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Journey Information

There are 11 intercity buses per day from Atlanta to New York. Traveling by bus from Atlanta to New York usually takes around 18 hours and 51 minutes, but the fastest PandaNY Bus bus can make the trip in 15 hours and 30 minutes.

Distance746 mi (1200 km)
Shortest duration15h 30m
Cheapest price$69.98
Trips per day9
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
Bus lines3

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Atlanta to New York

(Based on 50 ratings and reviews)

4.6

5.0

Ihbbin

May 13, 2022- Visiting family

PandaNY Bus

Pros: I like that that fact they wasn’t taking unnecessary breaks we got to the city on time. People was barley complaining. Cons: The bathroom was the only down fall it stunk sooo bad. Tips: Make sure you bring your own snacks that way u don’t have to spend.

Pros: I like that that fact they wasn’t taking unnecessary breaks we got to the city on time. People was barley complaining. Cons: The bathroom was the only down fall it stunk sooo bad. Tips: Make sure you bring your own snacks that way u don’t have to spend.

4.0

Traron

April 24, 2022- Visiting family

PandaNY Bus

Pros: Driver was well mannered, compromising and reliable. Cons: Comply with advertising on free wifi, accessible charging ports and clean and usable bathroom. Tips: Maybe have security, customers are arrogant, rude and disrespectful.

Pros: Driver was well mannered, compromising and reliable. Cons: Comply with advertising on free wifi, accessible charging ports and clean and usable bathroom. Tips: Maybe have security, customers are arrogant, rude and disrespectful.

5.0

Latisha

April 13, 2022- Regular commuter

PandaNY Bus

Pros: Clean buss ,friendly drivers. Cons: Time. Tips: Help with keeping the bus clean.

Pros: Clean buss ,friendly drivers. Cons: Time. Tips: Help with keeping the bus clean.

4.0

Chana

April 4, 2022- Business

PandaNY Bus

Pros: Made stops for bathroom. Cons: The bus was not clean.

Pros: Made stops for bathroom. Cons: The bus was not clean.

5.0

Rosalind

March 31, 2022- Visiting family

PandaNY Bus

Pros: The rest stop were good and the travel was good. Cons: The bus bathrooms could be improved. Tips: The prices have gone up to $100 which I am puzzled about but they still remain the cheaper than other bus companies.

Pros: The rest stop were good and the travel was good. Cons: The bus bathrooms could be improved. Tips: The prices have gone up to $100 which I am puzzled about but they still remain the cheaper than other bus companies.

Atlanta to New York Route Map

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

The average price for a bus ticket to New York is $93.14, On this route bus tickets are priced higher than other routes, even so it is likely a better deal than flying or driving to New York and a lot less hassle as well. Wanderu ensures that you find great deals on bus tickets everytime, we search all of the best bus options to present you the lowest prices available from our partner carriers.

Average prices by travel date

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Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from Atlanta to New York is expected to range from $95 to $111. If you are looking to travel to New York within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from $95. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are $95 and can be found on May 23, 2022.

Monthly average prices

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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 $77 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Atlanta to New York in February, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to $87 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 28 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save $7.69 on your bus ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

What bus companies travel from Atlanta to New York?

There are 3 bus lines from Atlanta to New York available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 5 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 US321h 10m$85.81
Greyhound521h 36m$118.38
PandaNY Bus416h 5m$100.00
  • 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 3 trips per day from Atlanta to New York, 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 5 bus trips from Atlanta to New York every day, with the average journey taking around 21 hours and 36 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to New York usually start from $94.

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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 New York, with prices starting from $100.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Atlanta to New York 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.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the bus or in stations.

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 New York?

The bus takes an average of 18 hours and 51 minutes to cover the 746 miles from Atlanta to New York. However, the fastest bus only takes 15 hours and 30 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?

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in New York. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

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 New York, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus trips to New York are there per day?

There are 11 scheduled buses that travel from Atlanta to New York every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 9 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 York; ticket prices start at $131.00.

City Information

Atlanta

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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.

New York

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New York is one of the most exciting cities in the world for a reason – it offers numerous opportunities for a great time to visitors of all ages and interests. For the culturally inclined travelers, the city boasts a unique collection of world-famous museums, as well as the chance to see the best plays and musicals that Broadway has to offer, or check out the latest production at the Metropolitan Opera. If sightseeing is your cardio, NYC is the place to be – just by walking around town, you can visit such iconic landmarks like the Empire State Building, the Brooklyn Bridge, and Times Square.

NYC’s five boroughs feature more than 1,700 parks, including the gorgeous Central Park, making it one of the best cities for outdoor activities in the country. As for the nightlife, there’s no argument that New York City is the biggest party hub in the U.S.

With three major bus and train stations in Manhattan alone – Port Authority, Grand Central & Penn Station – and three nearby airports, NYC is one of the predominant travel hubs in the world. If you are ever looking to get out of town, NYC is centrally connected throughout the state and region, you can easily hop on a train to Albany to go explore upstate New York.

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 New York?

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Main arrival station: Port Authority Bus Station

Port Authority Bus Terminal is the largest bus station in New York City. First opened in 1950, it is the main Manhattan bus stop for various regional and nationwide bus carriers that provide intercity transportation to and from NYC such as Greyhound, NY Trailways, Peter Pan Bus Lines, and Ourbus, among many others. Port Authority’s central location just steps away from Times Square provides easy connections to various other forms of transportation, including 13 lines of the NYC Subway, 11 lines of the NYC Bus, over 60 lines of the NJ Transit Bus, and shuttle services to each of the three airports in New York’s metropolitan area. At the terminal, you will find a variety of fast food restaurants and convenience stores, as well as a USPS branch and a bowling alley.

All bus stations in New York:

  • Port Authority Bus Station

  • 28 Allen St

  • 300-310 W 31 St (SW Corner of 31st & 8th Ave)

  • Chinatown - 28 Allen St (eastside b/w Hester and Canal St)

  • GW Bridge Bus Station

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