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Atlanta-Philadelphia Bus Schedule
Atlanta to Philadelphia bus - cost & duration
|Shortest duration||19h 25m|
|Trips per day||6|
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from Atlanta to Philadelphia 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 much is a bus ticket from Atlanta to Philadelphia?
Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $84.47 was the low point for bus fares from Atlanta to Philadelphia. Buses from Philadelphia to Atlanta are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $84.47 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 26 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $43.86 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.
How long is the bus ride?
The bus usually takes around 25 hours and 16 minutes to cover the 665 miles (1071 kilometers) from Atlanta, GA to Philadelphia, PA. However, the fastest bus only takes 19 hours and 25 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?
Friday is the busiest travel day for buses as people head from Atlanta to Philadelphia 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, 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 Philadelphia, 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 Philadelphia every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. However, only one of these is a direct bus. With direct service, you do not have to transfer onto a different bus at any point during your trip. Direct buses also tend to be significantly faster, which is worth bearing in mind as you compare the available options.
Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Atlanta to Philadelphia; ticket prices start at $118.00.
What bus companies travel from Atlanta to Philadelphia?
There is one bus company that operates from Atlanta to Philadelphia. Greyhound is the only company that connects the two cities by bus. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.
|Bus||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Greyhound||6||1d 1h 16m||$91.10|
Book Greyhound from Atlanta to Philadelphia from $84. There are 6 trips per day offered by Greyhound from Atlanta to Philadelphia and you can expect on average to pay $91 for a Greyhound ticket to Philadelphia. In Atlanta, Greyhound departs to Philadelphia from Bus Terminal - 232 Forsyth St, In Philadelphia, Greyhound arrives at Bus Terminal - 1001 Filbert St, An average trip on Greyhound from Atlanta to Philadelphia takes 25 hours and 16 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Philadelphia in 19 hours and 25 minutes, On weekends, Greyhound offers 7 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $94 for a weekend trip to Philadelphia.
Where does the bus leave from in Atlanta?
Most buses depart from the main station in Atlanta, Georgia:
- Bus Terminal - 232 Forsyth St
Where does the bus arrive in Philadelphia?
All buses from Atlanta arrive at one main station in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:
- Bus Terminal - 1001 Filbert St
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