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Duration 30h 10m
Distance 670.3 miles
Average price $119
Frequency 3/week

Trip overview

The train between Alabama and Texas takes 30h 10m. The train runs, on average, 3 times per week from Alabama to Texas. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train

  1. Birmingham Intermodal Facility
  2. New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
  3. Houston
17h 42m
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$99 - $138

Alabama to Texas train times

Trains run three times a week between Birmingham and Houston. The service departs Birmingham at 12:08 in the afternoon, which arrives into Houston at 18:18. All services require a transfer at New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal and take an average of 30h 10m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Alabama to Texas station. However, there are services departing from Birmingham Intermodal Facility and arriving at Houston Amtrak Station via New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 42m.

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The distance between Alabama and Texas is 749 miles. The road distance is 670.3 miles.

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Alabama to Texas train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Birmingham Intermodal Facility station.

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Alabama to Texas train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Houston Amtrak Station.

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What companies run services between Alabama and Texas?

You can take a train from Birmingham to Houston via New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal in around 17h 42m.
Train operators
Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Birmingham Intermodal Facility to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
7h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Premium
$230 - $320
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Business Seat
$90 - $130
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Houston Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
9h 18m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $70
Premium
$230 - $320
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Business Seat
$90 - $140

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