Megabus now serving Atlanta with $1 fares available

Megabus, the popular city-to-city, express bus company, officially opens its seventh hub in Atlanta today. You can travel to 11 cities: Birmingham, Charlotte, Chattanooga, Gainesville (Fla),  Jacksonville, Knoxville,  Memphis, Mobile, Montgomery, Nashville and Orlando. Fares are as low as $1. That’s not a typo. The buses are modern and even offer free wi-fi.

Megabus will offer daily departures from its stop location on the street level at MARTA’s Civic Center station in downtown Atlanta. Customers are encouraged to book early to secure $1 fares. Fares always start as low as $1 and get higher as the traveling date gets closer.

To celebrate the new Atlanta hub, Megabus is offering 10,000 free seats for travel between Nov. 16 and Dec. 16, 2011. The free seats will be available on megabus.com departures to and from Atlanta and the 11 expansion cities. Customers will need to use the promo code ATL10K when booking their tickets via www.megabus.com (subject to availability on select dates, routes).

“Already the world’s most accessible city, getting to Atlanta will be even easier with the arrival of megabus.com,” said William Pate, president and CEO of Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau. “Over the last few years, Atlanta has seen significant tourism growth with our world class attractions and restaurants. Adding a new form of transportation for travelers will only heighten the city’s exposure.”

23 Responses to Megabus now serving Atlanta with $1 fares available

  1. Allison

    November 16, 2011 at 2:38 pm

    What about Charleston? ;)

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  3. princess

    January 3, 2012 at 1:08 pm

    This is a wonderful idea, I knew of it when I lived in Chicago, wish the route include Chicago from Atlanta.

  4. Placido A batista

    January 8, 2012 at 2:26 pm

    Atlanta to New York

  5. Hunter-Gatherer

    January 19, 2012 at 3:51 pm

    @princess – There is no direct route, but you can go from ATL to Memphis to Chicago. Not a bad option, even though it is a little out of the way.

    @Placido – Same goes for NYC. ATL to Charlotte to DC to NYC. Not ideal, but it works!

  6. Linda Mcnair

    January 23, 2012 at 3:03 pm

    Would be neat to travel from atlanta to savannah ! Possibility ?

  7. carol white

    February 9, 2012 at 12:40 am

    how much is your trip to baltimore

  8. Pat Dye

    February 21, 2012 at 2:10 pm

    PLEASE CONSIDER ADDING SAVANNAH, GEORGIA TO YOU LIST OF CITIES. I KNOW A LOT OF PEOPLE THAT WOULD KEEP YOU BOOKED SOLID. THANKS.

  9. sandra mungin

    February 23, 2012 at 10:32 am

    Took it from ATL to NYC during Xmas holidays. Left ATL at 5PM and arrived in NYC 11AM next day. Not bad.

    Will definitely be using again.

  10. Nora Mee

    April 1, 2012 at 4:57 pm

    PLEASE, PLEASE, ADD SAVANNAH, GA TO YOUR ROUTE.

  11. simone

    April 20, 2012 at 12:28 am

    tell me how to go from detroit michigan to mobile alabama.what would my schedule be?thanks

  12. Joanne

    May 22, 2012 at 6:28 pm

    I was in the middle seletcing for my tickets 22.oo to jacksoville and back to atlant when the site froze then when I got back on line the tickets went up to 78.00 each each way what happened?

    Also would love a bus to atlantaq to orlando coco beach – or atlanta to virginia beach or savanah or st auguststine.

  13. Pam

    May 27, 2012 at 9:13 pm

    Please add Atlanta to Charleston, SC

  14. Amanda

    June 1, 2012 at 12:16 pm

    12 friends and I traveled from Atlanta to New Orleans, we enjoyed it so much that we plan on riding again for future trips….

  15. mary

    July 30, 2012 at 2:54 pm

    how about california

  16. Sadie

    August 7, 2012 at 10:46 am

    What about Miami, Fl

  17. Sadie

    August 7, 2012 at 10:50 am

    Please add Atlanta to Miami, Fl.

  18. TRIMEIKA

    August 29, 2012 at 1:46 pm

    NORFOLK,VA PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE!!!!

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  20. sharon K Knight

    October 29, 2012 at 9:03 pm

    Amtrack would be very wise to include a train to savannah Georgia.. I too am one of those who would definately use often. I implore those who make those decisions at the Top to initiate such a route.
    Also One in Bardwell, Kentucky to Chicago IL.

  21. feliciawinston

    November 2, 2012 at 9:23 pm

    how to reserve tickets

  22. Art Cohen

    November 5, 2012 at 1:05 pm

    CAN ANYONE CONFIRM FOR ME THAT MEGA BUS GOES INTO FLORIDA? THIS OLD MAN WOULD BE VERY APPRECIATIVE, BLESSINGS-ARTHUR

    artcohen69@yahoo.com

  23. Eileen Williams

    May 4, 2013 at 1:25 pm

    Is there a bus from Indianapolis to Atlanta?

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