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Gary to Athens bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$84.00
Shortest Duration9h 40m
Trips per day4
Bus lines1
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Price trends for buses from Gary to Athens

Average prices by travel date

$120$80$40JunJul

Monthly average prices

$100$80$60$40$20ASONDJFMAMJJ

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Gary to Athens 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. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.

In order to keep their 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 Gary to Athens?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $93.79 was the low point for bus fares from Gary to Athens. Buses from Athens to Gary are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $93.79 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 14 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $13.68 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 12 hours and 31 minutes to cover the 317 miles (510 kilometers) from Gary to Athens. However, the fastest bus only takes 9 hours and 40 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 Athens 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, 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 Gary?

The first bus leaves at 6:00am and the last bus leaves at 4:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Gary to Athens, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 4 scheduled buses that travel from Gary to Athens every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which bus you take, you will have to transfer buses at least once during your journey.

What bus companies travel from Gary to Athens?

There is one bus company that operates from Gary to Athens. Barons Bus Lines 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
Barons Bus Lines412h 32m$98.58

Where does the bus leave from in Gary?

Gary, Indiana has two bus stations with service to Athens, Ohio:

  • Bus Terminal - 100 W 4th Ave

Where does the bus arrive in Athens?

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Athens, Ohio:

  • Community Ctr - 701 E State St
  • Baker Univ Ctr - 1 Ohio Univ

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