Train Birmingham, AL - Charlotte, NC prices from $83.90

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Birmingham, AL to Charlotte, NC by train

The journey from Birmingham, AL to Charlotte, NC by train is 579.44 km and takes 10 hrs 17 mins. There are 1 connections per day, with the first departure at 7:24 am and the last at 5:24 pm. It is possible to travel from Birmingham, AL to Charlotte, NC by train for as little as $83.90 or as much as $178.71. The best price for this journey is $83.90.

Lowest Price$83.90
Journey Duration10 hrs 17 mins
Connection per Day1
Lowest Price$83.90
Highest Price$178.71
First Departure7:24 am
Last Departure5:24 pm
Distance579.44 km
DepartureBirmingham, AL
ArrivalCharlotte, NC
CarriersAmtrak

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How can I get the cheapest train tickets to travel from Birmingham, AL to Charlotte, NC?

The prices for train tickets from Birmingham, AL to Charlotte, NC vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest train tickets from Birmingham, AL to Charlotte, NC will cost $83.90. The average train ticket price is approximately $112.01. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.
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On average, a train ticket from Birmingham, AL to Charlotte, NC will cost you $112.01. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest train tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.

How long will it take me to travel from Birmingham, AL to Charlotte, NC by train?

With a distance of 579.44 km between Birmingham, AL and Charlotte, NC, it will usually take 10 hrs 17 mins to complete the journey. This average figure may vary from day to day. Delays could be caused by unexpected weather conditions, roadworks or construction, local events, or other unforeseen circumstances. Remember that your journey may take longer than 10 hrs 17 mins. Make your plans with this in mind to avoid disappointment, particularly if you are traveling on a tight schedule. In order to get from Birmingham, AL to Charlotte, NC faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between Birmingham, AL and Charlotte, NC will complete the journey in 5 hrs 56 mins. On average, it will take you about 10 hrs 17 mins to travel the 579.44 km between Birmingham, AL and Charlotte, NC.

At what time of the day can I travel from Birmingham, AL to Charlotte, NC?

If you prefer to travel early, you will usually find the first departure from Birmingham, AL to Charlotte, NC leaving at 7:24 am. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last daily departure leaves at 5:24 pm.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays. If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Birmingham, AL to Charlotte, NC, which usually leaves at 7:24 am. The last scheduled departure of the night is normally at 5:24 pm. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

What are the stations on the Birmingham, AL to Charlotte, NC route?

In Birmingham, AL, departure stations include Birmingham, AL,Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport. When you arrive in Charlotte, NC, you may be able to disembark at stations such as Charlotte (Freedom Dr),Charlotte Douglas International. Remember though that the exact stations served on each route can vary. Different providers may depart from and arrive at different stations. Furthermore, if you travel on an express service, the number of stations may be limited, and the exact stations served on a particular route may vary at different times of day or day of the week. Check in advance to ensure that you are departing from and arriving at a station that is convenient for your journey.

How many journeys from Birmingham, AL to Charlotte, NC are there every day?

On average, there are 1 daily departures from Birmingham, AL to Charlotte, NC. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include , and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 1 departures from Birmingham, AL which travel directly to Charlotte, NC. There are 0 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Birmingham, AL to Charlotte, NC. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap train tickets from Birmingham, AL to Charlotte, NC
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Birmingham, AL to Charlotte, NC.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Birmingham, AL to Charlotte, NC, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Birmingham, AL to Charlotte, NC.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Birmingham, AL to Charlotte, NC

The cheapest Birmingham, AL - Charlotte, NC train tickets can be found for as low as $51.31 if you’re lucky, or $90.78 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $150.77.

Find the best day to travel to Charlotte, NC by train

When travelling to Charlotte, NC by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

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Birmingham, AL to Charlotte, NC CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
40.56kg
Bus
43.46kg
Flight
115.89kg
Car
92.71kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Birmingham, AL to Charlotte, NC by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Birmingham, AL and Charlotte, NC are 40.56kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Birmingham, AL and Charlotte, NC? By taking the train between Birmingham, AL and Charlotte, NC you will save 75.33kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 2.9kg compared to a bus and 52.15kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Birmingham, AL to Charlotte, NC?
A train ticket from Birmingham, AL to Charlotte, NC is $112.01. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $83.90.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Birmingham, AL to Charlotte, NC?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Birmingham, AL to Charlotte, NC is $83.90. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Birmingham, AL and Charlotte, NC by train?
Birmingham, AL to Charlotte, NC is 579.44 km.
How long does the train between Birmingham, AL and Charlotte, NC take?
Birmingham, AL to Charlotte, NC is on average 10 hrs 17 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 5 hrs 56 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Birmingham, AL to Charlotte, NC?
Birmingham, AL to Charlotte, NC has 1 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Birmingham, AL to Charlotte, NC leave?
The earliest train from Birmingham, AL to Charlotte, NC departs at 7:24 am. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Birmingham, AL to Charlotte, NC depart?
The latest train from Birmingham, AL to Charlotte, NC departs at 5:24 pm. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Birmingham, AL to Charlotte, NC in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $83.90 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from Birmingham, AL to Charlotte, NC?
There are on average 1 direct connection(s) from Birmingham, AL to go to Charlotte, NC.
What's the fastest journey time between Birmingham, AL to Charlotte, NC by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Birmingham, AL and Charlotte, NC is 5 hrs 56 mins.
Is there a direct train from Birmingham, AL to Charlotte, NC?
Yes, there is a direct train between Birmingham, AL and Charlotte, NC.
What are the CO2 emissions for Birmingham, AL to Charlotte, NC by train?
The train journey from Birmingham, AL to Charlotte, NC creates 40.56kg of CO2 emissions.