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There are 10 ways to get from Texas to Alabama by plane, tram, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Dallas/Ft.Worth to Birmingham  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) to Birmingham (BHM) DFW - BHM

$215 - $941

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Bus, train  •  15 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Houston, TX to New Orleans, LA Houston
  2. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Birmingham Intermodal Facility Crescent

$76 - $213

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Fly Houston to Mobile  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to Mobile (MOB) IAH - MOB

$266 - $508

Fly Houston to Huntsville  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to Huntsville (HSV) IAH - HSV

$221 - $993

Fly Dallas to Birmingham  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Dallas (DAL) to Birmingham (BHM) DAL - BHM

$198 - $368

Line 800 tram to Houston Hobby Apt, fly to Birmingham  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Take the line 800 tram from Theatre District Rusk Eb to Magnolia Park Tc Eb
  2. Fly from Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) to Birmingham (BHM) HOU - BHM

$235 - $1,205

Fly Houston to Birmingham  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to Birmingham (BHM) IAH - BHM

$133 - $375

Bus  •  16 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to Longview, Tx 6440
  2. Take the bus from Longview, Tx to Birmingham, Al 1516 / ...

$76 - $192

Train  •  17 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Houston Amtrak Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Sunset Limited
  2. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Birmingham Intermodal Facility Crescent

$115 - $317

Drive  •  11 h

  1. Drive from Houston to Birmingham 670.7 miles

$65 - $95

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The cheapest way to get from Texas to Alabama is to drive which costs $65 - $95 and takes 11 h.

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The quickest way to get from Texas to Alabama is to fly which costs $210 - $950 and takes 3 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Texas to Alabama. However, there are services departing from Houston, Tx and arriving at Birmingham, Al via Longview, Tx. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Texas station to Alabama. However, there are services departing from Houston Amtrak Station and arriving at Birmingham Intermodal Facility via New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 45 min.

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The distance between Texas and Alabama is 749 miles. The road distance is 670.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Texas to Alabama without a car is to bus and train which takes 15 h 44 min and costs $75 - $220.

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It takes approximately 3 h 1 min to get from Texas to Alabama, including transfers.

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Texas to Alabama bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Houston, Tx station.

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Texas to Alabama train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Houston Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Texas to Alabama is to fly which takes 3 h 1 min and costs $210 - $950. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $75 - $200 and takes 16 h 35 min, you could also train, which costs $110 - $320 and takes 17 h 45 min.

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Map of how to get from Texas to Alabama.
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  • Distance: 749.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 1 min

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

American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines fly from Arlington to Birmingham every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Houston to Birmingham via Longview, Tx in around 16 h 35 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Dallas to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $600
Flights from Dallas to Birmingham via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $600
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Birmingham via Dallas
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Birmingham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Houston to Huntsville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Birmingham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Houston to Birmingham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Birmingham via Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Houston to Mobile
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $900
Flights from Houston to Huntsville
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Houston to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Houston to Huntsville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Houston to Birmingham via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Train operators
Metropolitan Transit Harris County
Phone
+1 713-635-4000
Website
ridemetro.org
Tram from Theatre District Rusk Eb to Magnolia Park Tc Eb
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
ridemetro.org
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 New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Birmingham Intermodal Facility
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$260 - $360
Train from Houston Amtrak Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$260 - $370
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 Houston, Tx to Longview, Tx
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $45
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Longview, Tx to Birmingham, Al
Ave. Duration
10 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $85
Flexible
$100 - $130

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The quickest flight from Dallas/Ft.Worth Airport to Birmingham Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 38 min.

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

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Texas to Alabama train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Birmingham Intermodal Facility station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Texas to Alabama is 671 miles. It takes approximately 11 h to drive from Texas to Alabama.

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American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta offer flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth Airport to Birmingham Airport.

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Book your Texas to Alabama train tickets online with Rome2rio.

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Book your Texas to Alabama bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 37+ hotels available in Alabama. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Texas to Dallas/Ft.Worth Airport is to taxi which takes 17 min and costs $30 - $40.

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