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Journey Information

There are 9 daily buses from Charlotte to Atlanta. Traveling by bus from Charlotte to Atlanta usually takes around 5 hours and 33 minutes, but the fastest PandaNY Bus bus can make the trip in 3 hours and 40 minutes.

Distance226 mi (364 km)
Shortest duration3h 40m
Cheapest price$34.91
Trips per day8
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
Bus lines2

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Charlotte, NC to Atlanta, GA

(Based on 7 ratings and reviews)

4.6

4.0

Linda

May 13, 2021 -

Greyhound

Pros: that i had my own seat and they made 1 bathroom stop. Cons: the bathroom and clean the floors and garbage off the bus before we get on... Tips: bring a sweater of blanket it gets cold on the bus.

Pros: that i had my own seat and they made 1 bathroom stop. Cons: the bathroom and clean the floors and garbage off the bus before we get on... Tips: bring a sweater of blanket it gets cold on the bus.

5.0

Elizabeth

December 12, 2019 - Visiting family

Megabus

Pros: Was late but we made it on time to Atlanta. Cons: A better bus station so you will not be wet when it rains. Tips: No.

Pros: Was late but we made it on time to Atlanta. Cons: A better bus station so you will not be wet when it rains. Tips: No.

5.0

Faith

October 7, 2019 - Solo travel

Megabus

Pros: It was what I expected. Cons: The bathroom odor. Tips: Bring wipes.

Pros: It was what I expected. Cons: The bathroom odor. Tips: Bring wipes.

4.0

Adam

June 10, 2019 - Visiting friends

Megabus

Bus could be cleaner, e.g. trash on floor, and seats more comfortable

Bus could be cleaner, e.g. trash on floor, and seats more comfortable

5.0

Misha

June 3, 2019 - Vacation

Greyhound

Pros: The driver was awesome. Very friendly, informative, and concerned about passengers well being. A real 5 star driver....Thanks. Cons: More leg room. The seats are cramped and USB phone charger. Tips: If your over 6.2" book a flight..😁.

Pros: The driver was awesome. Very friendly, informative, and concerned about passengers well being. A real 5 star driver....Thanks. Cons: More leg room. The seats are cramped and USB phone charger. Tips: If your over 6.2" book a flight..😁.

How much is a bus ticket from Charlotte to Atlanta?

The average bus ticket price from Charlotte to Atlanta is C$50.29. That price is based on the daily average cost for all bus trips from Charlotte to Atlanta in the last 30 days. Any tickets cheaper than C$50.29 can be considered a great deal. You are very likely to find a bus ticket at this price or lower if you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Average prices by travel date

$75$50$25JunJul

Over the next four weeks, the average daily price of Charlotte to Atlanta bus tickets is expected to range from C$52 to C$60. If you are looking to travel to Atlanta within the next week, you can find bus tickets as cheap as C$54.

As of today, the next cheapest bus trip from Charlotte to Atlanta is on July 7, 2021 and it costs C$52. Just search on Wanderu for Charlotte to Atlanta bus trips using the form above and sort the results by cheapest to see the best available deals for the date on which you plan to hit the road.

Monthly average prices

$62$50$37$25$12JASONDJFMAMJ

If you are trying to decide when to travel from Charlotte to Atlanta by bus so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for June. That’s when the average price for a bus ticket is expected to be just C$30 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Charlotte to Atlanta in September, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to C$47 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.

Prices as travel date approaches

$94$75$56$37$193020100

The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Charlotte to Atlanta is by booking your trip as early as possible, as most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. That’s why you should book at least 5 days in advance. By doing so, you could save C$14.03 on your bus ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

What bus companies travel from Charlotte to Atlanta?

There are a couple of bus lines that have daily service from Charlotte, North Carolina to Atlanta, Georgia. Of these two services, Greyhound usually offers more choice, with 5 bus trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound56h 32m$41.06
PandaNY Bus44h 8m$74.81
  • Greyhound

    Greyhound

    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 5 bus trips from Charlotte to Atlanta every day, with the average journey taking around 6 hours and 32 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Atlanta usually start from $35.

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  • PandaNY Bus

    PandaNY Bus

    Panda NY Bus is an American bus company known as a Chinatown bus line that conducts trips to and from some of the largest and most unique Chinatown districts on the eastern seaboard. Aboard Panda NY buses, you can enjoy free WiFi, power outlets, comfortable reclining seats, and a restroom. Panda NY offers some of the cheapest bus tickets from Charlotte to Atlanta, with prices starting from $75.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Charlotte to Atlanta 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?

The bus usually takes around 5 hours and 33 minutes to cover the 226 miles (364 kilometers) from Charlotte, NC to Atlanta, GA. However, the fastest bus only takes 3 hours and 40 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

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

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

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Charlotte?

The first bus leaves at 3:00am and the last bus leaves at 10:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Charlotte to Atlanta, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 9 scheduled buses that travel from Charlotte to Atlanta every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 8 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Charlotte to Atlanta; ticket prices start at $62.34.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Charlotte?

Departure stations

Charlotte has two bus stations with service to Atlanta.

Bus stations in Charlotte:

  • 3301-400 Freedom Dr

Where does the bus arrive in Atlanta?

Arrival stations

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Atlanta.

Bus stations in Atlanta:

  • 211 Peachtree St. SW

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