Bus 86

MARTA bus 86 travels between the East Lake MARTA station and The Mall at Stonecrest. See below for destinations on this route and view the route map and schedule.

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MARTA to the East Lake Golf Club

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).

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Navigating the East Lake MARTA Station
How to Ride MARTA Buses

MARTA to the Dekalb Medical Center Hillandale

The Dekalb Medical Center Hillandale campus at 5900 Hillandale Drive is closet to the Indian Creek MARTA station on the blue rail line. A bus ride is required, and there are two options to choose from:

Bus 111

The Dekalb Medical Center Hillandale is directly serviced by bus 111 that departs from the Indian Creek MARTA station. Total commute time from the station is about 45 minutes.

Bus 86

Bus 86 also stops on the street next to the medical center as a second option. Connect with the bus at the East Lake MARTA station south bus bay. Total commute time is about 50 minutes.

Uber

For a quicker trip, request an Uber car at the Indian Creek MARTA station at the end of the blue line. Distance is about 10 miles or 20 minutes.  Use promo code MARTAGuide for $20 off your first ride with Uber.

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How to Ride MARTA Buses

MARTA to the Panola Road Park and Ride

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.

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GRTA Xpress
How to Ride MARTA Buses
Top 5 MARTA Stations to Park and Ride
Real-Time Bus Arrivals

 

MARTA to the Mall at Stonecrest

The Mall at Stonecrest is located near I-20 East at 2929 Turner Hill Road closest to the Indian Creek MARTA station on the blue rail line.Getting to the mall requires taking one of two bus routes:

  • Bus 111 departs Indian Creek and travels to the mall via Covington Highway and Wesley Chapel Road
  • Bus 116 departs Indian Creek and travels to the mall and a park/ride lot via Redan Road to Turner Hill Road
  • Bus 86 departs from the East Lake MARTA station and travels to and from the mall during mall hours

For both routes, the mall is located at the end of the bus route.  Allow for 50 minutes travel time on bus 111 or 40 minutes on bus 116.

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How to Ride MARTA Buses
Best of MARTA: Retail
MARTA Shopping Guide
Using Google Maps for MARTA Directions