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There are 7 ways to get from Atlanta to Bethesda by plane, subway, train, bus or car

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Fly to Reagan Washington  •  3h 34m

  1. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Reagan Washington (DCA) ATL - DCA

$82 - $350

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  15h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Atlanta GA to Washington

$65 - $82

5 alternative options

Fly to Washington Dulles, subway  •  4h 25m

  1. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Washington Dulles (IAD) ATL - IAD
  2. Take the subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to FARRAGUT WEST station
  3. Take the subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to BETHESDA station

$72 - $348

Fly to Baltimore, train  •  4h 16m

  1. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Baltimore (BWI) ATL - BWI
  2. Take the train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station

$74 - $492

Bus La Cubana  •  13h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Atlanta, GA to Arlington, VA Atlanta route

$170 - $176

Train  •  15h 42m

  1. Take the train from Atlanta Peachtree Station to Washington Union Station Crescent

$98 - $270

Drive  •  11h

  1. Drive from Atlanta to Bethesda 648.2 miles

$60 - $95

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The cheapest way to get from Atlanta to Bethesda is to drive which costs $60 - $95 and takes 11h.

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The quickest way to get from Atlanta to Bethesda is to fly which costs $80 - $350 and takes 3h 34m.

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The distance between Atlanta and Bethesda is 546 miles. The road distance is 648.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Atlanta to Bethesda without a car is to bus which takes 13h 44m and costs $165 - $180.

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It takes approximately 3h 34m to get from Atlanta to Bethesda, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Atlanta to Bethesda is to fly which takes 3h 34m and costs $80 - $350. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $165 - $180 and takes 13h 44m, you could also train, which costs $95 - $270 and takes 15h 42m.

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The quickest flight from Atlanta Airport to Reagan Washington Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 36m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Atlanta to Bethesda is 648 miles. It takes approximately 11h to drive from Atlanta to Bethesda.

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American Airlines, Southwest Airlines and Delta offer flights from Atlanta Airport to Reagan Washington Airport.

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There are 880+ hotels available in Bethesda. Prices start at $83 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Atlanta to Bethesda.
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  • Distance: 546 miles
  • Duration: 3h 34m

What companies run services between Atlanta, GA, USA and Bethesda, MD, USA?

Delta, Southwest Airlines and American Airlines fly from Atlanta to Bethesda hourly. Alternatively, La Cubana operates a bus from Atlanta to Bethesda 3 times a week. Tickets cost $159 and the journey takes 10h 30m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Atlanta to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Atlanta to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Atlanta to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Atlanta to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Atlanta to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Atlanta to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Atlanta to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Atlanta to Washington Dulles via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Atlanta to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $650
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Atlanta to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $400
Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to FARRAGUT WEST station
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to BETHESDA station
Ave. Duration
17m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Amtrak Acela Express

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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Train from BWI RAIL STATION MARC sb to UNION STATION MARC Washington
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Atlanta Peachtree Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
13h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $260
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $230
Business Coach Seat
$180 - $260
Room
$380 - $550
Bus operators
La Cubana
Phone
+1 305-541-1700
Website
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Atlanta, GA to Arlington, VA
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$159
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com

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