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Durham to Athens bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$1.00
Shortest Duration7h 5m
Trips per day2
bus carriers2
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How to book cheap bus tickets from Durham to Athens

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from Durham to Athens 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 Durham to Athens were $14.55. By booking 27 days out, tickets are on average $14.38 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from Durham to Athens?

The distance between Durham and Athens is approximately 289.32 miles, or 465.50 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 7 hours and 9 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 7 hours and 5 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 Durham to Athens?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Durham to Athens by bus is usually on Friday. 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. Monday 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.

Megabus from Durham to Athens has the most daily schedules

On average there are 2 scheduled bus trips per day. Megabus has the most regularly scheduled departures from Durham to Athens, with an average of 2 trips per day and 40 monthly trips. 2 bus carriers serve the route from Durham to Athens. Of the 2 trips there are 2 trips that are direct connections to Athens.

2 carriers offer Durham to Athens bus trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from Durham to Athens from $105.00. Typically there is one Greyhound schedule per day from Durham to Athens and you can expect on average to pay $125.00 for a Greyhound ticket to Athens. In Durham, Greyhound departs to Athens from Bus Terminal - 515 W Pettigrew St, In Athens, Greyhound arrives at 4020 Atlanta Hwy,

An average trip on Greyhound from Durham to Athens takes 13 hours and 37 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Athens in 7 hours and 5 minutes,

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
13h 37m
Avg. Price
$125.00

Megabus

Book Megabus from Durham to Athens from $1.00. There are 2 trips per day offered by Megabus from Durham to Athens and you can expect on average to pay $18.21 for a Megabus ticket to Athens. In Durham, Megabus departs to Athens from Bus Terminal - 515 W Pettigrew St, In Athens, Megabus arrives at Athens Multi-Modal Tran Ctr - 775 E Broad St,

An average trip on Megabus from Durham to Athens takes 7 hours and 8 minutes, while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to Athens in 7 hours and 5 minutes,

On weekends, Megabus offers 2 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $21.84 for a weekend trip to Athens.

Restroom
WiFi
Movies
Power outlet
Green certified
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
7h 8m
Avg. Price
$18.21
Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include one station that has bus departures from Durham. Most bus trips to Athens will depart from:
  • Bus Terminal - 515 W Pettigrew St
Bus trips arrive in Athens at 2 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Athens for trips arriving from Durham:
  • Athens Multi-Modal Tran Ctr - 775 E Broad St
  • 4020 Atlanta Hwy