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Detroit to Atlanta bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$53.00
Shortest Duration16h 45m
Trips per day7
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How to book cheap bus tickets from Detroit to Atlanta

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from Detroit to Atlanta 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 Detroit to Atlanta were $54.89. By booking 7 days out, tickets are on average $18.86 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from Detroit to Atlanta?

The distance between Detroit and Atlanta is approximately 597.78 miles, or 961.80 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 19 hours and 28 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 16 hours and 45 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

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

The busiest time of the week for travel from Detroit to Atlanta by bus is usually on Wednesday. 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. Sunday 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 Detroit to Atlanta has the most daily schedules

On average there are 7 scheduled bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most regularly scheduled departures from Detroit to Atlanta, with an average of 7 trips per day and 141 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Detroit to Atlanta. Of the 7 trips there is one direct trip available per day.

Need more travel options? Travelling by Train from Detroit to Atlanta starts at $184.00.

1 carriers offer Detroit to Atlanta bus trips


Book Greyhound from Detroit to Atlanta from $53.00. There are 7 trips per day offered by Greyhound from Detroit to Atlanta and you can expect on average to pay $61.11 for a Greyhound ticket to Atlanta. In Detroit, Greyhound departs to Atlanta from Bus Terminal - 1001 Howard St and one other station. In Atlanta, Greyhound arrives at Bus Terminal - 232 Forsyth St and one other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from Detroit to Atlanta takes 19 hours and 28 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Atlanta in 16 hours and 45 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 7 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $64.38 for a weekend trip to Atlanta.

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Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 2 stations that have bus departures from Detroit. Most bus trips to Atlanta will depart from:
  • Bus Terminal - 1001 Howard St
  • 11 W Baltimore Ave
Bus trips arrive in Atlanta at 2 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Atlanta for trips arriving from Detroit:
  • Bus Terminal - 232 Forsyth St
  • Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport