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

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 Birmingham  •  5h 33m

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

$177 - $562

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Bus Wanda Coach  •  19h 37m

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY to Birmingham Nyc

$76 - $80

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Fly Newark to Atlanta, shuttle  •  6h 22m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Atlanta (ATL) EWR - ATL
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Atlanta Airport to Groome Transportation Auburn

$158 - $475

Fly New York La Guardia to Atlanta, shuttle  •  6h 37m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Atlanta (ATL) LGA - ATL
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Atlanta Airport to Groome Transportation Auburn

$131 - $438

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Birmingham  •  6h 21m

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

$267 - $812

Fly Newark to Pensacola, bus  •  7h 21m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Pensacola (PNS) EWR - PNS
  2. Take the bus from Pensacola, Fl to Mobile, Al

$246 - $639

Fly White Plains to Atlanta, shuttle  •  8h 17m

  1. Fly from White Plains (HPN) to Atlanta (ATL) HPN - ATL
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Atlanta Airport to Groome Transportation Auburn

$173 - $489

Bus Akai Bus  •  18h 6m

  1. Take the bus from New York to Birmingham

$84 - $148

Train  •  22h 35m

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

$130 - $390

Drive  •  16h 11m

  1. Drive from New York to Birmingham 967.5 miles

$90 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from New York to Alabama is to bus which costs $76 - $80 and takes 19h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Alabama is to fly which costs $170 - $600 and takes 5h 33m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from New York Penn Station station and arriving at Birmingham Intermodal Facility. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 22h 35m.

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The distance between New York and Alabama is 880 miles. The road distance is 967.5 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Alabama without a car is to bus which takes 18h 6m and costs $80 - $150.

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It takes approximately 5h 33m to get from New York to Alabama, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from New York to Alabama is to fly which takes 5h 33m and costs $170 - $600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $80 - $150 and takes 18h 6m, you could also train, which costs $130 - $390 and takes 22h 35m.

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Birmingham Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 49m.

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Alabama is 1h behind New York. It is currently 7:28 PM in New York and 6:28 PM in Alabama.

Map of how to get from New York to Alabama.
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  • Distance: 879.9 miles
  • Duration: 5h 33m

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Alabama, USA?

Delta, American Airlines and Southwest Airlines fly from New York to Birmingham hourly. Alternatively, Akai Bus operates a bus from New York to Birmingham twice daily. Tickets cost $70 - $130 and the journey takes 18h.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Birmingham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from New York La Guardia to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Birmingham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to Birmingham via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Pensacola via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from White Plains to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from White Plains to Atlanta via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Birmingham via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to Birmingham via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Newark to Atlanta via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from New York La Guardia to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to Birmingham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to Birmingham via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 24m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Pensacola via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from White Plains to Atlanta via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from White Plains to Atlanta via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Newark to Pensacola via Nashville
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Pensacola via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Newark to Pensacola
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Newark to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Train operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
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 New York Penn Station to Birmingham Intermodal Facility
Ave. Duration
22h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Flexi Coach Seat
$240 - $350
Business Coach Seat
$280 - $390
Room
$500 - $750
Bus operators
Groome Transportation
Phone
(800) 280-9270
Website
groometransportation.com
Shuttle from Atlanta Airport to Groome Transportation Auburn
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
groometransportation.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 Pensacola, Fl to Mobile, Al
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26
Akai Bus
Website
akaiticket.com
Bus from New York to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
18h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Schedules at
akaibus.net
Book at
gotobus.com
Wanda Coach
Phone
6466307186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from New York, NY to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
wandacoach.com

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

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Alabama is 968 miles. It takes approximately 16h 11m to drive from New York 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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The best way to get from New York to Newark Airport is to bus which takes 20m and costs $17.

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