There are 7 ways to get from South Carolina to Tuscaloosa by plane, car, train or bus

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Fly Greenville/Spartanburg to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional, drive  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Greenville/Spartanburg (GSP) to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional (GTR) GSP - GTR
  2. Drive from Columbus Golden Triangle Regional to Tuscaloosa

$241 - $1,151

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Bus South Eastern Stages  •  10 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Florence, SC to Atlanta, Ga Fayetteville
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Tuscaloosa, Al 1523 / ...

$63 - $115

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Fly Charlotte to Birmingham, train  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Birmingham (BHM) CLT - BHM
  2. Take the train from Birmingham Amtrak to Tuscaloosa Amtrak

$274 - $1,095

Fly Greenville/Spartanburg to Birmingham, train  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Greenville/Spartanburg (GSP) to Birmingham (BHM) GSP - BHM
  2. Take the train from Birmingham Amtrak to Tuscaloosa Amtrak

$212 - $944

Bus via Savannah, Ga  •  11 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Florence, Sc to Savannah, Ga
  2. Take the bus from Savannah, Ga to Atlanta, Ga
  3. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Birmingham, Al
  4. Take the bus from Birmingham, Al to Tuscaloosa, Al

$84 - $200

Train  •  20 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Florence Amtrak to Selma-Smithfield Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Selma-Smithfield Amtrak to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center
  3. Take the train from Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center to Tuscaloosa Amtrak

$144 - $375

Drive  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Florence to Tuscaloosa 495.6 miles

$45 - $70

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No, there is no direct bus from South Carolina to Tuscaloosa. However, there are services departing from Florence, SC and arriving at Tuscaloosa, Al via Atlanta, Ga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 16 min.

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No, there is no direct train from South Carolina to Tuscaloosa. However, there are services departing from Florence Amtrak and arriving at Tuscaloosa Amtrak via Selma-Smithfield Amtrak and Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 27 min.

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The distance between South Carolina and Tuscaloosa is 415 miles. The road distance is 495.6 miles.

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The best way to get from South Carolina to Tuscaloosa without a car is to bus which takes 10 h 16 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 42 min to get from South Carolina to Tuscaloosa, including transfers.

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South Carolina to Tuscaloosa bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Florence, Sc station.

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South Carolina to Tuscaloosa train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Florence Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from South Carolina to Tuscaloosa is to bus which takes 10 h 16 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 20 h 27 min.

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There is no direct flight from Greenville/Spartanburg Airport to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 27 min and has one stopover.

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South Carolina to Tuscaloosa bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Tuscaloosa, Al station.

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Map of how to get from South Carolina to Tuscaloosa.
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  • Distance: 414.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 42 min

What companies run services between South Carolina, USA and Tuscaloosa, AL, USA?

You can take a bus from Florence to Tuscaloosa via Atlanta, Ga in around 10 h 16 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Florence to Tuscaloosa via Selma-Smithfield Amtrak and Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center in around 20 h 27 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Charlotte to Birmingham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Birmingham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Birmingham via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Birmingham via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Charlotte to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Birmingham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Birmingham via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Birmingham via Miami
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Birmingham via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Birmingham via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Birmingham via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $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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Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Birmingham Amtrak to Tuscaloosa Amtrak
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Train from Florence Amtrak to Selma-Smithfield Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Train from Selma-Smithfield Amtrak to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
Train from Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center to Tuscaloosa Amtrak
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $130
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $220
Business Coach Seat
$160 - $230
Room
$350 - $490
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 Tuscaloosa, Al
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Bus from Florence, Sc to Savannah, Ga
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Savannah, Ga to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $70
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
Bus from Birmingham, Al to Tuscaloosa, Al
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27

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Tuscaloosa is 1 h behind South Carolina. It is currently 7:14 PM in South Carolina and 6:14 PM in Tuscaloosa.

South Carolina to Tuscaloosa train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Tuscaloosa Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between South Carolina to Tuscaloosa is 496 miles. It takes approximately 8 h 11 min to drive from South Carolina to Tuscaloosa.

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Southwest Airlines and Delta offer flights from Greenville/Spartanburg Airport to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional Airport.

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Book your South Carolina to Tuscaloosa train tickets online with Rome2rio.

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Book your South Carolina to Tuscaloosa bus tickets online with Greyhound, Greyhound and two other operators.

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There are 56+ hotels available in Tuscaloosa. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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The best way to get from South Carolina to Greenville/Spartanburg Airport is to taxi which takes 18 min and costs .

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