There are 6 ways to get from Athens to Saint Simons Island by bus, car or plane

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

Bus  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Atlanta, GA
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Savannah, Ga
  3. Take the bus from Savannah, Ga to Brunswick

$94 - $173

5 alternative options

Bus, Savannah 16  •  9 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Atlanta, GA
  2. Take the Savannah 16 from Atlanta Airport, GA to Savannah, GA
  3. Take the bus from Savannah, Ga to Brunswick

$140 - $178

Bus via Columbia  •  16 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Columbia
  2. Take the bus from Columbia to Savannah
  3. Take the bus from Savannah, Ga to Brunswick

$103 - $189

Drive  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Saint Simons Island 306.7 miles

$30 - $45

Fly to Brunswick  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Brunswick (BQK) ATL - BQK

$214 - $521

Fly to Savannah, bus  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Savannah (SAV) ATL - SAV
  2. Take the bus from Savannah, Ga to Brunswick

$193 - $476

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Athens to Saint Simons Island is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 5 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Saint Simons Island is to fly which costs $210 - $550 and takes 4 h 46 min.

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The distance between Athens and Saint Simons Island is 228 miles. The road distance is 306.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 9 h 15 min to get from Athens to Saint Simons Island, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Athens, GA, USA and Saint Simons Island, GA, USA?

You can take a bus from Athens to Saint Simons Island via Atlanta, GA, Trinity Ave Sw @ Ted Turner Dr Sw, Marietta St Nw @ Peachtree St, Atlanta, Ga, Savannah, Ga, and Brunswick in around 9 h 15 min. Alternatively, Delta flies from Athens to Saint Simons Island 3 times a day.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Atlanta to Brunswick
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $550
Flights from Atlanta to Savannah
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Bus operators
South Eastern Stages
Phone
+1 877.836.7607 / 404.591.2750
Email
info@sestages.com
Website
southeasternstages.com
Bus from Athens to Atlanta, GA
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
southeasternstages.com
Bus from Athens to Columbia
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
southeasternstages.com
Bus from Columbia to Savannah
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $70
Schedules at
southeasternstages.com
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 Atlanta, Ga to Savannah, Ga
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $70
Bus from Savannah, Ga to Brunswick
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Savannah16
Phone
+1-404-500-3966
Website
savannah16.com
Bus from Atlanta Airport, GA to Savannah, GA
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75
Schedules at
savannah16.com
Book at
savannah16.com

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