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Journey Information

Newark to Atlanta bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$80.00
Shortest duration22h 35m
Trips per day4
Bus lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Newark to Atlanta during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How much is a bus ticket from Newark to Atlanta?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $80.31 was the low point for bus fares from Newark to Atlanta. Buses from Atlanta to Newark are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $80.31 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 28 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $48.07 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 24 hours and 21 minutes to cover the 740 miles (1191 kilometers) from Newark, NJ to Atlanta, GA. However, the fastest bus only takes 22 hours and 35 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?

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, Friday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Friday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Newark?

The first bus leaves at 12:00am and the last bus leaves at 10:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Newark to Atlanta, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 4 scheduled buses that travel from Newark to Atlanta every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 2 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 Newark to Atlanta; ticket prices start at $131.00.

What bus companies travel from Newark to Atlanta?

There is one bus company that operates from Newark to Atlanta. 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
Greyhound41d 0h 21m$90.86

Book Greyhound from Newark to Atlanta from $80. There are 4 trips per day offered by Greyhound from Newark to Atlanta and you can expect on average to pay $91 for a Greyhound ticket to Atlanta. In Newark, Greyhound departs to Atlanta from Penn Station, In Atlanta, Greyhound arrives at Bus Terminal - 232 Forsyth St, An average trip on Greyhound from Newark to Atlanta takes 24 hours and 21 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Atlanta in 22 hours and 35 minutes, On weekends, Greyhound offers 4 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $93 for a weekend trip to Atlanta.

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Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Newark, NJ to Atlanta, GA

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)




July 9, 2019 - Solo travel


Pros: Apart from the breakdown of the bus and the delay, it was pleasant and ok. Thank you. Cons: Nothing in particular. Tips: Nothing in particular. Pros: Apart from the breakdown of the bus and the delay, it was pleasant and ok. Thank you. Cons: Nothing in particular. Tips: Nothing in particular.

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