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About Southeastern Stages

Founded in 1933 by A. C. Shipman and J. W. Hughes, Southeastern Stages has a long legacy of providing reliable, affordable bus transportation. The carrier has grown from a small motorcoach company operating on dirt roads to the premier bus service it is today, serving 21 cities across the Southeastern U.S. including in Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina.

Southeastern Stages features a fleet of 40 modern buses with a high standard of passenger safety. Their buses were some of the first in the region to adopt vehicles with advanced collision avoidance technology, and Southern Stages has one of the largest fleets of ADA-compliant coaches in the Southeast. To keep the fleet up and running, Southeastern Stages takes pride in frequent, proactive maintenance schedules with trained and experienced technicians for every coach in their service.

In addition to superior safety features, Southeastern Stages offers various amenities for comfort and convenience, such as free Wi-Fi, reclining seats, overhead reading lights, and restrooms. Power outlets are also available in the majority of buses, and Southeastern Stages is working diligently to equip the remainder of the fleet.

Since 2014, Southeastern Stages has been an official partner of Wanderu, allowing travelers to search schedules, compare ticket prices, and get the best deals all in one place. Through Wanderu, you can easily buy cheap Southeastern Stages bus tickets with no additional fees.

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 * #3 Best Ground Travel Provider in the Southeast
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    • #3 Best Ground Travel Provider in the Southeast

Southeastern Stages Amenities

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Southeastern Stages coach coverage

Daily Trips80
stations21
cities21
countries1

What travelers are saying about Southeastern Stages

Here’s what Wanderu users who have booked trips with Southeastern Stages had to say about their travel experience.

Traveling During COVID-19

“They took COVID safety precautions seriously.”
based on 38 reviews

Onboard Experience

“The WiFi actually worked for the entire trip”
based on 35 reviews
“I’ll travel with them again just for the staff!”
based on 63 reviews
“Really cheap tickets and really good service.”
based on 69 reviews
“The coach got there on time.”
based on 72 reviews
“Seats were really comfy and spacious”
based on 53 reviews
“The coach was almost suspiciously clean”
based on 62 reviews

Southeastern Stages reviews from Wanderu customers

Overall review score for Southeastern Stages

(Based on 83 reviews)

3.8
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort

3.7

Timeliness

4.4

Staff

4.1

Value

3.8

Condition

4.0

Southeastern Stages passenger reviews

4.0

Sharon

26 August 2022- Visiting family

Atlanta to North Charleston

Pros: The short breaks to stretch my legs. First ride was very full. But the way home was much better. Cons: The schedule for my trip from Charleston to Atlanta was not accurate. I left at 10am like I was supposed to and the schedule I received said that I would be i...

Pros: The short breaks to stretch my legs. First ride was very full. But the way home was much better. Cons: The schedule for my trip from Charleston to Atlanta was not accurate. I left at 10am like I was supposed to and the schedule I received said that I would be in Atlanta at 8:45pm. So I was pleasantly surprised to find out I would be in Atlanta around 5.

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4.0

Eric

25 August 2022- Business

Atlanta to Augusta

Pros: Quite. Cons: Assistance boarding.

Pros: Quite. Cons: Assistance boarding.

1.0

Natasha

28 July 2022- Business

Atlanta to Sumter

Pros: Thank God I made it home safely 💘. Cons: The driver's rude and nasty attitude.

Pros: Thank God I made it home safely 💘. Cons: The driver's rude and nasty attitude.

5.0

FRANCISCO

27 July 2022- Business

Atlanta to North Charleston

Pros: It was good. Cons: Nothing. Tips: Arrive early to the bus top.

Pros: It was good. Cons: Nothing. Tips: Arrive early to the bus top.

1.0

keehlan

23 July 2022- Solo travel

Atlanta to Fayetteville

Pros: The bus driver was rude and swore at several passengers. Wasn’t clear with rules on food breaks, and had dangerous driving. Cons: Assigned seating. My pal and I bought the tickets together but sat separately for the entire trip as there were not enough seats beca...

Pros: The bus driver was rude and swore at several passengers. Wasn’t clear with rules on food breaks, and had dangerous driving. Cons: Assigned seating. My pal and I bought the tickets together but sat separately for the entire trip as there were not enough seats because people were taking up two at a tome. Tips: Be prepared to not enjoy your time. I went in with high spirits after travelling by bus through California.

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Southeastern Stages Routes & Network

Southeastern Stages’s coach network features 215 coach routes that connect 21 cities serving 21 stations. On average, Southeastern Stages performs about 80 coach trips every day. The top cities to which Southeastern Stages offers the highest number of daily coach service include North Charleston and Columbia.

Top Cities Served by Southeastern Stages

CityRouteEarliest coachLatest coach
Atlanta14:30 am3:40 am
Columbia27:00 am1:15 am
Augusta17:00 am11:30 pm
Athens19:00 am2:50 am
Myrtle Beach17:00 am11:40 pm
Savannah27:00 am11:40 pm
Fayetteville15:00 am2:45 am
Raleigh24:30 am3:50 am

Most popular Southeastern Stages routes

The coach from North Charleston to Columbia is Southeastern Stages’s most popular route. Trips from Raleigh to Fayetteville and Fayetteville to Atlanta are also highly popular.

Top Southeastern Stages routes

RouteDaily TripsDurationPrice
North Charleston to Columbia22h 45m£28
Raleigh to Fayetteville21h 5m£20
Fayetteville to Atlanta28h 57m£65
Atlanta to Athens11h 10m£18
Atlanta to Columbia44h 27m£32
Atlanta to Augusta42h 42m£32
North Charleston to Atlanta27h 35m£55
Atlanta to Myrtle Beach17h 45m£68
Atlanta to Florence36h 45m£59

Southeastern Stages Coach Guide & FAQs

Do Southeastern Stages coaches have WiFi?

Yes, Southeastern Stages offers WiFi on their coaches. Although most trips with Southeastern Stages will have WiFi as advertised, some coaches might not come equipped with WiFi and onboard WiFi can lose its connection in rural areas. We recommend you bring a book or download a movie just to play it safe. Southeastern Stages WiFi is generally best used for surfing the web, checking emails and chatting with friends; you shouldn’t count on the WiFi to binge-watch your favorite show.

Are there power points or USB points on the coach?

Yes, there are power outlets onboard Southeastern Stages coaches. You can generally find one or two sockets per row of seats, so be a good traveller and check if your seat neighbor might want to charge up their devices as well. With the onboard power outlets, you can charge both a computer and USB devices with a USB power adapter that typically comes with most phones and tablets.

Since Southeastern Stages might sometimes use replacement coach vehicles, not all trips are guaranteed to have power points. We recommend to bring a power bank to charge your phone for all trips over 2 hours, just in case.

What is Southeastern Stages's schedule?

On a typical day, Southeastern Stages has 80 scheduled coach trips in total. However, the exact departure and arrival times vary depending on the day and route. The best way to find the exact schedule for your trip is to use the search tool on this page.

Can you pick up will call tickets at the station?

No, Southeastern Stages does not offer will call tickets. You should purchase your tickets online and make sure you have everything you need to board before you arrive at the station.

Do you need an ID to get on the coach?

Yes, Southeastern Stages requires you to present an ID to an agent to be allowed to board the coach. Make sure you have identification issued by a government agency that meets the carrier’s requirements. Alternative IDs, such as a college ID, won’t work.

What are Southeastern Stages’s COVID-19 policies?

Visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide to view the most up-to-date information about Southeastern Stages’s cleaning protocols and adjusted ticket change policies during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Are there toilets on Southeastern Stages coaches?

Yes, there are bathrooms on Southeastern Stages coaches. The bathrooms are pretty basic and include a toilet, toilet paper and hand sanitizer. Most bathrooms don’t have running water. As you will be using a bathroom on a moving vehicle, please use caution and hold on to a rail at all times.

Are meals or drinks offered during the trip?

Southeastern Stages does not offer meals or beverages onboard. We recommend you bring a drink and some snacks for your trip. We also suggest packing a reusable water bottle with you to reduce your impact on the environment. However, note that most coaches do not allow you to bring your own alcoholic drinks.

Do you have to print your Southeastern Stages ticket?

Yes, Southeastern Stages requires that all passengers have printed tickets to board the coach. When you book with Wanderu and activate your account, you will be able to easily find and download your tickets for most coaches.

Does Southeastern Stages offer any premium features like extra legroom or movies?

Southeastern Stages focuses on delivering a great travel experience at a low price and currently does not offer premium features like extra legroom or onboard entertainment. But these days, between your laptop, tablet, smartphone and e-reader, you’re the master of your own entertainment even on longer journeys.

Cheap Southeastern Stages tickets recently found on Wanderu

With 80 Southeastern Stages trips per day, there are a lot of great deals to uncover for the bargain hunter and Southeastern Stages tickets start at just £10.12. Check out some of the latest and greatest deals snatched up by Wanderu users.

How do I get the best deal on Southeastern Stages tickets?

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Pro travelers know that booking your ticket well in advance is key to finding the lowest price. Ticket prices normally go up the closer you get to the travel date, so don’t miss out on a good deal when you see one. If you can be flexible with your travel date, you can also get cheap tickets by traveling on weekdays instead of weekends.

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