Transportation

Airport & Airlines Taxi/Cab Service  Rental Cars  Bus Service  Limousine Service  Amtrak

 

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Airport & Airlines

A visually exciting gateway to the city, Birmingham Shuttlesworth International Airport gives visitors easy access to the metropolitan area. Direct service is provided to 50 cities with 70 daily departures, and the city is only one stop away from anywhere. Birmingham-with its array of major airlines serving the area-is well positioned in terms of cost efficient air travel.

For the most up to date information as well as flights and cities served, visit the Birmingham- Shuttlesworth International Airport Web site.

Distance(from Downtown): 4.5 miles, 10 minutes
Airport accessibility by roadway: I-20, I-59, I-65, I-459

Taxi/Cab Service

  • American Cab Co.
    (205) 322-2222

    Primarily services Birmingham International Airport. Limited service of metropolitan Birmingham. Service provided 24 hours, most days.
  • Birmingham Door-To-Door Shuttle Service
    (205) 591-5550
    www.BirminghamDoorToDoor.com
    Provides van service to and from the Birmingham International Airport to any point within the state of Alabama. Charges are quoted via telephone. Reservations required.
  • E-Shuttle Service
    (205) 702-4566
    www.Eshuttle.net
    Provides car and van service from the Birmingham International Airport to all points within a 900 mile radius. Reservations required.
  • Yellow Cab of Greater Birmingham
    (205)328-4440

    Radio dispatch service covering the metropolitan Birmingham area 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Provides package delivery.

 

Rental Cars

Alamo Rent A Car
5900 Messer-Airport Highway
Birmingham, AL 35212-1057
Main Phone: 205-591-4395

Avis Rent A Car
Birmingham International Airport Terminal
5900 Airport Highway
Birmingham, AL 35203
Main Phone: 205-592-8901

Budget Rent A Car
2301 3rd Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35233-2401
Main Phone: 205-322-3596

Dollar Rent A Car
5600 Airline Dr.
Birmingham, AL 35212-1054
Main Phone: 205-591-8666
Fax: 205-510-0195

Enterprise Rent A Car
Birmingham International Airport
5900 Messer-Airport Hwy
Birmingham, AL 35212-1057
Main Phone: 205-591-1927

Hertz Rent A Car
Birmingham International Airport
5900 Messer-Airport Hwy
Birmingham, AL 35212
Main Phone: 205-591-6090

National Car Rental
Birmingham International Airport
5900 Messer-Airport Hwy
Birmingham, AL 35212
Main Phone: 205-592-7259

Bus Service

Bus lines:

  • Greyhound Birmingham Terminal
    618 N 19th St
    Birmingham, AL 35201
    (800) 231-2222, (205) 251-3210
    Hours: 24 hours; 7 days a week
  • MAX (Metro Area Express, Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority)
    1735 Morris Ave.
    Birmingham, AL 35202
    (205) 521-0101
    Hours: Mon-Fri, 6am – 5pm only
  • Mega Bus:
    Megabus.com is the first, low-cost, express bus service to offer city-to-city travel for as low as $1 via the Internet. Since launching in April 2006, megabus.com has served more than 15 million passengers throughout more than 70 major cities in the Midwest and Northeast of the USA and Canada. You can be assured of a great experience and overall satisfaction when you choose megabus.com. Our professional staff, and our fleet of clean, comfortable and well maintained motor coaches enable us to provide you with the dependable, quality service you expect. Atlanta and Memphis service is available to and from Birmingham.

Charter and Rentals:

  • Apex Valet
    5184 Caldwell Mill Rd.
    Birmingham, AL 35244
    (205) 991-0532
  • The BusBank-
    The Easy Way to Charter a Bus in Birmingham
    Toll Free (866) 428-7226
  • Camelot Charter and Tours
    Camelot Limousine

    P. O. Box 2204
    Birmingham, AL 35201
    (205) 337-3370
  • Southern Sports
    P.O. Box 1094
    Birmingham, AL 35201
    (205) 965-5509
    Talladega Race  Alabama Football Shuttle
  • Excursion Unlimited, Inc.
    3500 4th Street W.
    Birmingham, AL 35207
    (800) 255-8910, (205) 251-7799, (205) 324-8639
    Office Hours: Mon-Fri – 8a – 6p
  • Excursion Unlimited, Inc.
    404 35th Avenue W
    Birmingham, AL 35207
    (205) 324-9491
    Office Hours: Mon-Fri – 8a – 6p
  • New Direction Charter Corporation
    4070 Carwyle Road
    Pinson, AL 35126
    (205) 681-0742
    Office Hours: 24 hours, 7 days a week
  • Adventure Bus Charter and Tours
    P.O. Box 1540
    Sumiton, AL 35148
    (205) 648-2732
    Office Hours: Mon-Fri – 8a – 5p; Sat – 8a – 12n
  • Prideline
    1301 F.L. Shuttlesworth Drive
    Birmingham, AL  35234-2623
    205-324-4024
  • Crawford & Sons Limousine & Transportation
    4301 Crawford Avenue
    Birmingham, AL 35221
    (800) 487-0398, (205) 925-1391
    Office Hours: 24 hours, 7 days
  • Cline Tours, Inc.
    3000 7th Avenue North
    Birmingham, AL 35203
    (205) 591-7555
    Office Hours: Mon-Fri – 8a – 5p
  • Thrasher Brothers
    4811 1st Ave. North
    Birmingham, AL 35232
    (205) 591-8811
    Office Hours: Mon-Fri – 8a – 5p
  • Southeastern Motor Coach
    1704 Sue Dr.
    Birmingham, AL 35214
    P. O. Box 311085
    Forestdale, AL 35214
    (205) 791-1966
    Fax:  205-791-1966
  •  Windham’s Tours, Inc.
    3400 31st Place North
    Birmingham, AL 35207
    (205) 808-0833
    Cell:  205-965-1903 (Doug)
    Cell:  205-965-2053 (Vanice)
    Email: Dwindhamstours@hotmail.com

 

 

Limousine Service

  • Airport Express, Inc. (Atlanta)
    5900 Messer-Airport Hwy
    Birmingham, AL 35212
    (205) 591-7770
  • Ambassador Limousine Service, Inc.
    2166 Hwy 31 S
    Pelham, AL 35007
    (205) 987-8789
  • Ambassador Limousine Service, Inc.
    2172 Hwy 31 Pelham
    Pelham, AL 35007
    (205) 987-5466
  • R.L. Lumzy Limousine Service
    1907 1st Avenue Bessemer
    Bessemer, AL 35020
    (205) 425-1907
  •  R.L. Lumzy Limousine Service
    1757 17th St. North
    Birmingham, AL  35204
    205-251-5466/ 205-281-9143
  •  B&B Transportation & Limousine Service, Inc.
    1 Finley Avenue W
    Birmingham, AL 35204
    (205) 326-0084
  • Alabama Associated Limousine Service
    2101 Montevallo Rd SW
    Birmingham, AL 35211
    (205) 942-3771
  • Bushelon Limousine Service
    800 14th St SW
    Birmingham, AL. 35211
    (205) 781-4423
  • Burkes Brothers Classic Limousine Service
    P.O. Box 39105
    Birmingham, AL  35208
    (205) 324-9677
  • Camelot Charter and Tours
    Camelot Limousine

    P. O. Box 2204
    Birmingham, AL 35201
    (205) 337-3370
  • Cliff’s Limousine Service, Inc.
    2101 Montevallo Rd SW
    Birmingham, AL 35211
    (205) 942-3771
  • Birmingham Valet & Limo
    210 Lorna Rd, Ste 216
    Hoover, AL 35216
    (205) 988-0005
  • Robert’s Limousine Service, Inc.
    1714 Avenue F Ensley
    Birmingham, AL 35218
    (205) 788-5466
  • Larry’s Limo’s
    3651 St. Clair Road
    Springville, AL 35146
    (205) 999-4201
  • Airport Limousine Service
    2348 Farley Place
    Birmingham, AL 35226
    (205) 592-2777, (205) 838-1080
  • Liberty Limousine Service
    2348 Farley Place
    Birmingham, AL 35226
    (205) 967-5466
  • Acton Limousine Coach
    5128 Valley Brook Circle
    Birmingham, AL 35244
    (205) 408-7723

 

Amtrak

Amtrak operates daily passenger service to Atlanta, New Orleans and New York.

Amtrak
1819 Morris Avenue
Birmingham, AL 35203
(800) 872-7245
(205) 324-3033
Hours: 8:30am – 5pm, seven days a week, 365 days a year.