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Gainesville-Atlanta Bus Schedule
Gainesville, FL to Atlanta, GA bus - cost & duration
|Shortest Duration||6h 20m|
|Trips per day||2|
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from Gainesville 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 Gainesville to Atlanta?
Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $35.00 was the low point for bus fares from Gainesville to Atlanta. Buses from Atlanta to Gainesville are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $35.00 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 $23.43 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.
How long is the bus ride?
The bus usually takes around 6 hours and 55 minutes to cover the 308 miles (496 kilometers) from Gainesville, FL to Atlanta, GA. However, the fastest bus only takes 6 hours and 20 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?
Because many passengers travel from Gainesville to Atlanta at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, 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.
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Gainesville?
The first bus leaves at 8:00am and the last bus leaves at 5:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Gainesville to Atlanta, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many buses are there each day?
There are usually only 2 buses per day from Gainesville to Atlanta. Both of these are direct buses, meaning that you do not have to worry about transferring buses at any point during your trip.
Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Gainesville, FL to Atlanta, GA; ticket prices start at $142.00.
What bus companies travel from Gainesville to Atlanta?
There is one bus company that operates from Gainesville to Atlanta. Greyhound is the one bus line that services this route. Although it's the sole option, there are a couple of different travel times to choose from each day.
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Where does the bus leave from in Gainesville?
Gainesville, Florida has two bus stations with service to Atlanta, Georgia:
- Bus Terminal - 101 NE 23rd Ave
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
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