Travel from Atlanta to Hoover

cheapest quickest Eco-Friendly
Bus$20 | 2h 30min Bus$20 | 2h 30min Bus14 lb of CO2
  1. Train$45
    3h 13min · 36 lb of CO2
  2. Bus$20
    2h 30min · 14 lb of CO2
  3. Flight$2,312
    15h 4min · 1353 lb of CO2
  4. Drive$19
    2h 41min · 31 lb of CO2

Atlanta to Hoover Trains

train tickets from Atlanta to Birmingham

$45 · 3h 13min
AmtrakAmtrak ATL train to BHM
Train Tickets
About $45
Travel Duration
3h 13min
Atlanta - ATL
Amtrak from ATL to BHMAmtrak · 3h 13minCrescent
Birmingham - BHM

Atlanta to Hoover Buses

bus tickets from Atlanta to Birmingham

$20 · 2h 30min

Bus to Birmingham

GreyhoundGreyhound Atlanta to Birmingham
Bus Tickets
About $20
Travel Duration
2h 30min

bus tickets from Marietta to Birmingham

$33 · 4h 7min
Various bus companies
About $33
Travel Duration
4h 7min

bus tickets from Norcross to Birmingham

$37 · 4h 40min
Various bus companies
About $37
Travel Duration
4h 40min

bus tickets from Atlanta to Childersburg

$31 · 3h 44min
Various bus companies
About $31
Travel Duration
3h 44min

Atlanta to Hoover Flights

bus tickets from ATL to BHM

$2,312 · 15h 4min

Flight to BHM

Alaska AirlinesAlaska Airlines ATL to BHM
About $2,312
Travel Duration
15h 4min

Drive from Atlanta to Hoover

Driving from Atlanta to Hoover

$19 · 2h 41min

It's 142 miles between Atlanta to Hoover. On a typical day, it might take between 2h 41min and 2h 49min from Atlanta to Hoover under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 2h 57min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Hoover 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 $19.

Our recommendation to Hoover

Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from Atlanta to Hoover?

On your trip from Atlanta to Hoover, it is best to book as soon as possible. It won't necessarily help reduce your price by a large amount, but will ensure that you have a spot on the bus or train.

Atlanta to Hoover AL - take the train or bus?

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

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Atlanta to Hoover is by bus. The bus costs $20 roughly and will take 2 hours 30 minutes.

How much does Amtrak cost from Atlanta to Hoover?

Amtrak costs about $45 between Atlanta and Hoover. In total, the train will take roughly 3 hours 13 minutes and there are no connections that you will have to make. We recommend catching the train at ATL Atlanta Amtrak, which is 4 miles from Atlanta. Further, once you arrive at BHM Birmingham Amtrak or you will still have 8 miles to Hoover.

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

The total distance between Atlanta and Hoover is 142 miles and will take you about 2 hours 41 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $19.

Travel companies on this route

Greyhound from Atlanta to Hoover
Bus company
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Amtrak from Atlanta to Hoover
Train company
19015 routes
Alaska Airlines from Atlanta to Hoover
Alaska Airlines
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