There are 7 ways to get from San Antonio to Birmingham by plane, bus, car or train

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Recommended option

Fly San Antonio to Birmingham  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Fly from San Antonio (SAT) to Birmingham (BHM) SAT - BHM

$243 - $1,103

Cheapest option

Bus, Megabus  •  22 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from San Antonio to DFW-Grand Prairie, Texas
  2. Take the Megabus from Grand Prairie to Birmingham

$90 - $119

5 alternative options

Bus to Austin, fly to Birmingham  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Austin, Tx
  2. Fly from Austin (AUS) to Birmingham (BHM) AUS - BHM

$239 - $1,142

Fly San Antonio to Huntsville, drive  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Fly from San Antonio (SAT) to Huntsville (HSV) SAT - HSV
  2. Drive from Huntsville to Birmingham

$240 - $1,114

Bus  •  19 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Dallas, Tx 9386 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Birmingham, Al 1530 / ...

$96 - $244

Train  •  23 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from San Antonio Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak Sunset Limited
  2. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak to Birmingham Amtrak Crescent

$140 - $392

Drive  •  14 h 1 min

  1. Drive from San Antonio to Birmingham 865.6 miles

$85 - $130

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Antonio to Birmingham is to bus and Megabus which costs $90 - $120 and takes 22 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Antonio to Birmingham is to fly which costs $240 - $1,100 and takes 5 h 47 min.

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The distance between San Antonio and Birmingham is 749 miles. The road distance is 865.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 47 min to get from San Antonio to Birmingham, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Antonio to Birmingham. However, there are services departing from San Antonio, Tx and arriving at Birmingham, Al via Dallas, Tx. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from San Antonio to Birmingham. However, there are services departing from San Antonio Amtrak and arriving at Birmingham Amtrak via New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 30 min.

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What companies run services between San Antonio, TX, USA and Birmingham, AL, USA?

Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from San Antonio to Birmingham hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Antonio to Birmingham via Dallas, Tx in around 19 h 35 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Antonio to Birmingham via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Austin to Birmingham via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from San Antonio to Huntsville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from San Antonio to Huntsville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from San Antonio to Huntsville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Antonio to Birmingham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Austin to Birmingham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from San Antonio to Huntsville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from San Antonio to Huntsville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 59 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Antonio to Birmingham via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Austin to Birmingham via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from San Antonio to Huntsville via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from San Antonio to Huntsville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from San Antonio to Huntsville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from San Antonio to Huntsville via Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 18 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Antonio to Birmingham via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from San Antonio to Birmingham via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from San Antonio to Birmingham via Tampa
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Austin to Birmingham via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Austin to Birmingham via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Antonio Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak
Ave. Duration
15 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $240
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Flexi Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Business Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Room
$350 - $490
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak to Birmingham Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
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
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Antonio, Tx to Austin, Tx
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from San Antonio, Tx to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Birmingham, Al
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $110
Flexible
$130 - $170
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from San Antonio to DFW-Grand Prairie, Texas
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from Grand Prairie to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Schedules at
us.megabus.com

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