Getting to Alabama

Whether coming from near or far, traveling by plane, train or automobile, getting to Alabama is easy.
Find driving distances from major cities, airports and international entry points.

Driving Distances

Short distances on major highways separate most of Alabama’s major cities, making it easy to travel through the state. And getting here is simple too, since Atlanta International Airport is only an hour away from the Alabama state line and two hours away from Birmingham and Montgomery. Mobile is less than two hours away from New Orleans, and Nashville and Memphis are less than three hours from Muscle Shoals.

Beaches Birmingham Huntsville Mobile Montgomery
Atlanta, GA 390 147 196 331 159
Memphis, TN 448 243 216 398 334
New Orleans, LA 175 347 445 144 313
Tampa, FL 576 563 651 516 490


Huntsville International Airport is served by seven airlines and offers nonstop service to and from nine destinations in the United States, including Atlanta, Dallas/Forth Worth, Charlotte and Chicago.

Huntsville International Airport

1000 Glenn Hearn Blvd.
Huntsville, AL 35824 (256) 772-9395

Birmingham serves as the major hub of air travel for the state. The Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport offers 130 daily flights to 51 airports in 48 cities throughout the United States.

Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport

5900 Messer Airport Hwy.
Birmingham, AL 35212 (205) 595-0533

The Montgomery Regional Airport is served by American Eagle, Delta Connection and US Airways Express and offers daily direct flights to and from Atlanta, Memphis, Charlotte and Dallas/Fort Worth.

Montgomery Regional Airport

4445 Selma Hwy.
Montgomery, AL 36108 (334) 281-5040

The Mobile Regional Airport is a joint public and military-use airport serviced by four airlines offering 50 daily flights to and from Houston, Dallas/Fort Worth, Charlotte and Atlanta.

Mobile Regional Airport

8400 Airport Blvd.
Mobile, AL 36608 (251) 633-4510

The Northwest Alabama Regional Airport is served by Boutique Air and offers daily direct flights to and from Nashville and Atlanta.

Northwest Alabama Regional Airport

1729 T Ed Campbell Dr.
Muscle Shoals, AL 35661 (256) 383-2270

International Entry Points

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

6000 North Terminal Parkway
Atlanta, GA 30320 (800) 897-1910

Memphis International Airport

2491 Winchester Road Suite 113
Memphis, TN 38116-3856 (901) 922-8000

George Bush Intercontinental Airport

2800 North Terminal Road
Houston, TX 77032 (281) 230-3100

Tampa International Airport

4100 George J. Bean Parkway
Tampa, FL 33607 (813) 870-8700

Bus & Train Services

Greyhound offers bus service to and from more than 40 Alabama cities, including Huntsville, Birmingham, Montgomery and Mobile. You can use the Greyhound station locator.

Amtrak has three train stations in Alabama, located in Anniston, Birmingham and Tuscaloosa. Find detailed station information on the Amtrak website.

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