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Nashville to Birmingham (Alabama) drive

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 Columbia (Tennessee)
 Fairfield Inn by Marriott Nashville at Opryland
 Decatur (Alabama)
 Hampton Inn Cullman
 Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum
   Birmingham (Alabama) 
2 travelers   /   driving   /   1 day   /   no pets   /   no RV

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Nashville to Birmingham (Alabama) road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Nashville to Birmingham (Alabama). If you're planning a road trip to Birmingham (Alabama), you can research locations to stop along the way. Traveling with a dog or cat? View pet-friendly stops between Nashville and Birmingham (Alabama). Camping along the way? View RV campgrounds between Nashville and Birmingham (Alabama). Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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9:00 am  start in Nashville
drive for about 53 minutes

9:53 am  Columbia (Tennessee)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 10:53 am
drive for about 36 minutes

11:29 am  Cornersville
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:29 pm
drive for about 48 minutes

1:17 pm  stay at Fairfield Inn by Marriott Nashville at Opryland
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 2:17 pm
drive for about 34 minutes

2:51 pm  Decatur (Alabama)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:51 pm
drive for about 42 minutes

4:33 pm  stay at Hampton Inn Cullman
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 5:33 pm
drive for about 1 hour

6:39 pm  Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 7:39 pm
drive for about 21 minutes

8:00 pm  arrive in Birmingham (Alabama)

driving ≈ 5 hours

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Where does my trip begin?

Your starting point is Nashville, Tennessee.

You can enter an exact street address if you want to get precise directions, but this is optional.

How many cars do we need?

Since there are only 2 travelers, we assume you're driving 1 car. You can adjust the number of people traveling at the top. We assume a maximum of 4 passengers per car, but you can change the number of cars to fit your situation.

Where should I stop along the way?

Columbia (Tennessee)


Fairfield Inn by Marriott Nashville at Opryland

Decatur (Alabama)

Hampton Inn Cullman

Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum  (2 mentions)

Where does my trip end?

Your final destination is Birmingham, Alabama.

You can enter the exact street address of your destination, but this is optional.

What are some things to do in Birmingham (Alabama)?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

For example, here are some questions people have asked about Birmingham (Alabama). Click on any question to see answers from the community!

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Entertainment for a large group of customers in Birmingham?  (2 answers)

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locate a good breakfast or coffee shop on the west side of Birmingham  (1 answer)

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Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Birmingham (Alabama) to Nashville drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

Looking for ideas for more destinations within driving distance of Nashville? Try searching for places within 3 hours of Nashville.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Nashville to Birmingham (Alabama). Or get a full Nashville to Birmingham (Alabama) flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.

And if you know Nashville well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Nashville!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 193 miles
driving time of 2 hours, 48 minutes
149 Nashville travel answers
1 Decatur (Alabama) travel answer
31 Birmingham (Alabama) travel answers


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