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MARTA to Roswell and Alpharetta

MARTA does travel into Roswell, but only via bus.  You will need to take a red line/North Springs train to the North Springs station.  From there you can transfer to several different bus routes:

  • Bus 85 goes through downtown Roswell and up to Mansell Road, where there is a Park and Ride at the intersection of Ga. 400 and Mansell.
  • Bus 140 goes up GA 400 to Mansell Road/Park and Ride and to the Windward Park and Ride located near the intersection of North Point Parkway and Dryden Road.
  • Bus 143 goes up GA 400 to Windward Parkway and to the Windward Park and Ride
  • Bus 185 goes up GA 400 to Holcomb Bridge Road, then up Alpharetta Highway, passing by the North Fulton Regional Hospital and Alpharetta City Hall and ending at the Windward Parkway Park and Ride
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North Springs MARTA Station

The North Springs MARTA Station is at the very end of the red/north line at 7010 Peachtree Dunwoody Road, just outside I-285 and along GA 400.

What’s Nearby
Ga. 400 runs next to the station, but you can only enter the station if you are traveling southbound, and can only re-enter Ga. 400 going northbound. Next to the station is also the Dunwoody Station apartment community and the rest of the surrounding area is residential and fairly suburban.   It is a 25-minute walk to the next MARTA station (Sandy Springs) where there is shopping and restaurants.

Transit Directions
To get to North Springs, you must be on a train labeled “North Springs”.  You can get on a North Springs train at the airport all the way up to the Lindbergh Station before 7pm.  After 7pm you must take the first available train (should be marked Doraville) to the Lindbergh MARTA station, then exit that train and wait for the North Springs train at Lindbergh.

Car Directions and Parking
When traveling via car, the North Springs station has its own exit (5C) off of Georgia 400 (see map).  You can only get to the station parking garage via the highway, otherwise there is a pick up/drop off area off of Peachtree Dunwoody Road. There is free daily parking in large parking garage along with long-term parking for $8/day.

Buses
Buses that depart from this station go into Alpharetta and Roswell, including park and rides at Windward Parkway and Mansell Road. See the list of all the bus routes.

Train Schedules

MARTA North Springs Next Train

North Springs Station Schedule

 

 

 

Commute Times
Trains depart from North Springs every 20 minutes on the weekend and weekdays after 7pm .  The rest of the time the trains depart approximately every 15 minutes.  It takes 27 minutes to get to Five Points and 43 minutes to the airport. It is best to check the train schedule for departure times if you do plan to take MARTA to the airport

 

More Information
North Springs Station Train Schedule
MARTA Schedules to the Atlanta Airport
MARTA Train Schedules and Frequencies
Interstate Exits for MARTA Stations
Long-term MARTA Parking