There are 8 ways to get from Atlanta to Outer Banks by plane, car, car ferry or bus

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Fly to New Bern, drive  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to New Bern (EWN) ATL - EWN
  2. Drive from New Bern to Buxton

$170 - $830

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Drive, ferry, car ferry  •  13 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Atlanta to Cedar Island, NC
  2. Take the ferry from Cedar Island, NC to Ocracoke, NC
  3. Take the car ferry from Ocracoke, NC to Hatteras Island, NC

$74 - $101

6 alternative options

Fly to Norfolk, drive  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Norfolk (ORF) ATL - ORF
  2. Drive from Norfolk to Buxton

$156 - $402

Fly to Jacksonville, drive  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Jacksonville (OAJ) ATL - OAJ
  2. Drive from Jacksonville to Buxton

$136 - $638

Fly to Newport News, drive  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Newport News (PHF) ATL - PHF
  2. Drive from Newport News to Buxton

$168 - $486

Savannah 16 , drive, ferry, car ferry  •  18 h 3 min

  1. Take the Savannah 16 from Atlanta Airport, GA to Savannah, GA
  2. Drive from Savannah, GA to Cedar Island, NC
  3. Take the ferry from Cedar Island, NC to Ocracoke, NC
  4. Take the car ferry from Ocracoke, NC to Hatteras Island, NC

$140 - $166

Savannah 16 , drive, ferry, car ferry #2  •  18 h 3 min

  1. Take the Savannah 16 from Atlanta Airport, GA to Savannah, GA
  2. Drive from Savannah, GA to Cedar Island, NC
  3. Take the ferry from Cedar Island, NC to Ocracoke, NC
  4. Take the car ferry from Ocracoke, NC to Hatteras Island, NC

$145 - $180

Drive  •  11 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Atlanta to Buxton 654.9 miles

$60 - $95

Questions & Answers

The distance between Atlanta and Outer Banks is 525 miles. The road distance is 654.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 6 h 42 min to get from Atlanta to Outer Banks, including transfers.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Atlanta to Outer Banks is 655 miles. It takes approximately 11 h 15 min to drive from Atlanta to Outer Banks.

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Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Atlanta Airport to New Bern Airport.

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There are eight+ hotels available in Outer Banks. Prices start at $100 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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Map of how to get from Atlanta to Outer Banks.
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  • Distance: 525.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 42 min

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

There is no direct connection from Atlanta to Buxton. However, you can take the subway to Airport Station, take the walk to Atlanta airport, fly to New Bern, then take the drive to Buxton. Alternatively, you can take the subway to Airport Station, take the walk to Atlanta airport, fly to Norfolk, then take the drive to Buxton.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Atlanta to New Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Atlanta to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Atlanta to Jacksonville
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Atlanta to Newport News
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Atlanta to New Bern via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Atlanta to Norfolk via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from Atlanta to Norfolk via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from Atlanta to Jacksonville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Atlanta to Newport News via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Atlanta to Norfolk via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Bus operators
Savannah16
Phone
+1-404-500-3966
Website
savannah16.com
Bus from Atlanta Airport, GA to Savannah, GA
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75
Schedules at
savannah16.com
Book at
savannah16.com
Ferry operators
North Carolina Department of Transportation - NCDOT
Website
ncdot.gov
Car ferry from Cedar Island, NC to Ocracoke, NC
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
ncdot.gov
Car ferry from Ocracoke, NC to Hatteras Island, NC
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
ncdot.gov

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