Avondale Estates is a neighborhood and city east of Decatur that was named after the birth place of William Shakespeare. Popular with families, the neighborhood has a small commercial district with Tudor-style architecture, a variety of restaurants and businesses, and a large park with a lake.
There are two MARTA stations near Avondale Estates: Avondale and Kensington on the blue rail line. The Avondale MARTA station is closer to the downtown area (less than a 15-minute walk away, see map) and the Kensington MARTA station is closer to the park.
To reach either station, connect with a blue line train marked Indian Creek or H.E. Holmes depending on your starting station. If you are traveling from the red or gold line, including from the airport, transfer to an eastbound “Indian Creek” train at the Five Points station.
MARTA bus 8 also travels to the neighborhood from the Avondale MARTA station via North Avondale Road and North Clarendon Road.