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

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

Line 800 tram to Houston Hobby Apt, fly  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Take the line 800 tram from Central Station Rusk Eb to Magnolia Park Tc Eb
  2. Fly from Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) to Birmingham (BHM) HOU - BHM

$236 - $1,206

Cheapest option

Bus  •  15 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to Shreveport, La 6440
  2. Take the bus from Shreveport, La to Birmingham, Al 1516 / ...

$77 - $196

5 alternative options

Fly from Houston  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to Birmingham (BHM) IAH - BHM

$134 - $374

Bus, train  •  14 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to Baton Rouge, La
  2. Take the bus from Baton Rouge, La to New Orleans, La
  3. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak to Birmingham Amtrak

$100 - $268

Train  •  17 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Houston Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak Sunset Limited
  2. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak to Birmingham Amtrak Crescent

$115 - $317

Bus, Megabus  •  19 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Houston, TX to Dallas/Forth Worth
  2. Take the Megabus from Downtown Dallas to Birmingham

$83 - $115

Drive  •  11 h

  1. Drive from Houston to Birmingham 670.7 miles

$65 - $95

What companies run services between Houston, TX, USA and Birmingham, AL, USA?

United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines fly from Houston to Birmingham hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Houston to Birmingham via Shreveport, La in around 15 h 40 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Birmingham via Dallas
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Birmingham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Houston to Birmingham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Birmingham via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Houston to Birmingham via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Houston to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Train operators
Metropolitan Transit Harris County
Website
ridemetro.org
Tram from Central Station Rusk Eb to Magnolia Park Tc Eb
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
ridemetro.org
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak to Birmingham Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$260 - $360
Train from Houston Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$260 - $370
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Houston, Tx to Baton Rouge, La
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Bus from Baton Rouge, La to New Orleans, La
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Houston, Tx to Shreveport, La
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$60 - $80
Bus from Shreveport, La to Birmingham, Al
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $120
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Houston, TX to Dallas/Forth Worth
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from Downtown Dallas to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Schedules at
us.megabus.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Houston to Birmingham?

The distance between Houston and Birmingham is 911 km. The road distance is 1073 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Houston to Birmingham?

The cheapest way to get from Houston to Birmingham is to drive which costs $65 - $95 and takes 11 h.

What is the fastest way to get from Houston to Birmingham?

The quickest way to get from Houston to Birmingham is to line 800 tram and fly which takes 4 h 4 min and costs $230 - $1,300.

Is there a direct train between Houston and Birmingham?

No, there is no direct train from Houston to Birmingham. However, there are services departing from Houston Amtrak and arriving at Birmingham Amtrak via New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 45 min.

Is there a direct bus between Houston and Birmingham?

No, there is no direct bus from Houston to Birmingham. However, there are services departing from Houston, Tx and arriving at Birmingham, Al via Shreveport, La. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 40 min.

How long does it take to get from Houston to Birmingham?

It takes approximately 4 h 4 min to get from Houston to Birmingham, including transfers.