There are 3 ways to get from Tennessee to Alabama by bus, car, plane or taxi

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Bus  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Nashville, Tn to Birmingham, Al 1163 / ...

$27 - $65

2 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Nashville to Birmingham 193.7 miles

$19 - $28

Fly, taxi  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Nashville (BNA) to Muscle Shoals (MSL) BNA - MSL
  2. Take a taxi from Muscle Shoals to Decatur

$172 - $247

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Nashville, Tn and arriving at Birmingham, Al. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 30 min.

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The distance between Tennessee and Alabama is 178 miles. The road distance is 193.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Tennessee to Alabama without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 30 min and costs .

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The bus from Nashville, Tn to Birmingham, Al takes 5 h 30 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Tennessee to Alabama bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Nashville, Tn station.

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The quickest flight from Nashville Airport to Muscle Shoals Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Tennessee to Alabama is 194 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 10 min to drive from Tennessee to Alabama.

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Boutique Air offers flights from Nashville Airport to Muscle Shoals Airport.

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Map of how to get from Tennessee to Alabama.
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  • Distance: 177.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 30 min

What companies run services between Tennessee, USA and Alabama, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Nashville to Birmingham every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $27 - $65 and the journey takes 5 h 30 min.

Airlines
Boutique Air
Website
boutiqueair.com
Flights from Nashville to Muscle Shoals
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $120
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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Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Nashville, Tn to Birmingham, Al
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
Other operators
Taxi from Muscle Shoals to Decatur
Ave. Duration
50 min
Estimated price
$100 - $120

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

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The best way to get from Tennessee to Nashville Airport is to line 18 bus which takes 33 min and costs .

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