There are 5 ways to get from Atlanta to Bristol by plane, bus or car

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Fly  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Tri-Cities Regional (TRI) ATL - TRI

$168 - $452

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Bus via Temporary Bay 9  •  13 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Marta Civic Center Station - Nb to Nashville, TN
  2. Take the bus from Nashville, Tn to Bristol, Tn 1508 / ...

$61 - $124

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Bus, drive  •  10 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Atlanta, GA to Charlotte, NC
  2. Take the bus from Charlotte Airport to Hickory Airport
  3. Take the bus from Hickory Airport to Boone
  4. Drive from Boone to Bristol

$288 - $382

Bus  •  11 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Nashville, Tn 4700 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Nashville, Tn to Bristol, Tn 1508 / ...

$64 - $154

Drive  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Atlanta to Bristol 281.9 miles

$27 - $40

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No, there is no direct bus from Atlanta to Bristol. However, there are services departing from Atlanta, Ga and arriving at Bristol, Tn via Nashville, Tn. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 37 min.

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The distance between Atlanta and Bristol is 234 miles. The road distance is 281.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Atlanta to Bristol without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 37 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 39 min to get from Atlanta to Bristol, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Atlanta to Bristol is to fly which takes 2 h 39 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 11 h 37 min.

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The quickest flight from Atlanta Airport to Tri-Cities Regional Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Atlanta to Bristol bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Bristol, Tn station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Atlanta to Bristol is 282 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 21 min to drive from Atlanta to Bristol.

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Delta offers flights from Atlanta Airport to Tri-Cities Regional Airport.

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  • Distance: 234 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 39 min

What companies run services between Atlanta, GA, USA and Bristol, VA, USA?

Delta flies from Atlanta to Bristol every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Atlanta to Bristol via Nashville, Tn in around 11 h 37 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Atlanta to Tri-Cities Regional
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Bus operators
La Cubana
Phone
+1 305-541-1700
Website
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Atlanta, GA to Charlotte, NC
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$159
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com
Hickory Hop
Website
hickoryhop.com
Bus from Charlotte Airport to Hickory Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Schedules at
hickoryhop.com
Bus from Hickory Airport to Boone
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
hickoryhop.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 Atlanta, Ga to Nashville, Tn
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Nashville, Tn to Bristol, Tn
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$65 - $85
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There are 22+ hotels available in Bristol. Prices start at $49 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 .

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