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Journey Information

There are 14 intercity buses per day from Miami to Atlanta. Traveling by bus from Miami to Atlanta usually takes around 16 hours and 17 minutes, but the fastest Greyhound bus can make the trip in 13 hours and 15 minutes.

Distance606 mi (976 km)
Shortest duration13h 15m
Cheapest price$26.48
Trips per day2
Most frequent serviceFlixBus US
Bus lines2

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for buses from Miami to Atlanta

(Based on 4 ratings and reviews)

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5.0

Lawanda

May 20, 2024- Couples trip

FlixBus US

Pros: Peaceful comfort. Cons: Wifi. Tips: Try it they will enjoy the ride de.

How much is a bus ticket from Miami to Atlanta?

Bus tickets for a trip from Miami to Atlanta cost $47.26 on average. Tickets cheaper than $47.26 are an excellent bargain. 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

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If you're planning to travel by bus from Miami to Atlanta in the next month, the average ticket price is expected to range from $46 to $65. The cheapest bus tickets available in the next few weeks are for trips departing on July 24, 2024.

If you’re looking to travel to Atlanta this week, bus tickets are available starting at $46.

Monthly average prices

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Taking the bus from Miami to Atlanta is usually cheapest in June, when the average ticket price is only $79. If you're planning to take the bus from Miami to Atlanta during November, keep in mind that bus ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of $110. However, booking your trip in advance can help you score a ticket at a better price.

Prices as travel date approaches

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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 22 days in advance. This way, you can save up to $60.80 on your bus ticket compared to booking last-minute.

What bus companies travel from Miami to Atlanta?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Miami to Atlanta that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, FlixBus US usually offers more choice, with 10 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus US1017h 14m$57.27
Greyhound414h 47m$75.19
  • FlixBus US is the American branch of German bus company FlixBus, known for providing sustainable, affordable, and modern bus travel. The company offers cheap bus tickets to popular urban destinations throughout the United States. FlixBus US buses include many amenities, including comfortable seats, free WiFi, power outlets at every seat, and an online portal for free entertainment. On average, FlixBus US operates 10 trips per day from Miami to Atlanta, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

  • Greyhound is the largest nationwide bus 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 4 bus trips from Miami to Atlanta every day, with the average journey taking around 14 hours and 47 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Atlanta usually start from $27.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, Georgia is close to Florida. Georgia shares its southern border with Florida. Miami, Florida, is on the opposite end of Florida from Georgia, though, so the driving distance between Miami and Atlanta is about 665 miles (between 13 and 15 hours by bus).
Atlanta is a fairly car-dependent city overall, so you may want to rent a car to get around, especially if you’re visiting. Another option is to utilize a rideshare service like Lyft or Uber, or ride on the MARTA — Atlanta’s public transit system. If you live and work within one Atlanta neighborhood, though, Atlanta can be very walkable. Midtown is one of the notably walkable areas in Atlanta.
If budget is your primary concern, the best way to get from Miami to Atlanta is by bus. Bus tickets start at just $40, whereas the least expensive flights from Atlanta to Miami usually cost between $155 and $255.

The bus takes an average of 16 hours and 17 minutes to cover the 606 miles from Miami to Atlanta. However, the fastest bus only takes 13 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, 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.

The first bus leaves at 5:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Miami to Atlanta, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 14 scheduled buses that travel from Miami to Atlanta every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 2 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 Miami to Atlanta; ticket prices start at $175.00.

City Information

Miami

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With its sprawling beaches, beaming sunshine and thriving nightlife, Miami is one of the most popular vacation destinations in the United States, if not the world. Boasting an incredible 35-mile stretch of beachfront and warm ocean water, Miami is the perfect place to relax and recharge under the sun. And recharge you must, as it is at night when the city really comes to life. Famous for its vibrant bars and nightclubs, Miami will help you dance all your troubles away.

If you are a foodie, you will be delighted to know that Miami is the city with the highest number of restaurants per capita in the U.S., giving you the unique opportunity to treat your tastebuds to fine cuisine from all over the world, including Cuba, Colombia, Russia and Ethiopia. And if you’re a brew connoisseur, keep in mind that Miami has some of the highest-rated beer in the country.

While you’re in Miami, make your way to the Wynwood district and check out the world-famous Wynwood Walls – a growing outdoor art exhibit featuring large-scale works by some of the best-known street artists from around the globe. After that, head over to the Miami Design District for a well-deserved shopping spree.

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 Miami?

Main departure station: Miami International Airport

Miami has two bus stations with service to Atlanta.

All bus stations in Miami:

  • Miami International Airport

  • Bayside Market Place (In front of the Flags - NE 4th St)

Where does the bus arrive in Atlanta?

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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.

All bus stations in Atlanta:

  • Atlanta Bus Station - 232 Forsyth St

  • MARTA Civic Center

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