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There are 9 ways to get from Boston to Birmingham by plane, bus, train or car

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

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Fly Boston to Birmingham  •  7h 15m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Birmingham (BHM) BOS - BHM

$234 - $565

Cheapest option

Fly Boston to Atlanta, bus  •  8h 25m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Atlanta (ATL) BOS - ATL
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Birmingham, Al

$100 - $286

7 alternative options

I-93 to Manchester, fly to Birmingham  •  8h 9m

  1. Take the I-93 from Boston, MA to North Londonderry, NH - exit 5
  2. Fly from Manchester (MHT) to Birmingham (BHM) MHT - BHM

$270 - $1,171

Train to Providence, fly to Birmingham  •  8h 33m

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to Providence Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Birmingham (BHM) PVD - BHM

$218 - $968

Train to New York La Guardia, fly to Birmingham  •  9h 15m

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Birmingham (BHM) LGA - BHM

$254 - $715

Bus Akai Bus  •  24h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA to New York Boston
  2. Take the bus from New York to Birmingham

$109 - $173

Train  •  27h 17m

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to New York Penn Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Birmingham Intermodal Facility Crescent

$207 - $541

Bus Greyhound USA  •  29h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA to Newark Penn Station
  2. Take the bus from Newark, Nj to Atlanta, Ga
  3. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Birmingham, Al

$123 - $297

Drive  •  19h 55m

  1. Drive from Boston to Birmingham 1183 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Boston to Birmingham is to drive which costs $110 - $170 and takes 19h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Birmingham is to fly which costs $230 - $600 and takes 7h 15m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston to Birmingham. However, there are services departing from Boston, MA and arriving at Birmingham, Al via Newark, Nj and Atlanta, Ga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29h 35m.

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No, there is no direct train from Boston station to Birmingham. However, there are services departing from Boston South Station and arriving at Birmingham Intermodal Facility via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27h 17m.

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The distance between Boston and Birmingham is 1056 miles. The road distance is 1183 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Birmingham without a car is to bus which takes 24h 13m and costs $100 - $180.

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It takes approximately 7h 15m to get from Boston to Birmingham, including transfers.

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Boston to Birmingham bus services, operated by Boltbus, depart from Boston, MA station.

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Boston to Birmingham train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Boston South Station.

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The best way to get from Boston to Birmingham is to fly which takes 7h 15m and costs $230 - $600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $100 - $180 and takes 24h 13m, you could also train, which costs $200 - $550 and takes 27h 17m.

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Map of how to get from Boston to Birmingham.
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  • Distance: 1056.3 miles
  • Duration: 7h 15m

What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Birmingham, AL, USA?

Delta, Southwest Airlines and two other airlines fly from Boston to Birmingham hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Boston to Birmingham via New York, New York, and Birmingham in around 24h 13m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Birmingham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to Birmingham via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5h 31m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to Birmingham via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,200
Flights from Manchester to Birmingham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Manchester to Birmingham via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Manchester to Birmingham via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5h 54m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Providence to Birmingham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Providence to Birmingham via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 31m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Boston to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $480
Flights from Boston to Atlanta via Newark
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $480
Flights from New York La Guardia to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Birmingham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Birmingham via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
Flights from Boston to Birmingham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
Flights from Boston to Birmingham via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
Flights from Boston to Birmingham via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 43m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
Flights from Manchester to Birmingham via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Manchester to Birmingham via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Manchester to Birmingham via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 56m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Manchester to Birmingham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Manchester to Birmingham via Reagan Washington, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 54m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Providence to Birmingham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Providence to Birmingham via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Providence to Birmingham via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 11m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Providence to Birmingham via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
8h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Boston to Atlanta via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 44m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to Birmingham via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to Birmingham via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to Birmingham via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Manchester to Birmingham via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5h 57m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Manchester to Birmingham via Orlando
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Manchester to Birmingham via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Manchester to Birmingham via Tampa
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Providence to Birmingham via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Providence to Birmingham via Orlando
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Providence to Birmingham via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Providence to Birmingham via Tampa
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Boston to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $420
Flights from Boston to Atlanta via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $420
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $340
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Birmingham via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 48m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Boston to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $360
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 Boston South Station to Providence Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$14
Business Class
$29 - $60
First Class
$65 - $95
Train from Boston South Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$75 - $160
Business Class
$110 - $200
First Class
$291
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from South Station to Providence
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Website
MBTA
Coach
$14
Business Class
$29 - $60
First Class
$65 - $95
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 New York Penn Station to Birmingham Intermodal Facility
Ave. Duration
22h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Flexi Coach Seat
$240 - $350
Business Coach Seat
$280 - $390
Room
$500 - $750
Bus operators
Boston Express
Phone
1800-639-8080
Email
contact@bostonexpressbus.com
Website
bostonexpressbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA to North Londonderry, NH - exit 5
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
bostonexpressbus.com
Book at
tickets.bostonexpressbus.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 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
Bus from Newark, Nj to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
20h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $210
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$85 - $140
Flexible
$160 - $210
Lucky Star Bus
Phone
(888) 881-0887 / (617) 269-5468
Email
info@luckystarbus.com
Website
luckystarbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA to New York
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
luckystarbus.com
Akai Bus
Website
akaiticket.com
Bus from New York to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
18h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Schedules at
akaibus.net
Book at
gotobus.com
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Website
boltbus.com

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There is no direct flight from Boston Airport to Birmingham Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 47m and has one stopover.

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

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Birmingham is 1h behind Boston. It is currently 12:31 AM in Boston and 11:31 PM in Birmingham.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Birmingham is 1183 miles. It takes approximately 19h 55m to drive from Boston to Birmingham.

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

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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 Boston to Boston Airport is to bus which takes 15m and costs $1 - $14.

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