Baton Rouge to Athens Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $98
Fastest Way Bus — 13h 43min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 76 lb CO2
Available Modes 2 modes — bus and by car
Distance 515 miles
$102 · 14h 15min · 79 lb of CO2
Gonzales to Athens
+4 more options
$69 · 8h 54min · 101 lb of CO2
Baton Rouge to Athens

Drive from Baton Rouge to Athens

It's 515 miles between Baton Rouge to Athens. On a typical day, it might take between 8h 54min and 9h 21min from Baton Rouge to Athens under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 9h 48min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Athens 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 $69.

What is the best way to travel from Baton Rouge to Athens?

The are 5 different ways across 2 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from Baton Rouge to Athens. Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from Baton Rouge to Athens?

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

What's the cheapest way from Baton Rouge to Athens?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Baton Rouge to Athens is by bus. The bus costs $98 roughly and will take 13 hours 43 minutes.

How long does it take from Baton Rouge to Athens by car?

The total distance between Baton Rouge and Athens is 515 miles and will take you about 8 hours 54 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $69.