking to get to New York faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 22 hours and 22 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to New York on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak scheduled trip per day, which will cost $187.45 for a one-way weekend reservation from Birmingham.

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Avg. Time
23h 33m
Avg. Price
$171.45

Amtrak Crescent

Amtrak Crescent train tickets from Birmingham to New York start from $134.00, and on average cost $160.35. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Crescent schedules to New York. Amtrak Crescent in Birmingham leaves from Intermodal Facility, And in New York trains arrive at Penn Station,

From Birmingham to New York train travel on Amtrak Crescent takes 22 hours and 23 minutes. If you are looking to get to New York faster, Amtrak Crescent offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 22 hours and 22 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to New York on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Crescent scheduled trip per day, which will cost $156.03 for a one-way weekend reservation from Birmingham.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
22h 23m
Avg. Price
$160.35

Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart Birmingham on their way to New York:
  • Intermodal Facility
There is one train station where trains from Birmingham arrive in New York:
  • Penn Station