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Cheapest price$1.33
Fastest time2h 15m
Trips per day11
bus carriers3
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Overall score for Atlanta to Birmingham
4.5
Based on 2 reviews

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Ratings (Out of 5)

Based on 1 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Megabus report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Staff
5.0
Value
2.0
Condition
4.0
Sam
4.0
September 21, 2019Business
Pros
Bus was roomy, air conditioned, smooth ride, no stops, friendly service, I like the electrical outlets
Cons
Wi-fi was very slow. Having to buy a whole extra ticket just to bring one additional suitcase is RIDICULOUS

How much does a bus ticket from Atlanta to Birmingham cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Atlanta to Birmingham were $28.53.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from Atlanta to Birmingham is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 3 days out, tickets are on average $15.87 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from Atlanta to Birmingham?

The distance between Atlanta and Birmingham is approximately 139.87 miles, or 225.04 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 3 hours and 14 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 15 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What's the best day to take the bus from Atlanta to Birmingham?

If you want to avoid a crowded bus, Saturday is the best day to travel as it is the least busy day for buses from Atlanta to Birmingham.

In contrast, the busiest bus day of the week is usually Thursday. If you are planning to book travel for Thursday, make sure to book your bus tickets well in advance as they may sell out and you may find buses more full than usual.

Which bus should you take from Atlanta to Birmingham?

Typically there are 11 scheduled buses per day. 3 bus companies serve the route from Atlanta to Birmingham.

The best option will depend on the time of your trip, available prices and other factors, but Greyhound has the most regularly scheduled departures from Atlanta to Birmingham, with an average of 8 trips per day and 166 monthly trips.

Of the 11 trips there are 7 trips that are direct connections to Birmingham.

Need more travel options? Traveling by Train from Atlanta to Birmingham starts at $45.15.

3 carriers offer Atlanta to Birmingham bus trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from Atlanta to Birmingham from $21.25. There are 8 Greyhound schedules from Atlanta to Birmingham and you can expect on average to pay $27.34 for a Greyhound ticket to Birmingham. In Atlanta, Greyhound departs to Birmingham from Bus Terminal - 232 Forsyth St and 1 other station. In Birmingham, Greyhound arrives at Bus Terminal - 618 N 19th St and no other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from Atlanta to Birmingham takes 4 hours and 4 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Birmingham in 2 hours and 15 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 8 trips per day and you could expect to pay $27.49 for a weekend getaway trip to Birmingham.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
4h 4m
Avg. Price
$27.34

Megabus

Book Megabus from Atlanta to Birmingham from $1.33. There are 2 Megabus schedules from Atlanta to Birmingham and you can expect on average to pay $23.49 for a Megabus ticket to Birmingham. In Atlanta, Megabus departs to Birmingham from MARTA Civic Ctr - 435 W Peachtree St NW and 1 other station. In Birmingham, Megabus arrives at MAX Central Station and no other station.

An average trip on Megabus from Atlanta to Birmingham takes 2 hours and 53 minutes, while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to Birmingham in 2 hours and 15 minutes,

On weekends, Megabus offers 2 trips per day and you could expect to pay $25.51 for a weekend getaway trip to Birmingham.

Restroom
WiFi
Movies
Power outlet
Green certified
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
2h 53m
Avg. Price
$23.49

PandaNY Bus

Book PandaNY Bus from Atlanta to Birmingham from $79.68. There are 1 PandaNY Bus schedules from Atlanta to Birmingham and you can expect on average to pay $79.68 for a PandaNY Bus ticket to Birmingham. In Atlanta, PandaNY Bus departs to Birmingham from 5745 Buford Hwy NE, Doraville and no other station. In Birmingham, PandaNY Bus arrives at 243 W Valley Ave and no other station.

An average trip on PandaNY Bus from Atlanta to Birmingham takes 2 hours and 15 minutes,

On weekends, PandaNY Bus offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $79.68 for a weekend getaway trip to Birmingham.

Restroom
WiFi
Movies
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
2h 15m
Avg. Price
$79.68

Plan your next adventure

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 5 stations that have bus departures from Atlanta. Most bus trips to Birmingham will depart from:
  • Bus Terminal - 232 Forsyth St
  • Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
  • MARTA Civic Ctr - 435 W Peachtree St NW
  • 5745 Buford Hwy NE, Doraville
  • Arts Center MARTA Station, across from 1270 W Peachtree St NE
Bus trips arrive in Birmingham at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Birmingham for trips arriving from Atlanta:
  • Bus Terminal - 618 N 19th St
  • MAX Central Station
  • 243 W Valley Ave