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

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Fly from Birmingham, bus  •  8h 23m

  1. Fly from Birmingham (BHM) to Buffalo (BUF) BHM - BUF
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo to Olean, NY

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Bus via Cincinnati  •  24h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham to Nashville
  2. Take the bus from Nashville to Cincinnati
  3. Take the bus from Cincinnati, OH to Buffalo, NY
  4. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY to Olean, NY

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Bus to Atlanta, fly, bus  •  8h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham, AL to Atlanta, GA - W Peachtree St @ Civic Center MARTA Station
  2. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Buffalo (BUF) ATL - BUF
  3. Take the bus from Buffalo to Olean, NY

Bus  •  29h 12m

  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 Washington
  3. Take the bus from Washington, DC to Binghamton, NY
  4. Take the bus from Binghamton, NY to Olean, NY

Train, bus  •  32h 57m

  1. Take the train from Birmingham to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Binghamton, NY
  3. Take the bus from Binghamton, NY to Olean, NY

Train, bus via Harrisburg  •  34h 18m

  1. Take the train from Birmingham to Philadelphia
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia to Harrisburg
  3. Take the bus from Harrisburg to Dubois, PA
  4. Take the bus from Dubois, PA to Olean, NY

Train, bus #2  •  36h 9m

  1. Take the train from Birmingham to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station
  2. Take the train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Buffalo
  3. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY to Olean, NY

Drive  •  14h 53m

  1. Drive from Birmingham to Olean 904.6 miles

Birmingham to Olean by bus

The bus journey time between Birmingham and Olean is around 2 days 13h and covers a distance of around 1060 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 39h 55m. The fastest bus normally takes 2 days 13h. Operated by Greyhound USA, Amtrak, Barons Bus and others, the Birmingham to Olean bus service departs from Birmingham and arrives in Olean, NY. Typically four buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average bus journey times

Time on bus:
21h 15m
Layover time:
39h 55m
Total time:
2 days 13h

Bus route information

Fastest bus time:
2 days 13h
Bus distance:
1060 miles
Buses per week:
4
Cheapest price:
$117
Carbon emissions:
211 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
19:35
Last bus departs at:
19:35

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Birmingham to Olean bus schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Olean is to drive which costs $85 - $130 and takes 14h 53m.

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The fastest way to get from Birmingham to Olean is to fly and bus which takes 8h 23m and costs $190 - $650.

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No, there is no direct bus from Birmingham to Olean. However, there are services departing from Birmingham and arriving at Olean, NY via Nashville, Cincinnati, OH and Buffalo, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24h 15m.

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The distance between Birmingham and Olean is 751 miles. The road distance is 904.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Birmingham to Olean without a car is to bus via Cincinnati which takes 24h 15m and costs $110 - $230.

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It takes approximately 8h 23m to get from Birmingham to Olean, including transfers.

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Birmingham to Olean bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Birmingham station.

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There is no direct flight from Birmingham Airport to Buffalo Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 5m and has one stopover.

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Birmingham to Olean bus services, operated by Coach Erie, arrive at Olean, NY station.

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Olean is 1h ahead of Birmingham. It is currently 6:20 AM in Birmingham and 7:20 AM in Olean.

Map of how to get from Birmingham to Olean.
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  • Distance: 750.9 miles
  • Duration: 8h 23m

What companies run services between Birmingham, AL, USA and Olean, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Birmingham to Olean via Nashville, Cincinnati, OH, and Buffalo, NY in around 24h 15m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Birmingham to Buffalo via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Birmingham to Buffalo via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Birmingham to Buffalo via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Birmingham to Buffalo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Birmingham to Buffalo via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Atlanta to Buffalo via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Flights from Atlanta to Buffalo via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Birmingham to Buffalo via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Birmingham to Buffalo via Orlando
Ave. Duration
6h 43m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Birmingham to Buffalo via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Birmingham to Buffalo via Tampa
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Atlanta to Buffalo via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Birmingham to Buffalo via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $550
Flights from Atlanta to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $420
Flights from Atlanta to Buffalo via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $440
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Birmingham to Buffalo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Atlanta to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Birmingham to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station
Ave. Duration
23h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Premium
$330 - $460
Flexi Coach Seat
$200 - $310
Business Seat
$220 - $320
Train from Birmingham to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
22h 13m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Premium
$320 - $440
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Seat
$200 - $290
Train from Philadelphia to Harrisburg
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Premium
$190 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
7h 59m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Premium
$240 - $340
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Business Seat
$100 - $160
Bus operators
Coach Erie
Phone
(814) 459-6666
Email
erie@coachusa.com
Website
web.coachusa.com
Bus from Buffalo to Olean, NY
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Bus from Buffalo, NY to Olean, NY
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
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
2h 35m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $35
Book at
megabus.com
One way - 1 traveller
$27 - $35
Bus from Atlanta GA to Washington
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $95
Book at
megabus.com
One way - 1 traveller
$85 - $95
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 to Nashville
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $70
Bus from Nashville to Cincinnati
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $85
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 Birmingham to Nashville
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from Buffalo, NY to Olean, NY
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Book at
fab.tdstickets.com
Senior 65+
$20 - $40
Youth 2-16
$21 - $40
Adult
$23 - $40
Bus from Harrisburg to Dubois, PA
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Book at
fab.tdstickets.com
Senior 65+
$30 - $55
Youth 2-16
$30 - $55
Adult
$30 - $60
Bus from Dubois, PA to Olean, NY
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $60
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Book at
fab.tdstickets.com
Senior 65+
$23 - $45
Youth 2-16
$24 - $45
Adult
$26 - $50
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Washington, DC to Binghamton, NY
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Binghamton, NY
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com
Shortline Bus
Phone
+1 (845) 782-3528
Email
shortline@coachusa.com
Website
web.coachusa.com
Bus from Binghamton, NY to Olean, NY
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Birmingham to Olean is 905 miles. It takes approximately 14h 53m to drive from Birmingham to Olean.

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

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There are 16+ hotels available in Olean. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Birmingham to Birmingham Airport is to line 20 bus which takes 18 min and costs $2.

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