Gadsden travel guide

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You're Going to Love Gadsden

With a population of 36,856, Gadsden is a must-see destination in Alabama, United States.

When to visit Gadsden

Gadsden in January
Estimated hotel price
$158
1 night at 3-star hotel
Gadsden in January
Estimated hotel price
$158
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Gadsden in July, when the average temperature is 27 °C, and the highest can go up to 32 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as -1 °C, with an average temperature of 5 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in March, when precipitation is around 148 mm. In contrast, October is usually the driest month of the year in Gadsden, with an average rainfall of 81 mm.

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How to Get to Gadsden

Plane

Although Gadsden doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Birmingham (BHM), which is located 85 km from Gadsden. The shortest flight to Gadsden from New Zealand departs from Wellington and takes around 34h 46m.

Train

Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Gadsden. The train journey from Gadsden to Greenville takes 3h 12m and costs around $60 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Birmingham, expect to pay about $47 for a 4h 36m trip.

Car

Another option to get to Gadsden is to pick up a car hire from Atlanta, which is about 152 km from Gadsden. You’ll find branches of Thrifty and Dollar, among others, in Atlanta.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Gadsden, including RedCoach, FlixBus and Greyhound. From Nashville, the bus ride to Gadsden takes 426 km and will cost you around $59. From Charlotte, the ticket costs about $55 for a journey of 459 km.

Plane

Although Gadsden doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Birmingham (BHM), which is located 85 km from Gadsden. The shortest flight to Gadsden from New Zealand departs from Wellington and takes around 34h 46m.

Train

Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Gadsden. The train journey from Gadsden to Greenville takes 3h 12m and costs around $60 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Birmingham, expect to pay about $47 for a 4h 36m trip.

Car

Another option to get to Gadsden is to pick up a car hire from Atlanta, which is about 152 km from Gadsden. You’ll find branches of Thrifty and Dollar, among others, in Atlanta.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Gadsden, including RedCoach, FlixBus and Greyhound. From Nashville, the bus ride to Gadsden takes 426 km and will cost you around $59. From Charlotte, the ticket costs about $55 for a journey of 459 km.

Airlines serving Gadsden

Lufthansa
Good (4,684 reviews)
KLM
Good (839 reviews)
SWISS
Good (962 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,673 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,557 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,236 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (481 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,603 reviews)
Air France
Good (982 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,114 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,990 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,405 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,062 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (228 reviews)
Finnair
Good (840 reviews)
LOT
Good (684 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (933 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (792 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,175 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,804 reviews)
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Where to stay in Gadsden

If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Best Western Plus Gadsden Hotel & Suites and Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Gadsden.

Where to stay in popular areas of Gadsden

Hiring a car in Gadsden

Expect to pay $1.62 per litre in Gadsden (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $19.39 and $25.86. The most frequently booked car type in Gadsden is Full-size (Chevrolet Tahoe or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Intermediate car hire (Nissan Kicks or similar) is, on average, 40% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Expect to pay $1.62 per litre in Gadsden (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $19.39 and $25.86. The most frequently booked car type in Gadsden is Full-size (Chevrolet Tahoe or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Intermediate car hire (Nissan Kicks or similar) is, on average, 40% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.