Travel from Illinois to Alabama

Bus or fly from Illinois to Alabama?

Southwest Airlines and Delta fly from Chicago to Birmingham 4 times a day. Alternatively, Chicago Transit (CTA) operates a bus from Chicago to Birmingham every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $3 and the journey takes 15 min. 2 other operators also service this route.

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How to get from Illinois to Alabama

ModeDurationPrice
From Halsted-Orange subway to Chicago Midway airport, fly to Birmingham airport, then line 20 bus to Birmingham.4 h$216
From Halsted-Orange subway to Jackson-Blue, subway to Chicago O'Hare airport, fly to Huntsville airport, then taxi to Huntsville.3 h 54 min$337
From Halsted-Orange subway to Jackson-Blue, subway to Chicago O'Hare airport, fly to Birmingham airport, then line 20 bus to Birmingham.4 h 30 min$209
From Halsted-Orange subway to Jackson-Blue, subway to Chicago O'Hare airport, fly to Mobile airport, then taxi to Mobile.4 h 40 min$362
From Halsted-Orange subway to LaSalle/Van Buren, walk to Chicago Union Station Amtrak, train to Central Station, line 12 bus to Hudson Transit Center, bus to American Way Transit Center, walk to Memphis, then Megabus to Birmingham.17 h 30 min$185
From Loomis & Cermak line 60 bus to Chicago, IL, bus to Chattanooga, TN, then bus to Birmingham, AL.17 h 36 min$102
From Loomis & Cermak line 60 bus to Chicago Union Station Amtrak, train to Central Station, line 12 bus to Hudson Transit Center, line 4 bus to Memphis, TN, then bus to Birmingham, AL.17 h 52 min$206
From Loomis & Cermak line 60 bus to Chicago, IL, bus to Nashville, TN, then bus to Birmingham, AL.18 h 35 min
From Chicago drive to Birmingham.10 h 48 min$79
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    Illinois to Alabama:

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      1 Fly Chicago Midway to Birmingham
      • One-Way approx: USD $184 - $436
      • Duration: 4 h
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      2 Fly Chicago O'Hare to Huntsville
      • One-Way approx: USD $234 - $438
      • Duration: 3 h 54 min
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      3 Fly Chicago O'Hare to Birmingham
      • One-Way approx: USD $176 - $340
      • Duration: 4 h 30 min
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      4 Fly Chicago O'Hare to Mobile
      • One-Way approx: USD $249 - $613
      • Duration: 4 h 40 min
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      • One-Way approx: USD $103 - $262
      • Duration: 17 h 30 min
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      • Duration: 17 h 52 min
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      9 Drive
      • One-Way approx: USD $65 - $95
      • Duration: 10 h 48 min
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