There are 10 ways to get from New Jersey to Alabama by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly New York La Guardia to Birmingham  •  5 h 23 min

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

$180 - $565

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Bus Akai Bus  •  20 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from New York to Birmingham

$91 - $157

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Fly Newark to Birmingham  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Birmingham (BHM) EWR - BHM

$182 - $424

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Birmingham  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Birmingham (BHM) PHL - BHM

$211 - $649

Fly Trenton-Mercer to Atlanta  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Trenton-Mercer (TTN) to Atlanta (ATL) TTN - ATL

$212 - $808

Fly Newark to Atlanta  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Atlanta (ATL) EWR - ATL

$143 - $466

Train to Reagan Washington, fly to Huntsville  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center to Washington Union Station
  2. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Huntsville (HSV) DCA - HSV

$253 - $891

Train  •  22 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Birmingham Amtrak Crescent

$130 - $390

Bus Greyhound USA  •  23 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Newark, Nj to Atlanta, Ga 1081
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Birmingham, Al 3861 / ...

$105 - $260

Drive  •  16 h

  1. Drive from Newark to Birmingham 958.2 miles

$90 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from New Jersey to Alabama is to drive which costs $90 - $140 and takes 16 h.

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The quickest way to get from New Jersey to Alabama is to fly which costs $210 - $850 and takes 3 h 48 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from New Jersey to Alabama. However, there are services departing from Newark, Nj and arriving at Birmingham, Al via Atlanta, Ga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 4 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Newark Penn Station station and arriving at Birmingham Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 22 h 13 min.

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The distance between New Jersey and Alabama is 838 miles. The road distance is 958.2 miles.

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The best way to get from New Jersey to Alabama without a car is to bus which takes 20 h 10 min and costs $90 - $160.

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It takes approximately 5 h 23 min to get from New Jersey to Alabama, including transfers.

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New Jersey to Alabama bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Newark, Nj station.

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New Jersey to Alabama train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Newark Penn Station.

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The best way to get from New Jersey to Alabama is to fly which takes 5 h 23 min and costs $180 - $600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $90 - $160 and takes 20 h 10 min, you could also train, which costs $130 - $390 and takes 22 h 13 min.

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Map of how to get from New Jersey to Alabama.
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  • Distance: 837.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 23 min

What companies run services between New Jersey, USA and Alabama, USA?

Delta, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Jersey City to Birmingham hourly. Alternatively, Akai Bus operates a bus from Newark to Birmingham twice daily. Tickets cost $70 - $130 and the journey takes 18 h.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 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 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Birmingham via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Birmingham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Newark to Birmingham via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Birmingham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to Birmingham via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Reagan Washington to Huntsville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Birmingham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to Birmingham via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Newark to Birmingham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Newark to Birmingham via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to Birmingham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to Birmingham via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Atlanta via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Reagan Washington to Huntsville
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Flights from Reagan Washington to Huntsville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Birmingham via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Birmingham via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Newark to Birmingham via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Newark to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Trenton-Mercer to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
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 Trenton Transit Center to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Newark Penn Station to Birmingham Amtrak
Ave. Duration
22 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Flexi Coach Seat
$240 - $340
Business Coach Seat
$280 - $390
Room
$500 - $750
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Trenton Transit Center to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $130
Business Seat
$110 - $200
Bus operators
Akai Bus
Website
akaiticket.com
Bus from New York to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $130
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Newark, Nj to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
20 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $210
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$85 - $140
Flexible
$160 - $210
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

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Birmingham Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 42 min.

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

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Alabama is 1 h behind New Jersey. It is currently 4:33 PM in New Jersey and 3:33 PM in Alabama.

New Jersey to Alabama train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Birmingham Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New Jersey to Alabama is 958 miles. It takes approximately 16 h to drive from New Jersey 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 New Jersey to Alabama bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 40+ hotels available in Alabama. Prices start at $73 USD per night.

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The best way to get from New Jersey to Newark Airport is to line 62 bus which takes 12 min and costs $1 - $2.

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