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There are 5 ways to get from Atlanta to Tuscaloosa by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  4 h

  1. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Tuscaloosa, Al 1523 / ...

$25 - $60

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Bus, train  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Birmingham, Al 1547 / ...
  2. Take the train from Birmingham Intermodal Facility to Tuscaloosa Amtrak Station Crescent

$44 - $96

Drive  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Atlanta to Tuscaloosa 203.5 miles

$19 - $29

Fly to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional, drive  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional (GTR) ATL - GTR
  2. Drive from Columbus Golden Triangle Regional to Tuscaloosa

$138 - $492

Fly to Birmingham, train  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Birmingham (BHM) ATL - BHM
  2. Take the train from Birmingham Intermodal Facility to Tuscaloosa Amtrak Station

$188 - $544

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The cheapest way to get from Atlanta to Tuscaloosa is to drive which costs $19 - $29 and takes 3 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Atlanta to Tuscaloosa is to drive which costs $19 - $29 and takes 3 h 23 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Atlanta, Ga and arriving at Tuscaloosa, Al. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h.

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The distance between Atlanta and Tuscaloosa is 188 miles. The road distance is 203.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Atlanta to Tuscaloosa without a car is to bus which takes 4 h and costs $25 - $60.

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The bus from Atlanta, Ga to Tuscaloosa, Al takes 4 h including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Atlanta to Tuscaloosa bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Atlanta, Ga station.

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The quickest flight from Atlanta Airport to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 11 min.

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Atlanta to Tuscaloosa bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Tuscaloosa, Al station.

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Tuscaloosa is 1 h behind Atlanta. It is currently 9:20 AM in Atlanta and 8:20 AM in Tuscaloosa.

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  • Distance: 188.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h

What companies run services between Atlanta, GA, USA and Tuscaloosa, AL, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Atlanta to Tuscaloosa 3 times a day. Tickets cost $25 - $60 and the journey takes 4 h.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Atlanta to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Atlanta to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Train operators
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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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Birmingham Intermodal Facility to Tuscaloosa Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
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 Atlanta, Ga to Tuscaloosa, Al
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to Birmingham, Al
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50

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Yes, the driving distance between Atlanta to Tuscaloosa is 203 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 23 min to drive from Atlanta to Tuscaloosa.

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Delta offers flights from Atlanta Airport to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional Airport.

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Book your Atlanta to Tuscaloosa bus tickets online with Greyhound.

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There are 58+ hotels available in Tuscaloosa. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Atlanta to Atlanta Airport is to subway which takes 17 min and costs $3.

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