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Journey Information

Atlanta to Columbia coach - cost & duration

Cheapest price£10.99
Shortest Duration3h 55m
Trips per day7
Coach lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by coach from Atlanta to Columbia 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 Columbia?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, £10.99 was the low point for coach fares from Atlanta to Columbia. Coaches from Columbia to Atlanta are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than £10.99 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 10 days in advance. By doing so, you could save £26.13 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the coach ride?

The coach usually takes around 4 hours and 53 minutes to cover the 193 miles (311 kilometers) from Atlanta, GA to Columbia, SC. However, the fastest coach only takes 3 hours and 55 minutes. In other words, you'll have plenty of time to rest and relax on the coach.

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

Saturday is usually the day when coaches are busiest, as many travelers take the coach to enjoy the weekend in Columbia. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, 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 coach travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the coach, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Atlanta?

The first coach leaves at 03:00 and the last coach leaves at 22:00. To see the times for all coaches from Atlanta to Columbia, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coaches are there each day?

There are 7 scheduled coaches that travel from Atlanta to Columbia every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 6 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 Columbia; ticket prices start at £146.73.

What coach companies travel from Atlanta to Columbia?

There are a couple of coach lines that have daily service from Atlanta, Georgia to Columbia, South Carolina. Of these two services, Southeastern Stages usually offers more choice, with 6 coach trips per day.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound18h 50m£18.86
Southeastern Stages64h 33m£29.05

Where does the coach leave from in Atlanta?

Most coaches depart from the main station in Atlanta, Georgia:

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

Where does the coach arrive in Columbia?

All coaches from Atlanta arrive at one main station in Columbia, South Carolina:

  • Bus Terminal - 710-A Buckner Rd

Price trends for coaches from Atlanta to Columbia

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coach Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for coaches from Atlanta, GA to Columbia, SC
Based on 3 ratings and reviews

Based on 3 reviews
Users that traveled with Megabus report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
9 December 2019Solo travel
Safe, comfortable and pleasant
Tire of driving MEGABUS is FOR US
2 November 2019Visiting family
I love the price , the driver was friendly and drove safely .
The bus arrived a little late ; the location was changed though so it wasn’t the drivers fault due to the construction
14 August 2019Visiting friends
Air conditioned, two store, wifi, bathroom, and break in a rest area.
Megabus is a great option. Quick and safe journey!

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