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There are 9 ways to get from New York to Atlanta by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from Newark  •  4h 1m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Atlanta (ATL) EWR - ATL

$45 - $264

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Bus  •  15h 30m

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY - 19 Allen St to Atlanta, GA Nyc / ...

$28 - $120

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Fly from New York JFK  •  4h 10m

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Atlanta (ATL) JFK - ATL

$76 - $388

Fly from New York La Guardia  •  4h 26m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Atlanta (ATL) LGA - ATL

$38 - $183

Bus to Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton, fly  •  5h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Franklin & Varick to Lehigh Valley International Airport Trans Bridge Bus Stop
  2. Fly from Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton (ABE) to Atlanta (ATL) ABE - ATL

$144 - $451

Train to Philadelphia, fly  •  5h 12m

  1. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Philadelphia
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Atlanta (ATL) PHL - ATL

$63 - $291

Train to White Plains, fly  •  6h 14m

  1. Take the train from Grand Central to White Plains
  2. Fly from White Plains (HPN) to Atlanta (ATL) HPN - ATL

$55 - $366

Bus via Chamblee Dunwoody Rd @ Clairview Dr  •  16h 7m

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY to North Atlanta Nyc

$61 - $80

Drive  •  14h 50m

  1. Drive from New York to Atlanta 870 miles

$85 - $130

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The most affordable way to get from New York to Atlanta is to bus, which costs $28 - $120 and takes 15h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Atlanta is to fly which costs $45 - $270 and takes 4h 1m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New York, NY - 19 Allen St and arriving at Atlanta, GA. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15h 30m.

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The distance between New York and Atlanta is 751 miles. The road distance is 870 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Atlanta without a car is to bus which takes 15h 30m and costs $28 - $120.

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It takes approximately 4h 1m to get from New York to Atlanta, including transfers.

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New York to Atlanta bus services, operated by Coach Run, depart from New York, NY - 19 Allen St station.

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The best way to get from New York to Atlanta is to fly which takes 4h 1m and costs $45 - $270. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $28 - $120 and takes 15h 30m.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Atlanta Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 11m.

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New York to Atlanta bus services, operated by Coach Run, arrive at Atlanta, GA station.

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  • Distance: 751.3 miles
  • Duration: 4h 1m

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Atlanta, GA, USA?

Delta, United Airlines and four other airlines fly from New York to Atlanta hourly. Alternatively, Coach Run operates a bus from New York, NY - 19 Allen St to Atlanta, GA 4 times a day. Tickets cost $28 - $40 and the journey takes 15h 30m. Greyhound USA also services this route 3 times a day.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Flights from New York JFK to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $350
Flights from New York JFK to Atlanta via Savannah
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $370
Flights from New York JFK to Atlanta via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $350
Flights from New York JFK to Atlanta via Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $350
Flights from New York JFK to Atlanta via Cleveland
Ave. Duration
4h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $370
Flights from New York La Guardia to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $310
Flights from New York La Guardia to Atlanta via Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $310
Flights from New York La Guardia to Atlanta via Richmond
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $310
Flights from New York La Guardia to Atlanta via Columbus
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Flights from Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $550
Flights from Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton to Atlanta via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Flights from Philadelphia to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $390
Flights from White Plains to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Flights from White Plains to Atlanta via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York JFK to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $460
Flights from New York JFK to Atlanta via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $470
Flights from New York La Guardia to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $470
Flights from New York La Guardia to Atlanta via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $470
Flights from New York La Guardia to Atlanta via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $470
Flights from Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton to Atlanta via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $400
Flights from Philadelphia to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Philadelphia to Atlanta via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from White Plains to Atlanta via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from White Plains to Atlanta via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Flights from Philadelphia to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $280
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $550
Flights from Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton to Atlanta via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $400
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Newark to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $440
Flights from New York JFK to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $460
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Newark to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from New York La Guardia to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Philadelphia to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $290
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Newark to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $340
Flights from Philadelphia to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $240
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 New York Moynihan Train Hall to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Class Seat
$65 - $130
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to White Plains
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $21
Schedules at
mta.info
At Station Off-Peak
$9 - $12
Onboard Off-Peak
$16
At Station Peak
$12 - $15
Onboard-Peak
$19 - $21
Bus operators
Trans-bridge Lines
Phone
+1 610-868-6001
Email
webmaster@transbridgelines.com
Website
transbridgelines.com
Bus from Franklin & Varick to Lehigh Valley International Airport Trans Bridge Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
transbridgelines.com
Coach Run
Website
coachrun.com
Bus from New York, NY - 19 Allen St to Atlanta, GA
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Book at
gotobus.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 New York to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
23h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$85 - $120
Flexible
$130 - $190
Wanda Coach
Phone
646-630-7186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from New York, NY to North Atlanta
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Book at
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