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 December
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Gadsden in December
Estimated hotel price
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


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 Dunedin and takes around 22h 45m.


Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Gadsden. The train journey from Gadsden to Greenville takes 3h 12m and costs around $54 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Birmingham, expect to pay about $36 for a 4h 36m trip.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Gadsden, including FlixBus, Greyhound and Wanda Coach. From Columbia, the bus ride to Gadsden takes 451 km and will cost you around $99. From Memphis, the ticket costs about $74 for a journey of 740 km.

Airlines serving Gadsden

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British Airways
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Turkish Airlines
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Air France
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United Airlines
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Qatar Airways
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Austrian Airlines
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Air Canada
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Brussels Airlines
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Scandinavian Airlines
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Singapore Airlines
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Where to stay in Gadsden

If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Fairfield Inn and Suites by Marriott Gadsden and Holiday Inn Express & Suites Gadsden W-Near Attalla.

Where to stay in popular areas of Gadsden

Hiring a car in Gadsden

Expect to pay $1.67 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 $20.00 and $26.66. Standard (Kia Soul or similar) is the most popular car type to hire in Gadsden, while also 61% cheaper than other types, on average.