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There are 6 ways to get from Phoenix to Birmingham by plane, car, bus or train

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 to Birmingham  •  7h 44m

  1. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to Birmingham (BHM) PHX - BHM

$194 - $804

Cheapest option

Fly to Atlanta, bus  •  9h 15m

  1. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to Atlanta (ATL) PHX - ATL
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Birmingham, Al

$110 - $365

4 alternative options

Fly to Huntsville, drive  •  8h 12m

  1. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to Huntsville (HSV) PHX - HSV
  2. Drive from Huntsville to Birmingham

$151 - $615

Bus  •  37h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Phoenix, Az to Dallas, Tx 1408 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Birmingham, Al 1530 / ...

$166 - $420

Amtrak Thruway, train  •  2 days 1h

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Sky Harbor Airport to Maricopa Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Maricopa Amtrak Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
  3. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Birmingham Intermodal Facility

Drive  •  26h 39m

  1. Drive from Phoenix to Birmingham 1717.1 miles

$160 - $250

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The cheapest way to get from Phoenix to Birmingham is to fly and bus which costs $110 - $370 and takes 9h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Phoenix to Birmingham is to fly which costs $190 - $850 and takes 7h 44m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Phoenix to Birmingham. However, there are services departing from Phoenix, Az and arriving at Birmingham, Al via Dallas, Tx. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 37h 30m.

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The distance between Phoenix and Birmingham is 1461 miles. The road distance is 1717.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Phoenix to Birmingham without a car is to bus which takes 37h 30m and costs $160 - $420.

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It takes approximately 7h 44m to get from Phoenix to Birmingham, including transfers.

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Phoenix to Birmingham bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Phoenix, Az station.

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The best way to get from Phoenix to Birmingham is to fly which takes 7h 44m and costs $190 - $850. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $160 - $420 and takes 37h 30m.

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There is no direct flight from Phoenix Airport to Birmingham Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 55m and has one stopover.

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Phoenix to Birmingham bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Birmingham, Al station.

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Map of how to get from Phoenix to Birmingham.
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  • Distance: 1461.2 miles
  • Duration: 7h 44m

What companies run services between Phoenix, AZ, USA and Birmingham, AL, USA?

Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Phoenix to Birmingham hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Phoenix to Birmingham via Dallas, Tx in around 37h 30m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Phoenix to Birmingham via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Phoenix to Birmingham via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Phoenix to Birmingham via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Phoenix to Birmingham via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Phoenix to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Phoenix to Atlanta via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Phoenix to Atlanta via Kansas City
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Phoenix to Atlanta via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Phoenix to Atlanta via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Phoenix to Atlanta via San Antonio
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Phoenix to Birmingham via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Phoenix to Birmingham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Phoenix to Huntsville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Phoenix to Huntsville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Phoenix to Huntsville via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Phoenix to Huntsville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 31m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Phoenix to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Phoenix to Atlanta via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Phoenix to Birmingham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Phoenix to Huntsville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Phoenix to Huntsville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7h 1m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Phoenix to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Phoenix to Birmingham via Houston
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Phoenix to Birmingham via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Phoenix to Huntsville via Houston
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Phoenix to Huntsville via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Phoenix to Huntsville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Phoenix to Huntsville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Phoenix to Huntsville via Denver
Ave. Duration
9h 57m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
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 Maricopa Amtrak Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
38h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$200 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$350 - $500
Business Coach Seat
$420 - $600
Room
$750 - $1,100
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Birmingham Intermodal Facility
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$260 - $360
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.

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 Atlanta, Ga to Birmingham, Al
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Phoenix, Az to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
22h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $250
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$100 - $170
Flexible
$190 - $250
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Birmingham, Al
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $110
Flexible
$130 - $170
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
Bus from Sky Harbor Airport to Maricopa Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
amtrak.com

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Birmingham is 1h ahead of Phoenix. It is currently 3:41 PM in Phoenix and 4:41 PM in Birmingham.

Yes, the driving distance between Phoenix to Birmingham is 1717 miles. It takes approximately 26h 39m to drive from Phoenix to Birmingham.

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Delta, American Airlines, United Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Phoenix Airport to Birmingham Airport.

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There are 107+ hotels available in Birmingham. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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