Jacksonville to Atlanta

Buses, Trains, Flights, Drive

cheapest quickest Eco-Friendly
Bus$12 | 14h 5min Flight$252 | 5h 22min Bus46 lb of CO2
  1. Bus$12
    9h 42min · 54 lb of CO2
  2. Train$295
    1d 12h 23min · 397 lb of CO2
  3. Flight$252
    5h 22min · 482 lb of CO2
  4. Drive$38
    5h 4min · 58 lb of CO2

Jacksonville to Atlanta Buses

bus tickets from Jacksonville to Atlanta

$49 · 9h 42min
Various bus companies
About $49
Travel Duration
9h 42min

bus tickets from Jacksonville to Marietta

$64 · 8h 37min
Various bus companies
About $64
Travel Duration
8h 37min

bus tickets from Jacksonville to Norcross

$62 · 8h 17min
Various bus companies
About $62
Travel Duration
8h 17min

bus tickets from Saint Augustine to Atlanta

$12 · 14h 5min

Bus to Atlanta

GreyhoundGreyhound Saint Augustine to Atlanta
Bus Tickets
About $12
Travel Duration
14h 5min

Jacksonville to Atlanta Trains

train tickets from Jacksonville to Atlanta

$295 · 1d 12h 23min
AmtrakAmtrak JAX train to ATL
Train Tickets
About $295
Travel Duration
1d 12h 23min

Jacksonville to Atlanta Flights

bus tickets from JAX to ATL

$252 · 5h 22min
Various airlines
About $252
Travel Duration
5h 22min

bus tickets from UST to ATL

$259 · 5h 28min
Various airlines
About $259
Travel Duration
5h 28min

Drive from Jacksonville to Atlanta

Driving from Jacksonville to Atlanta

$38 · 5h 4min

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.

Our recommendation to Atlanta

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

When to book trip from Jacksonville 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.

Jacksonville to Atlanta GA - take the train or bus?

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.

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 from Jacksonville to Atlanta
Bus company
1 routes
Amtrak from Jacksonville to Atlanta
Train company
19015 routes