Distance from Washington, DC to Atlanta, GA

Distance

624 mi

Time

12 hours 4 mins

Gas Cost

$45 - $87

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There are 542.29 miles from Washington to Atlanta in southwest direction and 624 miles (1,004.23 kilometers) by car, following the I-85 route.

Washington and Atlanta are 12 hours 4 mins far apart, if you drive non-stop.

This is the fastest route from Washington, DC to Atlanta, GA. The halfway point is Thomasville, NC.

Washington, DC and Atlanta, GA are in the same time zone (Eastern Daylight Time). Current time in both locations is 4:13 pm.

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with an MPG of will need 28.90 gallons of gas to cover the route between Washington, DC and Atlanta, GA.

The estimated cost of gas to go from Washington to Atlanta is $72.83.

During the route, an average car will release 566.25 pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere. Your carbon footprint is 0.91 pounds of CO2 per mile.


Halfway Point Between Washington, DC and Atlanta, GA

If you want to meet halfway between Washington, DC and Atlanta, GA or just make a stop in the middle of your trip, the exact coordinates of the halfway point of this route are 35.831184 and -80.133163, or 35º 49' 52.2624" N, 80º 7' 59.3868" W. This location is 312.15 miles away from Washington, DC and Atlanta, GA and it would take approximately 6 hours 2 mins to reach the halfway point from both locations.

Closest City or Town to Halfway Point

The closest town to the halfway point is Thomasville, NC, situated 314.98 miles from Washington, DC and 309.33 miles from Atlanta, GA. It would take 6 hours 9 mins to go from Washington to Thomasville and 6 hours to go from Atlanta to Thomasville.

Major City Closest to Halfway Point

The major city closest to the halfway point between Washington, DC and Atlanta, GA is Greensboro, NC, situated 292.22 miles from Washington, DC and 331.7 miles from Atlanta, GA. It would take 5 hours 44 mins to go from Washington to and 6 hours 22 mins to go from Atlanta to Greensboro.

Major Cities Along the Route

Some other major cities along the route include Arlington, VA,Alexandria, VA,Richmond, VA,High Point, NC, and Charlotte, NC.

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Weather in Washington and Atlanta

Washington

Rain on Tuesday, with temperatures rising to 61°F on Monday.

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Partly cloudy day Fog Fog Fog Rain
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4% Rain probability 11% Rain probability 15% Rain probability 32% Rain probability 82% Rain probability
4 228 degrees 5 243 degrees 2 211 degrees 6 176 degrees 8 245 degrees

Atlanta

Light rain on Monday, with temperatures rising to 64°F on Sunday.

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Clear day Partly cloudy day Fog Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day
47° 26° 54° 30° 64° 39° 63° 46° 55° 40°
5% Rain probability 15% Rain probability 12% Rain probability 69% Rain probability 24% Rain probability
5 293 degrees 3 276 degrees 2 168 degrees 7 173 degrees 9 298 degrees

Distance conversions

Checkout the distance in miles, kilometers and nautical miles between Washington, DC and Atlanta, GA in this table:

Distance type Miles Kilometers Nautical miles
Straight line distance 542.29 mi 872.73 km 471.24 nautical mi
Driving distance 624 mi 1,004.23 km 542.24 nautical mi

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