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There are 3 intercity buses per day from Atlanta to Florence. Traveling by bus from Atlanta to Florence usually takes around 6 hours and 46 minutes, but the fastest Southeastern Stages bus can make the trip in 6 hours and 5 minutes.
|Distance||267 mi (429 km)|
|Shortest duration||6h 5m|
|Trips per day||3|
|Most frequent service||Southeastern Stages|
How much is a bus ticket from Atlanta to Florence?
The average price for a bus ticket to Florence is $86.50, Considering the long distance nature of this route, the pricier average ticket price is still a great deal to get from Atlanta to Florence. Wanderu ensures that you find great deals on bus tickets everytime, we search all of the best bus options to present you the lowest prices available from our partner carriers.
Average prices by travel date
Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from Atlanta to Florence is expected to range from C$87 to C$96. If you are looking to travel to Florence within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from C$87. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are C$87 and can be found on June 27, 2022.
Monthly average prices
The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in March. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just C$66 – the lowest of the year.
Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Atlanta to Florence in September, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to C$75 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.
What bus companies travel from Atlanta to Florence?
On Wanderu there is one intercity bus company that operates from Atlanta to Florence. Southeastern Stages is the only company that connects the two cities by bus available on Wanderu. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.
|Bus||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Southeastern Stages||3||6h 46m||$89.23|
Founded in 1933, Southeastern Stages has a long legacy of providing safe, reliable bus transportation across the Southeastern U.S. This premier bus service provides routes across Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina. Southeastern Stages also has one of the largest fleets of ADA compliant coaches and was one of the first to adopt safety features such as advanced collision avoidance technology. Onboard these modern coaches, passengers can enjoy free Wi-Fi, reclining seats, overhead reading lights, and restrooms.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from Atlanta to Florence during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.
Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.
How long is the bus ride from Atlanta to Florence?
The bus takes an average of 6 hours and 46 minutes to cover the 429 kilometers from Atlanta to Florence. However, the fastest bus only takes 6 hours and 5 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.
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?
"Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to Florence at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, 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."
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Atlanta?
The first bus leaves at 3:00am and the last bus leaves at 5:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Atlanta to Florence, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many bus schedules are there most days?
There are 3 scheduled buses that travel from Atlanta to Florence every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from Atlanta to Florence without transferring.
Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Atlanta, GA to Florence, SC; ticket prices start at $327.94.
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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.
Florence is a hidden gem in the northeast of South Carolina. Though best known for its history as a significant railway hub, Florence is a modern city with activities and sights to fill a weekend getaway or a longer vacation.
Every November, Florence goes nuts during the SC Pecan Music and Food Festival, an event hosted downtown to celebrate the beloved pecan. If you're in town during the festival, check out the car show, live music, half marathon, and other associated events to get to know Florence locals and culture.
Florence is a year-round destination for outdoor recreation. Golf is a favorite among Florence residents, so upgrade from mini-golf and try the real thing. Traces Golf Club welcomes golfers of all skill levels, don't worry. Don't leave Florence without spending a day at Lynches River County Park, the starting point of the 66-mile South Carolina Revolutionary Rivers Trail. You can kayak or canoe throughout the county, following the swampy path that allowed American patriots to evade British troops in the American Revolution.
Florence Regional Airport operates limited flights to connect to Charlotte, but most paths to Florence involve some kind of ground travel. Amtrak's Palmetto and Silver Service trains stop in Florence, with connections to New York and Washington to the north and Orlando and Miami to the south. Greyhound and Southeastern Stages offer intercity bus service to Florence that connects the city to other destinations throughout the South.
Where does the bus leave from in Atlanta?
Main departure 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.
All bus stations in Atlanta:
Atlanta Bus Station - 232 Forsyth St
Where does the bus arrive in Florence?
Main arrival station: Southeastern Stages - 611 S Irby St
All buses from Atlanta arrive at one main station in Florence.
Bus stations in Florence:
Southeastern Stages - 611 S Irby St
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