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Journey Information

New York to Atlanta bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$75.48
Fastest time15h 30m
Trips per day9
Bus lines2

New York to Atlanta Route Map

New York Atlanta

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from New York to Atlanta right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How much is a bus ticket from New York to Atlanta?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $75.48 was the low point for bus fares from New York to Atlanta. Buses from Atlanta to New York are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $75.48 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 23 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $66.06 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 19 hours and 26 minutes to cover the 746 miles (1200 kilometers) from New York, NY to Atlanta, GA. However, the fastest bus only takes 15 hours and 30 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?

Friday is the busiest travel day for buses as people head from New York to Atlanta for the weekend. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave New York?

The first bus leaves at 12:00am and the last bus leaves at 9:00pm. To see the times for all buses from New York 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 New York to Atlanta every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 5 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 New York to Atlanta; ticket prices start at $164.80.

What bus companies travel from New York to Atlanta?

There are a couple of bus lines that have daily service from New York, New York to Atlanta, Georgia. Of these two services, Greyhound usually offers more choice, with 7 bus trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound71d 1h 45m$123.17
PandaNY Bus215h 45m$75.48

Book Greyhound from New York to Atlanta from $94. There are 7 Greyhound schedules from New York to Atlanta and you can expect on average to pay $123 for a Greyhound ticket to Atlanta. In New York, Greyhound departs to Atlanta from Port Authority Bus Station and 1 other station. In Atlanta, Greyhound arrives at Bus Terminal - 232 Forsyth St and 1 other station. An average trip on Greyhound from New York to Atlanta takes 25 hours and 45 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Atlanta in 15 hours and 30 minutes, On weekends, Greyhound offers 8 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway trip to Atlanta.

Book PandaNY Bus from New York to Atlanta from $75. There are 2 PandaNY Bus schedules from New York to Atlanta and you can expect on average to pay $75 for a PandaNY Bus ticket to Atlanta. In New York, PandaNY Bus departs to Atlanta from 19 Allen St and no other station. In Atlanta, PandaNY Bus arrives at 211 Peachtree St. SW and no other station. An average trip on PandaNY Bus from New York to Atlanta takes 15 hours and 45 minutes, while the fastest available PandaNY Bus trip will get you to Atlanta in 15 hours and 30 minutes, On weekends, PandaNY Bus offers 2 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway trip to Atlanta.

Where does the bus leave from in New York?

Buses to Atlanta leave from multiple locations in New York, New York. These are the 3 most popular bus stations:

  • Port Authority Bus Station
  • 19 Allen St
  • GW Bridge Bus Station - 4211 Broadway

Where does the bus arrive in Atlanta?

Buses arrive in Atlanta at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Atlanta, Georgia:

  • Bus Terminal - 232 Forsyth St
  • 211 Peachtree St. SW
  • Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

Price trends for buses from New York to Atlanta

Average prices by travel date

$113$75$38FebMar

Monthly average prices

$126$101$75$50$25MAMJJASONDJF

Prices as travel date approaches

$157$126$94$63$313020100

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from New York, NY to Atlanta, GA

(Based on 24 ratings and reviews)

4.3

4.0

Michael

March 12, 2020 - Visiting family

PandaNY Bus

Pros: Getting back home lol. Cons: Time management, letting people know to be back on the bus at a specific. Tips: Bring toilet paper. Pros: Getting back home lol. Cons: Time management, letting people know to be back on the bus at a specific. Tips: Bring toilet paper.

5.0

Latoya

March 10, 2020 - Solo travel

PandaNY Bus

Pros: Smooth ride. Cons: Not turning on heat when it don’t keep down germs. Pros: Smooth ride. Cons: Not turning on heat when it don’t keep down germs.

5.0

Sabjaali

February 22, 2020 - Visiting family

PandaNY Bus

Pros: You can improve it. Cons: Every thing specially timings ... Tips: Yes its better to travel, do it..... Pros: You can improve it. Cons: Every thing specially timings ... Tips: Yes its better to travel, do it.....

5.0

Clarick

December 25, 2019 - Solo travel

Megabus

Pros: N/A. Cons: Provided food. Tips: N/A. Pros: N/A. Cons: Provided food. Tips: N/A.

4.0

Jennifer

December 24, 2019 - Visiting family

PandaNY Bus

Pros: The driver was very careful on the road. Cons: Need to get seats for people with disabilities. Pros: The driver was very careful on the road. Cons: Need to get seats for people with disabilities.

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