There are 7 ways to get from Athens to Charlottesville by shuttle, 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.

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Shuttle to Atlanta, fly to Charlottesville  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from UGA Georgia Center to Atlanta Airport
  2. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Charlottesville (CHO) ATL - CHO

$182 - $363

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Bus, train  •  10 h 52 min

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

$67 - $162

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Shuttle to Atlanta, fly to Richmond, bus  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from UGA Georgia Center to Atlanta Airport
  2. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Richmond (RIC) ATL - RIC
  3. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Charlottesville, Va

$205 - $812

Shuttle to Atlanta, fly to Washington Dulles, shuttle  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from UGA Georgia Center to Atlanta Airport
  2. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Washington Dulles (IAD) ATL - IAD
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Washington Dulles Airport to Charlottesville

Bus to Charlotte, fly to Charlottesville  •  7 h 8 min

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

$232 - $453

Shuttle to Atlanta, fly to Roanoke, bus  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from UGA Georgia Center to Atlanta Airport
  2. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Roanoke (ROA) ATL - ROA
  3. Take the bus from Roanoke, Va to Charlottesville, Va

$211 - $992

Drive  •  8 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Charlottesville 467.7 miles

$45 - $70

Questions & Answers

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

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The best way to get from Athens to Charlottesville without a car is to bus and train which takes 10 h 52 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 45 min to get from Athens to Charlottesville, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Atlanta Airport to Charlottesville Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Athens to Charlottesville is 468 miles. It takes approximately 8 h 18 min to drive from Athens to Charlottesville.

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Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Atlanta Airport to Charlottesville Airport.

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There are 81+ hotels available in Charlottesville. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Athens to Atlanta Airport is to shuttle which takes 2 h and costs .

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Map of how to get from Athens to Charlottesville.
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  • Distance: 394.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 45 min

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

There is no direct connection from Athens to Charlottesville. However, you can take the shuttle to Atlanta Airport, take the walk to Atlanta airport, fly to Charlottesville, then take the taxi to Charlottesville. Alternatively, you can take the shuttle to Atlanta Airport, take the walk to Atlanta airport, fly to Richmond, take the taxi to Richmond, Va, then take the bus to Charlottesville.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Atlanta to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Atlanta to Richmond
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Atlanta to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Atlanta to Roanoke
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Atlanta to Charlottesville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Atlanta to Richmond via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Atlanta to Washington Dulles via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Charlotte to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $750
Flights from Atlanta to Roanoke via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Atlanta to Richmond
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Atlanta to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Atlanta to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $650
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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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
Groome Transport
Website
groometransportation.com
Shuttle from UGA Georgia Center to Atlanta Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
groometransportation.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
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
AC Airport Cab & Wahoo Cab
Phone
+1 (434) 981-0585
Website
visitcharlottesville.org
Shuttle from Washington Dulles Airport to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
On demand
Schedules at
visitcharlottesville.org

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