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Birmingham, AL to Columbia, SC by bus

The journey from Birmingham, AL to Columbia, SC by bus is 333.29 mi and takes 12 hr 32 min. There are 4 connections per day, with the first departure at 12:10 AM and the last at 11:55 PM. It is possible to travel from Birmingham, AL to Columbia, SC by bus for as little as $43.01 or as much as $221.04. The best price for this journey is $43.01.

Lowest Price$43.01
Journey Duration12 hr 32 min
Connection per Day4
Lowest Price$43.01
Highest Price$221.04
First Departure12:10 AM
Last Departure11:55 PM
Distance333.29 mi
DepartureBirmingham, AL
ArrivalColumbia, SC
CarriersGreyhound, Amtrak

Your journey from Birmingham, AL to Columbia, SC with Virail

Virail's search tool will provide you with the options you need when you want to go from Birmingham, AL to Columbia, SC. All you need to do is enter the dates of your planned journey, and let us take care of everything else. Our engine does the hard work, searching through thousands of routes offered by our trusted travel partners to show you options for traveling by train, bus, plane, or carpool. You can filter the results to suit your needs. There are a number of filtering options, including price, one-way or round trip, departure or arrival time, duration of journey, or number of connections. Soon you'll find the best choice for your journey. When you're ready, Virail will transfer you to the provider's website to complete the booking. No matter where you're going, get there with Virail.

How much do bus tickets from Birmingham, AL to Columbia, SC cost?

The cheapest bus tickets from Birmingham, AL to Columbia, SC cost $43.01. On average, you can expect to spend around $78.15 for your bus ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper bus tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Birmingham, AL to Columbia, SC.
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When you're traveling from Birmingham, AL to Columbia, SC, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $78.15. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest bus tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as bus ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper bus tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.

How long does it take to get from Birmingham, AL to Columbia, SC by bus?

With a distance of 333.29 mi between Birmingham, AL and Columbia, SC, it will usually take 12 hr 32 min 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 12 hr 32 min. 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 Columbia, SC 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 Columbia, SC will complete the journey in 8 hr 40 min.On average, it will take you about 12 hr 32 min to travel the 333.29 mi between Birmingham, AL and Columbia, SC.

How many times a day do departures from Birmingham, AL leave for Columbia, SC?

On average, there are 4 daily departures from Birmingham, AL to Columbia, SC. 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 3 departures from Birmingham, AL which travel directly to Columbia, SC. There are 1 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Birmingham, AL to Columbia, SC. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap bus tickets from Birmingham, AL to Columbia, SC
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 Columbia, SC.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Birmingham, AL to Columbia, SC, 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 Columbia, SC.

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 bus tickets from Birmingham, AL to Columbia, SC

The cheapest Birmingham, AL - Columbia, SC bus tickets can be found for as low as $82.05 if you’re lucky, or $97.30 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $119.61.

Find the best day to travel to Columbia, SC by bus

When travelling to Columbia, SC by bus, 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!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Greyhound is a bus company that provides intercity transportation services across North America. Founded in 1914, it is the largest provider of intercity bus transportation in the United States and Canada, serving over 3,800 destinations. Greyhound operates on popular routes such as New York to Boston, Los Angeles to Las Vegas, and Boston to New York.

Services on board Greyhound and Amtrak from Birmingham, AL to Columbia, SC
Compare services on board when travelling from Birmingham, AL to Columbia, SC by bus.
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Birmingham, AL to Columbia, SC CO2 Emissions by Bus

Ecology
Train
37.55kg
Bus
40.23kg
Flight
107.28kg
Car
85.82kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Birmingham, AL to Columbia, SC?
A bus ticket from Birmingham, AL to Columbia, SC is $78.15. 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 $43.01.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Birmingham, AL to Columbia, SC?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Birmingham, AL to Columbia, SC is $43.01. 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 Columbia, SC by bus?
Birmingham, AL to Columbia, SC is 333.29 mi.
How long does the bus between Birmingham, AL and Columbia, SC take?
Birmingham, AL to Columbia, SC is on average 12 hr 32 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 8 hr 40 min.
Which companies operate from Birmingham, AL to Columbia, SC?
The bus journey from Birmingham, AL to Columbia, SC is covered by 1 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Greyhound and Amtrak.
How many bus connections per day go from Birmingham, AL to Columbia, SC?
Birmingham, AL to Columbia, SC has 4 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Birmingham, AL to Columbia, SC leave?
The earliest bus from Birmingham, AL to Columbia, SC departs at 12:10 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 bus from Birmingham, AL to Columbia, SC depart?
The latest bus from Birmingham, AL to Columbia, SC departs at 11:55 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 Columbia, SC in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is $43.01 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 Columbia, SC?
There are on average 3 direct connection(s) from Birmingham, AL to go to Columbia, SC.
What's the fastest journey time between Birmingham, AL to Columbia, SC by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Birmingham, AL and Columbia, SC is 8 hr 40 min.
Is there a direct bus from Birmingham, AL to Columbia, SC?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Birmingham, AL and Columbia, SC.
What are the CO2 emissions for Birmingham, AL to Columbia, SC by bus?
The bus journey from Birmingham, AL to Columbia, SC creates 40.23kg of CO2 emissions.

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