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Nestled at the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains at the cross-section of two major railroads, the city was once the primary industrial center of the southern United States. At the height of the nation’s manufacturing age, the city grew so fast in population, it was called the “Magic City.” Today, Birmingham has transformed itself into a medical research, banking and service-based economy, making it one of the nation’s most livable cities with a vibrant downtown, a burgeoning loft community, a world-class culinary scene and more green space per capita than any other city in the nation!
Everyone finds something to love in Birmingham.
How to Get There
Birmingham is accessible via several major interstate highways, including Interstate 65, the state's main north-south route; Interstate 20; and Interstate 59.
Birmingham serves as the major hub of travel for the state. The Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport is home to six airlines, servicing over 100 daily flights to 17 cities throughout the United States.
Greyhound offers daily bus service, including holidays, to and from Birmingham. The station is near downtown's Linn Park and you will need to arrange transportation to your destination from the station. Hours of operation are subject to change. Call to verify information before making travel plans.