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

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

Fly Buffalo to Birmingham  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Birmingham (BHM) BUF - BHM

$180 - $718

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  21 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Cleveland, Oh 248
  2. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Nashville, Tn
  3. Take the bus from Nashville, Tn to Birmingham, Al

$104 - $261

7 alternative options

Train to Rochester, fly to Birmingham  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Buffalo to Rochester
  2. Fly from Rochester (ROC) to Birmingham (BHM) ROC - BHM

$218 - $1,024

Fly Buffalo to Atlanta, bus  •  6 h 37 min

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

$126 - $669

Fly Buffalo to Huntsville, drive  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Huntsville (HSV) BUF - HSV
  2. Drive from Huntsville to Birmingham

$187 - $879

Bus, night bus  •  18 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Cleveland, Oh 248
  2. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Columbus, Oh
  3. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh
  4. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Nashville, Tn
  5. Take the night bus from Nashville, Tn to Birmingham, Al

$113 - $281

Bus Megabus  •  31 h 25 min

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

$123 - $190

Train  •  32 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Buffalo to New York VIA Rail / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Birmingham Amtrak Crescent

$192 - $594

Drive  •  14 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Buffalo to Birmingham 902.1 miles

$85 - $130

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Buffalo to Birmingham is to drive which costs $85 - $130 and takes 14 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Buffalo to Birmingham is to fly which costs $180 - $750 and takes 6 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Buffalo to Birmingham. However, there are services departing from Buffalo, Ny and arriving at Birmingham, Al via Cleveland, Oh, Columbus, Oh, Cincinnati, Oh and Nashville, Tn. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Buffalo to Birmingham. However, there are services departing from Buffalo and arriving at Birmingham Amtrak via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32 h 40 min.

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The distance between Buffalo and Birmingham is 781 miles. The road distance is 902.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Buffalo to Birmingham without a car is to bus and night bus which takes 18 h 49 min and costs $110 - $290.

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It takes approximately 6 h 3 min to get from Buffalo to Birmingham, including transfers.

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

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Buffalo to Birmingham train services, operated by VIA Rail, depart from Buffalo station.

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The best way to get from Buffalo to Birmingham is to fly which takes 6 h 3 min and costs $180 - $750. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $100 - $270 and takes 21 h 22 min, you could also train, which costs $190 - $600 and takes 32 h 40 min.

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Map of how to get from Buffalo to Birmingham.
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  • Distance: 780.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 3 min

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

Delta, Southwest Airlines and three other airlines fly from Buffalo to Birmingham hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Buffalo to Birmingham via Cleveland, Oh and Nashville, Tn in around 21 h 22 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Buffalo to Birmingham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Buffalo to Birmingham via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Buffalo to Birmingham via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Rochester to Birmingham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Rochester to Birmingham via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Rochester to Birmingham via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Buffalo to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Buffalo to Atlanta via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Buffalo to Huntsville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Buffalo to Huntsville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Buffalo to Birmingham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Buffalo to Birmingham via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Buffalo to Birmingham via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Rochester to Birmingham via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Rochester to Birmingham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Rochester to Birmingham via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Rochester to Birmingham via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Buffalo to Atlanta via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Buffalo to Huntsville via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Buffalo to Huntsville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Buffalo to Huntsville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Buffalo to Huntsville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Buffalo to Birmingham via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Buffalo to Birmingham via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Buffalo to Birmingham via Orlando
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Rochester to Birmingham via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Rochester to Birmingham via Orlando
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Rochester to Birmingham via Tampa
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Buffalo to Atlanta via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Buffalo to Atlanta via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Buffalo to Birmingham via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Rochester to Birmingham via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Buffalo to Atlanta via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Buffalo to Huntsville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Buffalo to Huntsville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Buffalo to Birmingham via Orlando
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Buffalo to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $75
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$25 - $35
Economy
$30 - $45
Economy Plus
$50 - $75
Business
$45 - $65
Business Plus/Sleeper
$80 - $120
Train from Buffalo to New York
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $210
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$60 - $90
Economy
$100 - $150
Economy Plus
$150 - $210
Business
$150 - $210
Business Plus/Sleeper
$270 - $380
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 Buffalo Exchange Street Amtrak to Rochester Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $210
Train from Buffalo Exchange Street Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Room
$300 - $410
Train from New York Penn Station to Birmingham Amtrak
Ave. Duration
22 h 35 min
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
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 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 Buffalo, Ny to Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60
Bus from Cleveland, Oh to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Nashville, Tn
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Night bus from Nashville, Tn to Birmingham, Al
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60
Bus from Cleveland, Oh to Nashville, Tn
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Buffalo to Washington
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Washington to Atlanta GA
Ave. Duration
14 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Atlanta, GA - W Peachtree St @ Civic Center MARTA Station to Birmingham, AL
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Book at
megabus.com

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