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Journey Information

Atlanta to New Orleans bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$10.00
Shortest Duration8h 35m
Trips per day4
Bus lines2
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Price trends for buses from Atlanta to New Orleans

Average prices by travel date

$45$30$15MayJun

Monthly average prices

$50$40$30$20$10JASONDJFMAMJ

Prices as travel date approaches

$50$40$30$20$103020100

bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for Atlanta to New Orleans
4.1
Based on 8 reviews

Based on 5 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Greyhound report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
2.3
Staff
4.0
Value
3.5
Condition
3.0
Maurice
5.0
August 10, 2019Vacation
Pros
It was peaceful and serene.
Cons
The bathroom could be cleaner. Continue to provide excellent service.
Tips
Use the bathroom before you board. Bathroom was not cleanest.
Ronald
4.0
July 9, 2019Vacation
Pros
Storm Barry welcomed Us in to New Orleans Flood/Heavy Rain, Cars stranded on side of Road, houses destroyed, devastated
Cons
Out of my hands
Tips
Watch weather report before planning your trip days week in advanced,
Lucrezia
1.0
June 7, 2019Vacation
Pros
Pretty bad.
Cons
People were terribly noisy and annoying , not using headphones to play music or call. There was urine coming out of the restroom, people with very bad smells , talking all the time. I wasn’t told I had to get off the bus on the way and wait more than 1 hour to get back ...More

Based on 3 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)

Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Atlanta to New Orleans?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $28.42 was the low point for bus fares from Atlanta to New Orleans. Buses from New Orleans to Atlanta are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $28.42 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 24 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $16.72 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 9 hours and 14 minutes to cover the 424 miles (683 kilometers) from Atlanta to New Orleans. However, the fastest bus only takes 8 hours and 35 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

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

Because many passengers travel from Atlanta to New Orleans 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.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Atlanta?

The first bus leaves at 6:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Atlanta to New Orleans, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 4 scheduled buses that travel from Atlanta to New Orleans every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 4 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 Atlanta to New Orleans; ticket prices start at $39.00.

What bus companies travel from Atlanta to New Orleans?

There are a couple of bus lines that have daily service from Atlanta to New Orleans. Of these two services, Greyhound usually offers more choice, with 3 bus trips per day.
BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound310h 37m$35.26
Megabus28h 43m$30.55

Where does the bus leave from in Atlanta?

Most buses depart from the main station in Atlanta, Georgia:

  • Bus Terminal - 232 Forsyth St
  • MARTA Civic Ctr - 435 W Peachtree St NW
  • Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

Where does the bus arrive in New Orleans?

All buses from Atlanta arrive at one main station in New Orleans, Louisiana:

  • Union Term - 1001 Loyola Ave

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