Atlanta to Akron Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $102
Fastest Way Flight — 6h 2min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 79 lb CO2
Available Modes 4 modes — bus, flight, train and by car
Distance 530 miles
Travel Companies Amtrak
Bus
$105 · 14h 39min · 81 lb of CO2
Atlanta to Akron
+4 more options
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Flight
$293 · 6h 2min · 543 lb of CO2
ATL to CAK
+1 more option

Atlanta to Akron Flights

There are 1 airports — ATL — that make sense to fly out of from Atlanta and 2 airports — CAK, CLE — to access Akron. The best deals are usually found by flying out of ATL.

Out of the 4 total modes of travel to Akron from Atlanta, a flight is the quickest method.
Train
$159 · 18h 22min · 201 lb of CO2
ATL to ALC
+1 more option
Drive
$72 · 9h 10min · 104 lb of CO2
Atlanta to Akron

Drive from Atlanta to Akron

It's 531 miles between Atlanta to Akron. On a typical day, it might take between 9h 10min and 9h 37min from Atlanta to Akron under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 10h 5min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Akron by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $71.

What is the best way to travel from Atlanta to Akron?

The are 9 different ways across 4 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from Atlanta to Akron. Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from Atlanta to Akron?

For these medium length trips, it's important to book your tickets as soon as possible. While there are bus, flight, train or by car transportation options available, the sooner to book the better. While prices for buses or trains might not fluctuate as much as flights, their availability certainly will. It's recommended to book these flights at least 2 weeks away, but even more if you are able.

Is the train or the bus better from Atlanta to Akron OH?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from Atlanta to Akron. There are quite a few things to consider for each. On a positive note, be glad you have the choice! Further, whenever you avoid driving - you don't have to worry about parking, focusing on the road. Additionally - you can focus on reading, work, or just relax.

While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to Akron is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the Atlanta/Akron buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from Atlanta is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between Atlanta GA and Akron during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!

The plus side of taking the train from Atlanta to Akron? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of Akron traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to Akron is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.

What's the cheapest way from Atlanta to Akron?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Atlanta to Akron is by bus. The bus costs $102 roughly and will take 14 hours 15 minutes.

Does Amtrak go from Atlanta to Akron?

Yes, Amtrak has serivce between Atlanta area and Akron, but there is no direct route. In total, it will take roughly 18 hours 22 minutes. We recommend catching the train at ATL Atlanta Amtrak, which is about 4 miles from Atlanta. Also with this train or you will have to make a connection at WAS Washington.

How long does it take from Atlanta to Akron by car?

The total distance between Atlanta and Akron is 531 miles and will take you about 9 hours 10 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $72.

Travel companies on this route

Train
Amtrak Amtrak from Atlanta to Akron
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International Visitors215-856-7952
Group Travel Requests1-800-872-1477
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