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There are 6 ways to get from Nashville to Tuscaloosa by bus, night bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  7h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Nashville, Tn to Birmingham, Al 1163 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham, Al to Tuscaloosa, Al 1523 / ...

$39 - $90

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Night bus, bus  •  6h 25m

  1. Take the night bus from Nashville, Tn to Birmingham, Al 1159
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham, Al to Tuscaloosa, Al 1523 / ...

$36 - $83

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Night bus, train  •  6h 29m

  1. Take the night bus from Nashville, Tn to Birmingham, Al 1159
  2. Take the train from Birmingham Intermodal Facility to Tuscaloosa Amtrak Station Crescent

$48 - $106

Drive  •  4h 6m

  1. Drive from Nashville to Tuscaloosa 248.5 miles

$24 - $35

Fly to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional, drive  •  6h 16m

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

$207 - $1,111

Fly to Birmingham, train  •  8h

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

$178 - $904

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The cheapest way to get from Nashville to Tuscaloosa is to drive which costs $24 - $35 and takes 4h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Nashville to Tuscaloosa is to drive which costs $24 - $35 and takes 4h 6m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nashville to Tuscaloosa. However, there are services departing from Nashville, Tn and arriving at Tuscaloosa, Al via Birmingham, Al. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 35m.

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The distance between Nashville and Tuscaloosa is 210 miles. The road distance is 248.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Nashville to Tuscaloosa without a car is to bus which takes 7h 35m and costs $35 - $95.

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It takes approximately 7h 35m to get from Nashville to Tuscaloosa, including transfers.

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Nashville to Tuscaloosa bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Nashville, Tn station.

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There is no direct flight from Nashville Airport to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 24m and has one stopover.

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Nashville to Tuscaloosa bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Tuscaloosa, Al station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nashville to Tuscaloosa is 249 miles. It takes approximately 4h 6m to drive from Nashville to Tuscaloosa.

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  • Distance: 210.3 miles
  • Duration: 7h 35m

What companies run services between Nashville, TN, USA and Tuscaloosa, AL, USA?

You can take a bus from Nashville to Tuscaloosa via Birmingham, Al in around 7h 35m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Nashville to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Nashville to Birmingham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Nashville to Birmingham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Nashville to Birmingham via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Nashville to Birmingham via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Nashville to Birmingham via Orlando
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Nashville to Birmingham via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Nashville to Birmingham via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Nashville to Birmingham via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
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 Birmingham Intermodal Facility to Tuscaloosa Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
59m
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
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 Nashville, Tn to Birmingham, Al
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
Bus from Birmingham, Al to Tuscaloosa, Al
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27

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Southwest Airlines and Delta offer flights from Nashville Airport to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional Airport.

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Book your Nashville to Tuscaloosa bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 58+ hotels available in Tuscaloosa. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Nashville to Nashville Airport is to line 18 bus which takes 32m and costs $2.

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