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MARTA—Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority
MARTA is the dominant public transportation system in metro Atlanta with about 500,000 riders each day. Buses run from 5 a.m. to 1:30 a.m. Monday through Friday and from 5:30 a.m. to 12:30 a.m. weekends and holidays. Times may vary on individual routes. The rail system operates from approximately 5 a.m. to 1 a.m. Monday through Friday and from 5 a.m. to 12:30 a.m. weekends and holidays. MARTA provides ADA-Compliant Paratransit Service to eligible persons with disabilities.
Bus/rail fee: $2.50 one way including transfers.
MARTA schedule & route information: 404-848-5000

Georgia Regional Transportation Authority
The GRTA leads Georgia’s effort to set clear expectations for the performance of the state’s transportation network.
404-463-3000, grta.org

Corporate Transportation
Casey Corporate Transportation is a specialist in corporate travel with 24-hour local, nationwide and airport service, corporate discounts and group rates. Wi-Fi equipped.

Find a carpool, sponsored by the Atlanta Regional Commission, ridefind.com or call

Public Routes
Search online for public transportation, maps and directions.

Cobb Community Transit
Bus service throughout Cobb County connects to MARTA via Midtown train stations and various MARTA bus stations.

Gwinnett County Transit
Monday through Saturday local bus service, plus Express Routes to Downtown Atlanta.

Flying Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is the city’s major gateway to the skies, though private air fields and county airports do exist.

Location: Off I-85, 10 miles south of the city.

Parking: A variety of parking is available and is predominantly divided by proximity to the north or south side of the main terminal building. Signs on the entry road direct travelers to parking based on proximity to their airline and to different lots. Lot closures can be checked on the airport’s website.

Rates: Park-Ride: $3/hr; $9/day; Economy: $3/hr; $12/day; Daily: $3/hr; $16/day

Hourly parking: 0–2 hrs $2; 3–6 hrs $32; $36 minimum at the beginning of each 24-hour period.

Airlines Serving Hartsfield-Jackson

airport directory