Located only 45 miles from Birmingham, Tuscaloosa combines the feel of a medium-sized community with easy access to big-city conveniences. Getting here is easy, as I-20/59 runs directly through town and links Tuscaloosa to other key Southern cities.

By Air
The closest commercial airport to Tuscaloosa is the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport. It is approximately one-hour drive to Tuscaloosa from the airport. The following shuttle services are available:

All airport rides may be booked online or by phone with one of our booking agents.

  • Scuttle Shuttle: (205) 471-7433
    Please note shuttle reservations can be booked directly online

By Car
Tuscaloosa is located off Interstate 20/59 in West Central Alabama. We recommend using Google Maps or another app-based mapping service such as Waze to get here as you will be alerted to any traffic or construction at the time of your travel.

Airport Shuttles

• “Birmingham Door-to-Door” Shuttle Service: or call 888-349-1544 or 205-591-5550

• ACR Express Shuttle: or call 662-244-5773.

• Crown Limousine:

• Prestige Limousine:

• Scuttle Shuttle: or call 205-471-7433.


Taxi Service To/From Airport

Although it is more expensive than the shuttle service, taxi service is also available from the Birmingham Airport to Tuscaloosa. The cost is approximately $100-120 (plus tip). Taxis are normally waiting outside the baggage claim area of the airport. You should ask the driver for the price and agree to the price before you get in the taxi.

Alpha/Omega Taxi Service (205) 242-8936
Bianey Nuevo Consepto (205) 333-8404
Deluxe Taxi (205) 750-9025
Dixie Cab Service (205) 310-2819
Druid Cab Company (205) 345-5688
Everett’s Cab Company (205) 233-1777
On Time Transportation (205) 752-6603
Radio Cab Service (205) 758-2831
YellowCab of Tuscaloosa (205) 331-5016

Travel Grants
There is some funding available through an FMCSA grant with CAPS to help with travel costs. A limited amount of grant funding is available to eligible attendees. For more information, please contact Rhonda Stricklin.