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from Atlanta, GA to Washington, DC

You can get from Atlanta, GA to Washington, DC by train, bus or flight.

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Travel Information from Atlanta, GA to Washington, DC

distanceDistance540 miles (871 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$84 - $116
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $84 (€67) • 1 h 39 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $84 (€67) • 1 h 39 min
carriersPopular travel companiesGreyhound, psa airlines or Amtrak

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 540 miles (871 km) from Atlanta, GA to Washington, DC. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 39 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $84 (€67). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Greyhound, psa airlines or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Atlanta, GA to Washington, DC.

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FAQs
How do I get from Atlanta, GA to Washington, DC?

You can travel from Atlanta, GA to Washington, DC 3 different ways: bus, flight or train.

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

The cheapest way to go to Washington, DC from Atlanta, GA is by taking a flight, which costs on average $84 (€67).

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

Taking a flight is about $3 (€3) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $88 (€70) for this journey.

A flight is generally $32 (€25) less than a train for the same route. Taking a train costs on average $116 (€93) from Atlanta, GA to Washington, DC.

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

The fastest way from Atlanta, GA to Washington, DC is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 39 min.

There are alternative travel options to Washington, DC that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 5 h 20 min   of travel time.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 13 h 49 min   of travel time.

What is the distance from Atlanta, GA to Washington, DC?

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 journey to Washington, DC from Atlanta, GA as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in Atlanta, GA and in Washington, DC?

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

    Who can get 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 Greyhound to go to Washington, DC by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Greyhound Atlanta, GA to Washington, DC tickets on Omio for $88 (€70).
    • Travel with psa airlines for flights to Washington, DC. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for psa airlines Atlanta, GA to Washington, DC tickets on Omio for $84 (€67).
    • 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 $116 (€93).
    What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Atlanta, GA to Washington, DC?
    Many of our customers who book a trip from Atlanta, GA to Washington, DC often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like New York City, Paris or London. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Atlanta, GA and Washington, DC itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Washington, DC and any of these top destinations today!
    How early should I book tickets to Washington, DC from Atlanta, GA online for the best deals?

    When planning your trip from Atlanta, GA to Washington, DC, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

    • Bus tickets are costing on average $88 (€70) one way.
    • Plane tickets are costing $84 (€67) one way on average.
    • Train tickets cost $116 (€93) one way on average.

    However, we recommend buying tickets from Atlanta, GA to Washington, DC online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Washington, DC
    Washington DC Union Station
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