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

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 to Birmingham  •  3 h 23 min

  1. CLT - BHM

$173 - $954

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  9 h 35 min

$41 - $63

5 alternative options

Fly to Montgomery, bus  •  5 h 1 min

  1. CLT - MGM

$199 - $1,003

Fly to Huntsville, drive  •  4 h 17 min

  1. CLT - HSV

$150 - $465

Bus Greyhound USA  •  7 h 4 min

  1. 1041 / ...
  2. 3861 / ...

$48 - $117

Train  •  10 h 5 min

  1. Crescent

$65 - $180

Drive  •  6 h 38 min

  1. 392.7 miles

$35 - $60

What companies run services between Charlotte, NC, USA and Birmingham, AL, USA?

American Airlines and Delta fly from Charlotte to Birmingham every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Charlotte to Birmingham via Atlanta, Ga in around 7 h 4 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Charlotte to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Charlotte to Montgomery
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Charlotte to Huntsville
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $470
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Charlotte to Birmingham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Charlotte to Montgomery via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Charlotte to Huntsville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $470
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Charlotte Amtrak to Birmingham Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$290 - $400
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Montgomery, Al to Birmingham, Al
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Charlotte, Nc to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
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
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Charlotte to Atlanta GA
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from Atlanta, GA - W Peachtree St @ Civic Center MARTA Station to Birmingham, AL
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Schedules at
us.megabus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Charlotte and Birmingham is 579 km. The road distance is 628 km.

The cheapest way to get from Charlotte to Birmingham is to drive which costs $35 - $60 and takes 6 h 38 min.

The quickest way to get from Charlotte to Birmingham is to fly which takes 3 h 23 min and costs $170 - $1,000.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Charlotte Amtrak and arriving at Birmingham Amtrak. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 h 5 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Charlotte to Birmingham. However, there are services departing from Charlotte, Nc and arriving at Birmingham, Al via Atlanta, Ga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 4 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 23 min to get from Charlotte to Birmingham, including transfers.