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How much are train tickets from Birmingham to San Antonio?

Lowest Price$91.00
Fastest Train35h 57m
Trains Per Day2
Train Lines1
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Birmingham-San Antonio Train Schedule

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Birmingham to San Antonio 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 train 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, train 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.

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

In the last month, $205.50 was the average price of a train ticket from Birmingham, AL to San Antonio, TX. You are more likely to find a ticket at this price if you book online in advance of your travel date.

How long is the train journey from Birmingham to San Antonio?

The distance between Birmingham and San Antonio is approximately 744 miles, or 1198 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 65 hours, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 35 hours and 57 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 San Antonio 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 Sunday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Birmingham at 12:00pm while the last train of the day leaves at 2:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

How many trains per day run from Birmingham to San Antonio?

Trains leave the station in Birmingham twice a day, so thre are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. However, there are no direct trains. 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 change 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 San Antonio to Birmingham. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Birmingham to San Antonio for $127.00.

What train services are there from Birmingham to San Antonio?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Birmingham to San Antonio. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak22d 17h 0m$243.67

Where is the train station in Birmingham?

There is one train station in Birmingham:

  • Intermodal Facility

Where is the train station in San Antonio?

San Antonio has one train station:

  • 350 Hoefgen St

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