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Journey Information

There are 3 intercity buses per day from St Louis to Atlanta. Traveling by bus from St Louis to Atlanta usually takes around 12 hours and 58 minutes, but the fastest Greyhound bus can make the trip in 12 hours and 15 minutes.

Distance467 mi (752 km)
Shortest duration12h 15m
Cheapest price€37.86
Trips per day1
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
Bus lines1

How much is a bus ticket from St Louis to Atlanta?

Bus tickets for a trip from St Louis to Atlanta cost €63.34 on average. While it’s a bit pricey for a bus ticket, it’s still significantly more cost-effective than flying. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price.

Average prices by travel date

€84€56€28JulJul

If you're planning to travel by bus from St Louis to Atlanta in the next month, the average ticket price is expected to range from €56 to €82. The cheapest bus tickets available in the next few weeks are for trips departing on 9 August 2024.

If you’re looking to travel to Atlanta this week, bus tickets are available starting at €66.

Monthly average prices

€117€94€70€47€23ASONDJFMAMJJ
Taking the bus from St Louis to Atlanta is usually cheapest in June, when the average ticket price is only €85. If you're planning to take the bus from St Louis to Atlanta during November, keep in mind that bus ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of €107. However, booking your trip in advance can help you score a ticket at a better price.

Prices as travel date approaches

€187€150€112€75€373020100

Most bus companies charge higher ticket prices closer to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your bus tickets as early as possible. To find the cheapest bus tickets, book your trip at least 29 days in advance. This way, you can save up to €119.73 on your bus ticket compared to booking last-minute.

What bus companies travel from St Louis to Atlanta?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from St Louis to Atlanta. Greyhound connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound312h 58m€88.58
  • Greyhound is the largest nationwide coach 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 3 bus trips from St Louis to Atlanta every day, with the average journey taking around 12 hours and 58 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Atlanta usually start from €38.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 12 hours and 58 minutes to cover the 752 kilometers from St Louis to Atlanta. However, the fastest bus only takes 12 hours and 15 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

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

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

The first bus leaves at 01:00 and the last bus leaves at 13:00. To see the times for all buses from St Louis to Atlanta, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 3 scheduled buses that travel from St Louis to Atlanta every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. However, only one of these is a direct bus. With direct service, you do not have to transfer onto a different bus at any point during your trip. Direct buses also tend to be significantly faster, which is worth bearing in mind as you compare the available options.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from St Louis to Atlanta; ticket prices start at €237.58.

City Information

St Louis

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St. Louis is one of several major cities in the state of Missouri and it is uniquely located near the confluence of the Mississippi and Missouri rivers. The city is usually recognized by its most distinctive feature, the Gateway Arch, thanks to which it is the only city in the United States that has a national park in the heart of its downtown district. The Arch is a must-see attraction and you can even take a tram to the top for some incredible views of the St. Louis skyline.

Some of the other truly unique attractions you can visit while you’re in town include the Miniature Museum of Greater St. Louis where you can check out an incredible collection of dolls, dollhouses and vignettes, and the City Museum where you can ride down a 10-story spiral slide (yup, you read that right.) For a great outdoor experience, stop by the gorgeous Missouri Botanical Garden, and then take a stroll through Citygarden where you will find various quirky statues and installations worthy of being featured in your Instagram feed.

Ale enthusiasts would be excited to know that St. Louis is one of the best craft beer cities in the U.S. as well as one of the cheapest drinking cities. That means your party budget could take you a long way. Unsurprisingly, the city is also among the best spring break destinations on a budget.

The main bus and train station in St. Louis, Gateway Station, is located right in the center of downtown, not far from the Gateway Arch, which makes coming in and out of the city a breeze.

Atlanta

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Atlanta is the capital of Georgia and the largest city in the Peach State. Located in the heart of America’s South, Atlanta is one of the foremost economic and cultural hubs in the region and the United States in general. As such, it's among the best vacation destinations in Georgia.

The city has played a major role in the Civil War and the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s. As a result, across Atlanta you can find various museums and points of interest dedicated to the lives and works of various key figures in those events, including the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site and the Atlanta History Center. Unsurprisingly, Atlanta is an important stop on our MLK Jr. itinerary.

Atlanta is also a key hub for the U.S. entertainment industry, and it offers some of the best nightlife experiences in the country. Here, you will find some of the finest craft beer in America and enjoy some of the best and most authentic southern food.

Atlanta is easily accessible by both bus and train from various parts of the country, and the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport’s location on the city’s outskirts makes it easy to travel to Atlanta from all over the world.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in St Louis?

Main departure station: Gateway Station - 430 S 15th St

Most buses depart from the main station in St Louis.

All bus stations in St Louis:

  • Gateway Station - 430 S 15th St

Where does the bus arrive in Atlanta?

Atlanta Bus Station - 232 Forsyth St - ATLGLI-0

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Main arrival station: Atlanta Bus Station - 232 Forsyth St

Built in 1996, the Atlanta Bus Station at 232 Forsyth Street SW is located close to downtown and is one of the most popular bus stations in the city. Served by Greyhound, Southeastern Stages and Jefferson Lines, this busy intercity bus terminal provides hundreds of connections to major cities. The Atlanta Bus Station offers convenient connections within Atlanta via the adjacent MARTA train station and multiple public bus stops within one block of the station. There are also several hotels and motels in the vicinity, for when you’re ready to relax after a successful day of traveling.

Bus stations in Atlanta:

  • Atlanta Bus Station - 232 Forsyth St

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