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There are 8 ways to get from Baltimore to Birmingham by plane, train, car or bus

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Recommended option

Fly Baltimore to Birmingham  •  4h 50m

  1. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Birmingham (BHM) BWI - BHM

$174 - $374

Cheapest option

Bus Wanda Coach  •  18h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Baltimore to North Atlanta Baltimore
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, GA - W Peachtree St @ Civic Center MARTA Station to Birmingham, AL

$83 - $97

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Train to Reagan Washington, fly to Birmingham  •  5h 33m

  1. Take the train from Baltimore Penn Station to Washington Union Station
  2. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Birmingham (BHM) DCA - BHM

$206 - $524

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Birmingham  •  6h 12m

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

$268 - $816

Train to Reagan Washington, fly to Huntsville, drive  •  5h 49m

  1. Take the train from Baltimore Penn Station to Washington Union Station
  2. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Huntsville (HSV) DCA - HSV
  3. Drive from Huntsville to Birmingham

$213 - $825

Train  •  19h 38m

  1. Take the train from Baltimore Penn Station to Birmingham Intermodal Facility Crescent

$110 - $330

Bus Greyhound USA  •  23h

  1. Take the bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Atlanta, Ga 1051
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Birmingham, Al 1547 / ...

$91 - $225

Drive  •  13h 3m

  1. Drive from Baltimore to Birmingham 779.9 miles

$75 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Baltimore to Birmingham is to bus which costs $80 - $100 and takes 18h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Baltimore to Birmingham is to fly which costs $170 - $380 and takes 4h 50m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Baltimore to Birmingham. However, there are services departing from Baltimore Downtown, Md and arriving at Birmingham, Al via Atlanta, Ga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Baltimore Penn Station station and arriving at Birmingham Intermodal Facility. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 19h 38m.

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The distance between Baltimore and Birmingham is 696 miles. The road distance is 779.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Baltimore to Birmingham without a car is to bus which takes 18h 56m and costs $80 - $100.

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It takes approximately 4h 50m to get from Baltimore to Birmingham, including transfers.

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Baltimore to Birmingham bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Baltimore Downtown, Md station.

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Baltimore to Birmingham train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Baltimore Penn Station.

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The best way to get from Baltimore to Birmingham is to fly which takes 4h 50m and costs $170 - $380. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $80 - $100 and takes 18h 56m, you could also train, which costs $110 - $330 and takes 19h 38m.

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Map of how to get from Baltimore to Birmingham.
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  • Distance: 696.2 miles
  • Duration: 4h 50m

What companies run services between Baltimore, MD, USA and Birmingham, AL, USA?

Southwest Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from Baltimore to Birmingham hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Baltimore to Birmingham via ODONNELL ST CUTOFF & TRAVEL CENTER fs eb, Baltimore, North Atlanta, Buford Hwy Ne @ Chamblee Dunwoody Rd, Lindbergh Center Station - North Loop/Morosgo Dr, Lindbergh Center Station, Civic Center Station, and Atlanta, GA - W Peachtree St @ Civic Center MARTA Station in around 18h 56m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Baltimore to Birmingham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $650
Flights from Reagan Washington to Birmingham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Birmingham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to Birmingham via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Reagan Washington to Huntsville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Baltimore to Birmingham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $600
Flights from Reagan Washington to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Reagan Washington to Birmingham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Reagan Washington to Birmingham via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Philadelphia to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to Birmingham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to Birmingham via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 24m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Reagan Washington to Huntsville
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Flights from Reagan Washington to Huntsville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $750
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Baltimore Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Train from Baltimore Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Baltimore Penn Station to Birmingham Intermodal Facility
Ave. Duration
19h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $330
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Flexi Coach Seat
$200 - $290
Business Coach Seat
$230 - $330
Room
$460 - $650
Bus operators
Wanda Coach
Phone
6466307186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from Baltimore to North Atlanta
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
wandacoach.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Atlanta, GA - W Peachtree St @ Civic Center MARTA Station to Birmingham, AL
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $26
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megabus.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 Baltimore Downtown, Md to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
19h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $180
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$70 - $120
Flexible
$130 - $180
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to Birmingham, Al
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50

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More Questions & Answers

The quickest flight from Baltimore Airport to Birmingham Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 15m.

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Baltimore to Birmingham bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Birmingham, Al station.

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Birmingham is 1h behind Baltimore. It is currently 4:21 AM in Baltimore and 3:21 AM in Birmingham.

Baltimore to Birmingham train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Birmingham Intermodal Facility station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Baltimore to Birmingham is 780 miles. It takes approximately 13h 3m to drive from Baltimore to Birmingham.

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Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Baltimore Airport to Birmingham Airport.

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Book your Baltimore to Birmingham train tickets online with Rome2rio.

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Book your Baltimore to Birmingham bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 107+ hotels available in Birmingham. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Baltimore to Baltimore Airport is to tram which takes 29m and costs $2.

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