There are 8 ways to get from Tampa to Alabama by bus, plane, shuttle, train or car

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Bus to Tampa, fly to Birmingham  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Marion Transit Center to Airport Rental Car Facility
  2. Fly from Tampa (TPA) to Birmingham (BHM) TPA - BHM

$154 - $804

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Bus via Tallahassee, Fl  •  13 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Tampa, Fl to Tallahassee, Fl 3730 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Tallahassee, Fl to Birmingham, Al 1156

$58 - $152

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Fly Tampa to Pensacola, bus  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Tampa (TPA) to Pensacola (PNS) TPA - PNS
  2. Take the bus from Pensacola, Fl to Mobile, Al

$191 - $424

Fly Tampa to Atlanta, shuttle  •  6 h

  1. Fly from Tampa (TPA) to Atlanta (ATL) TPA - ATL
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Atlanta Airport to Groome Transportation Auburn

$108 - $570

Train to Orlando, fly to Birmingham  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Tampa Amtrak to Kissimmee Amtrak
  2. Fly from Orlando (MCO) to Birmingham (BHM) MCO - BHM

$164 - $394

Bus La Cubana  •  10 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Tampa, FL to Atlanta, GA Atlanta route
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Birmingham, Al 1547 / ...

$182 - $212

Train  •  30 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Tampa Amtrak to Cary Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Cary Amtrak to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center
  3. Take the train from Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center to Birmingham Amtrak

$203 - $558

Drive  •  9 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Tampa to Birmingham 552.9 miles

$50 - $80

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No, there is no direct bus from Tampa to Alabama. However, there are services departing from Tampa, Fl and arriving at Birmingham, Al via Tallahassee, Fl. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Tampa to Alabama. However, there are services departing from Tampa Amtrak and arriving at Birmingham Amtrak via Cary Amtrak and Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30 h 28 min.

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The distance between Tampa and Alabama is 452 miles. The road distance is 552.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Tampa to Alabama without a car is to bus which takes 10 h 57 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 6 min to get from Tampa to Alabama, including transfers.

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Tampa to Alabama bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Tampa, Fl station.

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Tampa to Alabama train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Tampa Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Tampa to Alabama is to bus which takes 10 h 57 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 30 h 28 min.

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The quickest flight from Tampa Airport to Birmingham Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Tampa to Alabama.
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  • Distance: 452.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 6 min

What companies run services between Tampa, FL, USA and Alabama, USA?

You can take a bus from Tampa to Birmingham via Atlanta, GA, Doraville Station, Five Points Station, and Atlanta, Ga in around 10 h 57 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Tampa to Birmingham via Cary Amtrak and Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center in around 30 h 28 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Tampa to Birmingham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Tampa to Pensacola via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Tampa to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Orlando to Birmingham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Tampa to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Tampa to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Tampa to Atlanta via Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Orlando to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Tampa to Pensacola via Miami
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Tampa to Pensacola via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Silver Airways
Website
silverairways.com
Flights from Tampa to Pensacola
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Tampa to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Orlando to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $410
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 Tampa Amtrak to Kissimmee Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$150 - $210
Train from Tampa Amtrak to Cary Amtrak
Ave. Duration
14 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $290
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Flexi Coach Seat
$180 - $260
Business Coach Seat
$200 - $290
Room
$410 - $600
Train from Cary Amtrak to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $210
Train from Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center to Birmingham Amtrak
Ave. Duration
12 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Room
$330 - $460
Bus operators
Hillsborough Area Regional Transit
Phone
+1 813-254-4278
Website
gohart.org
Bus from Marion Transit Center to Airport Rental Car Facility
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Website
HART
Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority
Phone
+1 727-540-1900
Email
ride@psta.net
Website
psta.net
Bus from Marion Transit Parking Lot to TPA RENTAL CAR FACILITY westbound
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
psta.net
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 Pensacola, Fl to Mobile, Al
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26
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 Tampa, Fl to Tallahassee, Fl
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Tallahassee, Fl to Birmingham, Al
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $85
Groome Transport
Website
groometransportation.com
Shuttle from Atlanta Airport to Groome Transportation Auburn
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
groometransportation.com
La Cubana
Phone
+1 305-541-1700
Website
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Tampa, FL to Atlanta, GA
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$159
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com

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Alabama is 1 h behind Tampa. It is currently 4:47 PM in Tampa and 3:47 PM in Alabama.

Tampa to Alabama train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Birmingham Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tampa to Alabama is 553 miles. It takes approximately 9 h 44 min to drive from Tampa to Alabama.

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Southwest Airlines and Delta offer flights from Tampa Airport to Birmingham Airport.

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There are 37+ hotels available in Alabama. Prices start at $73 USD per night.

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