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Atlanta to Columbus bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$44.00
Shortest Duration13h 10m
Trips per day9
bus carriers1
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How to book cheap Atlanta to Columbus bus tickets?

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from Atlanta to Columbus is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Atlanta to Columbus were $47.60. By booking 19 days out, tickets are on average $41.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Atlanta to Columbus?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Atlanta to Columbus by bus is usually on Tuesday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out and you may find buses more full than usual. Wednesday tends to be when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, buses departing at this time are the least likely to be crowded.

Greyhound from Atlanta to Columbus has the most daily schedules

On average there are 9 scheduled bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most regularly scheduled departures from Atlanta to Columbus, with an average of 9 trips per day and 188 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Atlanta to Columbus. Of the 9 trips there all of the schedules require a connection as there are no direct trips. A connection will generally require disembarking from the bus and boarding another bus to complete your trip.

Need more travel options? Traveling by Train from Atlanta to Columbus starts at $190.00.

1 carriers offer Atlanta to Columbus bus trips


Book Greyhound from Atlanta to Columbus from $43.00. There are 9 trips per day offered by Greyhound from Atlanta to Columbus and you can expect on average to pay $82.87 for a Greyhound ticket to Columbus. In Atlanta, Greyhound departs to Columbus from Bus Terminal - 232 Forsyth St and one other station. In Columbus, Greyhound arrives at Bus Terminal - 111 E Town St and 2 other stations.

An average trip on Greyhound from Atlanta to Columbus takes 15 hours and 38 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Columbus in 13 hours and 10 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 8 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $89.63 for a weekend trip to Columbus.

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Avg. Time
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Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 2 stations that have bus departures from Atlanta. Most bus trips to Columbus will depart from Bus Terminal - 232 Forsyth St, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.
  • Bus Terminal - 232 Forsyth St
  • Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
Bus trips arrive in Columbus at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. Bus Terminal - 111 E Town St, Ohio State Univ - 1739 N High St, Columbus Intl Arpt are the main bus stations in Columbus for trips arriving from Atlanta.
  • Bus Terminal - 111 E Town St
  • Ohio State Univ - 1739 N High St
  • Columbus Intl Arpt