There are 5 ways to get from Athens to Saint Simons Island by shuttle, plane, bus 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, fly to Brunswick  •  4 h 34 min

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

$222 - $528

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Bus  •  8 h 57 min

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

$85 - $166

3 alternative options

Shuttle, fly to Savannah, bus  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from UGA Georgia Center to Atlanta Airport
  2. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Savannah (SAV) ATL - SAV
  3. Take the bus from Savannah, Ga to Brunswick

$201 - $483

Bus, Savannah 16  •  9 h 24 min

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

$131 - $171

Drive  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Saint Simons Island 306.7 miles

$30 - $45

Questions & Answers

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

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The best way to get from Athens to Saint Simons Island without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 57 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 34 min to get from Athens to Saint Simons Island, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Atlanta Airport to Brunswick Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 4 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Athens to Saint Simons Island is 307 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 37 min to drive from Athens to Saint Simons Island.

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Delta offers flights from Atlanta Airport to Brunswick Airport.

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There are 332+ hotels available in Saint Simons Island. Prices start at $55 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 Saint Simons Island.
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  • Distance: 228 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 34 min

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, Civic Center Station, Five Points Station, Atlanta, Ga, Savannah, Ga, and Brunswick in around 8 h 57 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Atlanta to Brunswick
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $550
Flights from Atlanta to Savannah
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $600
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
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
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
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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