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There is one daily bus 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.
|Distance||54 mi (87 km)|
|Shortest duration||1h 0m|
|Trips per day||1|
|Most frequent service||Southeastern Stages|
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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 only company that has bus schedules available to search and book at the moment. It only makes the trip once a day on most days.
|Bus||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Southeastern Stages||1||1h 0m||$23.00|
Book Southeastern Stages from Atlanta to Madison from $23. Typically there is one Southeastern Stages schedule per day 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 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Madison.
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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.
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, 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.
There is usually only one bus per day from Atlanta to Madison. It leaves the station in Atlanta at 9:00am each day. The time might vary for specific dates, so be sure to search on Wanderu for the most up-to-date information.
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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.
Where does the bus leave from in Atlanta?
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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