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Atlanta to New Orleans bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$13.23
Fastest time7h 35m
Trips per day7
bus carriers2
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Overall score for Atlanta to New Orleans
4.1
Based on 8 reviews

Based on 5 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Greyhound report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
2.3
Staff
4.0
Value
3.5
Condition
3.0
Maurice
5.0
August 10, 2019Vacation
Pros
It was peaceful and serene.
Cons
The bathroom could be cleaner. Continue to provide excellent service.
Tips
Use the bathroom before you board. Bathroom was not cleanest.
Ronald
4.0
July 9, 2019Vacation
Pros
Storm Barry welcomed Us in to New Orleans Flood/Heavy Rain, Cars stranded on side of Road, houses destroyed, devastated
Cons
Out of my hands
Tips
Watch weather report before planning your trip days week in advanced,
Lucrezia
1.0
June 7, 2019Vacation
Pros
Pretty bad.
Cons
People were terribly noisy and annoying , not using headphones to play music or call. There was urine coming out of the restroom, people with very bad smells , talking all the time. I wasn’t told I had to get off the bus on the way and wait more than 1 hour to get back ...More

Based on 3 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)

How much does a bus ticket from Atlanta to New Orleans cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Atlanta to New Orleans were $38.70.

The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Atlanta to New Orleans is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 29 days out, tickets are on average $15.22 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from Atlanta to New Orleans?

The distance between Atlanta and New Orleans is approximately 424.52 miles, or 683.03 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 9 hours and 21 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 7 hours and 35 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 is the busiest time to travel by bus from Atlanta to New Orleans?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Atlanta to New Orleans by bus is on Saturday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Thursday is when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the bus departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

What bus companies travel from Atlanta to New Orleans?

On average there are 7 bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most options for departures from Atlanta to New Orleans, with an average of 6 trips per day and 115 monthly trips. 2 bus carriers currently travel from Atlanta to New Orleans. Of the 7 trips there are 6 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from Atlanta to New Orleans start at $87.30.

2 carriers offer Atlanta to New Orleans bus trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from Atlanta to New Orleans from $39.68. There are 6 Greyhound schedules from Atlanta to New Orleans and you can expect on average to pay $46.76 for a Greyhound ticket to New Orleans. In Atlanta, Greyhound departs to New Orleans from Bus Terminal - 232 Forsyth St and 1 other station. In New Orleans, Greyhound arrives at Union Term - 1001 Loyola Ave and no other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from Atlanta to New Orleans takes 10 hours and 36 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to New Orleans in 7 hours and 35 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 5 trips per day and you could expect to pay $48.56 for a weekend getaway trip to New Orleans.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
10h 36m
Avg. Price
$46.76

Megabus

Book Megabus from Atlanta to New Orleans from $13.23. There are 2 Megabus schedules from Atlanta to New Orleans and you can expect on average to pay $42.78 for a Megabus ticket to New Orleans. In Atlanta, Megabus departs to New Orleans from MARTA Civic Ctr - 435 W Peachtree St NW and no other station. In New Orleans, Megabus arrives at Union Term - 1001 Loyola Ave and no other station.

An average trip on Megabus from Atlanta to New Orleans takes 8 hours and 40 minutes, while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to New Orleans in 7 hours and 35 minutes,

On weekends, Megabus offers 2 trips per day and you could expect to pay $46.49 for a weekend getaway trip to New Orleans.

Restroom
WiFi
Movies
Power outlet
Green certified
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
8h 40m
Avg. Price
$42.78
There are 3 stations you could depart from, depending on the bus line you travel with. Most bus trips to New Orleans will depart from these stations in Atlanta:
  • Bus Terminal - 232 Forsyth St
  • Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
  • MARTA Civic Ctr - 435 W Peachtree St NW
Buses from Atlanta arrive in New Orleans at one main station:
  • Union Term - 1001 Loyola Ave