The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Atlanta and Louisville is 320.6 miles. A Boeing 737 airliner needs 3h 38 min to cover this distance at a cruising speed of 497 mph. The flying time is approximate and does not take into account takeoff and landing times, airport location and other real world factors.
If you want to save some money on your trip from Atlanta to Louisville, it is a good idea to book your ticket 7 days in advance, as this will give you a below-average price. The cheapest day to travel is Tuesday and the most expensive day is Friday. The busiest time of the week is usually Friday, so you should book your tickets early if possible.
Driving from Atlanta to Louisville takes about 6 hours and 29 minutes and goes through Chattanooga, Murfreesboro, Nashville, Acworth, Calhoun, and Dalton. The most popular destination along the way is Louisville Mega Cavern, which is a 19th-century limestone cavern that houses the country’s only underground zip line course.
There are 6 scheduled bus trips per day on the route from Atlanta to Louisville. The bus fare starts at $66 and drops to $150, depending on the departure date and time. You can also purchase bus tickets directly from the operator for around $22 more. The buses depart from Atlanta Downtown Greyhound Station and arrive at Louisville Greyhound Bus Station.