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There are 9 ways to get from Alabama to Texas by plane, tram, train, bus or car

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Fly Mobile to Dallas/Ft.Worth  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Mobile (MOB) to Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) MOB - DFW

$215 - $843

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Train, bus  •  16 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham Intermodal Facility to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Crescent
  2. Take the bus from New Orleans, LA to Houston, TX New Orleans

$77 - $215

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Fly Mobile to Houston  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Mobile (MOB) to Houston (IAH) MOB - IAH

$266 - $507

Fly Huntsville to Dallas/Ft.Worth  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Huntsville (HSV) to Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) HSV - DFW

$225 - $881

Fly Birmingham to Houston Hobby Apt, line 800 tram  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Birmingham (BHM) to Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) BHM - HOU
  2. Take the line 800 tram from Magnolia Park Tc Wb to Theatre District Capitol Wb

$215 - $1,105

Fly Birmingham to Dallas  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Birmingham (BHM) to Dallas (DAL) BHM - DAL

$197 - $367

Bus  •  17 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham, Al to Longview, Tx 1547 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Longview, Tx to Houston, Tx 6495

$82 - $203

Train  •  17 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham Intermodal Facility to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Crescent
  2. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Houston Amtrak Station Sunset Limited

$119 - $313

Drive  •  11 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Birmingham to Houston 670.4 miles

$65 - $95

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The cheapest way to get from Alabama to Texas is to drive which costs $65 - $95 and takes 11 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Alabama to Texas is to fly which costs $210 - $850 and takes 2 h 33 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Alabama to Texas. However, there are services departing from Birmingham, Al and arriving at Houston, Tx via Longview, Tx. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 20 min.

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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 17 h 42 min.

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The distance between Alabama and Texas is 749 miles. The road distance is 670.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Alabama to Texas without a car is to train and bus which takes 16 h 19 min and costs $75 - $220.

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It takes approximately 2 h 33 min to get from Alabama to Texas, including transfers.

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Alabama to Texas bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Birmingham, Al station.

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

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The best way to get from Alabama to Texas is to fly which takes 2 h 33 min and costs $210 - $850. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $80 - $210 and takes 17 h 20 min, you could also train, which costs $110 - $320 and takes 17 h 42 min.

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Map of how to get from Alabama to Texas.
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  • Distance: 749.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 33 min

What companies run services between Alabama, USA and Texas, USA?

American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Mobile to Arlington every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Birmingham to Houston via Longview, Tx in around 17 h 20 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Birmingham to Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Birmingham to Houston Hobby Apt via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Birmingham to Dallas
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $600
Flights from Birmingham to Dallas via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Mobile to Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Mobile to Houston via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $950
Flights from Huntsville to Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Birmingham to Houston Hobby Apt via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Mobile to Dallas/Ft.Worth via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Mobile to Houston
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $900
Flights from Huntsville to Dallas/Ft.Worth via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Huntsville to Dallas/Ft.Worth via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Birmingham to Houston Hobby Apt via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Birmingham to Dallas via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Train operators
Metropolitan Transit Harris County
Phone
+1 713-635-4000
Website
ridemetro.org
Tram from Magnolia Park Tc Wb to Theatre District Capitol Wb
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
ridemetro.org
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.

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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
7 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$260 - $360
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Houston Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 18 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$260 - $370
Bus operators
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 Birmingham, Al to Longview, Tx
Ave. Duration
11 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140
Bus from Longview, Tx to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $45
Flexible
$45 - $65

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The quickest flight from Mobile Airport to Dallas/Ft.Worth Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 53 min.

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Alabama to Texas bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Houston, Tx station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Alabama to Texas is 670 miles. It takes approximately 11 h 2 min to drive from Alabama to Texas.

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American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Mobile Airport to Dallas/Ft.Worth Airport.

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Book your Alabama to Texas bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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The best way to get from Alabama to Mobile Airport is to taxi which takes 22 min and costs $45 - $55.

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