Jacksonville to Atlanta Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $12
Fastest Way Flight — 5h 22min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 46 lb CO2
Available Modes 4 modes — bus, train, flight and by car
Distance 285 miles
Travel Companies Greyhound, Amtrak
$12 · 9h 42min · 54 lb of CO2
Jacksonville to Atlanta
+4 more options
$295 · 1d 12h 23min · 397 lb of CO2
$252 · 5h 22min · 482 lb of CO2
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Jacksonville to Atlanta Flights

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

Out of the 4 total modes of travel to Atlanta from Jacksonville, a flight is the quickest method.
$38 · 5h 4min · 58 lb of CO2
Jacksonville to Atlanta

Drive from Jacksonville to Atlanta

It's 286 miles between Jacksonville to Atlanta. On a typical day, it might take between 5h 4min and 5h 20min from Jacksonville to Atlanta under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 5h 35min 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 $38.

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

The are 8 different ways across 4 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from Jacksonville to Atlanta. If you're only considering the price, you should check out the bus out of Saint Augustine towards Atlanta, as it is the cheapest to Atlanta. It's common to find tickets for as low as $12. Greyhound operates from Jacksonville to Atlanta, so you book your trip with them! Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from Jacksonville to Atlanta?

On your trip from Jacksonville to Atlanta, 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.

Is the train or the bus better from Jacksonville to Atlanta GA?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from Jacksonville 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 Jacksonville/Atlanta buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from Jacksonville 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 Jacksonville FL 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 Jacksonville 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.

What's the cheapest way from Jacksonville to Atlanta?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Jacksonville to Atlanta is by bus. The bus costs $12 roughly and will take 14 hours 5 minutes.

Does Amtrak go from Jacksonville to Atlanta?

Yes, Amtrak has serivce between Jacksonville area and Atlanta, but there is no direct route. In total, it will take roughly 1 day 12 hours 23 minutes. We recommend catching the train at JAX Jacksonville Amtrak, which is about 5 miles from Jacksonville. Also with this train or you will have to make a connection at NYP New York City.

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

The total distance between Jacksonville and Atlanta is 286 miles and will take you about 5 hours 4 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $38.

Travel companies on this route

Greyhound Greyhound from Jacksonville to Atlanta
Useful Links Greyhound Contact Page Greyhound Bustracker Website
Customer Service1-214-849-8966
Customer Service Español1-800-531-5332
Amtrak Amtrak from Jacksonville to Atlanta
Useful Links Map Coverage Schedule Pet Policy Website
Customer Service and Reservations1-800-872-7245
International Visitors215-856-7952
Group Travel Requests1-800-872-1477