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Birmingham-Houston Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Birmingham to Houston?

Lowest Price$95.00
Fastest Train30h 10m
Trains Per Day1
Train Lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Birmingham to Houston 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 Houston?

In the last month, $100.50 was the average price of a train ticket from Birmingham, AL to Houston, TX. Tickets are generally somewhat expensive for this particular train route, which is to be expected given the long distance. You are more likely to find a ticket at this price or lower if you book online in advance of your travel date.

How long is the train journey from Birmingham to Houston?

The distance between Birmingham and Houston is approximately 567 miles, or 912 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 30 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 Birmingham to Houston 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 Houston around 30 hours later.

Is there a direct train from Birmingham to Houston?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. However, it is not a direct train. This means that you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train at some point during your journey. You will need to remember to bring your carry-on luggage with you when you transfer trains. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Houston to Birmingham. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Birmingham to Houston for $129.00.

Which train should you take from Birmingham to Houston?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Birmingham, Alabama to Houston, Texas. 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
Amtrak11d 6h 10m$100.50

Amtrak train tickets from Birmingham to Houston start from $95, and on average cost $101. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Houston. Amtrak in Birmingham leaves from Intermodal Facility, And in Houston trains arrive at 902 Washington Ave, From Birmingham to Houston train travel on Amtrak takes 30 hours and 10 minutes.

Where is the train station in Birmingham?

There is one train station in Birmingham:

  • Intermodal Facility

Where is the train station in Houston?

Houston has one train station:

  • 902 Washington Ave

Price trends for trains from Birmingham to Houston

Average prices by travel date

$315$210$105SepSep

Monthly average prices

$325$260$195$130$65AMJJASONDJFM

Prices as travel date approaches

$300$240$180$120$603020100

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