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.
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 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.
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.