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There are 7 ways to get from Los Angeles to Birmingham by plane, train, bus 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

Fly Burbank to Birmingham  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to Birmingham (BHM) BUR - BHM

$277 - $1,009

Cheapest option

Fly Los Angeles to Atlanta, bus  •  9 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Atlanta (ATL) LAX - ATL
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Birmingham, Al

$136 - $435

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Fly Los Angeles to Birmingham  •  8 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Birmingham (BHM) LAX - BHM

$208 - $543

Train to Santa Ana, fly to Birmingham  •  9 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to Santa Ana Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Santa Ana (SNA) to Birmingham (BHM) SNA - BHM

$257 - $947

Bus  •  44 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Dallas, Tx 1408 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Birmingham, Al 1530 / ...

$198 - $502

Train  •  2 days 5 h

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Sunset Limited
  2. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Birmingham Intermodal Facility Crescent

$303 - $892

Drive  •  31 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Birmingham 2041 miles

$200 - $290

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The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Birmingham is to fly and bus which costs $130 - $440 and takes 9 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Birmingham is to fly which costs $200 - $550 and takes 8 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles to Birmingham. However, there are services departing from Los Angeles, Ca and arriving at Birmingham, Al via Dallas, Tx. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 44 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Los Angeles station to Birmingham. However, there are services departing from Los Angeles Union Station and arriving at Birmingham Intermodal Facility via New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 5 h.

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The distance between Los Angeles and Birmingham is 1809 miles. The road distance is 2041 miles.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Birmingham without a car is to bus which takes 44 h 25 min and costs $190 - $500.

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It takes approximately 8 h 5 min to get from Los Angeles to Birmingham, including transfers.

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Los Angeles to Birmingham bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Los Angeles, Ca station.

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Los Angeles to Birmingham train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Los Angeles Union Station.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Birmingham is to fly which takes 8 h 5 min and costs $270 - $1,100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $190 - $500 and takes 44 h 25 min, you could also train, which costs $300 - $900 and takes 2 days 5 h.

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Map of how to get from Los Angeles to Birmingham.
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  • Distance: 1809.2 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 5 min

What companies run services between Los Angeles, CA, USA and Birmingham, AL, USA?

Southwest Airlines flies from Los Angeles to Birmingham every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Los Angeles to Birmingham via Dallas, Tx in around 44 h 25 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Burbank to Birmingham via Dallas
Ave. Duration
7 h 33 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Burbank to Birmingham via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Burbank to Birmingham via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Burbank to Birmingham via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Burbank to Birmingham via Las Vegas, Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Flights from Burbank to Birmingham via Phoenix, Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Burbank to Birmingham via Denver, Dallas
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Burbank to Birmingham via Phoenix, Dallas
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Birmingham via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,200
Flights from Los Angeles to Birmingham via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,200
Flights from Los Angeles to Birmingham via Dallas
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,200
Flights from Los Angeles to Birmingham via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,200
Flights from Santa Ana to Birmingham via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Santa Ana to Birmingham via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Santa Ana to Birmingham via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Santa Ana to Birmingham via Phoenix, Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Birmingham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,300
Flights from Santa Ana to Birmingham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Santa Ana to Birmingham via Detroit
Ave. Duration
8 h 19 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Birmingham via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,200
Flights from Santa Ana to Birmingham via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Santa Ana to Birmingham via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Birmingham via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Birmingham via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,100
Flights from Santa Ana to Birmingham via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Santa Ana to Birmingham via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Santa Ana to Birmingham via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 54 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station to Santa Ana Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Los Angeles Union Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
45 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$240 - $360
Flexi Coach Seat
$440 - $650
Business Coach Seat
$500 - $750
Room
$900 - $1,300
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Birmingham Intermodal Facility
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 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
29 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$130 - $340
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$130 - $220
Flexible
$250 - $340
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Birmingham, Al
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $110
Flexible
$130 - $170

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There is no direct flight from Burbank Airport to Birmingham Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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Los Angeles to Birmingham bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Birmingham, Al station.

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Birmingham is 2 h ahead of Los Angeles. It is currently 12:28 PM in Los Angeles and 2:28 PM in Birmingham.

Los Angeles to Birmingham train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Birmingham Intermodal Facility station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Los Angeles to Birmingham is 2041 miles. It takes approximately 31 h 41 min to drive from Los Angeles to Birmingham.

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Southwest Airlines offers flights from Burbank Airport to Birmingham Airport.

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Book your Los Angeles to Birmingham bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 108+ hotels available in Birmingham. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Burbank Airport is to train which takes 25 min and costs $5 - $7.

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