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There are 6 ways to get from Austin to Atlanta by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from Austin  •  3h 46m

  1. Fly from Austin (AUS) to Atlanta (ATL) AUS - ATL

$214 - $656

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Bus  •  20h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Austin, Tx to Houston, Tx 9305 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to Atlanta, Ga 1596 / ...

$102 - $150

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Bus to San Antonio, fly  •  6h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Austin, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
  2. Fly from San Antonio (SAT) to Atlanta (ATL) SAT - ATL

$170 - $495

Train, bus  •  24h 54m

  1. Take the train from Austin Amtrak Station to Longview Amtrak Station Texas Eagle
  2. Take the bus from Longview, Tx to Atlanta, Ga 1556 / ...

$130 - $257

Train  •  32h 42m

  1. Take the train from Austin Amtrak Station to San Antonio Amtrak Station
  2. Take the train from San Antonio Amtrak Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
  3. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Atlanta Peachtree Station

$194 - $524

Drive  •  15h 42m

  1. Drive from Austin to Atlanta 972.9 miles

$95 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Austin to Atlanta is to drive which costs $95 - $140 and takes 15h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Austin to Atlanta is to fly which costs $210 - $700 and takes 3h 46m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Austin to Atlanta. However, there are services departing from Austin, Tx and arriving at Atlanta, Ga via Houston, Tx. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 54m.

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The distance between Austin and Atlanta is 823 miles. The road distance is 972.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Austin to Atlanta without a car is to bus which takes 20h 54m and costs $100 - $150.

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It takes approximately 3h 46m to get from Austin to Atlanta, including transfers.

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Austin to Atlanta bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Austin, Tx station.

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The best way to get from Austin to Atlanta is to fly which takes 3h 46m and costs $210 - $700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $100 - $150 and takes 20h 54m, you could also train, which costs $190 - $550 and takes 32h 42m.

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The quickest flight from Austin Airport to Atlanta Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h.

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Austin to Atlanta bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Atlanta, Ga station.

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Map of how to get from Austin to Atlanta.
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  • Distance: 822.7 miles
  • Duration: 3h 46m

What companies run services between Austin, TX, USA and Atlanta, GA, USA?

Southwest Airlines, Delta and three other airlines fly from Austin to Atlanta hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Austin to Atlanta via Houston, Tx in around 20h 54m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Austin to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Flights from Austin to Atlanta via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Flights from San Antonio to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $950
Flights from San Antonio to Atlanta via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $950
Flights from San Antonio to Atlanta via New Orleans
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $950
Flights from San Antonio to Atlanta via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Austin to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from San Antonio to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Antonio to Atlanta via Houston
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Antonio to Atlanta via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Austin to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from San Antonio to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,500
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 Austin Amtrak Station to Longview Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
8h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$260 - $370
Train from Austin Amtrak Station to San Antonio Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Train from San Antonio Amtrak Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $240
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Flexi Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Business Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Room
$350 - $490
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Atlanta Peachtree Station
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Room
$330 - $460
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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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Austin, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $20
Flexible
$30 - $50
Bus from Austin, Tx to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $30
Flexible
$40 - $65
Bus from Houston, Tx to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
16h 55m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $120
Flexible
$120 - $180
Bus from Longview, Tx to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$70 - $100
Flexible
$110 - $160

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Atlanta is 1h ahead of Austin. It is currently 6:03 PM in Austin and 7:03 PM in Atlanta.

Yes, the driving distance between Austin to Atlanta is 973 miles. It takes approximately 15h 42m to drive from Austin to Atlanta.

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Frontier Airlines, Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Austin Airport to Atlanta Airport.

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

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There are 649+ hotels available in Atlanta. Prices start at $88 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Austin to Austin Airport is to line 20 bus which takes 25m and costs $1 - $4.

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