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There are 6 ways to get from Clarksdale to Birmingham by train, bus, car, plane or taxi

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Train, bus via Jackson

  1. Take the train from Marks Amtrak to Jackson
  2. Take the bus from Jackson to Birmingham

Cheapest option

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Marks Amtrak to Memphis
  2. Take the bus from Memphis, TN to Birmingham, AL

4 alternative options

Drive

  1. Drive from Clarksdale to Birmingham

Drive to Golden Triangle Regional, fly

  1. Drive from Clarksdale to Golden Triangle Regional
  2. Fly from Golden Triangle Regional (GTR) to Birmingham (BHM)

Train to Memphis, fly

  1. Take the train from Marks Amtrak to Memphis
  2. Fly from Memphis (MEM) to Birmingham (BHM)

Taxi to Greenville, fly

  1. Take a taxi from Clarksdale to Greenville
  2. Fly from Greenville (GLH) to Birmingham (BHM)
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The cheapest way to get from Clarksdale to Birmingham is to drive which costs $24 - $35 and takes 4h 27m.

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The fastest way to get from Clarksdale to Birmingham is to drive which takes 4h 27m and costs $24 - $35.

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The distance between Clarksdale and Birmingham is 223 miles. The road distance is 248.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Clarksdale to Birmingham without a car is to train and bus via Jackson which takes 9h 7m and costs $95 - $140.

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It takes approximately 9h 7m to get from Clarksdale to Birmingham, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Golden Triangle Regional Airport to Birmingham Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 49m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Clarksdale to Birmingham is 248 miles. It takes approximately 4h 27m to drive from Clarksdale to Birmingham.

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Delta offers flights from Golden Triangle Regional Airport to Birmingham Airport.

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There are 122+ hotels available in Birmingham. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 222.5 miles
  • Duration: 9h 7m

What companies run services between Clarksdale, MS, USA and Birmingham, AL, USA?

There is no direct connection from Clarksdale to Birmingham. However, you can take the taxi to Marks Amtrak, take the train to Jackson, take the walk to Jackson, then take the bus to Birmingham. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Clarksdale to Birmingham via Marks Amtrak, Memphis, Ge Patterson@Main, and Memphis, TN in around 9h 42m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Memphis to Birmingham via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Memphis to Birmingham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Memphis to Birmingham via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5h 24m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Greenville to Birmingham via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 54m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Flights from Greenville to Birmingham via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Greenville to Birmingham via Nashville, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 19m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Greenville to Birmingham via Nashville, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Flights from Greenville to Birmingham via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Miami
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Greenville to Birmingham via Nashville, Miami
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Golden Triangle Regional to Birmingham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $290
Flights from Golden Triangle Regional to Birmingham via Atlanta, New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
8h 31m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $400
Flights from Memphis to Birmingham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $420
Flights from Memphis to Birmingham via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $500
Flights from Greenville to Birmingham via Nashville, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 4m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $290
Flights from Greenville to Birmingham via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9h 23m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $350
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Memphis to Birmingham via Houston
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Memphis to Birmingham via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Greenville to Birmingham via Nashville, Houston
Ave. Duration
9h 31m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Memphis to Birmingham via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Flights from Memphis to Birmingham via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Flights from Greenville to Birmingham via Nashville, Orlando
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $360
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Marks Amtrak to Jackson
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Premium
$190 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Seat
$50 - $75
Train from Marks Amtrak to Memphis
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Seat
$35 - $50
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 Jackson to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $75
Bus from Memphis to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $40
Flexible
$50 - $75
Megabus
Other operators
Taxi from Clarksdale to Greenville
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Estimated price
$130 - $170

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