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There are 8 ways to get from Sault Ste. Marie to Birmingham by plane, bus, night bus, train or car

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 Sault Ste Marie to Birmingham

  1. Fly from Sault Ste Marie (CIU) to Birmingham (BHM)

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Night bus, bus

  1. Take the night bus from Sault Ste. Marie, MI to St. Ignace, MI
  2. Take the bus from St. Ignace, MI to Grand Rapids, MI
  3. Take the bus from Grand Rapids, MI to Kalamazoo, MI
  4. Take the bus from Kalamazoo Transit Center to Indianapolis, IN
  5. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Evansville, IN
  6. Take the bus from Evansville to Birmingham

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Fly Sault Ste Marie to Huntsville, bus

  1. Fly from Sault Ste Marie (CIU) to Huntsville (HSV)
  2. Take the bus from Huntsville to Birmingham

Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails to Pellston, fly to Birmingham

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails from Sault Ste. Marie, MI to Pellston, MI
  2. Fly from Pellston (PLN) to Birmingham (BHM)

Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails, bus

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails from Sault Ste. Marie, MI to Kalamazoo, MI - Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Kalamazoo Transit Center to Indianapolis, IN
  3. Take the bus from Indianapolis Amtrak Station to Nashville
  4. Take the bus from Nashville to Birmingham

Night bus, Amtrak Thruway, train, bus

  1. Take the night bus from Sault Ste. Marie, MI to Escanaba, MI
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Escanaba, MI to Milwaukee
  3. Take the train from Milwaukee to Chicago Union Station
  4. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Memphis
  5. Take the bus from Memphis, TN to Birmingham, AL

Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails, train, bus

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails from Sault Ste. Marie, MI to Grand Rapids
  2. Take the train from Grand Rapids Vernon J. Ehlers Station to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Memphis
  4. Take the bus from Memphis, TN to Birmingham, AL

Drive

  1. Drive from Sault Ste. Marie to Birmingham

Sault Ste Marie (CIU) to Birmingham (BHM) flights

The flight time between Sault Ste Marie (CIU) and Birmingham (BHM) is around 10h 20m and covers a distance of around 891 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 5h 39m. The fastest flight normally takes 7h 7m. Services are operated by Delta, Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and others. Typically 113 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average flight journey times

Time on flight:
4h 41m
Layover time:
5h 39m
Total time:
10h 20m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
7h 7m
Flight distance:
891 miles
Flights per week:
113
Cheapest price:
$145
Carbon emissions:
471 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
06:35
Last flight departs at:
16:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Sault Ste Marie (CIU) to Birmingham (BHM) flight schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sault Ste. Marie to Birmingham is to drive which costs $160 - $250 and takes 16h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Sault Ste. Marie to Birmingham is to fly which costs $340 - $460 and takes 8h 39m.

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The distance between Sault Ste. Marie and Birmingham is 913 miles. The road distance is 1020.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 8h 39m to get from Sault Ste. Marie to Birmingham, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Sault Ste. Marie to Birmingham is to fly which takes 8h 39m and costs $340 - $460. Alternatively, you can Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails and bus, which costs and takes 29h 7m.

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There is no direct flight from Sault Ste Marie Airport to Birmingham Airport. The quickest flight takes 7h 7m and has one stopover.

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Birmingham is 1h behind Sault Ste. Marie. It is currently 11:36 PM in Sault Ste. Marie and 10:36 PM in Birmingham.

Yes, the driving distance between Sault Ste. Marie to Birmingham is 1021 miles. It takes approximately 16h 17m to drive from Sault Ste. Marie to Birmingham.

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Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Sault Ste Marie Airport to Birmingham Airport.

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Map of how to get from Sault Ste. Marie to Birmingham.
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  • Distance: 912.6 miles
  • Duration: 8h 39m

What companies run services between Sault Ste. Marie, ON, Canada and Birmingham, AL, USA?

Delta, Southwest Airlines and two other airlines fly from Sault Ste. Marie to Birmingham hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sault Ste. Marie to Birmingham via Sault Ste. Marie, MI, Kalamazoo, MI - Amtrak, Kalamazoo Transit Center, Indianapolis Amtrak Station, and Nashville in around 29h 7m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Sault Ste Marie to Birmingham via Detroit, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $370
Flights from Sault Ste Marie to Birmingham via Minneapolis, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $420
Flights from Sault Ste Marie to Birmingham via Detroit
Ave. Duration
13h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $360
Flights from Sault Ste Marie to Birmingham via Detroit, New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
13h 4m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $440
Flights from Sault Ste Marie to Huntsville via Detroit, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $460
Flights from Sault Ste Marie to Huntsville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
13h 7m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $430
Flights from Sault Ste Marie to Huntsville via Minneapolis, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
17h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $550
Flights from Pellston to Birmingham via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $1,300
Flights from Pellston to Birmingham via Detroit, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Sault Ste Marie to Birmingham via Detroit, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $380
Flights from Sault Ste Marie to Birmingham via Minneapolis, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8h 27m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $450
Flights from Sault Ste Marie to Huntsville via Detroit, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $600
Flights from Sault Ste Marie to Huntsville via Detroit, Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
9h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Sault Ste Marie to Huntsville via Detroit, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Sault Ste Marie to Birmingham via Detroit, Tampa
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $450
Silver Airways
Website
silverairways.com
Flights from Sault Ste Marie to Huntsville via Detroit, Orlando
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Milwaukee to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25
Train from Chicago Union Station to Memphis
Ave. Duration
10h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Premium
$250 - $350
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Seat
$120 - $180
Train from Grand Rapids Vernon J. Ehlers Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Seat
$55 - $80
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 Huntsville to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $25
Flexible
$35 - $55
Bus from Indianapolis to Nashville
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $85
Bus from Nashville to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $70
Bus from Memphis to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $40
Flexible
$50 - $75
Bus from Evansville to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $100
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Sault Ste. Marie, MI to Pellston, MI
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Bus from Sault Ste. Marie, MI to Kalamazoo, MI - Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Bus from Escanaba, MI to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Bus from Sault Ste. Marie, MI to Grand Rapids
Ave. Duration
9h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Hoosier Ride
Phone
+1 800-544-2383
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from Kalamazoo Transit Center to Indianapolis, IN
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Book at
hoosierride.com
Child Fares
$30 - $45
Bus from Indianapolis, IN to Evansville, IN
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Book at
hoosierride.com
Child Fares
$30 - $50
Amtrak Thruway

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 Thruway
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Indianapolis Amtrak Station to Nashville
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $65
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12
$23 - $35
Adult
$45 - $65
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Night bus from Sault Ste. Marie, MI to Escanaba, MI
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Night bus from Sault Ste. Marie, MI to St. Ignace, MI
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Bus from St. Ignace, MI to Grand Rapids, MI
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Bus from Grand Rapids, MI to Kalamazoo, MI
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Email
inquiries@megabus.com
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Memphis, TN to Birmingham, AL
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Book at
megabus.com
One way - 1 traveller
$35 - $45

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The best way to get from Sault Ste. Marie to Sault Ste Marie Airport is to drive which takes 26 min and costs $3 - $6.

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