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There are 6 ways to get from Atlanta to Alabama by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Birmingham, Al 1547 / ...

$15 - $50

5 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Atlanta to Birmingham 146.7 miles

$14 - $21

Fly to Dothan  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Dothan (DHN) ATL - DHN

$222 - $1,138

Fly to Huntsville  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Huntsville (HSV) ATL - HSV

$162 - $792

Fly to Birmingham  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Birmingham (BHM) ATL - BHM

$164 - $494

Fly to Montgomery, line 16 bus  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Montgomery (MGM) ATL - MGM
  2. Take the line 16 bus from Fairview Transfer Center to Decatur & Carter Hill

$136 - $806

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The cheapest way to get from Atlanta to Alabama is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 2 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Atlanta to Alabama is to fly which costs $160 - $800 and takes 2 h 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Atlanta, Ga and arriving at Birmingham, Al. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 45 min.

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The distance between Atlanta and Alabama is 146 miles. The road distance is 146.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Atlanta to Alabama without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 45 min and costs $15 - $50.

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The bus from Atlanta, Ga to Birmingham, Al takes 2 h 45 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Atlanta to Alabama bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Atlanta, Ga station.

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The best way to get from Atlanta to Alabama is to bus which takes 2 h 45 min and costs $15 - $50. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $220 - $1,200 and takes 2 h 30 min.

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The quickest flight from Atlanta Airport to Dothan Airport is the direct flight which takes 59 min.

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Atlanta to Alabama bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Birmingham, Al station.

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Map of how to get from Atlanta to Alabama.
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  • Distance: 145.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 45 min

What companies run services between Atlanta, GA, USA and Alabama, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Atlanta to Birmingham every 4 hours. Tickets cost $20 - $50 and the journey takes 2 h 45 min. Megabus also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, Delta flies from Atlanta to Dothan every 4 hours.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Atlanta to Dothan
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Atlanta to Huntsville
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Atlanta to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Atlanta to Montgomery
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Bus operators
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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Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to Birmingham, Al
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Atlanta, GA - W Peachtree St @ Civic Center MARTA Station to Birmingham, AL
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Book at
megabus.com
Montgomery Transit
Website
montgomerytransit.com
Bus from Fairview Transfer Center to Decatur & Carter Hill
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
montgomerytransit.com

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Alabama is 1 h behind Atlanta. It is currently 12:42 PM in Atlanta and 11:42 AM in Alabama.

Yes, the driving distance between Atlanta to Alabama is 147 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 27 min to drive from Atlanta to Alabama.

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Delta offers flights from Atlanta Airport to Dothan Airport.

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There are 36+ hotels available in Alabama. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Atlanta to Atlanta Airport is to subway which takes 17 min and costs $3.

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