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There are 5 ways to get from New York to Alabama by plane, bus, train or car

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Map of how to get from New York to Alabama.
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  • Distance: 879.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 8 min

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

Delta, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from New York to Birmingham hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New York to Birmingham via Chattanooga, TN and Chattanooga, TN in around 18 hours 9 minutes.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Birmingham
Avg. Duration
2 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Birmingham via Atlanta
Avg. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Birmingham via Charlotte
Avg. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to Birmingham via Reagan Washington
Avg. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Birmingham Amtrak
Avg. Duration
22 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Website
amtrak.com
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Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Flexi Coach Seat
$240 - $350
Business Coach Seat
$280 - $390
Room
$500 - $750
Bus operators
NYTN Bus
Website
nytnbus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Chattanooga, TN
Avg. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $220
Schedules at
nytnbus.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Chattanooga, TN to Birmingham, AL
Avg. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
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Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60
Bus from Anniston Oxford, AL to Birmingham, AL
Avg. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
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Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$22 - $28
Akai Bus
Website
akaiticket.com
Bus from New York to Anniston/Oxford, AL
Avg. Duration
16 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Schedules at
akaibus.net
Book at
gotobus.com

How far is it from New York to Alabama?

The distance between New York and Alabama is 1408 km. The road distance is 1548 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from New York to Alabama?

The cheapest way to get from New York to Alabama is to drive which costs $120 and takes 16 hours 11 minutes.

What is the fastest way to get from New York to Alabama?

The quickest way to get from New York to Alabama is to fly which takes 5 hours 8 minutes and costs $320.

Is there a direct train between New York and Alabama?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from New York Penn Station and arriving at Birmingham Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 22 hours 35 minutes.

Is there a direct bus between New York and Alabama?

No, there is no direct bus from New York to Alabama. However, there are services departing from New York and arriving at Birmingham, AL via Anniston Oxford, AL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 hours 11 minutes.

How long does it take to get from New York to Alabama?

It takes approximately 5 hours 8 minutes to get from New York to Alabama, including transfers.