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There are 7 ways to get from Atlanta to Charlottesville by plane, shuttle, bus, train or car

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Fly to Charlottesville  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Charlottesville (CHO) ATL - CHO

$152 - $322

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Bus  •  12 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Richmond, Va 1080 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Charlottesville, Va 1511 / ...

$67 - $161

5 alternative options

Fly to Washington Dulles, shuttle  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Washington Dulles (IAD) ATL - IAD
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Washington Dulles Airport to Charlottesville

Bus, train via Atlanta, GA  •  11 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Atlanta, GA to Charlotte, NC Atlanta route
  2. Take the train from Charlotte Amtrak Station to Charlottesville Amtrak Station Crescent

$218 - $306

Bus Megabus, train  •  12 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Atlanta GA to Charlotte, NC
  2. Take the train from Charlotte Amtrak Station to Charlottesville Amtrak Station Crescent

$75 - $170

Bus Pandora Bus  •  13 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Doraville/Atlanta, GA - 5745 Buford Hwy NE to Richmond, VA - 3201 W. Broad St. Pandora Bus
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Charlottesville, Va 1511 / ...

$80 - $108

Drive  •  8 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Atlanta to Charlottesville 513.7 miles

$50 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from Atlanta to Charlottesville is to drive which costs $50 - $75 and takes 8 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Atlanta to Charlottesville is to fly which costs $150 - $330 and takes 2 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Atlanta to Charlottesville. However, there are services departing from Atlanta, Ga and arriving at Charlottesville, Va via Richmond, Va. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 45 min.

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The distance between Atlanta and Charlottesville is 446 miles. The road distance is 513.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Atlanta to Charlottesville without a car is to bus and train which takes 11 h 29 min and costs $210 - $310.

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It takes approximately 2 h 58 min to get from Atlanta to Charlottesville, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Atlanta to Charlottesville is to fly which takes 2 h 58 min and costs $150 - $330. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $65 - $170 and takes 12 h 45 min.

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The quickest flight from Atlanta Airport to Charlottesville Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 26 min.

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Atlanta to Charlottesville bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Charlottesville, Va station.

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Map of how to get from Atlanta to Charlottesville.
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  • Distance: 446.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 58 min

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

Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Atlanta to Charlottesville every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Atlanta to Charlottesville via Richmond, Va in around 12 h 45 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Atlanta to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Atlanta to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Atlanta to Charlottesville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Atlanta to Washington Dulles via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Atlanta to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Atlanta to Charlottesville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Atlanta to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $650
Train operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Charlotte Amtrak Station to Charlottesville Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Room
$220 - $320
Bus operators
AC Airport Cab & Wahoo Cab
Phone
+1 (434) 981-0585
Website
visitcharlottesville.org
Shuttle from Washington Dulles Airport to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
On demand
Schedules at
visitcharlottesville.org
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
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 Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140
Bus from Richmond, Va to Charlottesville, Va
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $29
Pandora Bus
Website
pandorabus.com
Bus from Doraville/Atlanta, GA - 5745 Buford Hwy NE to Richmond, VA - 3201 W. Broad St.
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Schedules at
pandorabus.com
Book at
gotobus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Atlanta to Charlottesville is 514 miles. It takes approximately 8 h 56 min to drive from Atlanta to Charlottesville.

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United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Atlanta Airport to Charlottesville Airport.

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Book your Atlanta to Charlottesville bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 93+ hotels available in Charlottesville. Prices start at $92 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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