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from Atlanta, GA to Washington, DC

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Travel Information from Atlanta, GA to Washington, DC

distanceDistance540 miles (871 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$31 - $119
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $31 (€26) • 1 h 44 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $31 (€26) • 1 h 44 min
carriersPopular travel companiesfrontier airlines, Greyhound or Amtrak

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 540 miles (871 km) between Atlanta, GA and Washington, DC. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 44 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $31 (€26). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are frontier airlines, Greyhound or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Atlanta, GA to Washington, DC.

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FAQs

What are the ways to get from Atlanta, GA to Washington, DC?

There are 3 travel options from Atlanta, GA to Washington, DC: flight, bus or train.

How do I get from Atlanta, GA to Washington, DC the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to go to Washington, DC from Atlanta, GA is by taking a flight, which costs on average $31 (€26).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Washington, DC:

Taking a flight is usually $59 (€49) less than taking a bus to Washington, DC, which costs on average $90 (€75) for the same trip.

A flight is generally $88 (€74) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $119 (€100) from Atlanta, GA to Washington, DC.

What is the fastest way from Atlanta, GA to Washington, DC?

The fastest way to get to Washington, DC from Atlanta, GA is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 44 min.

Other travel options to Washington, DC can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 12 h 5 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by train can take 14 h 16 min   on average.

How far is Washington, DC from Atlanta, GA?

Washington, DC is approximately 540 miles (871 km) away from Atlanta, GA.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Atlanta, GA to Washington, DC?

The average frequency per day from Atlanta, GA to Washington, DC is:

  • Around 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Atlanta, GA and Washington, DC as scheduled services by flight, bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling from Atlanta, GA to Washington, DC, what are the departure and arrival points in Atlanta, GA and Washington, DC?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Atlanta, GA to Washington, DC:

    Which travel companies can take me from Atlanta, GA to Washington, DC?

    If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Atlanta, GA to Washington, DC, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

    • Travel with frontier airlines for flights to Washington, DC. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for frontier airlines Atlanta, GA to Washington, DC tickets on Omio for $31 (€26).
    • Greyhound can take you to Washington, DC by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Greyhound from Atlanta, GA to Washington, DC for $90 (€75).
    • Travel with Amtrak to go to Washington, DC by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Amtrak Atlanta, GA to Washington, DC tickets on Omio for $119 (€100).

    Where else should I travel to after my journey to Washington, DC from Atlanta, GA ends?

    Looking to extend your trip from Atlanta, GA to Washington, DC? Many Omio customers who go from Atlanta, GA to Washington, DC usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like New York City, Paris or London. If you're looking to explore New York City, Paris or London from Washington, DC, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

    How far in advance should I buy my Atlanta, GA to Washington, DC one way ticket online to get the best deals?

    Before traveling from Atlanta, GA to Washington, DC, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

    • A plane ticket for this route is costing $31 (€26) one way on average.
    • A bus ticket costs $90 (€75) one way on average for this journey.
    • A train ticket is costing on average $119 (€100) one way for this journey.

    But we recommend booking Atlanta, GA to Washington, DC tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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