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Washington DC to Atlanta bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$4.99
Shortest Duration14h 20m
Trips per day13
bus carriers2
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bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for Washington DC to Atlanta
4.3
Based on 10 reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)

Based on 9 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Megabus report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 50 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
3.2
Staff
4.4
Value
2.8
Condition
3.4
Hassan
5.0
December 29, 2019Vacation
Pros
It is a great trip we love the country side of US. We had the opportunity of seeing the Agro and industrial areas of America. A lot of sightseeing along the road
Cons
To improve on entertainment
Tips
My wife said she would always prefer to travel by road
Sarah
4.0
December 17, 2019Visiting family
Cons
less wait time at bus station
Yvonne
4.0
July 24, 2019Visiting family
Pros
The rest room was smelling really bad but I understand it's coming from far and it's a lot of people that uses it.
Michele
4.0
July 20, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
We arrived to destination. It was air conditioning in the bus.
Cons
My seat was broken and I sat up the entire trip. Also the bus driver said 10 minutes to use the bathroom but there were three stalls and a very long line of women with me at the end of the line. The driver pulled off and left me but he drove around back to get me. I’l...More
Tips
Try not to argue and loud talk the entire trip. And use your headphones when playing music.
Benedicta
1.0
June 27, 2019Visiting family
Pros
Nothing
Cons
The ac was not working properly. The bus was hot and everyone was complaining. He would turn it off to load. I felt like I was going to pass out several times.

How much does a bus ticket from Washington DC to Atlanta cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Washington D.C. to Atlanta were $40.71.

The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Washington D.C. to Atlanta is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 29 days out, tickets are on average $21.55 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from Washington DC to Atlanta?

The distance between Washington DC and Atlanta is approximately 542.60 miles, or 873.01 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 15 hours and 41 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 14 hours and 20 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Washington D.C. to Atlanta?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Washington DC to Atlanta by bus is usually on Thursday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out and you may find buses more full than usual. Wednesday tends to be when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, buses departing at this time are the least likely to be crowded.

What bus companies travel from Washington DC to Atlanta?

On average there are 13 scheduled bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most regularly scheduled departures from Washington DC to Atlanta, with an average of 9 trips per day and 185 monthly trips. 2 bus carriers serve the route from Washington D.C. to Atlanta. Of the 13 trips there are 4 trips that are direct connections to Atlanta.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from Washington DC to Atlanta start at $106.00.

2 carriers offer Washington DC to Atlanta bus trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from Washington D.C. to Atlanta from $55.00. There are 9 trips per day offered by Greyhound from Washington DC to Atlanta and you can expect on average to pay $66.04 for a Greyhound ticket to Atlanta. In Washington D.C., Greyhound departs to Atlanta from Union Station, In Atlanta, Greyhound arrives at Bus Terminal - 232 Forsyth St and one other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from Washington D.C. to Atlanta takes 17 hours and 24 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Atlanta in 14 hours and 20 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 9 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $67.10 for a weekend trip to Atlanta.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
17h 24m
Avg. Price
$66.04

Megabus

Book Megabus from Washington D.C. to Atlanta from $4.99. There are 3 trips per day offered by Megabus from Washington DC to Atlanta and you can expect on average to pay $47.79 for a Megabus ticket to Atlanta. In Washington D.C., Megabus departs to Atlanta from Union Station, In Atlanta, Megabus arrives at MARTA Civic Ctr - 435 W Peachtree St NW,

An average trip on Megabus from Washington D.C. to Atlanta takes 15 hours and 3 minutes, while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to Atlanta in 14 hours and 20 minutes,

On weekends, Megabus offers 4 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $52.48 for a weekend trip to Atlanta.

Restroom
WiFi
Movies
Power outlet
Green certified
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
15h 3m
Avg. Price
$47.79

Plan your next adventure

Buses to Atlanta depart from one main station in Washington D.C.:
  • Union Station
Buses arrive in Atlanta at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Atlanta for trips arriving from Washington D.C.:
  • Bus Terminal - 232 Forsyth St
  • MARTA Civic Ctr - 435 W Peachtree St NW
  • Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

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