There are 8 ways to get from Athens to Charlottesville by plane, taxi, 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 to Charlottesville, taxi  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Charlottesville (CHO) ATL - CHO
  2. Take a taxi from Charlottesville to Charlottesville

$174 - $356

Cheapest option

Megabus, bus  •  11 h 16 min

  1. Take the Megabus from Athens GA to Durham
  2. Take the bus from Durham, Nc to Richmond, Va
  3. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Charlottesville, Va

$66 - $124

6 alternative options

Fly to Richmond, taxi, bus  •  6 h 22 min

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

$197 - $805

Fly to Washington Dulles  •  7 h 29 min

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

$84 - $366

Fly to Roanoke, bus  •  8 h 1 min

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

$203 - $985

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

Bus South Eastern Stages, train  •  18 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Asheville
  2. Take the bus from Asheville, Nc to Greensboro, Nc
  3. Take the train from Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center Amtrak to Charlottesville Amtrak

$93 - $214

Drive  •  8 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Charlottesville 467.7 miles

$45 - $70

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

Delta, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Athens to Charlottesville hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Athens to Charlottesville via Durham, Durham, Nc, and Richmond, Va in around 11 h 16 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Atlanta to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Atlanta to Richmond
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Atlanta to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Atlanta to Roanoke
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Atlanta to Charlottesville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Atlanta to Richmond via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Atlanta to Washington Dulles via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Atlanta to Roanoke via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Atlanta to Richmond
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 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 Charlottesville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Atlanta to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $650
Train operators
Amtrak
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
Train from Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center Amtrak to Charlottesville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $90
Room
$190 - $260
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
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 Durham, Nc to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Asheville, Nc to Greensboro, Nc
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
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 Durham
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Charlottesville to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
1st Call Taxi
Phone
+1 434-906-6670
Website
1stcalltaxi.wordpress.com
Anytime Taxi
Phone
+1 434-977-5522

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Athens and Charlottesville is 632 km. The road distance is 748 km.

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

The quickest way to get from Athens to Charlottesville is to fly and taxi which takes 4 h 48 min and costs $170 - $360.

No, there is no direct bus from Athens to Charlottesville. However, there are services departing from Athens GA and arriving at Charlottesville, Va via Durham, Nc and Richmond, Va. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 16 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 48 min to get from Athens to Charlottesville, including transfers.