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Panama City - Atlanta Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 2 intercity buses per day from Panama City to Atlanta. Traveling by bus from Panama City to Atlanta usually takes around 12 hours and 34 minutes, but the fastest Greyhound bus can make the trip in 8 hours and 55 minutes.

Distance259 mi (417 km)
Shortest duration8h 55m
Cheapest price$56.14
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
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What bus companies travel from Panama City to Atlanta?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Panama City to Atlanta. Greyhound is the one bus line that serves this route. Although it's the sole option, there are a couple of different scheduled times to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound212h 35m$94.91
  • Greyhound is the largest nationwide bus carrier in the United States, offering cheap, safe and reliable service across the country. Greyhound has become a household name, serving over 16 million passengers per year with daily trips to over 2,400 destinations. Greyhound performs about 2 bus trips from Panama City to Atlanta every day, with the average journey taking around 12 hours and 35 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Atlanta usually start from $56.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 12 hours and 34 minutes to cover the 417 kilometers from Panama City to Atlanta. However, the fastest bus only takes 8 hours and 55 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

"Tuesday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Saturday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Saturday ticket is the way to go."

The first bus leaves at 1:00pm and the last bus leaves at 2:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Panama City to Atlanta, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are usually only 2 buses per day from Panama City to Atlanta. However, neither bus offers direct service, so you will have to get off your original vehicle to transfer buses during the trip.

City Information

Atlanta

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Atlanta, GA - ATL-1

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Atlanta is the capital of Georgia and the largest city in the Peach State. Located in the heart of America’s South, Atlanta is one of the foremost economic and cultural hubs in the region and the United States in general. As such, it's among the best vacation destinations in Georgia.

The city has played a major role in the Civil War and the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s. As a result, across Atlanta you can find various museums and points of interest dedicated to the lives and works of various key figures in those events, including the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site and the Atlanta History Center. Unsurprisingly, Atlanta is an important stop on our MLK Jr. itinerary.

Atlanta is also a key hub for the U.S. entertainment industry, and it offers some of the best nightlife experiences in the country. Here, you will find some of the finest craft beer in America and enjoy some of the best and most authentic southern food.

Atlanta is easily accessible by both bus and train from various parts of the country, and the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport’s location on the city’s outskirts makes it easy to travel to Atlanta from all over the world.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Panama City?

Main departure station: Panama City Bch Station

Most buses depart from the main station in Panama City.

All bus stations in Panama City:

  • Panama City Bch Station

Where does the bus arrive in Atlanta?

Atlanta Bus Station - 232 Forsyth St - ATLGLI-0

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Main arrival station: Atlanta Bus Station - 232 Forsyth St

Built in 1996, the Atlanta Bus Station at 232 Forsyth Street SW is located close to downtown and is one of the most popular bus stations in the city. Served by Greyhound, Southeastern Stages and Jefferson Lines, this busy intercity bus terminal provides hundreds of connections to major cities. The Atlanta Bus Station offers convenient connections within Atlanta via the adjacent MARTA train station and multiple public bus stops within one block of the station. There are also several hotels and motels in the vicinity, for when you’re ready to relax after a successful day of traveling.

Bus stations in Atlanta:

  • Atlanta Bus Station - 232 Forsyth St

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