MARTA to the Glenn Hotel

The Glenn Hotel is near the GWCC MARTA station on the blue/green rail line at 110 Marietta Street NW. Highlights include the SkyLounge rooftop bar and free WiFi. Directions Take a blue or green line train to the GWCC MARTA station. If you are traveling from the airport, take any train to the Five Points … Continue reading MARTA to the Glenn Hotel

11 Atlanta hotels closest to the Mercedes-Benz Stadium

If you’re planning on going to the game or another event at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium, we recommend booking a hotel in walking distance for an easy commute. Luckily there are a few hotels to choose from. Keep in mind that you can also take a MARTA train from the airport to reach downtown Atlanta in … Continue reading 11 Atlanta hotels closest to the Mercedes-Benz Stadium

Atlanta Marriott Hotels Near MARTA

Atlanta is full of Marriott hotels, many of which are near rail stations, if you’re planning a trip to the city and belong to the Marriott Rewards program (and prefer a transit-accessible hotel). See below for the list of hotels that are in walking distance of MARTA stations to plan your visit. Note that we … Continue reading Atlanta Marriott Hotels Near MARTA

Top 10 Hotels in Downtown Atlanta Near MARTA

Visiting Atlanta for work or pleasure? Many of the hotels in downtown Atlanta are near MARTA train stations, which makes it easy to take transit from the airport or walk from one of the many hotels to the rail line. Explore the list below of the highest-rated hotels near MARTA if you’re looking for an … Continue reading Top 10 Hotels in Downtown Atlanta Near MARTA

Hotels

Looking for an Atlanta hotel near a MARTA station? See the list of hotels near rail stations below to get started. If you’re flying into Atlanta, see tips on riding a train to or from the airport, which is a convenient option if you are staying at one of the below accommodations. Note that MARTA … Continue reading Hotels

Summer in Atlanta 2019: Best things to do near each MARTA station

Summer is great time to get out and explore Atlanta. Choose from many free outdoor events, festivals and activities from outdoor movies to pools and bike trails. View the list below for the top summer things to do near each MARTA station to plan your summer to-do list. Note that MARTA will be on modified … Continue reading Summer in Atlanta 2019: Best things to do near each MARTA station

10 best restaurants near the Mercedes-Benz Stadium and MARTA

Taking MARTA to the Mercedes-Benz Stadium and looking for a place to eat before or after a game or concert? Here are the top places you can walk to easily from the stadium and nearby train station. Restaurants are listed in order from closest to the stadium to furthest away on foot. Exit at the … Continue reading 10 best restaurants near the Mercedes-Benz Stadium and MARTA

MARTA to Downtown Atlanta: Best train stations to use

Taking MARTA to downtown Atlanta is an easy commute with perks of avoiding parking fees and traffic, especially during big events. Plus, it’s very convenient to ride MARTA from the airport to downtown, with a commute of approximately 20 minutes. Read on if you’re making travel plans and figuring out your best route options. There … Continue reading MARTA to Downtown Atlanta: Best train stations to use

Georgia Dome implosion to disrupt MARTA service on Monday

In preparation for the Georgia Dome implosion, all blue and green line rail service west of Five Points will be suspended on Monday, November 20. Three bus shuttles will provide connections between Five Points and the Bankhead, Ashby, West Lake and H.E. Holmes MARTA stations, and the Dome and Vine City stations will be closed … Continue reading Georgia Dome implosion to disrupt MARTA service on Monday

Blue Line

MARTA’s blue line travels east and west through downtown Atlanta (see map), with stops in Decatur and Inman Park. It’s a great rail line for access to many residential areas, sports arenas, downtown jobs, tourist attractions and hip nightlife. Note that green line trains travel on the same tracks as blue line trains, so make … Continue reading Blue Line

Navigating the GWCC/CNN Station

The GWCC/CNN Station is a popular station for sports enthusiasts, concert goers and convention attendees heading to events at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium, State Farm Arena, Centennial Olympic Park and the Georgia World Congress Center. It’s also is one of the more pleasant downtown MARTA stations and several nearby hotels provide park and city views. The station … Continue reading Navigating the GWCC/CNN Station

Best of MARTA: Fun/Recreation

Besides the numerous festivals that take place all year, there are movie theaters, concert venues, comedy clubs and more just a short walk away from MARTA stations. See this list of fun places to check out by neighborhood to start planning your adventure. Downtown Game-X (adult playground with video games, food and drinks) State Farm … Continue reading Best of MARTA: Fun/Recreation

MARTA to Centennial Olympic Park

Centennial Olympic Park is in downtown Atlanta near the Peachtree Center MARTA station on red/gold lines and the GWCC MARTA station (currently closed due to the pandemic) on the blue/green lines. Explore Atlanta Olympics history, view the Fountain of Rings, take kids to the playground and check out events including Fourth of July fireworks and festivals such as the Sweetwater 420 Fest and … Continue reading MARTA to Centennial Olympic Park

Green Line

The MARTA green line runs east and west through downtown Atlanta to stations that are primarily in residential areas. One unique feature of the green line is that the trains only have two rail cars (versus the standard four), so the trains are shorter and often less crowded than the four-car trains. Stations Bankhead* Ashby* … Continue reading Green Line