There are 9 ways to get from Manhattan to Alabama by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly New York La Guardia to Birmingham  •  5h 10m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Birmingham (BHM) LGA - BHM

$175 - $440

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Bus  •  18h 42m

  1. Take the bus from New York to Birmingham

$97 - $181

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Fly New York La Guardia to Atlanta, bus  •  7h 2m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Atlanta (ATL) LGA - ATL
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta Airport to Circle K Oxford

$184 - $459

Fly Newark to Atlanta, bus  •  7h 21m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Atlanta (ATL) EWR - ATL
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta Airport to Circle K Oxford

$158 - $382

Fly New York JFK to Atlanta, bus  •  7h 24m

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Atlanta (ATL) JFK - ATL
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta Airport to Circle K Oxford

$186 - $603

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Birmingham  •  7h 5m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to 30th Street Train Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Birmingham (BHM) PHL - BHM

$197 - $895

Train  •  23h 44m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Birmingham Intermodal Facility Crescent

$103 - $153

Bus via Atlanta  •  24h 45m

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Atlanta, Ga 1081 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Birmingham, Al 1547 / ...

$113 - $154

Drive  •  16h 17m

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Birmingham 973.7 miles

$95 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Alabama is to bus which costs $95 - $190 and takes 18h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Alabama is to fly which costs $170 - $440 and takes 5h 10m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manhattan to Alabama. However, there are services departing from New York, Ny and arriving at Birmingham, Al via Atlanta, Ga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Manhattan to Alabama. However, there are services departing from 86 St and arriving at Birmingham Intermodal Facility via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23h 44m.

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The distance between Manhattan and Alabama is 883 miles. The road distance is 973.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Alabama without a car is to bus which takes 18h 42m and costs $95 - $190.

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It takes approximately 5h 10m to get from Manhattan to Alabama, including transfers.

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Manhattan to Alabama bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from New York, Ny station.

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Manhattan to Alabama train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from New York Penn Station.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to Alabama.
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  • Distance: 883.3 miles
  • Duration: 5h 10m

What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Alabama, USA?

Delta and American Airlines fly from Manhattan to Birmingham hourly. Alternatively, Akai Bus operates a bus from New York to Birmingham twice daily. Tickets cost $80 - $160 and the journey takes 17h 15m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Flights from New York La Guardia to Birmingham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Newark to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from New York JFK to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $210
Flights from New York JFK to Atlanta via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $210
Flights from New York JFK to Atlanta via Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $210
Flights from New York JFK to Atlanta via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $210
Flights from New York JFK to Atlanta via Norfolk
Ave. Duration
4h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $210
Flights from Philadelphia to Birmingham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Birmingham via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Birmingham via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to Birmingham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from New York JFK to Atlanta via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to Birmingham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to Birmingham via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 24m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $390
Flights from Newark to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Newark to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $450
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $410
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 New York Penn Station to 30th Street Train Station
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Train from New York Penn Station to Birmingham Intermodal Facility
Ave. Duration
22h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Premium
$330 - $460
Flexi Coach Seat
$200 - $310
Business Seat
$220 - $320
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to 30th Street Train Station
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Class Seat
$65 - $130
Bus operators
Groome Transportation
Phone
+1 (478) 471-1616
Email
maconoffice@groometrans.com
Website
groometransportation.com
Bus from Atlanta Airport to Circle K Oxford
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$49
Website
Groome Transportation
Akai Bus
Phone
+1 (205) 585-3888
Email
silence5157@yahoo.com
Website
akaiticket.com
Bus from New York to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
17h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $160
Schedules at
akaibus.net
Book at
gotobus.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
21h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$90 - $130
Flexible
$130 - $200
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to Birmingham, Al
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $30
Flexible
$40 - $60

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Alabama is to fly which takes 5h 10m and costs $170 - $440. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $95 - $190 and takes 18h 42m, you could also train, which costs $100 - $160 and takes 23h 44m.

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Birmingham Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 38m.

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Manhattan to Alabama bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Birmingham, Al station.

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Alabama is 1h behind Manhattan. It is currently 1:17 PM in Manhattan and 12:17 PM in Alabama.

Manhattan to Alabama train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Birmingham Intermodal Facility station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Alabama is 974 miles. It takes approximately 16h 17m to drive from Manhattan to Alabama.

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American Airlines and Delta offer flights from New York La Guardia Airport to Birmingham Airport.

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Book your Manhattan to Alabama bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 35+ hotels available in Alabama. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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