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There are 6 ways to get from Saint Simons Island to Athens by plane, shuttle, 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.

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Fly to Atlanta, shuttle  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Brunswick (BQK) to Atlanta (ATL) BQK - ATL
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Atlanta Airport to UGA Georgia Center

$223 - $525

Cheapest option

Bus, Megabus  •  11 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Brunswick to Jacksonville, Fl
  2. Take the Megabus from Jacksonville to Midtown Atlanta
  3. Take the bus from Atlanta GA to Athens GA

$82 - $130

4 alternative options

Fly to Greenville/Spartanburg, bus  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Brunswick (BQK) to Greenville/Spartanburg (GSP) BQK - GSP
  2. Take the bus from Greenville, SC - Raceway Gas Station 1116 Woodruff Rd. to Commerce, GA - TA Gas Station 30738 GA 15

$268 - $750

Bus, Savannah 16  •  10 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Brunswick to Savannah, Ga
  2. Take the Savannah 16 from Savannah, GA to Atlanta Airport, GA
  3. Take the bus from Atlanta GA to Athens GA

$131 - $168

Bus  •  10 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Brunswick to Savannah, Ga
  2. Take the bus from Savannah, Ga to Atlanta, Ga
  3. Take the bus from Atlanta GA to Athens GA

$85 - $163

Drive  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Saint Simons Island to Athens 306.2 miles

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Saint Simons Island to Athens is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 5 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Saint Simons Island to Athens is to fly and shuttle which costs $220 - $550 and takes 4 h 13 min.

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The distance between Saint Simons Island and Athens is 228 miles. The road distance is 306.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Saint Simons Island to Athens without a car is to bus and Savannah 16 which takes 10 h 32 min and costs $130 - $170.

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It takes approximately 4 h 13 min to get from Saint Simons Island to Athens, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Brunswick Airport to Atlanta Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 16 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Saint Simons Island to Athens is 306 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 36 min to drive from Saint Simons Island to Athens.

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Delta offers flights from Brunswick Airport to Atlanta Airport.

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There are 33+ hotels available in Athens. Prices start at $61 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Saint Simons Island to Brunswick Airport is to taxi which takes 29 min and costs $40 - $55.

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Map of how to get from Saint Simons Island to Athens.
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  • Distance: 228 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 13 min

What companies run services between Saint Simons Island, GA, USA and Athens, GA, USA?

You can take a bus from Saint Simons Island to Athens via Brunswick, Savannah, Ga, Savannah, GA, Atlanta Airport, GA, Airport Station, Civic Center Station, and Atlanta GA in around 10 h 32 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Brunswick to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $550
Flights from Brunswick to Greenville/Spartanburg via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Bus operators
Groome Transport
Website
groometransportation.com
Shuttle from Atlanta Airport to UGA Georgia Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
groometransportation.com
Pandora Bus
Website
pandorabus.com
Bus from Greenville, SC - Raceway Gas Station 1116 Woodruff Rd. to Commerce, GA - TA Gas Station 30738 GA 15
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
pandorabus.com
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 Brunswick to Savannah, Ga
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Savannah, Ga to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $70
Bus from Brunswick to Jacksonville, Fl
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$23 - $30
Savannah16
Phone
+1-404-500-3966
Website
savannah16.com
Bus from Savannah, GA to Atlanta Airport, GA
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75
Schedules at
savannah16.com
Book at
savannah16.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Atlanta GA to Athens GA
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Jacksonville to Midtown Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Book at
megabus.com

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