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There are 8 ways to get from Alabama to Virginia by plane, subway, bus, train or car

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Fly Huntsville to Reagan Washington  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Huntsville (HSV) to Reagan Washington (DCA) HSV - DCA

$177 - $694

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Bus Megabus  •  19 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham, AL to Atlanta, GA - W Peachtree St @ Civic Center MARTA Station
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta GA to Richmond
  3. Take the bus from Richmond, VA to Virginia Beach, VA

$78 - $128

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Fly Huntsville to Washington Dulles  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Huntsville (HSV) to Washington Dulles (IAD) HSV - IAD

$183 - $651

Fly Birmingham to Reagan Washington  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Birmingham (BHM) to Reagan Washington (DCA) BHM - DCA

$143 - $364

Fly Birmingham to Baltimore, subway  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Birmingham (BHM) to Baltimore (BWI) BHM - BWI
  2. Take the subway from NEW CARROLLTON station to VIRGINIA SQUARE station

$177 - $561

Bus Greyhound USA  •  18 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham, Al to Atlanta, Ga
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Richmond, Va
  3. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Virginia Beach, Va

$87 - $226

Train, bus  •  22 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham Amtrak to Charlottesville Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Charlottesville Amtrak to Richmond Staples Mill Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Richmond Staples Mill Amtrak to Norfolk Amtrak

Drive  •  12 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Birmingham to Virginia Beach 761.6 miles

$70 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Alabama to Virginia is to drive which costs $70 - $110 and takes 12 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Alabama to Virginia is to fly which costs $170 - $700 and takes 2 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Alabama to Virginia. However, there are services departing from Birmingham, Al and arriving at Virginia Beach, Va via Atlanta, Ga and Richmond, Va. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 25 min.

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The distance between Alabama and Virginia is 544 miles. The road distance is 761.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Alabama to Virginia without a car is to bus which takes 18 h 25 min and costs $85 - $230.

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It takes approximately 2 h 12 min to get from Alabama to Virginia, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Alabama to Virginia is to fly which takes 2 h 12 min and costs $170 - $700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $85 - $230 and takes 18 h 25 min.

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The quickest flight from Huntsville Airport to Reagan Washington Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 49 min.

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Alabama to Virginia bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Virginia Beach, Va station.

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Map of how to get from Alabama to Virginia.
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  • Distance: 544 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 12 min

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

American Airlines and Delta fly from Huntsville to Alexandria every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Birmingham to Virginia Beach via Atlanta, Ga and Richmond, Va in around 18 h 25 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Huntsville to Reagan Washington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from Huntsville to Washington Dulles via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from Birmingham to Reagan Washington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $650
Flights from Birmingham to Baltimore via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Huntsville to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Flights from Huntsville to Washington Dulles via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Flights from Birmingham to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Birmingham to Reagan Washington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Birmingham to Baltimore via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $600
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Birmingham to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Huntsville to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from NEW CARROLLTON station to VIRGINIA SQUARE station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
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 Amtrak to Charlottesville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
15 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $280
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$95 - $150
Flexi Coach Seat
$170 - $250
Business Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Room
$400 - $550
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Richmond Staples Mill Amtrak to Norfolk Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $120
Business Seat
$110 - $190
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Birmingham, Al to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140
Bus from Richmond, Va to Virginia Beach, Va
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Birmingham, AL to Atlanta, GA - W Peachtree St @ Civic Center MARTA Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Atlanta GA to Richmond
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Richmond, VA to Virginia Beach, VA
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Book at
megabus.com
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Charlottesville Amtrak to Richmond Staples Mill Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com

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Virginia is 1 h ahead of Alabama. It is currently 11:15 AM in Alabama and 12:15 PM in Virginia.

Yes, the driving distance between Alabama to Virginia is 762 miles. It takes approximately 12 h 44 min to drive from Alabama to Virginia.

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American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Huntsville Airport to Reagan Washington Airport.

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Book your Alabama to Virginia bus tickets online with Greyhound, Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are nine+ hotels available in Virginia. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Alabama to Huntsville Airport is to taxi which takes 14 min and costs $30 - $45.

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