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There are 9 ways to get from New York to Tuscaloosa by plane, car, train or bus

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 Newark to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional, drive  •  7h 32m

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

$242 - $1,126

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Bus Akai Bus  •  17h 35m

  1. Take the bus from New York to Tuscaloosa, AL

$85 - $179

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Fly New York La Guardia to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional, drive  •  7h 41m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional (GTR) LGA - GTR
  2. Drive from Columbus Golden Triangle Regional to Tuscaloosa

$240 - $1,119

Fly New York La Guardia to Birmingham, train  •  7h 40m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Birmingham (BHM) LGA - BHM
  2. Take the train from Birmingham Intermodal Facility to Tuscaloosa Amtrak Station

$201 - $612

Fly Newark to Birmingham, train  •  9h 11m

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

$223 - $489

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Birmingham, train  •  8h 27m

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

$291 - $862

Train  •  23h 52m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Tuscaloosa Amtrak Station Crescent

$140 - $410

Bus Greyhound USA  •  27h 8m

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Atlanta, Ga 1081 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Tuscaloosa, Al 1523 / ...

$113 - $283

Drive  •  17h 11m

  1. Drive from New York to Tuscaloosa 1024.8 miles

$100 - $150

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York to Tuscaloosa is to drive which costs $100 - $150 and takes 17h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Tuscaloosa is to fly and drive which costs $240 - $1,200 and takes 7h 32m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from New York Penn Station station and arriving at Tuscaloosa Amtrak Station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 23h 52m.

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The distance between New York and Tuscaloosa is 915 miles. The road distance is 1024.8 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Tuscaloosa without a car is to bus which takes 17h 35m and costs $85 - $180.

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It takes approximately 7h 32m to get from New York to Tuscaloosa, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from New York to Tuscaloosa is to bus which takes 17h 35m and costs $85 - $180. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $140 - $410 and takes 23h 52m.

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There is no direct flight from Newark Airport to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 42m and has one stopover.

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Tuscaloosa is 1h behind New York. It is currently 11:45 PM in New York and 10:45 PM in Tuscaloosa.

Map of how to get from New York to Tuscaloosa.
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  • Distance: 915.4 miles
  • Duration: 7h 32m

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

Akai Bus operates a bus from New York to Tuscaloosa twice daily. Tickets cost $70 - $160 and the journey takes 17h 30m. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from New York to Tuscaloosa once daily. Tickets cost $140 - $410 and the journey takes 23h 52m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional via Covington, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 34m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional via Detroit, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional via Raleigh/Durham, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 59m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional via Reagan Washington, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 34m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional via Birmingham, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 18m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional via Greensboro/High Point, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 48m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional via Columbus, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional via Richmond, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 6m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional via Charlotte, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 8m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional via Indianapolis, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 19m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional via Rochester, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 19m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional via Norfolk, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 19m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
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 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Birmingham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Newark to Birmingham via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 46m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Birmingham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
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
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 Birmingham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Newark to Birmingham via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Newark to Birmingham via Miami
Ave. Duration
6h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
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
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Newark to Birmingham via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Birmingham via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
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
Train from New York Penn Station to Tuscaloosa Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
23h 52m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $410
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Flexi Coach Seat
$250 - $360
Business Coach Seat
$290 - $410
Room
$550 - $800
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Bus operators
Akai Bus
Website
akaiticket.com
Bus from New York to Tuscaloosa, AL
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $160
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.

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 New York, Ny to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
21h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $220
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$85 - $140
Flexible
$160 - $220
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to Tuscaloosa, Al
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60

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

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Tuscaloosa is 1025 miles. It takes approximately 17h 11m to drive from New York to Tuscaloosa.

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United Airlines and Delta offer flights from Newark Airport to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional Airport.

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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 New York to Newark Airport is to bus which takes 20m and costs $17.

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