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Richmond-Atlanta Bus Schedule
Richmond to Atlanta bus - cost & duration
|Shortest Duration||9h 0m|
|Trips per day||8|
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from Richmond 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 Richmond to Atlanta?
Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $59.98 was the low point for bus fares from Richmond to Atlanta. Buses from Atlanta to Richmond are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $59.98 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 $23.77 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.
How long is the bus ride?
The bus usually takes around 11 hours and 53 minutes to cover the 470 miles (756 kilometers) from Richmond, VA to Atlanta, GA. However, the fastest bus only takes 9 hours, 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?
Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Atlanta. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, 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 Richmond?
The first bus leaves at 1:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Richmond to Atlanta, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many buses are there each day?
There are 8 scheduled buses that travel from Richmond to Atlanta every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 6 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 Richmond to Atlanta; ticket prices start at $109.00.
What bus companies travel from Richmond to Atlanta?
Where does the bus leave from in Richmond?
Richmond, Virginia has two bus stations with service to Atlanta, Georgia:
- Bus Terminal - 2910 N Blvd
- 900 W. Leigh St
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:
- Bus Terminal - 232 Forsyth St
- 211 Peachtree St. SW
- Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
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