There are 8 ways to get from Seattle to Birmingham by plane, bus, car, train or night bus

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Fly to Birmingham  •  8 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Birmingham (BHM) SEA - BHM

$215 - $656

Cheapest option

Fly to Atlanta, bus  •  9 h 24 min

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

$176 - $457

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Fly to Huntsville, drive  •  9 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Huntsville (HSV) SEA - HSV
  2. Drive from Huntsville to Birmingham

$262 - $967

Fly to Montgomery, drive  •  10 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Montgomery (MGM) SEA - MGM
  2. Drive from Montgomery to Birmingham

$272 - $1,018

Train, night bus  •  2 days 12 h

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Carbondale Amtrak
  3. Take the night bus from Carbondale to Nashville, Tn
  4. Take the night bus from Nashville, Tn to Birmingham, Al

$348 - $976

Train, bus  •  2 days 18 h

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to Chicago Union Station Empire Builder
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Birmingham, Al 1163

$354 - $1,019

Bus  •  2 days 19 h

  1. Take the bus from Seattle, WA to Portland, OR
  2. Take the bus from Portland, Or to Denver, Co
  3. Take the bus from Denver, Co to Dallas, Tx
  4. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Birmingham, Al

$285 - $748

Drive  •  41 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Seattle to Birmingham 2668.7 miles

$260 - $380

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Seattle to Birmingham. However, there are services departing from Seattle, WA and arriving at Birmingham, Al via Portland, Or, Denver, Co and Dallas, Tx. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 19 h.

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The distance between Seattle and Birmingham is 2091 miles. The road distance is 2668.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Birmingham without a car is to train and night bus which takes 2 days 12 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 41 min to get from Seattle to Birmingham, including transfers.

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Seattle to Birmingham bus services, operated by Boltbus, depart from Seattle, WA station.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Birmingham is to fly which takes 8 h 41 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 days 19 h.

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There is no direct flight from Seattle Airport to Birmingham Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 24 min and has one stopover.

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

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Birmingham is 2 h ahead of Seattle. It is currently 9:13 PM in Seattle and 11:13 PM in Birmingham.

Yes, the driving distance between Seattle to Birmingham is 2669 miles. It takes approximately 41 h 12 min to drive from Seattle to Birmingham.

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  • Distance: 2090.8 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 41 min

What companies run services between Seattle, WA, USA and Birmingham, AL, USA?

United Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from Seattle to Birmingham hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Seattle to Birmingham via Portland, OR, Portland, Or, Denver, Co, and Dallas, Tx in around 2 days 19 h.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to Birmingham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,400
Flights from Seattle to Birmingham via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,400
Flights from Seattle to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Atlanta via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Huntsville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Seattle to Huntsville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Seattle to Montgomery via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Seattle to Montgomery via Salt Lake City, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Montgomery via Minneapolis, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Montgomery via Covington, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9 h 33 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Montgomery via Chicago O'Hare, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Seattle to Birmingham via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Seattle to Birmingham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Seattle to Huntsville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Huntsville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 17 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Huntsville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
10 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Seattle to Montgomery via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Seattle to Montgomery via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
10 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Seattle to Birmingham via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,700
Flights from Seattle to Birmingham via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,700
Flights from Seattle to Birmingham via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,700
Flights from Seattle to Atlanta via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Seattle to Atlanta via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Seattle to Huntsville via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Seattle to Huntsville via Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Huntsville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Seattle to Huntsville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
8 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Seattle to Birmingham via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Birmingham via Dallas
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Atlanta via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Seattle to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Huntsville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
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 Seattle King Street Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
45 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$270 - $400
Flexi Coach Seat
$480 - $700
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $850
Room
$1,000 - $1,400
Train from Chicago Union Station to Carbondale Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $50
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 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Night bus from Carbondale to Nashville, Tn
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
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 Chicago, Il to Birmingham, Al
Ave. Duration
20 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $140
Flexible
$160 - $210
Bus from Portland, Or to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
28 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $320
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $210
Flexible
$240 - $320
Bus from Denver, Co to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
19 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $220
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$85 - $150
Flexible
$160 - $220
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Birmingham, Al
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $110
Flexible
$130 - $170
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Seattle, WA to Portland, OR
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $40
Website
boltbus.com

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

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There are 108+ hotels available in Birmingham. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Seattle Airport is to tram which takes 34 min and costs .

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