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Journey Information

Charlotte to Atlanta bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$28.00
Shortest Duration4h 15m
Trips per day9
Bus lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

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

How much is a bus ticket from Charlotte to Atlanta?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $36.27 was the low point for bus fares from Charlotte to Atlanta. Buses from Atlanta to Charlotte are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $36.27 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 4 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $11.64 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 5 hours and 26 minutes to cover the 226 miles (364 kilometers) from Charlotte, NC to Atlanta, GA. However, the fastest bus only takes 4 hours and 15 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?

With many people traveling in the middle of the week, Wednesday is the busiest day of the week for bus travel. If you are planning to travel on a Wednesday, 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 Atlanta, book your ticket for the last day of the week.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Charlotte?

The first bus leaves at 6:00am and the last bus leaves at 9:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Charlotte to Atlanta, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 9 scheduled buses that travel from Charlotte to Atlanta every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 7 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Charlotte to Atlanta; ticket prices start at $50.00.

What bus companies travel from Charlotte to Atlanta?

There are a couple of bus lines that have daily service from Charlotte, North Carolina to Atlanta, Georgia. Of these two services, Greyhound usually offers more choice, with 7 bus trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound76h 4m$34.74
PandaNY Bus24h 23m$60.00

Where does the bus leave from in Charlotte?

Charlotte, North Carolina has two bus stations with service to Atlanta, Georgia:

  • 3301-400 Freedom Dr
  • 518 W 4Th St

Where does the bus arrive in Atlanta?

Buses arrive in Atlanta at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Atlanta, Georgia:

  • Bus Terminal - 232 Forsyth St
  • 211 Peachtree St. SW
  • Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

Price trends for buses from Charlotte to Atlanta

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bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Charlotte, NC to Atlanta, GA
Based on 3 ratings and reviews

Based on 3 reviews
Users that traveled with Megabus report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 67 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
December 12, 2019Visiting family
Was late but we made it on time to Atlanta
A better bus station so you will not be wet when it rains
October 7, 2019Solo travel
It was what I expected
The bathroom odor
Bring wipes
June 10, 2019Visiting friends
Bus could be cleaner, e.g. trash on floor, and seats more comfortable

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