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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  •  5h 5m

  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  •  10h 50m

  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 Greenville/Spartanburg to Birmingham, train  •  6h 16m

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

$212 - $944

Bus to Charlotte, fly to Birmingham, train  •  7h 32m

  1. Take the bus from White Street Park and Ride to Johnson & Wales Way & 4th St
  2. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Birmingham (BHM) CLT - BHM
  3. Take the train from Birmingham Intermodal Facility to Tuscaloosa Amtrak Station

$204 - $1,013

Bus via Savannah, Ga  •  13h 25m

  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 Tuscaloosa, Al

$77 - $183

Train  •  20h 27m

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

$144 - $375

Drive  •  8h 11m

  1. Drive from Florence to Tuscaloosa 495.6 miles

$45 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from South Carolina to Tuscaloosa is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 8h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from South Carolina to Tuscaloosa is to fly and drive which costs $240 - $1,200 and takes 5h 5m.

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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 10h 50m.

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

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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 10h 50m and costs $60 - $120.

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It takes approximately 5h 5m 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, arrive at Florence Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from South Carolina to Tuscaloosa is to bus which takes 10h 50m and costs $60 - $120. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $140 - $380 and takes 20h 27m.

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Map of how to get from South Carolina to Tuscaloosa.
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  • Distance: 414.9 miles
  • Duration: 5h 5m

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 10h 50m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Florence to Tuscaloosa via Selma-Smithfield Amtrak Station and Greensboro Amtrak Station in around 20h 27m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Birmingham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Birmingham via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
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
5h 54m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Charlotte to Birmingham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Birmingham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Birmingham via Miami
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Birmingham via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Birmingham via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 26m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Charlotte to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Birmingham via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Saturday
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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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Birmingham Intermodal Facility to Tuscaloosa Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
59m
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 Station to Selma-Smithfield Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
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 Station to Greensboro Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
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 Amtrak Station to Tuscaloosa Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
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
Charlotte Area Transit System
Phone
+1 704-336-7433
Email
telltransit@charlottenc.gov
Website
charlottenc.gov
Bus from White Street Park and Ride to Johnson & Wales Way & 4th St
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
charlottenc.gov
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 Atlanta, Ga to Tuscaloosa, Al
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Bus from Florence, Sc to Savannah, Ga
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Savannah, Ga to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $70

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There is no direct flight from Greenville/Spartanburg Airport to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 27m 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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Tuscaloosa is 1h behind South Carolina. It is currently 1:59 PM in South Carolina and 12:59 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 8h 11m 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 Greyhound.

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There are 58+ hotels available in Tuscaloosa. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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The best way to get from South Carolina to Greenville/Spartanburg Airport is to taxi which takes 18m and costs $35 - $45.

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