Charlotte to Atlanta

Buses, Trains, Flights, Drive

cheapest quickest Eco-Friendly
Bus$10 | 4h 15min Bus$10 | 4h 15min Bus24 lb of CO2
  1. Bus$10
    4h 15min · 24 lb of CO2
  2. Train$57
    5h 12min · 57 lb of CO2
  3. Flight$1,974
    14h 15min · 1279 lb of CO2
  4. Drive$31
    4h 6min · 47 lb of CO2

Charlotte to Atlanta Buses

bus tickets from Charlotte to Atlanta

$10 · 4h 15min

Bus to Atlanta

GreyhoundGreyhound Charlotte to Atlanta
Bus Tickets
About $10
Travel Duration
4h 15min
Turimex InternacionalTurimex Internacional Charlotte to Atlanta
Bus Tickets
About $47
Travel Duration
5h 4min

bus tickets from Charlotte to Marietta

$51 · 6h 40min
Various bus companies
Oneway
About $51
Travel Duration
6h 40min

bus tickets from Charlotte to Norcross

$47 · 6h 11min
Various bus companies
Oneway
About $47
Travel Duration
6h 11min

bus tickets from Gastonia to Atlanta

$47 · 6h 11min
Various bus companies
Oneway
About $47
Travel Duration
6h 11min

Charlotte to Atlanta Trains

train tickets from Charlotte to Atlanta

$60 · 5h 12min
AmtrakAmtrak CLT train to ATL
Train Tickets
About $60
Travel Duration
5h 12min

train tickets from Gastonia to Atlanta

$57 · 4h 50min
AmtrakAmtrak GAS train to ATL
Train Tickets
About $57
Travel Duration
4h 50min

train tickets from Kannapolis to Atlanta

$239 · 1d 4h 54min
AmtrakAmtrak KAN train to ATL
Train Tickets
About $239
Travel Duration
1d 4h 54min

train tickets from Salisbury to Atlanta

$65 · 5h 55min
AmtrakAmtrak SAL train to ATL
Train Tickets
About $65
Travel Duration
5h 55min

Charlotte to Atlanta Flights

bus tickets from CLT to ATL

$1,974 · 14h 15min

Flight to ATL

Alaska AirlinesAlaska Airlines CLT to ATL
Oneway
About $1,974
Travel Duration
14h 15min

Drive from Charlotte to Atlanta

Driving from Charlotte to Atlanta

$31 · 4h 6min

It's 227 miles between Charlotte to Atlanta. On a typical day, it might take between 4h 6min and 4h 18min from Charlotte to Atlanta under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 4h 30min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Atlanta 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 $30.

Our recommendation to Atlanta

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

When to book trip from Charlotte to Atlanta?

For short-haul trips, it's 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.

Charlotte to Atlanta GA - take the train or bus?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from Charlotte to Atlanta. 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 Atlanta is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the Charlotte/Atlanta buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from Charlotte 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 Charlotte NC and Atlanta 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 Charlotte to Atlanta? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of Atlanta 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 Atlanta 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.

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

The total distance between Charlotte and Atlanta is 227 miles and will take you about 4 hours 6 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $31.

Travel companies on this route

Greyhound from Charlotte to Atlanta
Greyhound
Bus company
1 routes
Amtrak from Charlotte to Atlanta
Amtrak
Train company
19015 routes
Turimex Internacional from Charlotte to Atlanta
Turimex Internacional
Bus company
376 routes
Alaska Airlines from Charlotte to Atlanta
Alaska Airlines
Airline
848 routes