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Journey Information

There are 9 intercity buses per day from Atlanta to Baltimore. Traveling by bus from Atlanta to Baltimore usually takes around 15 hours and 1 minute, but the fastest PandaNY Bus bus can make the trip in 11 hours and 45 minutes.

Distance577 mi (928 km)
Shortest duration11h 45m
Cheapest price$44.98
Trips per day6
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
Bus lines3

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Atlanta to Baltimore

(Based on 4 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

Wambua

September 6, 2021- Visiting friends

PandaNY Bus

Pros: Helpful. Cons: Toilet, need better and with supplies.

Pros: Helpful. Cons: Toilet, need better and with supplies.

5.0

David

January 23, 2020- Visiting family

PandaNY Bus

Pros: I was able to get some good sleep because it was a smooth ride with a great driver. Cons: Just a little bit more space. Tips: Just sit back and enjoy the benefit of great discounted ride.😊.

Pros: I was able to get some good sleep because it was a smooth ride with a great driver. Cons: Just a little bit more space. Tips: Just sit back and enjoy the benefit of great discounted ride.😊.

5.0

Jerret

January 8, 2020- Solo travel

PandaNY Bus

Pros: It was quiet and quick. Cons: Nothing it was great! Tips: Enjoy yourself!

Pros: It was quiet and quick. Cons: Nothing it was great! Tips: Enjoy yourself!

How much is a bus ticket from Atlanta to Baltimore?

$65.78 is the average price of a bus ticket from Atlanta to Baltimore. While it’s on the pricier side for a bus ticket, taking the bus is still a cheaper alternative to flying. 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

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Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from Atlanta to Baltimore is expected to range from $67 to $77. If you are looking to travel to Baltimore within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from $68. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are $67 and can be found on February 12, 2022.

Monthly average prices

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The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in May. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just $63 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Atlanta to Baltimore in January, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to $69 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.

Prices as travel date approaches

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Most bus companies charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your bus tickets as early as possible. The best way to find cheap bus tickets is to book at least 29 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save $9.52 on your bus ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

What bus companies travel from Atlanta to Baltimore?

There are 3 bus lines from Atlanta to Baltimore available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 4 daily trips, Greyhound usually has the most buses running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus US215h 58m$49.34
Greyhound418h 57m$81.78
PandaNY Bus412h 47m$70.00
  • FlixBus US

    FlixBus US

    FlixBus US is the American branch of German bus company FlixBus, known for providing sustainable, affordable, and modern bus travel. The company offers cheap bus tickets to popular urban destinations throughout the United States. FlixBus US buses include many amenities, including comfortable seats, free WiFi, power outlets at every seat, and an online portal for free entertainment. On average, FlixBus US operates 2 trips per day from Atlanta to Baltimore, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

  • Greyhound

    Greyhound

    Greyhound is the largest nationwide bus carrier in the United States, offering cheap, safe and reliable service across the country. Greyhound has become a household name, serving over 16 million passengers per year with daily trips to over 2,400 destinations. Greyhound performs about 4 bus trips from Atlanta to Baltimore every day, with the average journey taking around 18 hours and 57 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Baltimore usually start from $74.

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  • PandaNY Bus

    PandaNY Bus

    Panda NY Bus is an American bus company known as a Chinatown bus line that conducts trips to and from some of the largest and most unique Chinatown districts on the eastern seaboard. Aboard Panda NY buses, you can enjoy free WiFi, power outlets, comfortable reclining seats, and a restroom. Panda NY offers some of the cheapest bus tickets from Atlanta to Baltimore, with prices starting from $70.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

The bus takes an average of 15 hours to cover the 577 miles from Atlanta to Baltimore. However, the fastest bus only takes 11 hours and 45 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road 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?

Friday is the busiest travel day for buses as people head from Atlanta to Baltimore for the weekend. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, 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?

The first bus leaves at 12:00am and the last bus leaves at 10:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Atlanta to Baltimore, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 9 scheduled buses that travel from Atlanta to Baltimore every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 6 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 Baltimore; ticket prices start at $111.50.

City Information

Atlanta

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Atlanta, GA - ATL-1

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Atlanta, GA - ATL-2

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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.

Baltimore

Baltimore is a seaport in Maryland best known for its crab cakes and baseball legend, Babe Ruth. As there is plenty to see in Charm City, you'll be singing "Good Morning, Baltimore'' as soon as you experience all of the sights and activities this quirky town has to offer.

Some of Baltimore's most impressive attractions are centered in and around Inner Harbor. This scenic waterfront is filled with historic ships, dating as far back as the Civil War in the case of the USS Constellation. Alongside shops and restaurants, Inner Harbor also hosts the National Aquarium, the Maryland Science Center, and several entertainment venues where you can catch live music. Enjoy a bird's-eye view of the harbor from atop Federal Hill Park, or if you prefer the view that inspired "The Star Spangled Banner," head out to Fort McHenry, known for its role in the War of 1812.

Baltimore is one of the stops on Wanderu's recommended East Coast wine tour, but don't worry about racking up a hefty tab; luckily, Baltimore is also one of the cheapest drinking cities in the U.S., with the cheapest bottle of beer going for just $1.42. Enjoy your wine or beer along the Avenue in Hampden, a neighborhood known for its hipster bars, restaurants, and boutiques.

Ready to plan your Baltimore adventure? Numerous bus and train options make Baltimore affordably accessible by ground transportation, and Baltimore-Washington International Airport not only offers hundreds of daily flights, it also is one of the best airports for food in the U.S.

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

  • 211 Peachtree St. SW

  • MARTA Civic Center

Where does the bus arrive in Baltimore?

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Main arrival station: Bus Terminal - 2110 Haines St

The bus terminal located at 2110 Haines St is the main bus station in Baltimore. Opened in 2016, the station serves as the main stop near Downtown Baltimore for the two largest bus carriers that conduct trips in and out of the city – Greyhound and Peter Pan Bus Lines. The station is served by only one line of Baltimore’s transit bus network. However, a connection is also available to the University of Maryland, Baltimore County bus system. As there aren’t many food options near the Baltimore Bus Terminal, we suggest bringing your own sandwich if you think you’ll get hungry during your trip.

All bus stations in Baltimore:

  • Bus Terminal - 2110 Haines St

  • 1200 Ponca Street

  • 400 Ponca St.

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