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How much are train tickets from Atlanta to Birmingham?

Lowest Price$22.00
Fastest Train4h 12m
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Atlanta-Birmingham Train Schedule

Price trends for trains from Atlanta to Birmingham

Average prices by travel date

$30$20$10JulJul

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Atlanta to Birmingham 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. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.

In order to keep their 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.

How do you find cheap train tickets from Atlanta to Birmingham?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets is to plan ahead and book your train travel early. In the past 30 days, $22.00 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Atlanta to Birmingham. By booking your trip 10 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $22.00 compared to a same-day fare.

How long is the train journey from Atlanta to Birmingham?

The distance between Atlanta and Birmingham is approximately 140 miles, or 225 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 hours and 12 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 12 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 Atlanta to Birmingham are the most crowded on Monday. 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 Wednesday 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 Atlanta at 8:00am and arrives in Birmingham around 4 hours later.

How many trains per day run from Atlanta to Birmingham?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Birmingham 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 Birmingham to Atlanta. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Atlanta to Birmingham for $1.00.

What train services are there from Atlanta to Birmingham?

Amtrak Crescent is the one and only train line which connects Atlanta to Birmingham. 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 Crescent14h 12m$24.49

Where is the train station in Atlanta?

There is one train station in Atlanta:

  • Peachtree Station - 1688 Peachtree St NW

Where is the train station in Birmingham?

Birmingham has one train station:

  • Intermodal Facility

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