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There are 7 ways to get from Buffalo to Birmingham by plane, train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Fly Buffalo to Birmingham  •  6 h 33 min

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

$174 - $904

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  22 h 30 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

$106 - $261

5 alternative options

Train to Rochester, fly to Birmingham  •  8 h 33 min

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

$219 - $1,006

Fly Buffalo to Atlanta, bus  •  7 h 45 min

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

$120 - $655

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  •  31 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Buffalo Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station Empire Service / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Birmingham Intermodal Facility Crescent

$199 - $574

Drive  •  14 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Buffalo to Birmingham 902.1 miles

$85 - $130

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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 $170 - $950 and takes 6 h 33 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 and Nashville, Tn. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Buffalo station to Birmingham. However, there are services departing from Buffalo Amtrak Station and arriving at Birmingham Intermodal Facility via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h 50 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 which takes 22 h 30 min and costs $100 - $270.

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It takes approximately 6 h 33 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 Amtrak, arrive at Buffalo Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Buffalo to Birmingham is to fly which takes 6 h 33 min and costs $170 - $950. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $100 - $270 and takes 22 h 30 min, you could also train, which costs $190 - $600 and takes 31 h 50 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 33 min

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

Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and two 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 22 h 30 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Buffalo to Birmingham via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Buffalo to Birmingham via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Buffalo to Birmingham via Orlando
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Buffalo to Birmingham via Tampa
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Rochester to Birmingham via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Rochester to Birmingham via Orlando
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Rochester to Birmingham via Tampa
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Buffalo to Atlanta via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Buffalo to Birmingham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Buffalo to Birmingham via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Rochester to Birmingham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Rochester to Birmingham via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Buffalo to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Buffalo to Birmingham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Buffalo to Birmingham via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Buffalo to Birmingham via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Rochester to Birmingham via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
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 Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Rochester to Birmingham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Buffalo to Atlanta via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Buffalo to Birmingham via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Rochester to Birmingham via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Buffalo to Atlanta via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
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 Buffalo Amtrak Station to Rochester Amtrak Station
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 Amtrak Station 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 Intermodal Facility
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
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Buffalo to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$19 - $40
Economy
$40 - $55
EconomyPlus
$55 - $85
Business
$55 - $80
Train from Buffalo to New York
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $170
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$65 - $90
Economy
$90 - $130
EconomyPlus
$120 - $170
Business
$160 - $220
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 Atlanta, Ga to Birmingham, Al
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Buffalo, Ny to Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60
Bus from Cleveland, Oh to Nashville, Tn
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140
Bus from Nashville, Tn to Birmingham, Al
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
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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There is no direct flight from Buffalo Airport to Birmingham Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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

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Birmingham is 1 h behind Buffalo. It is currently 2:43 AM in Buffalo and 1:43 AM in Birmingham.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Buffalo to Birmingham is 902 miles. It takes approximately 14 h 54 min to drive from Buffalo to Birmingham.

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

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Book your Buffalo to Birmingham bus tickets online with Greyhound, Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 108+ hotels available in Birmingham. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Buffalo to Buffalo Airport is to line 204 bus which takes 17 min and costs $2.

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