There are 10 ways to get from Texas to Alabama by plane, 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.

Recommended option

Fly Dallas/Ft.Worth to Birmingham  •  2 h 41 min

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

$215 - $941

Cheapest option

Bus  •  15 h 40 min

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

$77 - $196

8 alternative options

Fly Houston to Mobile  •  3 h 44 min

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

$266 - $508

Fly Dallas to Birmingham  •  3 h 40 min

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

$198 - $368

Line 9088 bus to Houston Hobby Apt, fly to Birmingham  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Take the line 9088 bus from Houston, Tx to Houston Se, Tx
  2. Fly from Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) to Birmingham (BHM) HOU - BHM

$252 - $1,019

Fly Houston to Huntsville  •  4 h

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

$221 - $993

Fly Houston to Birmingham  •  4 h 25 min

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

$133 - $375

Bus, train  •  14 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to Baton Rouge, La
  2. Take the bus from Baton Rouge, La to New Orleans, La
  3. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak to Birmingham Amtrak

$100 - $268

Train  •  17 h 45 min

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

$115 - $317

Drive  •  11 h

  1. Drive from Houston to Birmingham 670.7 miles

$65 - $95

Questions & Answers

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 2 h 41 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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It takes approximately 2 h 41 min to get from Texas to Alabama, including transfers.

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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 Shreveport, La. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 40 min.

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

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Texas to Alabama bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Texarkana, Ar station.

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Map of how to get from Texas to Alabama.
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  • Distance: 749.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 41 min

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

American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta fly from Arlington to Birmingham hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Houston to Birmingham via Shreveport, La in around 15 h 40 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Birmingham via Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Houston to Mobile
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $900
Flights from Houston to Huntsville
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Houston to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Houston to Huntsville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Houston to Birmingham via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Dallas to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $600
Flights from Dallas to Birmingham via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $600
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Birmingham via Dallas
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Birmingham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Houston to Huntsville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Houston to Birmingham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $750
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 New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak to Birmingham Amtrak
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 to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak
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 Houston Se, Tx
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $15
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$7 - $10
Flexible
$12 - $15
Bus from Houston, Tx to Baton Rouge, La
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Bus from Baton Rouge, La to New Orleans, La
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Houston, Tx to Shreveport, La
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$60 - $80
Bus from Shreveport, La to Birmingham, Al
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $120

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