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There are 8 ways to get from Atlanta to Hickory by bus, car or plane

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Bus, drive  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Doraville, GA to Spartanburg, SC
  2. Drive from Spartanburg, SC to Hickory

$70 - $74

7 alternative options

Bus La Cubana  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Atlanta, GA to Charlotte, NC Atlanta route
  2. Take the bus from Charlotte Airport to Hickory Airport

$230 - $298

Bus Megabus  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Atlanta GA to Charlotte, NC
  2. Take the bus from Charlotte Airport to Hickory Airport

$86 - $160

Drive  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Atlanta to Hickory 258.9 miles

$25 - $40

Fly to Charlotte, bus  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Charlotte (CLT) ATL - CLT
  2. Take the bus from Charlotte Airport to Hickory Airport

$276 - $970

Fly to Asheville, drive  •  3 h 49 min

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

$130 - $346

Fly to Greenville/Spartanburg, drive  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Greenville/Spartanburg (GSP) ATL - GSP
  2. Drive from Greenville/Spartanburg to Hickory

$82 - $238

Fly to Tri-Cities Regional, drive  •  4 h 59 min

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

$124 - $400

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The cheapest way to get from Atlanta to Hickory is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 4 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Atlanta to Hickory is to fly and drive which costs $130 - $350 and takes 3 h 49 min.

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The distance between Atlanta and Hickory is 222 miles. The road distance is 258.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Atlanta to Hickory without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 47 min and costs $230 - $300.

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It takes approximately 5 h 43 min to get from Atlanta to Hickory, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Atlanta Airport to Charlotte Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 8 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Atlanta to Hickory is 259 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 26 min to drive from Atlanta to Hickory.

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American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Atlanta Airport to Charlotte Airport.

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There are 16+ hotels available in Hickory. Prices start at $59 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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Map of how to get from Atlanta to Hickory.
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  • Distance: 222 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 43 min

What companies run services between Atlanta, GA, USA and Hickory, NC, USA?

You can take a bus from Atlanta to Hickory via Doraville Station, Atlanta, GA, Charlotte, NC, Morehead St & Grandin Rd, Charlotte Douglas Airport, Charlotte Airport, and Hickory Airport in around 7 h 47 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Atlanta to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Atlanta to Asheville
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from Atlanta to Greenville/Spartanburg
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Atlanta to Tri-Cities Regional
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Atlanta to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Atlanta to Greenville/Spartanburg
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Bus operators
Pandora Bus
Website
pandorabus.com
Bus from Doraville, GA to Spartanburg, SC
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
pandorabus.com
Book at
search.gotobus.com
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

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