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Journey Information

There is one daily bus from Atlanta to Washington. Traveling by bus from Atlanta to Washington usually takes around 2 hours and 10 minutes, but some buses might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled depending on traffic conditions.

Distance95 mi (152 km)
Shortest duration2h 10m
Cheapest price$22.50
Trips per day1
Most frequent serviceSoutheastern Stages
Bus lines1

How much is a bus ticket from Atlanta to Washington?

Typically $26.80 is the average price you should expect to pay for a bus ticket to Washington. At this price a bus trip is a cheap way to travel from Atlanta to Washington. 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

$45$30$15MayMay

Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from Atlanta to Washington is expected to range from $23 to $32. If you are looking to travel to Washington within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from $23. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are $23 and can be found on May 17, 2022.

Monthly average prices

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Traveling from Atlanta to Washington 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 $21 whenever you decide to travel.

What bus companies travel from Atlanta to Washington?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Atlanta to Washington. 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.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Southeastern Stages12h 11m$27.19
  • Southeastern Stages

    Southeastern Stages

    Book Southeastern Stages from Atlanta to Washington from $23. Typically there is one Southeastern Stages schedule per day from Atlanta to Washington and you can expect on average to pay for a Southeastern Stages ticket to Washington. In Atlanta, Southeastern Stages departs to Washington from Atlanta Bus Station - 232 Forsyth St . In Washington, Southeastern Stages arrives at 117 E Robert Toombs .

    An average trip on Southeastern Stages from Atlanta to Washington takes 2 hours and 11 minutes , while the fastest available Southeastern Stages trip will get you to Washington in 2 hours and 10 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 Washington.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Atlanta to Washington 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 Washington?

The bus takes an average of 2 hours and 10 minutes to cover the 95 miles from Atlanta to Washington. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. 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 Washington 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, Thursday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Atlanta?

There is usually only one bus per day from Atlanta to Washington. It leaves the station in Atlanta at 7:00am each day. The time might vary for specific dates, so be sure to search on Wanderu for the most up-to-date information.

How many buses are there each day?

There is usually only one bus per day from Atlanta to Washington. Fortunately, this happens to be a direct bus, meaning that you do not have to get on a different bus 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?

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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 Washington?

Main arrival station: 117 E Robert Toombs

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

All bus stations in Washington:

  • 117 E Robert Toombs

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