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Journey Information

Atlanta to New Orleans coach - cost & duration

Cheapest price£34.52
Shortest Duration8h 30m
Trips per day3
Coach lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by coach from Atlanta to New Orleans 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 coach 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, coach 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 coach ticket from Atlanta to New Orleans?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, £34.52 was the low point for coach fares from Atlanta to New Orleans. Coaches from New Orleans to Atlanta are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than £34.52 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 coach companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 26 days in advance. By doing so, you could save £20.86 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the coach ride?

The coach usually takes around 9 hours and 44 minutes to cover the 424 miles (683 kilometers) from Atlanta, GA to New Orleans, LA. However, the fastest coach only takes 8 hours and 30 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the coach. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

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

Because many passengers travel from Atlanta to New Orleans at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for coaches. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

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

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Atlanta?

The first coach leaves at 05:00 and the last coach leaves at 23:00. To see the times for all coaches from Atlanta to New Orleans, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coaches are there each day?

There are 3 scheduled coaches that travel from Atlanta to New Orleans every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 2 direct coaches, where you can stay on the same coach without having to transfer to a connecting coach at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Atlanta to New Orleans; ticket prices start at £30.60.

What coach companies travel from Atlanta to New Orleans?

There is one coach company that operates from Atlanta to New Orleans. Greyhound is the only company that connects the two cities by coach. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled coaches per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound39h 45m£43.14

Where does the coach leave from in Atlanta?

Atlanta, Georgia has two coach stations with service to New Orleans, Louisiana:

  • Bus Terminal - 232 Forsyth St
  • Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

Where does the coach arrive in New Orleans?

All coaches from Atlanta arrive at one main station in New Orleans, Louisiana:

  • Union Term - 1001 Loyola Ave

Price trends for coaches from Atlanta to New Orleans

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coach Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for coaches from Atlanta, GA to New Orleans, LA
Based on 8 ratings and reviews

Based on 5 reviews
Users that traveled with Greyhound report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
10 August 2019Vacation
It was peaceful and serene.
The bathroom could be cleaner. Continue to provide excellent service.
Use the bathroom before you board. Bathroom was not cleanest.
9 July 2019Vacation
Storm Barry welcomed Us in to New Orleans Flood/Heavy Rain, Cars stranded on side of Road, houses destroyed, devastated
Out of my hands
Watch weather report before planning your trip days week in advanced,
7 June 2019Vacation
Pretty bad.
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)

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