There are 2 ways to get from Athens to Atlanta by bus or car

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Megabus  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take the Megabus from Athens to Midtown Atlanta Athens-Atlanta

$9 - $26

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Atlanta 70.7 miles

$6 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from Athens to Atlanta is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Atlanta is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1 h 18 min.

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The distance between Athens and Atlanta is 60 miles. The road distance is 70.7 miles.

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The Megabus from Athens to Midtown Atlanta takes 1 h 45 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Athens and arriving at Midtown Atlanta. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 45 min.

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What companies run services between Athens, GA, USA and Atlanta, GA, USA?

Megabus operates a bus from Athens to Atlanta every 4 hours. Tickets cost $9 - $19 and the journey takes 1 h 45 min. South Eastern Stages also services this route once daily.

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