How to travel from Birmingham, AL to New Orleans, LA

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Travel Information to New Orleans, LA from Birmingham, AL

distanceDistance311 miles (502 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$26 - $296
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $26 (€23) • 7 h 59 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $296 (€264) • 4 h
carriersPopular travel companiesGreyhound, United or Amtrak

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 311 miles (502 km) between Birmingham, AL and New Orleans, LA. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 4 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $26 (€23). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Greyhound, United or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Birmingham, AL to New Orleans, LA.

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There are 3 ways that you can travel to New Orleans, LA from Birmingham, AL. You can take a bus, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel to New Orleans, LA from Birmingham, AL is by taking a train with an average price of $26 (€23).

This is compared to other travel options to New Orleans, LA:

A train is $60 (€54) less than a bus for this trip with tickets for a bus from Birmingham, AL to New Orleans, LA costing on average $86 (€76).

A train is $270 (€241) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Birmingham, AL to New Orleans, LA costing on average $296 (€264).

The fastest way from Birmingham, AL to New Orleans, LA is by flight with an average journey time of 4 h.

There are alternative travel options to New Orleans, LA that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 14 h 50 min   on average.

In comparison, going by train can take 7 h 59 min   on average.

New Orleans, LA is approximately 311 miles (502 km) away from Birmingham, AL.

The average frequency per day from Birmingham, AL to New Orleans, LA is:

  • 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Birmingham, AL to New Orleans, LA as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Birmingham, AL to New Orleans, LA:

    Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Birmingham, AL to New Orleans, LA:

    • You can take a bus from Birmingham, AL to New Orleans, LA with Greyhound. Cheap tickets can be found for $86 (€76) with Greyhound from Birmingham, AL to New Orleans, LA.
    • You can travel by plane to New Orleans, LA from Birmingham, AL with United, and you can find United Birmingham, AL to New Orleans, LA tickets for $296 (€264) on Omio.
    • You can travel by train between Birmingham, AL and New Orleans, LA with Amtrak, and you can find Amtrak Birmingham, AL to New Orleans, LA tickets for $26 (€23) on Omio.
    Omio customers who travel from Birmingham, AL to New Orleans, LA often also extend their vacation to go to New York City, Paris or London. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between New Orleans, LA and these popular destinations at a great price.

    When planning your trip from Birmingham, AL to New Orleans, LA, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

    • Bus tickets cost on average $86 (€76) one way.
    • Plane tickets are costing on average $296 (€264) one way.
    • Train tickets are costing on average $26 (€23) one way.

    However, we recommend buying tickets from Birmingham, AL to New Orleans, LA online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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