There are 9 ways to get from Washington to Atlanta by plane, subway, 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 Reagan Washington  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Atlanta (ATL) DCA - ATL

$81 - $346

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA #2  •  17 h 55 min

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

$65 - $170

7 alternative options

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Take the subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Atlanta (ATL) IAD - ATL

$72 - $343

Train to Baltimore, fly  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Atlanta (ATL) BWI - ATL

$124 - $483

Train to Charlottesville, fly  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Charlottesville Amtrak
  2. Fly from Charlottesville (CHO) to Atlanta (ATL) CHO - ATL

$184 - $396

Bus La Cubana  •  12 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Arlington, VA to Atlanta, GA Atlanta route

$164 - $166

Train, bus  •  13 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Charlotte Amtrak Crescent / ...
  2. Take the bus from Charlotte, NC to Atlanta, GA Atlanta route

$236 - $339

Bus Greyhound USA  •  14 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va 3013 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Atlanta, Ga 1081

$72 - $177

Drive  •  10 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Atlanta 641.8 miles

$60 - $95

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Washington to Atlanta is to drive which costs $60 - $95 and takes 10 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Atlanta is to fly which costs $80 - $350 and takes 3 h 13 min.

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The distance between Washington and Atlanta is 545 miles. The road distance is 641.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 13 min to get from Washington to Atlanta, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Washington, Dc and arriving at Atlanta, Ga. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 17 h 55 min.

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Map of how to get from Washington to Atlanta.
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  • Distance: 545 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 13 min

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Atlanta, GA, USA?

Delta, Southwest Airlines and American Airlines fly from Washington to Atlanta hourly. Alternatively, La Cubana operates a bus from Washington to Atlanta 3 times a week. Tickets cost $159 and the journey takes 10 h 30 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Washington Dulles to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Baltimore to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Charlottesville to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Washington Dulles to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Baltimore to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Charlottesville to Atlanta via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $650
Flights from Charlottesville to Atlanta via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Baltimore to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $400
Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Charlottesville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Charlotte Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Room
$270 - $380
Bus operators
La Cubana
Phone
+1 305-541-1700
Website
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Arlington, VA to Atlanta, GA
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$159
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Charlotte, NC to Atlanta, GA
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$159
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Richmond, Va to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
12 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140
Bus from Washington, Dc to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
17 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $110
Flexible
$130 - $170

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