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Atlanta - Madison Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 2 intercity buses per day from Atlanta to Madison. Traveling by bus from Atlanta to Madison usually takes around one hour, but some buses might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled depending on traffic conditions.

Distance54 mi (87 km)
Shortest duration1h 0m
Cheapest price$19.00
Trips per day2
Most frequent serviceSoutheastern Stages
Bus lines1

How much is a bus ticket from Atlanta to Madison?

Typically $19.53 is the average price you should expect to pay for a bus ticket to Madison. This one of the best deals on bus tickets we have seen recently on Wanderu, we recommend booking your travel as prices tend to go up quickly. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Average prices by travel date

$30$20$10MayMay

Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from Atlanta to Madison is expected to range from $19 to $21. If you are looking to travel to Madison within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from $19. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are $19 and can be found on May 16, 2022.

Monthly average prices

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Traveling from Atlanta to Madison by bus will cost you about the same throughout the year. In general, bus ticket prices for that route are fairly consistent, so expect to pay around $14 whenever you decide to travel.

What bus companies travel from Atlanta to Madison?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Atlanta to Madison. Southeastern Stages is the one bus line that serves this route. Although it's the sole option, there are a couple of different scheduled times to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Southeastern Stages21h 0m$19.59
  • Southeastern Stages

    Southeastern Stages

    Book Southeastern Stages from Atlanta to Madison from $19. There are 2 trips per day offered by Southeastern Stages from Atlanta to Madison and you can expect on average to pay for a Southeastern Stages ticket to Madison. In Atlanta, Southeastern Stages departs to Madison from Atlanta Bus Station - 232 Forsyth St . In Madison, Southeastern Stages arrives at 1990 Eatonton Rd .

    An average trip on Southeastern Stages from Atlanta to Madison takes 1 hours and 0 minutes .

    On weekends, Southeastern Stages offers 2 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Madison.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Atlanta to Madison during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the bus ride from Atlanta to Madison?

The bus takes an average of one hour to cover the 54 miles from Atlanta to Madison. You'll have just enough time for a small nap on this relatively short bus 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.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Because many passengers travel from Atlanta to Madison 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, Friday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Friday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Atlanta?

The first bus leaves at 8:00am and the last bus leaves at 5:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Atlanta to Madison, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus trips to Madison are there per day?

There are usually only 2 buses per day from Atlanta to Madison. Both of these are direct buses, meaning that you do not have to worry about transferring buses at any point during your trip.

City Information

Atlanta

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Atlanta, GA - ATL-1

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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 Atlanta?

Atlanta Bus Station - 232 Forsyth St - ATLGLI-0

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Main departure 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

Where does the bus arrive in Madison?

Main arrival station: 1990 Eatonton Rd

All buses from Atlanta arrive at one main station in Madison.

All bus stations in Madison:

  • 1990 Eatonton Rd

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