There are 8 ways to get from Nashville to Tuscaloosa by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Nashville, Tn to Birmingham, Al 1167
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham, Al to Tuscaloosa, Al 1523 / ...

$38 - $87

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Bus, train  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Nashville, Tn to Birmingham, Al 1167
  2. Take the train from Birmingham Amtrak to Tuscaloosa Amtrak Crescent

$50 - $110

Drive  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Nashville to Tuscaloosa 248.5 miles

$24 - $35

Fly to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional, drive  •  6 h 26 min

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

$211 - $1,115

Fly to Birmingham, train  •  7 h 8 min

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

$182 - $908

Fly to Muscle Shoals, drive  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Nashville (BNA) to Muscle Shoals (MSL) BNA - MSL
  2. Drive from Muscle Shoals to Tuscaloosa

$87 - $150

Fly to Atlanta, bus  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Nashville (BNA) to Atlanta (ATL) BNA - ATL
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Birmingham, Al
  3. Take the bus from Birmingham, Al to Tuscaloosa, Al

$141 - $486

Fly to Tupelo, bus  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Nashville (BNA) to Tupelo (TUP) BNA - TUP
  2. Take the bus from Tupelo, Ms to Birmingham, Al
  3. Take the bus from Birmingham, Al to Tuscaloosa, Al

$93 - $449

Questions & Answers

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

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

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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 6 h 5 min.

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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 6 h 5 min and costs $35 - $90.

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It takes approximately 6 h 5 min 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 3 h 36 min 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 4 h 6 min to drive from Nashville to Tuscaloosa.

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  • Distance: 210.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 5 min

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 6 h 5 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Nashville to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Nashville to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional via Detroit, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Nashville to Birmingham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Nashville to Birmingham via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Nashville to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Nashville to Birmingham via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Nashville to Birmingham via Tampa
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Nashville to Birmingham via Orlando
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Nashville to Birmingham via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Nashville to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $800
Corporate Flight Management
Website
contouraviation.com
Flights from Nashville to Tupelo
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $350
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Nashville to Birmingham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Nashville to Birmingham via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Nashville to Birmingham via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Nashville to Birmingham via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Nashville to Birmingham via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Boutique Air
Website
boutiqueair.com
Flights from Nashville to Muscle Shoals
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Flights from Nashville to Atlanta via Muscle Shoals
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Birmingham Amtrak to Tuscaloosa Amtrak
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
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
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Birmingham, Al to Tuscaloosa, Al
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to Birmingham, Al
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Tupelo, Ms to Birmingham, Al
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45

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