There are 8 ways to get from Pittsburgh to Birmingham by plane, bus, car, night 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Birmingham  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Birmingham (BHM) PIT - BHM

$185 - $955

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  18 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Columbus, Oh
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Nashville, Tn
  3. Take the bus from Nashville, Tn to Birmingham, Al

$88 - $229

6 alternative options

Fly to Atlanta, bus  •  6 h 41 min

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

$126 - $376

Fly to Huntsville, drive  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Huntsville (HSV) PIT - HSV
  2. Drive from Huntsville to Birmingham

$192 - $966

Bus, night bus  •  16 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Columbus, Oh
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh
  3. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Nashville, Tn
  4. Take the night bus from Nashville, Tn to Birmingham, Al

$93 - $229

Bus Megabus  •  25 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, PA to Washington DC
  2. Take the bus from Washington to Atlanta GA
  3. Take the bus from Atlanta, GA - W Peachtree St @ Civic Center MARTA Station to Birmingham, AL

$103 - $145

Train  •  27 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Pittsburgh Amtrak to Washington Union Station Capitol Limited
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Birmingham Amtrak Crescent

$162 - $452

Drive  •  12 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Pittsburgh to Birmingham 754.5 miles

$70 - $110

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Pittsburgh to Birmingham is to drive which costs $70 - $110 and takes 12 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pittsburgh to Birmingham is to fly which costs $180 - $1,000 and takes 5 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pittsburgh to Birmingham. However, there are services departing from Pittsburgh, Pa and arriving at Birmingham, Al via Columbus, Oh, Cincinnati, Oh and Nashville, Tn. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Pittsburgh to Birmingham. However, there are services departing from Pittsburgh Amtrak and arriving at Birmingham Amtrak via Washington Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 5 min.

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The distance between Pittsburgh and Birmingham is 611 miles. The road distance is 754.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Pittsburgh to Birmingham without a car is to bus and night bus which takes 16 h 5 min and costs $90 - $230.

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It takes approximately 5 h 54 min to get from Pittsburgh to Birmingham, including transfers.

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Pittsburgh to Birmingham bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Pittsburgh, Pa station.

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Pittsburgh to Birmingham train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Pittsburgh Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Pittsburgh to Birmingham is to fly which takes 5 h 54 min and costs $180 - $1,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $85 - $230 and takes 18 h 27 min, you could also train, which costs $160 - $460 and takes 27 h 5 min.

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There is no direct flight from Pittsburgh Airport to Birmingham Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 31 min and has one stopover.

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

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  • Distance: 611.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 54 min

What companies run services between Pittsburgh, PA, USA and Birmingham, AL, USA?

Delta, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Pittsburgh to Birmingham hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Pittsburgh to Birmingham via Columbus, Oh and Nashville, Tn in around 18 h 27 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Birmingham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Pittsburgh to Birmingham via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Pittsburgh to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Pittsburgh to Huntsville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Pittsburgh to Huntsville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Birmingham via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Pittsburgh to Birmingham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Pittsburgh to Birmingham via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Pittsburgh to Atlanta via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Pittsburgh to Huntsville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Pittsburgh to Huntsville via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Pittsburgh to Huntsville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Pittsburgh to Huntsville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Birmingham via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Pittsburgh to Atlanta via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Pittsburgh to Huntsville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Pittsburgh to Huntsville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Pittsburgh to Huntsville via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Pittsburgh to Huntsville via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Birmingham via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Pittsburgh to Birmingham via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Pittsburgh to Birmingham via Orlando
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Pittsburgh to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $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 Pittsburgh Amtrak to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$230 - $330
Train from Washington Union Station to Birmingham Amtrak
Ave. Duration
18 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $320
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Room
$440 - $650
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.

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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
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Nashville, Tn
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Night bus from Nashville, Tn to Birmingham, Al
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Nashville, Tn
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Pittsburgh, PA to Washington DC
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Washington to Atlanta GA
Ave. Duration
14 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Atlanta, GA - W Peachtree St @ Civic Center MARTA Station to Birmingham, AL
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Book at
megabus.com

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