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There are 4 ways to get from Atlanta to Kentucky Derby by plane, bus or car

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Fly to Louisville  •  3h 44m

  1. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Louisville (SDF) ATL - SDF

$134 - $756

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Bus  •  9h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Nashville, Tn 1196 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Nashville, TN to Louisville, KY

$50 - $78

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Fly to Lexington, bus  •  5h 48m

  1. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Lexington (LEX) ATL - LEX
  2. Take the bus from Lexington, KY to Louisville, KY

$222 - $1,440

Drive  •  6h 58m

  1. Drive from Atlanta to Kentucky Derby 421.6 miles

$40 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Atlanta to Kentucky Derby is to drive which costs $40 - $60 and takes 6h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Atlanta to Kentucky Derby is to fly which costs $130 - $800 and takes 3h 44m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Atlanta to Kentucky Derby. However, there are services departing from Atlanta, Ga and arriving at S 3rd opp Ekstrom Library via Broadway & 10Th Ave Eb, Nashville, TN and S 1st @ W Broadway. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 13m.

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The distance between Atlanta and Kentucky Derby is 319 miles. The road distance is 421.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Atlanta to Kentucky Derby without a car is to bus which takes 9h 13m and costs $50 - $80.

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It takes approximately 3h 44m to get from Atlanta to Kentucky Derby, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Atlanta to Kentucky Derby is to fly which takes 3h 44m and costs $130 - $800. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $50 - $80 and takes 9h 13m.

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The quickest flight from Atlanta Airport to Louisville Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 17m.

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Atlanta to Kentucky Derby bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Louisville, KY station.

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Map of how to get from Atlanta to Kentucky Derby.
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  • Distance: 319.1 miles
  • Duration: 3h 44m

What companies run services between Atlanta, GA, USA and Kentucky Derby, USA?

Delta flies from Atlanta to Kentucky Derby every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Atlanta to Kentucky Derby via Nashville, Tn, Broadway & 10Th Ave Eb, Music City Central 5Th - Bay 9, Nashville, TN, Louisville, KY, S 1st @ W Broadway, and S 3rd opp Ekstrom Library in around 9h 13m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Atlanta to Louisville
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Atlanta to Lexington
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Bus operators
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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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
3h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $80

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Yes, the driving distance between Atlanta to Kentucky Derby is 422 miles. It takes approximately 6h 58m to drive from Atlanta to Kentucky Derby.

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Delta offers flights from Atlanta Airport to Louisville Airport.

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There are 192+ hotels available in Kentucky Derby. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Atlanta to Atlanta Airport is to subway which takes 15m and costs $3.

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