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Philadelphia to Atlanta bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$15.00
Shortest Duration20h 55m
Trips per day3
Bus lines2
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Price trends for buses from Philadelphia to Atlanta

Average prices by travel date

$105$70$35JulJul

Monthly average prices

$100$80$60$40$20ASONDJFMAMJJ

Prices as travel date approaches

$100$80$60$40$203020100

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Philadelphia 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. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.

In order to keep their 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 Philadelphia to Atlanta?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $35.00 was the low point for bus fares from Philadelphia to Atlanta. Buses from Atlanta to Philadelphia are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $35.00 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 20 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $95.00 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 22 hours and 47 minutes to cover the 665 miles (1071 kilometers) from Philadelphia to Atlanta. However, the fastest bus only takes 20 hours and 55 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, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Philadelphia?

The first bus leaves at 3:00am and the last bus leaves at 10:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia to Atlanta every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which bus you take, you will have to transfer buses at least once during your journey.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Philadelphia to Atlanta; ticket prices start at $118.00.

What bus companies travel from Philadelphia to Atlanta?

There are a couple of bus lines that have daily service from Philadelphia to Atlanta. Of these two services, Greyhound usually offers more choice, with 2 bus trips per day.
BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound223h 43m$94.49
Megabus321h 21m$81.48

Where does the bus leave from in Philadelphia?

Buses to Atlanta leave from multiple locations in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. These are the 3 most popular bus stations:

  • Bus Terminal - 1001 Filbert St
  • 30th St Station - 3101 John F Kennedy Blvd

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:

  • MARTA Civic Ctr - 435 W Peachtree St NW
  • Bus Terminal - 232 Forsyth St
  • Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

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