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There are 7 ways to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Atlanta by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Washington Dulles to Atlanta  •  2h 10m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Atlanta (ATL) IAD - ATL

$66 - $330

6 alternative options

Fly Washington Dulles to Chattanooga, bus  •  5h 9m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Chattanooga (CHA) IAD - CHA
  2. Take the bus from Chattanooga, Tn to Atlanta, Ga

$165 - $777

Bus to Reagan Washington, fly to Atlanta  •  4h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door to N Moore St & Rosslyn Station Bus Bay C
  2. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Atlanta (ATL) DCA - ATL

$88 - $354

Train  •  15h 44m

  1. Take the train from Alexandria Amtrak Station to Atlanta Peachtree Station Crescent

$106 - $268

Bus Megabus  •  16h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Washington to Atlanta GA

$70 - $94

Bus Greyhound USA  •  20h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Atlanta, Ga 1051

$74 - $182

Drive  •  11h 2m

  1. Drive from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Atlanta 617.2 miles

$60 - $90

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The cheapest way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Atlanta is to drive which costs $60 - $90 and takes 11h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Atlanta is to fly which costs $65 - $330 and takes 2h 10m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Atlanta. However, there are services departing from Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door and arriving at Atlanta GA via 7Th St & E St Sw, Massachusetts Avenue and 5th Street NW and Washington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 38m.

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The distance between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) and Atlanta is 530 miles. The road distance is 617.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Atlanta without a car is to train which takes 15h 44m and costs $100 - $270.

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It takes approximately 2h 10m to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Atlanta, including transfers.

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Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Atlanta bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Washington station.

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The best way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Atlanta is to fly which takes 2h 10m and costs $65 - $330. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $100 - $270 and takes 15h 44m, you could also bus, which costs $70 - $95 and takes 16h 38m.

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The quickest flight from Washington Dulles Airport to Atlanta Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 49m.

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Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Atlanta bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Atlanta GA station.

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Map of how to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Atlanta.
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  • Distance: 530.5 miles
  • Duration: 2h 10m

What companies run services between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD), USA and Atlanta, GA, USA?

United Airlines, Southwest Airlines and two other airlines fly from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Atlanta hourly. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Atlanta once daily. Tickets cost $90 - $250 and the journey takes 13h 24m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Washington Dulles to Chattanooga via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Reagan Washington to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Reagan Washington to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Atlanta via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Washington Dulles to Chattanooga via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Reagan Washington to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $650
Flights from Washington Dulles to Chattanooga
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Washington Dulles to Chattanooga via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
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 Alexandria Amtrak Station to Atlanta Peachtree Station
Ave. Duration
13h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $230
Business Coach Seat
$180 - $250
Room
$370 - $550
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 Chattanooga, Tn to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Washington, Dc to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
17h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $110
Flexible
$130 - $170
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Bus from Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door to N Moore St & Rosslyn Station Bus Bay C
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
wmata.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Atlanta is 617 miles. It takes approximately 11h 2m to drive from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Atlanta.

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United Airlines, Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Washington Dulles Airport to Atlanta Airport.

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