The distance between Birmingham to Petersburg is 588.24 miles or 946.45 km. A train trip from Birmingham to Petersburg typically takes 24 hours, If you are looking to get to Petersburg faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 21 hours and 40 minutes to get from Birmingham to Petersburg.
Going from Birmingham to Petersburg by train takes over 24 hours to reach your destination. For a lengthy train journey we recommend you pack a great book, or download a few movies to have them available offline just in case you are outside of a service coverage area. Don't forget to bring some water and a battery pack to keep all of your electronics charged.
On Friday trains from Birmingham to Petersburg 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 Friday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.
Typically there are 4 schedules to compare for your trip to Petersburg. One train carrier operates regular service on the Birmingham to Petersburg route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Birmingham to Petersburg, usually offering 4 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Birmingham to Petersburg, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.
Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Birmingham to Petersburg, which start at $113.00.
Amtrak train tickets from Birmingham to Petersburg start from $141.00, and on average cost $162.00. Daily there are 4 Amtrak schedules to Petersburg. Amtrak in Birmingham leaves from Intermodal Facility, And in Petersburg trains arrive at Amtrak Station - 3516 South St,
From Birmingham to Petersburg train travel on Amtrak takes 23 hours and 53 minutes. If you are looking to get to Petersburg faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 22 hours and 0 minutes.