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Journey Information

Atlanta to Raleigh bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$46.00
Shortest Duration8h 20m
Trips per day9
Bus lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $46.00 was the low point for bus fares from Atlanta to Raleigh. Buses from Raleigh to Atlanta are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $46.00 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 18 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $36.45 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 9 hours and 31 minutes to cover the 355 miles (572 kilometers) from Atlanta, GA to Raleigh, NC. However, the fastest bus only takes 8 hours and 20 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?

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to Raleigh at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Tuesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Tuesday 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 Raleigh, 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 Raleigh every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 7 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 Raleigh; ticket prices start at $73.00.

What bus companies travel from Atlanta to Raleigh?

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

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound59h 43m$61.96
Southeastern Stages39h 20m$64.34

Where does the bus leave from in Atlanta?

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

  • Bus Terminal - 232 Forsyth St
  • Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

Where does the bus arrive in Raleigh?

All buses from Atlanta arrive at one main station in Raleigh, North Carolina:

  • Bus Terminal - 2210 Capital Blvd

Price trends for buses from Atlanta to Raleigh

Average prices by travel date

$75$50$25NovDec

Monthly average prices

$75$60$45$30$15DJFMAMJJASON

Prices as travel date approaches

$100$80$60$40$203020100

bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Atlanta, GA to Raleigh, NC
4.4
Based on 7 ratings and reviews

Based on 7 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
3.5
Staff
3.5
Value
3.0
Condition
4.0
Brad
4.0
February 17, 2020Visiting family
Pros
Only a few stops
Cons
Well the seats for tall and larger people
Mohammed Zaheer
2.0
June 29, 2019Business
Pros
Return Trip From Raleigh to Atlanta got Delayed and missed our meeting
Cons
If the delay happens should be informed to customer. on any emergency they can plan other way of transportation
Tips
Good have bus trip. delays may happen but intimation of delays will helps

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