There are 4 ways to get from St. Louis to Birmingham by plane, car or bus

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Fly to Birmingham  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Fly from St. Louis (STL) to Birmingham (BHM) STL - BHM

$184 - $954

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12 h

  1. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Birmingham, Al 1163 / ...

$55 - $140

2 alternative options

Fly to Huntsville, drive  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Fly from St. Louis (STL) to Huntsville (HSV) STL - HSV
  2. Drive from Huntsville to Birmingham

$192 - $966

Drive  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Drive from St. Louis to Birmingham 501.6 miles

$45 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from St. Louis to Birmingham is to drive which costs $45 - $75 and takes 8 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from St. Louis to Birmingham is to fly which costs $180 - $1,000 and takes 5 h 49 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from St Louis, Mo and arriving at Birmingham, Al. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12 h.

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The distance between St. Louis and Birmingham is 403 miles. The road distance is 501.6 miles.

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The best way to get from St. Louis to Birmingham without a car is to bus which takes 12 h and costs $55 - $140.

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It takes approximately 5 h 49 min to get from St. Louis to Birmingham, including transfers.

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St. Louis to Birmingham bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from St Louis, Mo station.

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The best way to get from St. Louis to Birmingham is to fly which takes 5 h 49 min and costs $180 - $1,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $55 - $140 and takes 12 h.

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There is no direct flight from St. Louis Airport to Birmingham Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from St. Louis to Birmingham.
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  • Distance: 402.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 49 min

What companies run services between St. Louis, MO, USA and Birmingham, AL, USA?

Delta, Southwest Airlines and two other airlines fly from St. Louis to Birmingham hourly. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from St. Louis to Birmingham hourly. Tickets cost $55 - $140 and the journey takes 12 h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from St. Louis to Birmingham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from St. Louis to Birmingham via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from St. Louis to Birmingham via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from St. Louis to Huntsville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from St. Louis to Huntsville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from St. Louis to Huntsville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from St. Louis to Huntsville via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from St. Louis to Birmingham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from St. Louis to Birmingham via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from St. Louis to Huntsville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from St. Louis to Huntsville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from St. Louis to Birmingham via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from St. Louis to Birmingham via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from St. Louis to Huntsville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from St. Louis to Huntsville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from St. Louis to Huntsville via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from St. Louis to Huntsville via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from St. Louis to Birmingham via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from St. Louis to Birmingham via Orlando
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from St. Louis to Birmingham via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
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 St Louis, Mo to Birmingham, Al
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140

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Yes, the driving distance between St. Louis to Birmingham is 502 miles. It takes approximately 8 h 10 min to drive from St. Louis to Birmingham.

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

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Book your St. Louis to Birmingham bus tickets online with Greyhound.

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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 St. Louis to St. Louis Airport is to train which takes 31 min and costs $3.

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