How to travel from Washington, DC to Atlanta, GA

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Travel Information from Washington, DC to Atlanta, GA

distanceDistance540 miles (871 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, train or flight
priceTicket price range$20 - $132
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $20 (€18) • 1 h 52 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $20 (€18) • 1 h 52 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus, Frontier Airlines or Amtrak

Take a bus, train or flight to travel 540 miles (871 km) from Washington, DC to Atlanta, GA. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are FlixBus, Frontier Airlines or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Washington, DC to Atlanta, GA.

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from Washington, DC to Atlanta, GA

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

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The best way to travel from Washington, DC to Atlanta, GA is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

FlixBus
10:40PM12h25
Washington, DC
11:05AMAtlanta, GA
$801One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
FlixBus
10:40PM12h25
Washington, DC
11:05AMAtlanta, GA
$801One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
United
08:15AM1h51
Dulles International Airport, VA (IAD)
10:06AMHartsfield-Jackson International Airport, GA (ATL)
$3831One-way
0 transfers
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Amtrak
06:30PM14h13
Union Station, Washington, DC
08:43AMPeachtree Station, Atlanta, GA
$2381One-way
0 transfers
Greyhound
09:50PM16h40
Washington, DC
02:30PMAtlanta, GA
$871One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
09:00PM12h10
Washington, DC
09:10AMAtlanta, GA
$1101One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
09:00PM12h25
Washington, DC
09:25AMAtlanta, GA
$1101One-way
0 transfers
United
12:42PM1h51
Dulles International Airport, VA (IAD)
02:33PMHartsfield-Jackson International Airport, GA (ATL)
$3831One-way
0 transfers
United
06:00AM4h57
Dulles International Airport, VA (IAD)
10:57AMHartsfield-Jackson International Airport, GA (ATL)
$3891One-way
0 transfers
United
10:05PM1h54
Dulles International Airport, VA (IAD)
11:59PMHartsfield-Jackson International Airport, GA (ATL)
$3831One-way
0 transfers

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Amtrak, FlixBus and American Airlines will get you from Washington to Atlanta at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best travel times, prices and tickets for your trip.

Amtrak is a passenger train service based in the United States. It operates more than 300 trains daily including trains between Washington and Atlanta, connecting more than 500 destinations in 46 states and three Canadian provinces. Amtrak offers a variety of train types, including the Acela Express, Northeast Regional, Keystone Service, and the Auto Train. The Acela Express is the fastest train, reaching speeds of up to 150 mph. The Northeast Regional is the most popular, offering frequent service between major cities in the Northeast. The Keystone Service is a regional service connecting Philadelphia and Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. The Auto Train is a unique service that allows passengers to transport their cars along with them. Amtrak offers a variety of ticket types, including Saver, Value, Flexible, and Business Class. Saver tickets are the most affordable, while Business Class tickets offer the most amenities, such as complimentary meals and access to the Amtrak Metropolitan Lounge. Onboard facilities vary by train type, but all Amtrak trains offer comfortable seating, Wi-Fi, and power outlets. The most popular routes for Amtrak include the Northeast Corridor, which runs between Washington, D. C. And Boston, and the Pacific Surfliner, which runs between San Diego and San Luis Obispo, California. Other popular routes include the Capitol Corridor, which runs between San Jose and Sacramento, California, and the Empire Builder, which runs between Chicago and Seattle.

      United Airlines is one of the USA’s leading airline and operates domestic and international routes. Economy, Premium Economy and Business are the ticket fares that the airline offers for your next travel between Washington and Atlanta.

        FAQs: Travel from Washington, DC to Atlanta, GA

        FAQs: Travel to Atlanta, GA easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Washington, DC to Atlanta, GA.
        FAQs

        There are 3 travel options between Washington, DC and Atlanta, GA. You can take a bus, train or flight.

        The cheapest way to travel to Atlanta, GA from Washington, DC is a flight with an average price of $20 (€18).

        This is compared to other travel options from Washington, DC to Atlanta, GA:

        A flight is $8 (€7) less than a bus for this journey with tickets for a bus from Washington, DC to Atlanta, GA costing on average $28 (€25).

        Taking a flight costs $111 (€96) less than taking a train, which costs on average $132 (€114) for the same trip.

        The quickest way to travel to Atlanta, GA from Washington, DC is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 52 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

        Bus takes 12 h 35 min on average.

        Taking a train requires on average 14 h 13 min of travel time.

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

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

        • Around 2 buses per day.

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

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

          The following travel companies offer services from Washington, DC to Atlanta, GA:

          • Travel with FlixBus, Greyhound or Megabus to go to Atlanta, GA by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Greyhound Washington, DC to Atlanta, GA tickets on Omio for $28 (€25).
          • Travel with Frontier Airlines, Spirit Airlines, United, Republic Airlines, American Airlines, psa airlines or Mesa Airlines to go to Atlanta, GA by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Frontier Airlines Washington, DC to Atlanta, GA tickets on Omio for $20 (€18).
          • Travel with Amtrak for trains to Atlanta, GA. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Amtrak Washington, DC to Atlanta, GA tickets on Omio for $132 (€114).

          Yes, there are direct services available from Washington, DC to Atlanta, GA with the following travel companies:

          • Direct buses with FlixBus or Megabus with 2 direct buses per day.

          Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Atlanta, GA as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Washington, DC and Atlanta, GA.

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

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