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

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Fly to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional, drive  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Fly from St. Louis (STL) to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional (GTR) STL - GTR
  2. Drive from Columbus Golden Triangle Regional to Tuscaloosa

$238 - $1,212

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Bus  •  14 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Birmingham, Al 1163 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham, Al to Tuscaloosa, Al 1523 / ...

$67 - $161

2 alternative options

Fly to Birmingham, train  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Fly from St. Louis (STL) to Birmingham (BHM) STL - BHM
  2. Take the train from Birmingham Intermodal Facility to Tuscaloosa Amtrak Station

$208 - $1,004

Drive  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Drive from St. Louis to Tuscaloosa 514.7 miles

$50 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from St. Louis to Tuscaloosa is to drive which costs $50 - $75 and takes 8 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from St. Louis to Tuscaloosa is to fly and drive which costs $230 - $1,300 and takes 6 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from St. Louis to Tuscaloosa. However, there are services departing from St Louis, Mo and arriving at Tuscaloosa, Al via Birmingham, Al. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 5 min.

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The distance between St. Louis and Tuscaloosa is 404 miles. The road distance is 514.7 miles.

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The best way to get from St. Louis to Tuscaloosa without a car is to bus which takes 14 h 5 min and costs $65 - $170.

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It takes approximately 6 h 49 min to get from St. Louis to Tuscaloosa, including transfers.

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

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There is no direct flight from St. Louis Airport to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 58 min and has one stopover.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between St. Louis to Tuscaloosa is 515 miles. It takes approximately 8 h 50 min to drive from St. Louis to Tuscaloosa.

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  • Distance: 404.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 49 min

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

You can take a bus from St. Louis to Tuscaloosa via Birmingham, Al in around 14 h 5 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from St. Louis to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from St. Louis to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional via Covington, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from St. Louis to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional via Detroit, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from St. Louis to Birmingham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from St. Louis to Birmingham via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from St. Louis to Birmingham via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from St. Louis to Birmingham via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from St. Louis to Birmingham via Orlando
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from St. Louis to Birmingham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from St. Louis to Birmingham via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from St. Louis to Birmingham via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from St. Louis to Birmingham via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from St. Louis to Birmingham via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
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
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
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 St Louis, Mo to Birmingham, Al
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140
Bus from Birmingham, Al to Tuscaloosa, Al
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27

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Southwest Airlines and Delta offer flights from St. Louis Airport to Columbus Golden Triangle Regional Airport.

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Book your St. Louis to Tuscaloosa bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 59+ hotels available in Tuscaloosa. 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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