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Journey Information

Atlanta to Charlotte bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$28.00
Shortest Duration3h 45m
Trips per day6
Bus lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Atlanta to Charlotte right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How much is a bus ticket from Atlanta to Charlotte?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $33.92 was the low point for bus fares from Atlanta to Charlotte. Buses from Charlotte to Atlanta are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $33.92 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 4 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $11.43 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 4 hours and 41 minutes to cover the 226 miles (364 kilometers) from Atlanta, GA to Charlotte, NC. However, the fastest bus only takes 3 hours and 45 minutes. In other words, you'll have plenty of time to rest and relax on the bus.

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 Charlotte 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, Sunday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded buses to Charlotte, book your ticket for the last day of the week.

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 Charlotte, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 6 scheduled buses that travel from Atlanta to Charlotte every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 5 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 Charlotte; ticket prices start at $50.00.

What bus companies travel from Atlanta to Charlotte?

There are a couple of bus lines that have daily service from Atlanta, Georgia to Charlotte, North Carolina. Of these two services, Greyhound usually offers more choice, with 5 bus trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound55h 4m$33.04
PandaNY Bus23h 45m$60.00

Where does the bus leave from in Atlanta?

Atlanta, Georgia has two bus stations with service to Charlotte, North Carolina:

  • Bus Terminal - 232 Forsyth St
  • 211 Peachtree St. SW
  • Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

Where does the bus arrive in Charlotte?

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Charlotte, North Carolina:

  • Bus Terminal - 601 W Trade St
  • 3301-400 Freedom Dr

Price trends for buses from Atlanta to Charlotte

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bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Atlanta, GA to Charlotte, NC
Based on 7 ratings and reviews

Based on 3 reviews
Users that traveled with Greyhound report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
June 11, 2019Business
Wanderu did a good job scheduling. They have good UX. That's where the good news stops
Bus was over at least over 6 hours late and while Greyhound employees were polite, they were apathetic. Perhaps my expectations were out of alignment. Greyhound route 1242 from ATL to NY. I ended up cancelling my trip, even though I can't get a refund, because of how la...More
If you have to travel by bus expect delays, dirty facilities, apathetic (but not rude) employees, and overall discomfort. That said, bring books, music, and other ways to pass the time wisely.

Based on 2 reviews
Users that traveled with Megabus report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
November 24, 2019Business
It’s easy. Everyone stays quiet and is respectful. Comfortable.
Everybody drives different to their own comfort level. I respect that. But with the speed of traffic or a little faster would be better than all the other cars passing us.
Don’t worry! Super easy and safe. Highly recommend it!

Based on 2 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)

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