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Atlanta-Athens Bus Schedule
Atlanta to Athens bus - cost & duration
|Shortest Duration||1h 25m|
|Trips per day||2|
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from Atlanta to Athens 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 Atlanta to Athens?
Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $13.81 was the low point for bus fares from Atlanta to Athens. Buses from Athens to Atlanta are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $13.81 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 14 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $5.25 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.
How long is the bus ride?
The bus usually takes around 1 hour 28 minutes to cover the 61 miles (98 kilometers) from Atlanta, GA to Athens, GA. However, the fastest bus only takes 1 hour 25 minutes. You'll have just enough time for a small nap on this relatively short trip.
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?
Thursday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Thursday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Monday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. For a less crowded trip, try to book your bus travel for the beginning of the week.
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Atlanta?
The first bus leaves at 12:00pm and the last bus leaves at 7:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Atlanta to Athens, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many buses are there each day?
What bus companies travel from Atlanta to Athens?
There is one bus company that operates from Atlanta to Athens. Southeastern Stages 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.
|Bus||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Southeastern Stages||2||1h 28m||$15.35|
Where does the bus leave from in Atlanta?
Most buses depart from the main station in Atlanta, Georgia:
- Bus Terminal - 232 Forsyth St
Where does the bus arrive in Athens?
All buses from Atlanta arrive at one main station in Athens, Georgia:
- 4020 Atlanta Hwy
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