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

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Bus  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens GA to Atlanta GA

$9 - $19

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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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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Athens GA and arriving at Atlanta GA. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 20 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 best way to get from Athens to Atlanta without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 20 min and costs $9 - $19.

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The bus from Athens GA to Atlanta GA takes 1 h 20 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Athens to Atlanta bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Athens GA station.

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Athens to Atlanta bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Atlanta GA station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Athens to Atlanta is 71 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 18 min to drive from Athens to Atlanta.

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There are 528+ hotels available in Atlanta. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 60.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 20 min

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

Megabus operates a bus from Athens to Atlanta twice daily. Tickets cost $9 - $19 and the journey takes 1 h 20 min.

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