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

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Fly to Atlanta  •  6h 25m

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Atlanta (ATL) SEA - ATL

$156 - $406

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Fly to Columbus Metropolitan, shuttle  •  10h 53m

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Columbus Metropolitan (CSG) SEA - CSG
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Columbus to Atlanta Airport

$301 - $1,168

Train, bus  •  2 days 12h

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to Chicago Union Station Empire Builder
  2. Take the bus from Chicago to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb

$334 - $894

Train, bus via Atlanta, Ga  •  2 days 14h

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to Chicago Union Station Empire Builder
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Atlanta, Ga 1151 / ...

$344 - $989

Bus  •  2 days 20h

  1. Take the bus from Seattle, WA to Portland, OR
  2. Take the bus from Portland, Or to Denver, Co
  3. Take the bus from Denver, CO to Indianapolis, IN
  4. Take the bus from Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb

$325 - $623

Drive  •  42h 18m

  1. Drive from Seattle to Atlanta 2706.1 miles

$260 - $390

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The cheapest way to get from Seattle to Atlanta is to fly which costs $150 - $410 and takes 6h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Seattle to Atlanta is to fly which costs $150 - $410 and takes 6h 25m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Seattle to Atlanta station. However, there are services departing from Seattle, WA and arriving at Marta Civic Center Station - Nb via Portland, Or, Denver, CO and Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 20h.

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The distance between Seattle and Atlanta is 2191 miles. The road distance is 2706.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Atlanta without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 days 12h and costs $330 - $900.

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It takes approximately 6h 25m to get from Seattle to Atlanta, including transfers.

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Seattle to Atlanta bus services, operated by Boltbus, depart from Seattle, WA station.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Atlanta is to fly which takes 6h 25m and costs $150 - $410. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $320 - $650 and takes 2 days 20h.

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The quickest flight from Seattle Airport to Atlanta Airport is the direct flight which takes 4h 33m.

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Seattle to Atlanta bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Marta Civic Center Station - Nb.

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Map of how to get from Seattle to Atlanta.
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  • Distance: 2191.1 miles
  • Duration: 6h 25m

What companies run services between Seattle, WA, USA and Atlanta, GA, USA?

Delta, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and three other airlines fly from Seattle to Atlanta hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Seattle to Atlanta via Portland, OR, Portland, Or, Denver, Co, Denver, CO, Indianapolis, IN, and Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis in around 2 days 20h.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Atlanta via Portland
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Atlanta via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Columbus Metropolitan via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Columbus Metropolitan via Salt Lake City, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Columbus Metropolitan via Detroit, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9h 19m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Columbus Metropolitan via Denver, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9h 56m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Columbus Metropolitan via Chicago O'Hare, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Columbus Metropolitan via Minneapolis, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Seattle to Atlanta via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Seattle to Atlanta via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Seattle to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Seattle to Atlanta via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 23m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
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 Seattle King Street Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
45h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$270 - $400
Flexi Coach Seat
$480 - $700
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $850
Room
$1,000 - $1,400
Bus operators
Groome Transportation
Phone
(800) 280-9270
Website
groometransportation.com
Shuttle from Columbus to Atlanta Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
groometransportation.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Chicago to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
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Bus from Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Book at
megabus.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 Chicago, Il to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
15h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $180
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$70 - $120
Flexible
$130 - $180
Bus from Portland, Or to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
28h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $320
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $210
Flexible
$240 - $320
Boltbus
Burlington Trailways

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Atlanta is 3h ahead of Seattle. It is currently 1:41 PM in Seattle and 4:41 PM in Atlanta.

Yes, the driving distance between Seattle to Atlanta is 2706 miles. It takes approximately 42h 18m to drive from Seattle to Atlanta.

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Alaska Airlines, Inc., United Airlines, Southwest Airlines and Delta offer flights from Seattle Airport to Atlanta Airport.

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There are 528+ hotels available in Atlanta. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Seattle Airport is to tram which takes 31m and costs $2 - $4.

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