There are 8 ways to get from Baton Rouge to Tuscaloosa by bus, train, night bus, car or plane

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

Recommended option

Bus, train  •  8 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Baton Rouge, La to New Orleans, La 1596 / ...
  2. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak to Tuscaloosa Amtrak Crescent

$60 - $172

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Baton Rouge, La to Mobile, Al 1258
  2. Take the bus from Mobile, Al to Tuscaloosa, Al 9708

$50 - $117

6 alternative options

Bus, night bus  •  10 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Baton Rouge, La to Mobile, Al 1258
  2. Take the night bus from Mobile, AL to Tuscaloosa 101

$100 - $132

Drive  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Baton Rouge to Tuscaloosa 349.7 miles

$30 - $50

Fly Baton Rouge to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional, drive  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Baton Rouge (BTR) to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional (GTR) BTR - GTR
  2. Drive from Columbus Golden Triangle Regional to Tuscaloosa

$255 - $1,233

Fly Baton Rouge to Birmingham, train  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Baton Rouge (BTR) to Birmingham (BHM) BTR - BHM
  2. Take the train from Birmingham Amtrak to Tuscaloosa Amtrak

$226 - $1,026

Fly Baton Rouge to Atlanta, bus  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Baton Rouge (BTR) to Atlanta (ATL) BTR - ATL
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Birmingham, Al
  3. Take the bus from Birmingham, Al to Tuscaloosa, Al

$175 - $514

Bus to New Orleans, fly to Birmingham, train  •  9 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Baton Rouge, La to New Orleans, La
  2. Fly from New Orleans (MSY) to Birmingham (BHM) MSY - BHM
  3. Take the train from Birmingham Amtrak to Tuscaloosa Amtrak

$181 - $851

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Baton Rouge to Tuscaloosa is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Baton Rouge to Tuscaloosa is to fly and drive which costs $250 - $1,300 and takes 5 h 31 min.

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The distance between Baton Rouge and Tuscaloosa is 286 miles. The road distance is 349.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 8 h 29 min to get from Baton Rouge to Tuscaloosa, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Baton Rouge to Tuscaloosa. However, there are services departing from Baton Rouge, La and arriving at Tuscaloosa, Al via Mobile, Al. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 30 min.

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What companies run services between Baton Rouge, LA, USA and Tuscaloosa, AL, USA?

You can take a bus from Baton Rouge to Tuscaloosa via Mobile, Al in around 8 h 30 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Baton Rouge to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Baton Rouge to Birmingham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Baton Rouge to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from New Orleans to Birmingham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Baton Rouge to Birmingham via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Baton Rouge to Birmingham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from New Orleans to Birmingham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from New Orleans to Birmingham via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Baton Rouge to Birmingham via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from New Orleans to Birmingham via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from New Orleans to Birmingham via Tampa
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from New Orleans to Birmingham via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from New Orleans to Birmingham via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from New Orleans to Birmingham via Orlando
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from New Orleans to Birmingham via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
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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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak to Tuscaloosa Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$240 - $330
Train from Birmingham Amtrak to Tuscaloosa Amtrak
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.

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 Baton Rouge, La to New Orleans, La
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Baton Rouge, La to Mobile, Al
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Bus from Mobile, Al to Tuscaloosa, Al
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to Birmingham, Al
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Birmingham, Al to Tuscaloosa, Al
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Capital Trailways
Website
capitaltrailways.com
Night bus from Mobile, AL to Tuscaloosa
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$75
Schedules at
capitaltrailways.com

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