There are 8 ways to get from New York to Alabama by plane, train, shuttle, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly New York La Guardia to Birmingham  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Birmingham (BHM) LGA - BHM

$177 - $562

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Bus Wanda Coach  •  19 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY to Birmingham Nyc

$76 - $80

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Train to Philadelphia, fly to Birmingham  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Birmingham (BHM) PHL - BHM

$267 - $812

Fly Newark to Atlanta, shuttle  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Atlanta (ATL) EWR - ATL
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Atlanta Airport to Groome Transportation Auburn

$158 - $477

Fly New York La Guardia to Atlanta, shuttle  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Atlanta (ATL) LGA - ATL
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Atlanta Airport to Groome Transportation Auburn

$131 - $438

Train  •  22 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Birmingham Amtrak Crescent

$130 - $390

Bus Greyhound USA  •  24 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Atlanta, Ga 1081 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Birmingham, Al 1547 / ...

$108 - $273

Drive  •  16 h 11 min

  1. Drive from New York to Birmingham 967.5 miles

$90 - $140

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct train departing from New York Penn Station station and arriving at Birmingham Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 22 h 35 min.

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The distance between New York and Alabama is 880 miles. The road distance is 967.5 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Alabama without a car is to bus which takes 19 h 37 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 57 min to get from New York to Alabama, including transfers.

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New York to Alabama train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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The best way to get from New York to Alabama is to fly which takes 4 h 57 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 19 h 37 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 22 h 35 min.

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Birmingham Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 36 min.

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Alabama is 1 h behind New York. It is currently 1:50 AM in New York and 12:50 AM in Alabama.

New York to Alabama train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Birmingham Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Alabama is 968 miles. It takes approximately 16 h 11 min to drive from New York to Alabama.

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  • Distance: 879.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 57 min

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Alabama, USA?

Delta, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from New York to Birmingham hourly. Alternatively, Wanda Coach operates a bus from New York to Birmingham once daily. Tickets cost $60 and the journey takes 19 h 30 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Birmingham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Birmingham via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Philadelphia to Birmingham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to Birmingham via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from New York La Guardia to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Birmingham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to Birmingham via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to Birmingham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to Birmingham via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Birmingham via Orlando
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
Flights from New York La Guardia to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Newark to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Amtrak

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Birmingham Amtrak
Ave. Duration
22 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Flexi Coach Seat
$240 - $350
Business Coach Seat
$280 - $390
Room
$500 - $750
Bus operators
Groome Transport
Website
groometransportation.com
Shuttle from Atlanta Airport to Groome Transportation Auburn
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
groometransportation.com
Wanda Coach
Phone
6466307186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from New York, NY to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
19 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
wandacoach.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
21 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$85 - $220
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$85 - $140
Flexible
$160 - $220
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to Birmingham, Al
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50

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American Airlines and Delta offer flights from New York La Guardia Airport to Birmingham Airport.

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