There are 7 ways to get from Atlanta to St. Petersburg by plane, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Sarasota/Bradenton, bus  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Sarasota/Bradenton (SRQ) ATL - SRQ
  2. Take the bus from Desoto Station to 34th St S/1st Ave S

$142 - $326

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  14 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Orlando, Fl 1119 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Orlando, Fl to Tampa, Fl 3749 / ...

$67 - $156

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Fly to Tampa, line 79 bus  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Tampa (TPA) ATL - TPA
  2. Take the line 79 bus from Ulmerton Rd + 60Th St N to 5Th Ave S + 37Th St S

$74 - $508

Bus La Cubana  •  12 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Atlanta, GA to Tampa, FL Atlanta route

$170

Megabus, bus  •  13 h 47 min

  1. Take the Megabus from Midtown Atlanta to Orlando
  2. Take the bus from Orlando Amtrak to St Petersburg-Clearwater Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

Savannah 16 , train  •  15 h 36 min

  1. Take the Savannah 16 from Atlanta Airport, GA to Savannah, GA
  2. Take the train from Savannah Amtrak to Tampa Amtrak Silver Star

$200 - $324

Drive  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Atlanta to St. Petersburg 481.3 miles

$45 - $70

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Atlanta to St. Petersburg. However, there are services departing from Midtown Atlanta and arriving at Central Ave + 35Th St S via E Colonial Drive And N Semoran Boulevard, Lynx Central Station - Sunrail, Orlando Amtrak and 49Th St N + Lake Blvd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 47 min.

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The distance between Atlanta and St. Petersburg is 428 miles. The road distance is 481.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Atlanta to St. Petersburg without a car is to bus which takes 12 h 53 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 29 min to get from Atlanta to St. Petersburg, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Atlanta Airport to Sarasota/Bradenton Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 24 min.

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Atlanta to St. Petersburg bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Tampa, Fl station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Atlanta to St. Petersburg is 481 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 50 min to drive from Atlanta to St. Petersburg.

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Frontier Airlines and Delta offer flights from Atlanta Airport to Sarasota/Bradenton Airport.

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There are 869+ hotels available in St. Petersburg. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Atlanta to St. Petersburg.
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  • Distance: 427.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 29 min

What companies run services between Atlanta, GA, USA and St. Petersburg, FL, USA?

La Cubana operates a bus from Atlanta to St. Petersburg 3 times a week. Tickets cost $159 and the journey takes 7 h 15 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Atlanta to Sarasota/Bradenton
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Atlanta to Tampa
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Atlanta to Tampa
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Atlanta to Sarasota/Bradenton
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Atlanta to Tampa
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Savannah Amtrak to Tampa Amtrak
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $170
Room
$270 - $380
Bus operators
Manatee County Area Transit
Phone
(941) 749-7116
Email
mcat@mymanatee.org
Website
mymanatee.org
Bus from Desoto Station to 34th St S/1st Ave S
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$0 - $2
Schedules at
mymanatee.org
Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority
Phone
+1 727-540-1900
Email
ride@psta.net
Website
psta.net
Bus from Ulmerton Rd + 60Th St N to 5Th Ave S + 37Th St S
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
psta.net
La Cubana
Phone
+1 305-541-1700
Website
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Atlanta, GA to Tampa, FL
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$159
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Orlando Amtrak to St Petersburg-Clearwater Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
amtrak.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 Orlando, Fl
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$90 - $120
Bus from Orlando, Fl to Tampa, Fl
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
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

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