There are 11 ways to get from Fort Lauderdale to Alabama by plane, train, bus, shuttle or car

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Fly Fort Lauderdale to Birmingham  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Birmingham (BHM) FLL - BHM

$174 - $605

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Bus, Megabus  •  18 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Sheridan Street Tri-Rail Station Fort Lauderdale to Orlando
  2. Take the Megabus from Orlando to Midtown Atlanta
  3. Take the bus from Atlanta, GA - W Peachtree St @ Civic Center MARTA Station to Birmingham, AL

$79 - $125

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Train to Miami, fly to Birmingham  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Fort Lauderdale Broward Station to Miami Airport Station
  2. Fly from Miami (MIA) to Birmingham (BHM) MIA - BHM

$206 - $557

Train to Miami, fly to Pensacola, bus  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Fort Lauderdale Broward Station to Miami Airport Station
  2. Fly from Miami (MIA) to Pensacola (PNS) MIA - PNS
  3. Take the bus from Pensacola, Fl to Mobile, Al

$203 - $727

Fly Fort Lauderdale to Atlanta, shuttle  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Atlanta (ATL) FLL - ATL
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Atlanta Airport to Groome Transportation Auburn

$103 - $471

Fly Fort Lauderdale to Tallahassee, bus  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Tallahassee (TLH) FLL - TLH
  2. Take the bus from Tallahassee, Fl to Dothan, Al

$184 - $483

Train to Miami, fly to Tallahassee, bus  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Fort Lauderdale Broward Station to Miami Airport Station
  2. Fly from Miami (MIA) to Tallahassee (TLH) MIA - TLH
  3. Take the bus from Tallahassee, Fl to Dothan, Al

$226 - $585

Train, bus via Tallahassee, Fl  •  18 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Fort Lauderdale Amtrak to Tampa Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Tampa, Fl to Tallahassee, Fl
  3. Take the bus from Tallahassee, Fl to Birmingham, Al

$103 - $266

Train, bus  •  18 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Fort Lauderdale Broward Station to Miami Airport Station
  2. Take the bus from Miami, Fl to Atlanta, Ga
  3. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Birmingham, Al

$89 - $225

Train  •  35 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Fort Lauderdale Amtrak to Cary Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Cary Amtrak to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center
  3. Take the train from Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center to Birmingham Amtrak

$230 - $641

Drive  •  12 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Fort Lauderdale to Birmingham 733.8 miles

$70 - $110

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No, there is no direct train from Fort Lauderdale to Alabama. However, there are services departing from Fort Lauderdale Amtrak and arriving at Birmingham Amtrak via Cary Amtrak and Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35 h 25 min.

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The distance between Fort Lauderdale and Alabama is 639 miles. The road distance is 733.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort Lauderdale to Alabama without a car is to train and bus which takes 18 h 31 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 44 min to get from Fort Lauderdale to Alabama, including transfers.

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Fort Lauderdale to Alabama train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Fort Lauderdale Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Fort Lauderdale to Alabama is to fly which takes 5 h 44 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus and Megabus, which costs and takes 18 h 47 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 35 h 25 min.

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There is no direct flight from Fort Lauderdale Airport to Birmingham Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Alabama is 1 h behind Fort Lauderdale. It is currently 10:20 PM in Fort Lauderdale and 9:20 PM in Alabama.

Fort Lauderdale to Alabama train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Birmingham Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort Lauderdale to Alabama is 734 miles. It takes approximately 12 h 41 min to drive from Fort Lauderdale to Alabama.

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  • Distance: 639.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 44 min

What companies run services between Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA and Alabama, USA?

Southwest Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from Fort Lauderdale to Birmingham hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Fort Lauderdale to Birmingham via Tcra/Ft Lauderdale Station, Fort Lauderdale Broward Station, Sheridan Street Station, Sheridan Street Tri-Rail Station Fort Lauderdale, Orlando, Midtown Atlanta, Atlanta, GA - W Peachtree St @ Civic Center MARTA Station, Birmingham, AL, and 18th St & 2nd Ave N in around 18 h 47 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Birmingham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Miami to Birmingham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,600
Flights from Miami to Pensacola via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $800
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Tallahassee via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $1,300
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Birmingham via Tampa
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Birmingham via Orlando
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Birmingham via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Birmingham via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Birmingham via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Birmingham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Miami to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $850
Flights from Miami to Birmingham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $850
Flights from Miami to Pensacola
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Tallahassee via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $850
Flights from Miami to Tallahassee
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $750
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Tallahassee
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Birmingham via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,200
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Tallahassee
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Silver Airways
Website
silverairways.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Tallahassee
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Fort Lauderdale Amtrak to Tampa Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$210 - $300
Train from Fort Lauderdale Amtrak to Cary Amtrak
Ave. Duration
19 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $330
Business Coach Seat
$260 - $370
Room
$500 - $700
Train from Cary Amtrak to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
4 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 Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center to Birmingham Amtrak
Ave. Duration
12 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Room
$330 - $460
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 Pensacola, Fl to Mobile, Al
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26
Bus from Tallahassee, Fl to Dothan, Al
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Tampa, Fl to Tallahassee, Fl
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Tallahassee, Fl to Birmingham, Al
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $85
Bus from Miami, Fl to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
13 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $170
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to Birmingham, Al
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Groome Transport
Website
groometransportation.com
Shuttle from Atlanta Airport to Groome Transportation Auburn
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
groometransportation.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Sheridan Street Tri-Rail Station Fort Lauderdale to Orlando
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Orlando to Midtown Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
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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United Airlines, American Airlines, Southwest Airlines and Delta offer flights from Fort Lauderdale Airport to Birmingham Airport.

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