There are 11 ways to get from New York to Atlanta by plane, train, bus 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.

Recommended option

Fly from New York La Guardia  •  4 h 18 min

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

$93 - $373

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  21 h

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Atlanta, Ga 1081

$50 - $220

9 alternative options

Fly from New York JFK  •  4 h 14 min

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

$109 - $424

Fly from Newark  •  4 h 15 min

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

$108 - $404

Train to White Plains, fly  •  5 h 55 min

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

$135 - $424

Train to Trenton-Mercer, fly  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Trenton Transit Center Amtrak
  2. Fly from Trenton-Mercer (TTN) to Atlanta (ATL) TTN - ATL

$240 - $917

Train to Philadelphia, fly  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Atlanta (ATL) PHL - ATL

$169 - $644

Bus Pandora Bus  •  15 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY to Doraville, GA

$63 - $83

Bus Wanda Coach  •  16 h 4 min

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

$66

Train, bus  •  26 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Birmingham Amtrak Crescent
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham, AL to Atlanta, GA - W Peachtree St @ Civic Center MARTA Station

$151 - $416

Drive  •  14 h 53 min

  1. Drive from New York to Atlanta 870.3 miles

$85 - $130

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

Delta, Southwest Airlines and three other airlines fly from New York to Atlanta hourly. Alternatively, Pandora Bus operates a bus from New York to Atlanta every 4 hours. Tickets cost $60 - $80 and the journey takes 14 h 45 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from New York JFK to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from New York JFK to Atlanta via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from New York JFK to Atlanta via Charleston
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Newark to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from White Plains to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Atlanta via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Newark to Atlanta via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from White Plains to Atlanta via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Newark to Atlanta via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Trenton-Mercer to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $900
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Train operators
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to White Plains
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$9 - $10
Off-peak onboard
$15 - $16
Onboard
$13 - $18
At station
$8 - $13
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Trenton Transit Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Seat
$100 - $190
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Birmingham Amtrak
Ave. Duration
22 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Flexi Coach Seat
$240 - $350
Business Coach Seat
$280 - $390
Room
$500 - $750
Bus operators
Pandora Bus
Website
pandorabus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Doraville, GA
Ave. Duration
14 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Schedules at
pandorabus.com
Book at
search.gotobus.com
Wanda Coach
Phone
6466307186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from New York, NY to North Atlanta
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
wandacoach.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
21 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $220
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$85 - $140
Flexible
$160 - $220
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Atlanta GA
Ave. Duration
21 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from Birmingham, AL to Atlanta, GA - W Peachtree St @ Civic Center MARTA Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Schedules at
us.megabus.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from New York to Atlanta?

The distance between New York and Atlanta is 1202 km. The road distance is 1393 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from New York to Atlanta?

The cheapest way to get from New York to Atlanta is to bus which costs $66 and takes 16 h 4 min.

What is the fastest way to get from New York to Atlanta?

The quickest way to get from New York to Atlanta is to fly which takes 4 h 14 min and costs $100 - $430.

Is there a direct bus between New York and Atlanta?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New York, Ny and arriving at Atlanta, Ga. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 21 h.

How long does it take to get from New York to Atlanta?

It takes approximately 4 h 18 min to get from New York to Atlanta, including transfers.