Train Birmingham, AL - Effingham, IL prices from $168.32

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Birmingham, AL to Effingham, IL by train

The journey from Birmingham, AL to Effingham, IL by train is 399.26 mi and takes 50 hr 8 min. There are 1 connections per day, with the first departure at 8:24 AM and the last at 7:35 PM. It is possible to travel from Birmingham, AL to Effingham, IL by train for as little as $168.32 or as much as $231.70. The best price for this journey is $168.32.

Lowest Price$168.32
Journey Duration50 hr 8 min
Connection per Day1
Lowest Price$168.32
Highest Price$231.70
First Departure8:24 AM
Last Departure7:35 PM
Distance399.26 mi
DepartureBirmingham, AL
ArrivalEffingham, IL
CarriersAmtrak

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Virail helps thousands of travelers plan their journeys every year. How? It's easy. Just enter the dates on which you plan to travel from Birmingham, AL to Effingham, IL. Our powerful engine will look at the data from thousands of travel providers, then show you all the available routes. You can choose to travel however you want. Decide on the type of transport you want to use, what time of day you'd like to set off and whether you'd like a direct journey or one with connections. When you've found your ideal route, Virail will redirect you to the web page of the provider. There, you can make your booking, then it's time to prepare for your trip.

How much will I pay for train tickets from Birmingham, AL to Effingham, IL?

The prices for train tickets from Birmingham, AL to Effingham, IL 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 Effingham, IL will cost $168.32. The average train ticket price is approximately $204.83. 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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Prices will vary when you travel from Birmingham, AL to Effingham, IL. On average, though, you'll pay about $204.83 for a train ticket. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.

How long is the journey from Birmingham, AL to Effingham, IL by train?

The distance between Birmingham, AL and Effingham, IL is approximately 399.26 mi. In general, it will take you about 50 hr 8 min to complete the journey between the two cities. However, it is important to remember that journey times may vary according to a number of factors, including seasonal weather conditions, local events or diversions. Keep this in mind if you are intending to make a later connection, and always plan accordingly. The journey between Birmingham, AL and Effingham, IL by train usually takes 50 hr 8 min to cover a distance of 399.26 mi. The shortest journey from Birmingham, AL to Effingham, IL will take you 23 hr 44 min. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Effingham, IL quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

What time are the first and last departures from Birmingham, AL to Effingham, IL?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Birmingham, AL to Effingham, IL, which usually leaves at 8:24 AM. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 7:35 PM. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year. If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Birmingham, AL to Effingham, IL, which usually leaves at 8:24 AM. The last scheduled departure of the night is normally at 7:35 PM. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

Which stations are used when traveling from Birmingham, AL to Effingham, IL?

You can depart from Birmingham, AL at stations such as Birmingham, AL,Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport. At the end of the journey, you will be able to arrive in Effingham, IL at the following stations: Effingham Station. Some of these stations may only be served by particular travel providers. Because of this, there may not be a direct connection between all the stations in Birmingham, AL and Effingham, IL. Plan your journey carefully, as it may be necessary to make another connection before departure or after arrival.

How many times a day do journeys run from Birmingham, AL to Effingham, IL?

If you want to get from Birmingham, AL to Effingham, IL, you can travel with providers such as . You will find a maximum number of departures per day. On average, there are 1 departures per day. Book in advance to make sure that your journey will run smoothly and you depart at a time that suits you best. When you travel, you can look for direct journeys or other routes which offer connections and changes. On average, there are 0 direct journeys between Birmingham, AL and Effingham, IL. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 1 journeys with at least one change. These numbers may vary depending on the time of year or day of the week. Some travelers prefer direct routes, particularly if they are carrying heavy suitcases or concerned about missing a connection. Others enjoy the flexibility offered by connecting journeys. Whatever you prefer, Virail can help you find the right options to suit you. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Birmingham, AL to Effingham, IL. 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 Effingham, IL
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 Effingham, IL.

Book in advance and save

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

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 Effingham, IL

The cheapest Birmingham, AL - Effingham, IL train tickets can be found for as low as $37.42 if you’re lucky, or $66.21 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $109.96.

Find the best day to travel to Effingham, IL by train

When travelling to Effingham, IL 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 Effingham, IL CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
44.98kg
Bus
48.19kg
Flight
128.51kg
Car
102.81kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Birmingham, AL to Effingham, IL by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Birmingham, AL and Effingham, IL are 44.98kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Birmingham, AL and Effingham, IL? By taking the train between Birmingham, AL and Effingham, IL you will save 83.53kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 3.21kg compared to a bus and 57.83kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Birmingham, AL to Effingham, IL?
A train ticket from Birmingham, AL to Effingham, IL is $204.83. 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 $168.32.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Birmingham, AL to Effingham, IL?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Birmingham, AL to Effingham, IL is $168.32. 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 Effingham, IL by train?
Birmingham, AL to Effingham, IL is 399.26 mi.
How long does the train between Birmingham, AL and Effingham, IL take?
Birmingham, AL to Effingham, IL is on average 50 hr 8 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 23 hr 44 min.
How many train connections per day go from Birmingham, AL to Effingham, IL?
Birmingham, AL to Effingham, IL has 1 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Birmingham, AL to Effingham, IL leave?
The earliest train from Birmingham, AL to Effingham, IL departs at 8:24 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 Effingham, IL depart?
The latest train from Birmingham, AL to Effingham, IL departs at 7:35 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 Effingham, IL 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 $168.32 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.
What's the fastest journey time between Birmingham, AL to Effingham, IL by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Birmingham, AL and Effingham, IL is 23 hr 44 min.
Is there a direct train from Birmingham, AL to Effingham, IL?
Yes, there is a direct train between Birmingham, AL and Effingham, IL.
What are the CO2 emissions for Birmingham, AL to Effingham, IL by train?
The train journey from Birmingham, AL to Effingham, IL creates 44.98kg of CO2 emissions.

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