The East Lake Golf Club at 2575 Alston Drive is east of downtown Atlanta and closest to the East Lake MARTA station on the blue rail line. The private club features the oldest golf course in Atlanta, which was Bobby Jones’ home course.
To reach the golf club on MARTA, a bus ride is required. Bus 86 provides the most direct route from the East Lake MARTA station. The bus commute is about five minutes, then another seven minutes to walk to the club. Signal to exit the bus after it crosses Memorial Drive (see commute map).
The Panola Road Park and Ride is located at 5289 Minola Drive at the intersection of Minola Drive with Panola Road in Lithonia. Two MARTA bus routes and one regional bus operated by GRTA Xpress connect to the park and ride lot:
MARTA bus 86 (travels to/from the East Lake MARTA station on the blue rail line – 40 minutes)
MARTA bus 117 (travels to/from the Kensington MARTA station on the blue line – 40 minutes)
GRTA Xpress Route 428 (travels to/from the Dunwoody MARTA station and the Medical Center MARTA station on the red rail line – 30 to 40 minutes)
To get to the park and ride via car, take I-20 to exit 71 and head south on Panola Road or get detailed driving directions from your starting address. This park and ride is best for commuters going to work at Northside Hospital/St. Joseph’s Hospital/Scottish Rite, perimeter mall area or downtown Atlanta/downtown Decatur.