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Chicago, IL to Atlanta, GA by bus

The journey from Chicago, IL to Atlanta, GA by bus is 587.91 mi and takes 17 hr 9 min. There are 22 connections per day, with the first departure at 4:35 AM and the last at 11:00 PM. It is possible to travel from Chicago, IL to Atlanta, GA by bus for as little as $67.81 or as much as $119.94. The best price for this journey is $67.81.

Lowest Price$67.81
Journey Duration17 hr 9 min
Connection per Day22
Lowest Price$67.81
Highest Price$119.94
First Departure4:35 AM
Last Departure11:00 PM
Distance587.91 mi
DepartureChicago, IL
ArrivalAtlanta, GA
CarriersGreyhound, FlixBus

Chicago, IL to Atlanta, GA Bus Times

Departure date
Wednesday, Feb 28, 2024

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How much do bus tickets from Chicago, IL to Atlanta, GA cost?

When you're traveling from Chicago, IL to Atlanta, GA, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $99.06. You might be able to find prices as low as $67.81, but it all depends on how you travel. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest bus tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as bus ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper bus tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.
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On average, you can expect to spend around $99.06 for your bus ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper bus tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Chicago, IL to Atlanta, GA.

How long does the journey from Chicago, IL to Atlanta, GA take by bus?

The journey between Chicago, IL and Atlanta, GA by bus is approximately 587.91 mi. It will take you more or less 17 hr 9 min to complete this journey. This average figure does not take into account any delays that might arise on your route in exceptional circumstances. If you are planning to make a connection or operating on a tight schedule, give yourself plenty of time. The journey between Chicago, IL and Atlanta, GA by bus usually takes 17 hr 9 min to cover a distance of 587.91 mi. The shortest journey from Chicago, IL to Atlanta, GA will take you 15 hr 20 min. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Atlanta, GA quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

How many times a day do journeys run from Chicago, IL to Atlanta, GA?

On average, there are 22 daily departures from Chicago, IL to Atlanta, GA. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include , and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 18 departures from Chicago, IL which travel directly to Atlanta, GA. There are 4 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Chicago, IL to Atlanta, GA. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Chicago, IL to Atlanta, GA.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Chicago, IL to Atlanta, GA, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Chicago, IL to Atlanta, GA.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Find the best day to travel to Atlanta, GA by bus

When travelling to Atlanta, GA by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

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Greyhound is a bus company that provides intercity transportation services across North America. Founded in 1914, it is the largest provider of intercity bus transportation in the United States and Canada, serving over 3,800 destinations. Greyhound operates on popular routes such as New York to Boston, Los Angeles to Las Vegas, and Boston to New York.

Services on board Greyhound and FlixBus from Chicago, IL to Atlanta, GA
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Chicago, IL to Atlanta, GA CO2 Emissions by Bus

Ecology
Train
66.23kg
Bus
70.96kg
Flight
189.23kg
Car
151.38kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Chicago, IL to Atlanta, GA?
A bus ticket from Chicago, IL to Atlanta, GA is $99.06. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $67.81.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Chicago, IL to Atlanta, GA?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Chicago, IL to Atlanta, GA is $67.81. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Chicago, IL and Atlanta, GA by bus?
Chicago, IL to Atlanta, GA is 587.91 mi.
How long does the bus between Chicago, IL and Atlanta, GA take?
Chicago, IL to Atlanta, GA is on average 17 hr 9 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 15 hr 20 min.
Which companies operate from Chicago, IL to Atlanta, GA?
The bus journey from Chicago, IL to Atlanta, GA is covered by 1 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Greyhound and FlixBus.
How many bus connections per day go from Chicago, IL to Atlanta, GA?
Chicago, IL to Atlanta, GA has 22 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Chicago, IL to Atlanta, GA leave?
The earliest bus from Chicago, IL to Atlanta, GA departs at 4:35 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from Chicago, IL to Atlanta, GA depart?
The latest bus from Chicago, IL to Atlanta, GA departs at 11:00 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Chicago, IL to Atlanta, GA in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is $67.81 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
From which stations can I leave from Chicago, IL to Atlanta, GA?
There are 4 station(s) that you can depart from Chicago, IL to go to Atlanta, GA. You can go from Chicago/Rockford International Airport, O'Hare International Airport, Chicago Midway International Airport and Union Station and you can arrive at Downtown Atlanta.
How many direct connections depart from Chicago, IL to Atlanta, GA?
There are on average 18 direct connection(s) from Chicago, IL to go to Atlanta, GA.
What's the fastest journey time between Chicago, IL to Atlanta, GA by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Chicago, IL and Atlanta, GA is 15 hr 20 min.
Is there a direct bus from Chicago, IL to Atlanta, GA?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Chicago, IL and Atlanta, GA.
What are the CO2 emissions for Chicago, IL to Atlanta, GA by bus?
The bus journey from Chicago, IL to Atlanta, GA creates 70.96kg of CO2 emissions.

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