The Decatur MARTA station is located in downtown Decatur, just off the Decatur Square and near Agnes Scott College at 400 Church Street. It is one of the safest and most walkable MARTA stations and has many restaurants, residential and commercial buildings in close walking distance (see area map).
To get to Decatur on the train, you must be on an eastbound train labeled “Indian Creek”. If you are coming from the north or south lines, you must exit at Five Points and follow the signs to the Eastbound platform to catch the Indian Creek train. The major cross streets for this station are E. Ponce de Leon Aveune and Church Street, and there is a passenger drop off/pick up location off of Church Street.
Inside the Station
There are two exits out of the station: Swanton Way and Church Street. The Swanton Way exit takes you to the buses and is closer to locations such as Eddie’s Attic and Taco Mac. The Church Street exit is on the east side and is next to Java Monkey, Yogurt Tap, Leon’s and is the best route to get to Agnes Scott, Twain’s and other venues on the back side of Decatur.
Buses that depart this station go to both North and South Dekalb Malls, and also Cabbagetown and up Clairmont Road past the VA Hospital (see the list of bus routes). The free CCTMA Cliff Shuttle to the CDC/Emory campus also departs here.
It takes 13 minutes to get to Five Points/downtown and 29-49 minutes to the airport.