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El Paso - Atlanta Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 5 intercity buses per day from El Paso to Atlanta. Traveling by bus from El Paso to Atlanta usually takes around 39 hours and 7 minutes, but the fastest Greyhound bus can make the trip in 31 hours and 15 minutes.

Distance1289 mi (2074 km)
Shortest duration31h 15m
Cheapest price$63.98
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
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How much is a bus ticket from El Paso to Atlanta?

Bus tickets for a trip from El Paso to Atlanta cost $88.91 on average. While it’s a bit pricey for a bus ticket, it’s still significantly more cost-effective than flying. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price.

Average prices by travel date

$150$100$50JulJul

If you're planning to travel by bus from El Paso to Atlanta in the next month, the average ticket price is expected to range from $71 to $150. The cheapest bus tickets available in the next few weeks are for trips departing on August 9, 2024.

If you’re looking to travel to Atlanta this week, bus tickets are available starting at $98.

Monthly average prices

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Taking the bus from El Paso to Atlanta is usually cheapest in September, when the average ticket price is only $124. If you're planning to take the bus from El Paso to Atlanta during November, keep in mind that bus ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of $235. However, booking your trip in advance can help you score a ticket at a better price.

Prices as travel date approaches

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To save money on bus tickets, buy them as early as possible. Bus carriers usually charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel. Book your ticket at least 29 days in advance to save up to $206.33.

What bus companies travel from El Paso to Atlanta?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from El Paso to Atlanta. Greyhound connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound51d 15h 8m$142.28
  • Greyhound is the largest nationwide bus carrier in the United States, offering cheap, safe and reliable service across the country. Greyhound has become a household name, serving over 16 million passengers per year with daily trips to over 2,400 destinations. Greyhound performs about 5 bus trips from El Paso to Atlanta every day, with the average journey taking around 39 hours and 8 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Atlanta usually start from $64.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 39 hours and 7 minutes to cover the 1289 miles from El Paso to Atlanta. However, the fastest bus only takes 31 hours and 15 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

Because many passengers travel from El Paso to Atlanta at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, 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.

The first bus leaves at 3:00am and the last bus leaves at 5:00pm. To see the times for all buses from El Paso to Atlanta, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 5 scheduled buses that travel from El Paso 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 El Paso to Atlanta; ticket prices start at $196.00.

City Information

El Paso

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El Paso takes you to a world of art, history, entertainment, and style. Also known as the Sun City, El Paso is more than just stories of outlaws and their notoriety. While it is the city where one can learn about the lives of jailbreaker Billy the Kid and gunfighter John Wesley Hardin, it is also home to inspiring historical figures such as city attorney Richard F. Burges and missionary Fray Garcia.

El Paso has an exciting mix of art galleries and museums that depicts the city's rich culture and history. These are the reasons why El Paso lures thousands of painters, sculptors, photographers, and muralists from around the world. Among the best art galleries in the area are the Agave Rosa Gallery, Encaustic International Art Studio, and Ho Baron Sculpture Garden.

El Paso delivers when it comes to family and adult entertainment as well. Kids would surely love exploring the El Paso Zoo, trying the rides at the Western Playland, and biking along the Rio Grande. For adults, El Paso's regional casinos are worth visiting. And if you’re a fan of a mixed drink, El Paso is home to some of the country’s cheapest cocktails.

El Paso is easily accessible via train, bus, or air. Flights arrive at the El Paso International Airport or just north of the state border in Las Cruces, NM (the Las Cruces Shuttle runs from this airport to El Paso several times daily). Ground travel includes train service on Amtrak and bus service on several major bus carriers from El Paso to other destinations in Texas and beyond.

Atlanta

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Atlanta is the capital of Georgia and the largest city in the Peach State. Located in the heart of America’s South, Atlanta is one of the foremost economic and cultural hubs in the region and the United States in general. As such, it's among the best vacation destinations in Georgia.

The city has played a major role in the Civil War and the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s. As a result, across Atlanta you can find various museums and points of interest dedicated to the lives and works of various key figures in those events, including the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site and the Atlanta History Center. Unsurprisingly, Atlanta is an important stop on our MLK Jr. itinerary.

Atlanta is also a key hub for the U.S. entertainment industry, and it offers some of the best nightlife experiences in the country. Here, you will find some of the finest craft beer in America and enjoy some of the best and most authentic southern food.

Atlanta is easily accessible by both bus and train from various parts of the country, and the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport’s location on the city’s outskirts makes it easy to travel to Atlanta from all over the world.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in El Paso?

Main departure station: Bus Terminal

The Greyhound bus Station in El Paso is in the center of the city, surrounded by steak houses, restaurants, convenience stores, and hotels. The Southwest University park is only a few blocks away from the bus terminal, which is perfect if you want to stretch your legs and get some fresh air while waiting for a connection.

All bus stations in El Paso:

  • Bus Terminal

Where does the bus arrive in Atlanta?

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Main arrival station: Atlanta Bus Station - 232 Forsyth St

Built in 1996, the Atlanta Bus Station at 232 Forsyth Street SW is located close to downtown and is one of the most popular bus stations in the city. Served by Greyhound, Southeastern Stages and Jefferson Lines, this busy intercity bus terminal provides hundreds of connections to major cities. The Atlanta Bus Station offers convenient connections within Atlanta via the adjacent MARTA train station and multiple public bus stops within one block of the station. There are also several hotels and motels in the vicinity, for when you’re ready to relax after a successful day of traveling.

All bus stations in Atlanta:

  • Atlanta Bus Station - 232 Forsyth St

  • MARTA Civic Center

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