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Journey Information

There are 5 intercity buses per day from Atlanta to Fayetteville. Traveling by bus from Atlanta to Fayetteville usually takes around 9 hours and 35 minutes, but the fastest Southeastern Stages bus can make the trip in 8 hours and 50 minutes.

Distance327 mi (526 km)
Shortest duration8h 50m
Cheapest price$66.00
Trips per day3
Most frequent serviceSoutheastern Stages
Bus lines2

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Atlanta to Fayetteville

(Based on 3 ratings and reviews)




December 29, 2021- Visiting family

Southeastern Stages

Pros: I did not have to drive. Cons: Accountability of tickets as we are getting on bus so people are not trying to sneak on the bus. Tips: Be on time.

Pros: I did not have to drive. Cons: Accountability of tickets as we are getting on bus so people are not trying to sneak on the bus. Tips: Be on time.



February 9, 2021- Visiting friends

Southeastern Stages

The importance of wearing the face mask was announced often

The importance of wearing the face mask was announced often

How much is a bus ticket from Atlanta to Fayetteville?

$74.00 is the average price of a bus ticket from Atlanta to Fayetteville. 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


Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from Atlanta to Fayetteville is expected to range from $76 to $86. If you are looking to travel to Fayetteville within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from $76. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are $76 and can be found on May 19, 2022.

Monthly average prices


The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in June. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just $66 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Atlanta to Fayetteville in December, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to $74 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


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 27 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save $5.94 on your bus ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

What bus companies travel from Atlanta to Fayetteville?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Atlanta to Fayetteville that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, Southeastern Stages usually offers more choice, with 3 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound29h 55m$83.99
Southeastern Stages38h 57m$76.72
  • 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 2 bus trips from Atlanta to Fayetteville every day, with the average journey taking around 9 hours and 55 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Fayetteville usually start from $66.

  • Southeastern Stages

    Southeastern Stages

    Book Southeastern Stages from Atlanta to Fayetteville from $74. There are 3 trips per day offered by Southeastern Stages from Atlanta to Fayetteville and you can expect on average to pay for a Southeastern Stages ticket to Fayetteville. In Atlanta, Southeastern Stages departs to Fayetteville from Atlanta Bus Station - 232 Forsyth St . In Fayetteville, Southeastern Stages arrives at Fast Transit Center - 505 Franklin St .

    An average trip on Southeastern Stages from Atlanta to Fayetteville takes 8 hours and 57 minutes , while the fastest available Southeastern Stages trip will get you to Fayetteville in 8 hours and 50 minutes .

    On weekends, Southeastern Stages offers 3 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Fayetteville.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

The bus takes an average of 9 hours and 35 minutes to cover the 327 miles from Atlanta to Fayetteville. However, the fastest bus only takes 8 hours and 50 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?

Tuesday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, 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 9:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Atlanta to Fayetteville, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus schedules are there most days?

There are 5 scheduled buses that travel from Atlanta to Fayetteville every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 3 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 Fayetteville; ticket prices start at $209.00.

City Information


Atlanta, GA - ATL-0

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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.


Fayetteville, NC - FAY-0

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Fayetteville is a charming North Carolina city with much to discover. Military history is prominent in Fayetteville, since it’s the home of Fort Bragg, the largest military base in the world. It’s also where Babe Ruth gained the moniker "Babe" when he made his first home run as a professional athlete.

A trip to Fayetteville is sure to be a home run for you, too. The Airborne and Special Operations Museum is a popular attraction, filled with extensive exhibits about United States military history. The North Carolina Civil War & Reconstruction History Center and the nearby Arsenal Park provide a deeper dive into the Civil War era.

Stop and smell the flowers at the Cape Fear Botanical Garden, a gorgeous showcase of more than 2,000 plants, or hike along the Cape Fear River Trail.

Limited flights are available through Fayetteville Regional Airport, but you can travel to more cities from Raleigh Durham International Airport, about 60 miles away. Taking the train is convenient because of its direct service to Fayetteville on Amtrak's Silver Service or the Amtrak Palmetto. Plus, several national and regional bus carriers run routes to and from Fayetteville, including Greyhound, FlixBus US, Southeastern Stages, and Wanda Coach.

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 Fayetteville?

Main arrival station: Fast Transit Center - 505 Franklin St

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

All bus stations in Fayetteville:

  • Fast Transit Center - 505 Franklin St

Need a return trip from Fayetteville to Atlanta?

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