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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly New York La Guardia to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional, drive  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional (GTR) LGA - GTR
  2. Drive from Columbus Golden Triangle Regional to Tuscaloosa

$240 - $1,119

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Bus Akai Bus  •  18 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from New York to Tuscaloosa, AL

$88 - $182

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Fly Newark to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional, drive  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional (GTR) EWR - GTR
  2. Drive from Columbus Golden Triangle Regional to Tuscaloosa

$242 - $1,126

Fly New York La Guardia to Birmingham, train  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Birmingham (BHM) LGA - BHM
  2. Take the train from Birmingham Intermodal Facility to Tuscaloosa Amtrak Station

$201 - $612

Fly Newark to Birmingham, train  •  9 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Birmingham (BHM) EWR - BHM
  2. Take the train from Birmingham Intermodal Facility to Tuscaloosa Amtrak Station

$223 - $489

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Birmingham, train  •  8 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Birmingham (BHM) PHL - BHM
  3. Take the train from Birmingham Intermodal Facility to Tuscaloosa Amtrak Station

$291 - $872

Train  •  25 h

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Tuscaloosa Amtrak Station Crescent

$143 - $413

Bus Greyhound USA  •  27 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Atlanta, Ga 1081 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Tuscaloosa, Al 1523 / ...

$113 - $283

Drive  •  17 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Tuscaloosa 1030.2 miles

$100 - $150

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Tuscaloosa is to drive which costs $100 - $150 and takes 17 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Tuscaloosa is to fly and train which costs $200 - $650 and takes 7 h 27 min.

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The distance between Manhattan and Tuscaloosa is 919 miles. The road distance is 1030.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Tuscaloosa without a car is to bus which takes 18 h 57 min and costs $85 - $190.

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It takes approximately 7 h 28 min to get from Manhattan to Tuscaloosa, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Tuscaloosa is to bus which takes 18 h 57 min and costs $85 - $190. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $140 - $420 and takes 25 h.

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There is no direct flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 42 min and has one stopover.

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Tuscaloosa is 1 h behind Manhattan. It is currently 6:10 AM in Manhattan and 5:10 AM in Tuscaloosa.

Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Tuscaloosa is 1030 miles. It takes approximately 17 h 15 min to drive from Manhattan to Tuscaloosa.

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Delta offers flights from New York La Guardia Airport to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional Airport.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to Tuscaloosa.
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  • Distance: 918.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 28 min

What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Tuscaloosa, AL, USA?

Akai Bus operates a bus from Manhattan to Tuscaloosa twice daily. Tickets cost $70 - $160 and the journey takes 17 h 30 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Manhattan to Tuscaloosa once daily. Tickets cost $140 - $410 and the journey takes 23 h 52 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional via Raleigh/Durham, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional via Reagan Washington, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 34 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional via Birmingham, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 18 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional via Greensboro/High Point, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 48 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional via Columbus, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional via Richmond, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 6 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional via Charlotte, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 8 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional via Covington, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional via Indianapolis, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 19 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional via Norfolk, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 19 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional via Covington, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 34 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional via Detroit, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Birmingham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Birmingham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Newark to Birmingham via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Birmingham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to Birmingham via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Birmingham via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to Birmingham via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to Birmingham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Newark to Birmingham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Newark to Birmingham via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Newark to Birmingham via Miami
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to Birmingham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to Birmingham via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Newark to Birmingham via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Birmingham via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Birmingham via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Birmingham Intermodal Facility to Tuscaloosa Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Train from New York Penn Station to Tuscaloosa Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
23 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $410
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Flexi Coach Seat
$250 - $360
Business Coach Seat
$290 - $410
Room
$550 - $800
Amtrak Acela Express

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Bus operators
Akai Bus
Website
akaiticket.com
Bus from New York to Tuscaloosa, AL
Ave. Duration
17 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $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
21 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $220
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$85 - $140
Flexible
$160 - $220
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to Tuscaloosa, Al
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60

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