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Journey Information

Atlanta to Chattanooga bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$17.00
Shortest Duration2h 5m
Trips per day4
Bus lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Atlanta to Chattanooga 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.

Does the bus take you directly from Atlanta to Chattanooga?

Unfortunately there are currently no buses that go the entire distance from Atlanta to Chattanooga. At some point, you will need to switch onto another vehicle to complete the journey, such as a local shuttle or even a train. More details are available as you peruse individual tickets.

How much is a bus ticket from Atlanta to Chattanooga?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $17.00 was the low point for bus fares from Atlanta to Chattanooga. Buses from Chattanooga to Atlanta are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $17.00 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 11 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $12.52 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 2 hours and 18 minutes to cover the 104 miles (167 kilometers) from Atlanta, GA to Chattanooga, TN. However, the fastest bus only takes 2 hours and 5 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Thursday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Thursday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Sunday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded buses to Chattanooga, book your ticket for the last day of the week.

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 Chattanooga, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 4 scheduled buses that travel from Atlanta to Chattanooga every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from Georgia to Tennessee without transferring.

What bus companies travel from Atlanta to Chattanooga?

There is one bus company that operates from Atlanta to Chattanooga. 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.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound42h 19m$20.96

Where does the bus leave from in Atlanta?

Most buses depart from the main station in Atlanta, Georgia:

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

Where does the bus arrive in Chattanooga?

All buses from Atlanta arrive at one main station in Chattanooga, Tennessee:

  • Bus Terminal - 960 Airport Rd

Price trends for buses from Atlanta to Chattanooga

Average prices by travel date

$30$20$10SepOct

Monthly average prices

$25$20$15$10$5ONDJFMAMJJAS

Prices as travel date approaches

$50$40$30$20$103020100

bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Atlanta, GA to Chattanooga, TN
5.0
Based on 3 ratings and reviews

Based on 1 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
1.0
Staff
5.0
Value
4.0
Condition
5.0
Greg
5.0
June 14, 2019
Pros
Very comfortable ride would recommend it
Cons
Wished they would use digital tickets
Tips
Be on time

Based on 2 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Megabus report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
3.5
Value
4.0
Condition
5.0
Juilet
5.0
July 30, 2019Vacation
Pros
The ride was smooth and I get to my destination on time.
Cons
It's a one time trip. Maybe other trips I will comment.

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