There are 9 ways to get from Athens to Charlottesville by plane, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Atlanta to Charlottesville  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Charlottesville (CHO) ATL - CHO

$174 - $356

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  10 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Charlotte
  2. Take the train from Charlotte Amtrak to Charlottesville Amtrak Crescent

$66 - $161

7 alternative options

Fly Atlanta to Richmond, bus  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Richmond (RIC) ATL - RIC
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Charlottesville, Va

$197 - $805

Fly Atlanta to Washington Dulles  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Washington Dulles (IAD) ATL - IAD

$84 - $366

Bus to Charlotte, fly to Charlottesville  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Charlotte
  2. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Charlottesville (CHO) CLT - CHO

$231 - $452

Fly Atlanta to Roanoke, bus  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Roanoke (ROA) ATL - ROA
  2. Take the bus from Roanoke, Va to Charlottesville, Va

$203 - $985

Megabus, bus  •  11 h 39 min

  1. Take the Megabus from Athens GA to Richmond
  2. Take the bus from Richmond Main Street Amtrak to Charlottesville Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

Bus  •  16 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Norcross, GA
  2. Take the bus from Norcross, Ga to Richmond, Va
  3. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Charlottesville, Va

$84 - $201

Drive  •  8 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Charlottesville 467.7 miles

$45 - $70

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Athens to Charlottesville is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 8 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Charlottesville is to fly which costs $170 - $360 and takes 4 h 56 min.

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The distance between Athens and Charlottesville is 395 miles. The road distance is 467.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 56 min to get from Athens to Charlottesville, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Athens to Charlottesville. However, there are services departing from Athens GA and arriving at Charlottesville Amtrak via Richmond Main Street Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 39 min.

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What companies run services between Athens, GA, USA and Charlottesville, VA, USA?

Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Athens to Charlottesville every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Athens to Charlottesville via Richmond and Richmond Main Street Amtrak in around 11 h 39 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Atlanta to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Atlanta to Richmond
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Atlanta to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Atlanta to Roanoke
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Atlanta to Charlottesville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Charlotte to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $750
Flights from Atlanta to Roanoke via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Atlanta to Richmond
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Atlanta to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Atlanta to Charlottesville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Atlanta to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $650
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Charlotte Amtrak to Charlottesville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Room
$220 - $320
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Richmond, Va to Charlottesville, Va
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $29
Bus from Roanoke, Va to Charlottesville, Va
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Norcross, Ga to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
13 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $95
Flexible
$110 - $150
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Athens to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from Athens GA to Richmond
Ave. Duration
8 h 24 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Schedules at
us.megabus.com

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