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Journey Information

Newark, NJ to Atlanta, GA bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$75.00
Shortest Duration21h 20m
Trips per day3
Bus lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Newark 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 Newark to Atlanta?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $75.00 was the low point for bus fares from Newark to Atlanta. Buses from Atlanta to Newark are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $75.00 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 17 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $46.98 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 22 hours and 54 minutes to cover the 740 miles (1191 kilometers) from Newark, NJ to Atlanta, GA. However, the fastest bus only takes 21 hours and 20 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 Atlanta 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, Thursday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Newark?

The first bus leaves at 3:00pm 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 3 scheduled buses that travel from Newark to Atlanta every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. However, only one of these is a direct bus. With direct service, you do not have to transfer onto a different bus at any point during your trip. Direct buses also tend to be significantly faster, which is worth bearing in mind as you compare the available options.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Newark, NJ to Atlanta, GA; 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
Greyhound322h 54m$93.21

Where does the bus leave from in Newark?

Newark, New Jersey has two bus stations with service to Atlanta, Georgia:

  • Penn Station

Where does the bus arrive in Atlanta?

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Atlanta, Georgia:

  • Bus Terminal - 232 Forsyth St
  • Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

Price trends for buses from Newark to Atlanta

Average prices by travel date

$105$70$35OctOct

Monthly average prices

$100$80$60$40$20NDJFMAMJJASO

Prices as travel date approaches

$125$100$75$50$253020100

bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Newark, NJ to Atlanta, GA
4.0
Based on 1 ratings and reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Greyhound report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
5.0
Value
4.0
Condition
4.0
Sirisha
4.0
July 9, 2019Solo 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

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