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

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

Fly to Tri-Cities Regional  •  2 h 46 min

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

$168 - $452

Cheapest option

Megabus, bus  •  13 h 44 min

  1. Take the Megabus from Atlanta GA to Christiansburg
  2. Take the bus from Exit 118 Park and Ride to Campbell Court
  3. Take the bus from Roanoke, Va to Bristol, Tn

$64 - $109

4 alternative options

Fly to Asheville, drive  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Asheville (AVL) ATL - AVL
  2. Drive from Asheville to Bristol

$132 - $346

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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Atlanta to Bristol is to drive which costs $27 - $40 and takes 5 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Atlanta to Bristol is to fly which costs $160 - $460 and takes 2 h 46 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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It takes approximately 2 h 46 min to get from Atlanta to Bristol, including transfers.

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

Delta and American Airlines fly 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 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from Atlanta to Asheville
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Atlanta to Tri-Cities Regional via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $700
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
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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
Hourly
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
Bus from Roanoke, Va to Bristol, Tn
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Valley Metro Roanoke
Phone
+1 540-982-0305
Website
valleymetro.com
Bus from Exit 118 Park and Ride to Campbell Court
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
valleymetro.com

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