Travel from Montpelier to Tuscaloosa

1d 10h 55min
193 lb of CO2
1d 2h 14min
292 lb of CO2
18h 52min
214 lb of CO2

Drive from Montpelier to Tuscaloosa

It's 1113 miles between Montpelier to Tuscaloosa. On a typical day, it might take between 18h 52min and 19h 48min from Montpelier to Tuscaloosa under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 20h 45min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Tuscaloosa by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $150.

What is the best way to travel from Montpelier to Tuscaloosa?

Because Tuscaloosa is so far away from Montpelier, we recommend simply booking a flight. Other options to Tuscaloosa do exist, but going by plane will save you valuable time. Amtrak operates from Montpelier to Tuscaloosa, so you book your trip with them! Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from Montpelier to Tuscaloosa?

For these medium length trips, it's important to book your tickets as soon as possible. While there are bus, train or by car transportation options available, the sooner to book the better. While prices for buses or trains might not fluctuate as much as flights, their availability certainly will. It's recommended to book these flights at least 2 weeks away, but even more if you are able.

Montpelier to Tuscaloosa - take the train or bus?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from Montpelier to Tuscaloosa. There are quite a few things to consider for each. On a positive note, be glad you have the choice! Further, whenever you avoid driving - you don't have to worry about parking, focusing on the road. Additionally - you can focus on reading, work, or just relax.

While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to Tuscaloosa is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the Montpelier/Tuscaloosa buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from Montpelier is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between Montpelier VT and Tuscaloosa during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!

The plus side of taking the train from Montpelier to Tuscaloosa? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of Tuscaloosa traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to Tuscaloosa is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.

What's the cheapest way from Montpelier to Tuscaloosa?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Montpelier to Tuscaloosa is by bus. The bus costs $127 roughly and will take 1 day 10 hours 55 minutes.

Does Amtrak go from Montpelier to Tuscaloosa?

Yes, Amtrak has serivce between Montpelier area and Tuscaloosa, but there is no direct route. In total, it will take roughly 1 day 2 hours 45 minutes. We recommend catching the train at MPR Montpelier-Barre Amtrak, which is about 2 miles from Montpelier. Also with this train or you will have to make a connection at NYP New York City.

How long does it take from Montpelier to Tuscaloosa by car?

The total distance between Montpelier and Tuscaloosa is 1113 miles and will take you about 18 hours 52 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $150.

Montpelier to Tuscaloosa Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $127
Fastest Way Train — 1d 2h 14min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 169 lb CO2
Available Modes 3 modes — bus, train and by car
Distance 1,112 miles
Travel Companies Amtrak

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