N11 North Springs

Destinations near the North Springs MARTA station include long-term parking and bus routes to Roswell and Alpharetta. Get directions and view other nearby destinations.

MARTA to Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park

The Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park is an outdoor concert venue in Alpharetta. The location is not very MARTA accessible with the closest bus stop an 18-minute walk away. See below for commute options.

MARTA + Uber

The recommended commute option is to take a red line train to the North Springs MARTA station and request an Uber car at the station for the last leg of the trip. Commute time in the car is about 20 minutes. Use promo code MARTAGuide to get $20 off your first ride if you are new to Uber.

Bus

If you want to attempt the bus commute, transfer to bus 140 at the North Springs MARTA station and signal to exit the bus after passing Barnes and Noble and Hyatt Place on the right side of the street. Turn left on Encore Parkway and take it all the way to the amphitheatre. You can take your bike on MARTA trains and buses and to speed up the commute.

Tickets

View upcoming concerts at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre to purchase tickets.

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MARTA to Northpoint Mall

Northpoint Mall is in Alpharetta at the very end of MARTA’s service area. Dilliard’s, Macys, Sears and JC Penney are the major department stores and there is also an AMC movie theater.

To reach the mall, take a red line train to the North Springs MARTA station and transfer to bus 140. The bus ride is approximately 18 minutes and the mall is the last stop.

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MARTA to the Windward Parkway Park and Ride

The Windward Parkway Park and Ride parking lot is near the intersection of Windward Parkway and North Point Parkway off Ga. 400 exit 11 (view map to get directions). Three MARTA buses provide service to and from the North Springs MARTA station at the end of the red rail line.

You can pay $2.50 cash to ride the bus if you don’t have a Breeze Card, but you will not get a free transfer if you are connecting with the train. View information and bus schedules below to plan your commute.

Bus 140

Bus 140 travels to the park and ride lot on alternate trips. Total commute time is approximately 35 minutes. View schedule.

Bus 143

All bus 143 routes travel to and from the Windward Parkway Park and Ride. Total commute time is is approximately 25 minutes. View schedule.

Bus 185

MARTA bus 185 also travels to and from the park and ride lot on every trip. Total commute time is approximately 55 minutes due to local stops on Holcomb Bridge Road and Alpharetta Highway. View schedule.

Nearby Destinations

Atlanta Marriott Alpharetta
Hertz Rent A Car
Twisted Taco
Sri Krishna Vias

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North Springs Station Guide

MARTA to the Mansell Road Park and Ride

The Mansell Road Park and Ride is located on Mansell Road next to Ga. 400 exit 8 (see map to get directions). Two MARTA buses pick up commuters at the parking lot, bus 85 and bus 140 and travel to and from the North Springs MARTA station on the red rail line.

Commute time on bus 85 is 30 minutes to 50 minutes depending on time of day. Commute time on bus 140 is about 15 minutes, and is shorter because it is an express route that only has a few designated stops.

Nearby Destinations

On the Border Mexican Grill
AMC Mansell Crossing 14
Big Creek Park

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MARTA to Cumming

Cumming is about 40 miles north of downtown Atlanta near Lake Lanier. It is MARTA accessible thanks to a connection with a regional bus service, GRTA Xpress route 400. The bus service is limited and only runs Monday-Friday to/from the Cumming Park and Ride just off GA 400 exit 14 at 163 North Old Atlanta Road, Cumming, 30040.

The bus connects with the North Springs MARTA station on the red line and the North Avenue MARTA station on the red and gold line. (North Springs is the closest station to Cumming). There are additional departure/drop off locations within two blocks of the Five Points and Peachtree Center stations in the downtown Atlanta business district.

GRTA Xpress fares are cash only or can be deducted from a MARTA Breeze card. It is more expensive to travel from downtown to Cumming compared to travel from North Springs.

Uber is another good option. Request a car at the North Springs station and use the promo code MARTAGuide to get a free first ride up to $20.

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MARTA to Roswell and Alpharetta

Roswell and Alpharetta are two north Atlanta suburbs closest to the North Springs MARTA station on the red line. The commute requires a bus ride, and there are several options to choose from:

Bus 85

Bus 85 goes through downtown Roswell via S. Atlanta and Alpharetta Streets and up to Mansell Road, where there is a Park and Ride at the intersection of Ga. 400 and Mansell (view map).

Bus 140

Bus 140 goes up GA 400 to Mansell Road/Park and Ride and to the Windward Park and Ride via North Point Parkway and Dryden Road. There are also alternating trips to Alpharetta City Hall and Old Milton Parkway (view map).

Bus 143

Bus 143 goes up GA 400 to Windward Parkway (including to the Windward Park and Ride) and to Old Milton Parkway on alternating trips (view map)

Bus 185

Bus 185 goes up GA 400 to Holcomb Bridge Road and Alpharetta Highway, passing by the North Fulton Regional Hospital and Alpharetta City Hall and ending at the Windward Parkway Park and Ride (view map)

For real-time bus arrivals, use the OneBusAway website or app.

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