There are 8 ways to get from Kansas City to Birmingham by plane, bus, car or train

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Fly to Birmingham  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Birmingham (BHM) MCI - BHM

$204 - $1,004

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Bus  •  16 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Kansas City, Mo to St Louis, Mo 1682 / ...
  2. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Birmingham, Al 1163 / ...

$84 - $208

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Fly to Atlanta, bus  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Atlanta (ATL) MCI - ATL
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Birmingham, Al

$134 - $374

Fly to Huntsville, drive  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Huntsville (HSV) MCI - HSV
  2. Drive from Huntsville to Birmingham

$210 - $1,014

Fly to Montgomery, drive  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Montgomery (MGM) MCI - MGM
  2. Drive from Montgomery to Birmingham

$220 - $1,116

Train, bus  •  18 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Kansas City Amtrak to St. Louis Gateway Station Missouri River Runner
  2. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Birmingham, Al 1163 / ...

$108 - $269

Train  •  36 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Kansas City Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
  3. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Birmingham Amtrak

$244 - $702

Drive  •  12 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Kansas City to Birmingham 749.7 miles

$70 - $110

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No, there is no direct bus from Kansas City to Birmingham. However, there are services departing from Kansas City, Mo and arriving at Birmingham, Al via St Louis, Mo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Kansas City to Birmingham. However, there are services departing from Kansas City Amtrak and arriving at Birmingham Amtrak via Chicago Union Station and New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 36 h 19 min.

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The distance between Kansas City and Birmingham is 583 miles. The road distance is 749.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Kansas City to Birmingham without a car is to bus which takes 16 h 25 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 25 min to get from Kansas City to Birmingham, including transfers.

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Kansas City to Birmingham bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Kansas City, Mo station.

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Kansas City to Birmingham train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Kansas City Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Kansas City to Birmingham is to fly which takes 6 h 25 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 16 h 25 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 36 h 19 min.

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There is no direct flight from Kansas City Airport to Birmingham Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 36 min and has one stopover.

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Kansas City to Birmingham bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Birmingham, Al station.

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Map of how to get from Kansas City to Birmingham.
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  • Distance: 582.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 25 min

What companies run services between Kansas City, MO, USA and Birmingham, AL, USA?

Delta, Southwest Airlines and two other airlines fly from Kansas City to Birmingham hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kansas City to Birmingham via St Louis, Mo in around 16 h 25 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Kansas City to Birmingham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Kansas City to Birmingham via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Kansas City to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Kansas City to Huntsville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Kansas City to Huntsville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Kansas City to Montgomery via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Kansas City to Montgomery via Minneapolis, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Kansas City to Montgomery via Detroit, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Kansas City to Montgomery via Covington, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 44 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Kansas City to Birmingham via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Kansas City to Birmingham via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Kansas City to Birmingham via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Kansas City to Birmingham via Orlando
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Kansas City to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Flights from Kansas City to Atlanta via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Flights from Kansas City to Atlanta via Nashville
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Kansas City to Birmingham via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Kansas City to Birmingham via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Kansas City to Birmingham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Kansas City to Huntsville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Kansas City to Huntsville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Kansas City to Huntsville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Kansas City to Huntsville via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Kansas City to Montgomery via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Kansas City to Montgomery via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Kansas City to Birmingham via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Kansas City to Huntsville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Kansas City to Huntsville via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Kansas City to Huntsville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Kansas City to Huntsville via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
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 Kansas City Amtrak to St. Louis Gateway Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Train from Kansas City Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Room
$290 - $410
Train from Chicago Union Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
19 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Business Coach Seat
$250 - $360
Room
$490 - $700
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal 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
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 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
Bus from Kansas City, Mo to St Louis, Mo
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from St Louis, Mo to Birmingham, Al
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140

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Kansas City to Birmingham train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Birmingham Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kansas City to Birmingham is 750 miles. It takes approximately 12 h 18 min to drive from Kansas City to Birmingham.

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United Airlines, American Airlines, Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Kansas City Airport to Birmingham Airport.

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Book your Kansas City to Birmingham bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 108+ hotels available in Birmingham. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Kansas City to Kansas City Airport is to line 229 bus which takes 56 min and costs .

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