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Journey Information

Birmingham to Atlanta bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$23.00
Shortest Duration2h 30m
Trips per day4
Bus lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Birmingham 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 Birmingham to Atlanta?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $23.00 was the low point for bus fares from Birmingham to Atlanta. Buses from Atlanta to Birmingham are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $23.00 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 10 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $23.29 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 8 hours and 19 minutes to cover the 140 miles (225 kilometers) from Birmingham, AL to Atlanta, GA. However, the fastest bus only takes 2 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?

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to Atlanta at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, 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 Birmingham?

The first bus leaves at 9:00am and the last bus leaves at 7:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Birmingham to Atlanta, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 4 scheduled buses that travel from Birmingham to Atlanta every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 3 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 Birmingham to Atlanta; ticket prices start at $22.00.

What bus companies travel from Birmingham to Atlanta?

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

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound48h 19m$31.32

Where does the bus leave from in Birmingham?

Most buses depart from the main station in Birmingham, Alabama:

  • Bus Terminal - 618 N 19th St

Where does the bus arrive in Atlanta?

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Atlanta, Georgia:

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

Price trends for buses from Birmingham to Atlanta

Average prices by travel date

$45$30$15JanFeb

Monthly average prices

$25$20$15$10$5FMAMJJASONDJ

Prices as travel date approaches

$50$40$30$20$103020100

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Birmingham, AL to Atlanta, GA
4.8
Based on 4 ratings and reviews

Based on 2 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Greyhound report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
5.0
Value
4.5
Condition
4.5
Cherleen
4.0
December 9, 2019Visiting family
Pros
It was very cheapIt was very cheap
Cons
I would have liked if the bus had some way to really ventilate thoroughly. Some passengers didn’t shower for days so there was a smell.I would have liked if the bus had some way to really ventilate thoroughly. Some passengers didn’t shower for days so there was a smell.
Tips
Take an air freshener with you or a nice perfume. Take an air freshener with you or a nice perfume.

Based on 2 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Megabus report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.5
Staff
5.0
Value
4.0
Condition
5.0
Shauna
5.0
November 3, 2019Solo travel
Pros
Friendly and safe driver! Only late due to traffic jam.Friendly and safe driver! Only late due to traffic jam.
Cons
Wifi was slowWifi was slow
Tips
Safe ride, great deals!Safe ride, great deals!

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