Atlanta to Chesapeake Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $70
Fastest Way Flight — 5h 59min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 78 lb CO2
Available Modes 4 modes — train, bus, flight and by car
Distance 504 miles
Travel Companies Amtrak
$199 · 23h 36min · 262 lb of CO2
+3 more options
$70 · 16h 24min · 91 lb of CO2
Atlanta to Norfolk
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$291 · 6h 1min · 540 lb of CO2
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Atlanta to Chesapeake Flights

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

Out of the 4 total modes of travel to Chesapeake from Atlanta, a flight is the quickest method.
$68 · 8h 43min · 99 lb of CO2
Atlanta to Chesapeake

Drive from Atlanta to Chesapeake

It's 504 miles between Atlanta to Chesapeake. On a typical day, it might take between 8h 43min and 9h 9min from Atlanta to Chesapeake under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 9h 36min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Chesapeake 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 $68.

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

The are 10 different ways across 4 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from Atlanta to Chesapeake. Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from Atlanta to Chesapeake?

For these medium length trips, it's important to book your tickets as soon as possible. While there are train, bus, flight 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 Chesapeake VA?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from Atlanta to Chesapeake. 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 Chesapeake is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the Atlanta/Chesapeake 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 Chesapeake 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 Chesapeake? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of Chesapeake 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 Chesapeake 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 Chesapeake?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Atlanta to Chesapeake is by bus. The bus costs $70 roughly and will take 16 hours 24 minutes.

Does Amtrak go from Atlanta to Chesapeake?

Yes, Amtrak has serivce between Atlanta area and Chesapeake, but there is no direct route. In total, it will take roughly 23 hours 57 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 NYP New York City.

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

The total distance between Atlanta and Chesapeake is 504 miles and will take you about 8 hours 43 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $68.

Travel companies on this route

Amtrak Amtrak from Atlanta to Chesapeake
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