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MARTA to the Mercedes-Benz Stadium

The Mercedes-Benz Stadium is the home of the Atlanta Falcons and Atlanta United FC. It is conveniently next to the Vine City and GWCC/CNN MARTA stations on the blue and green rail lines. In addition to football and soccer games, large concerts and other events also take place here, including the 2020 NCAA Final Four. Things […]

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MARTA to the BeltLine Eastside Trail

The BeltLine is a rails to trail project that encircles intown Atlanta neighborhoods. The Eastside Trail stretches from Piedmont Park south to Memorial Drive and is the largest BeltLine segment complete at this time. MARTA currently crosses this trail in several places.  Choose from: King Memorial Station Take a blue or green line train to […]

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MARTA to Ponce City Market

Ponce City Market is a live, work, play destination at 675 Ponce de Leon Avenue near the North Avenue MARTA station on the red and gold rail line. In addition to offices, apartments, shops and restaurants, there is a rooftop with games and a bar. A bus, bike or Lyft/Uber connection is required unless you […]

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MARTA to the Center for Puppetry Arts

The Center for Puppetry Arts is at 1404 Spring Street NE, a 7-minute walk away from the Arts Center MARTA station. In addition to performances, the museum also has several exhibits, including a large college of Jim Henson’s Muppets. MARTA Directions Take a red or gold line train to the Arts Center station Follow the signs […]

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MARTA to the World of Coca-Cola

The World of Coca-Cola is a popular tourist attraction at 121 Baker Street NW near two train stations. Explore exhibits, taste Coca-Cola products from around the world or watch short films on your visit. As a bonus, the museum is next to the Georgia Aquarium, Center for Civil and Human Rights and Centennial Olympic Park for additional […]

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MARTA to AmericasMart

The AmericasMart is a buyer and sellers showroom and wholesale trade center next the Peachtree Center MARTA station in downtown Atlanta. It is a very easy rail commute with minimal walking time. Bus 40 also stops next to the AmericasMart buildings and travels up and down Peachtree Street as another car-free option. Train Directions Take any red […]

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MARTA to Lenox Square Mall

Lenox Square Mall is a popular Buckhead shopping destination at 3393 Peachtree Road near the Lenox MARTA Station and Buckhead MARTA station. Bloomingdale’s, Macy’s and Neiman Marcus are the major stores, with Macy’s Pink Pig ride and Great Tree popular during the holiday season. Things to Know Both the red and gold line trains stop near the mall […]

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MARTA to the Tabernacle

The Tabernacle is an iconic performance venue in downtown Atlanta at 152 Luckie Street NW near the Peachtree Center and GWCC MARTA stations. Walking time is 10 minutes or less depending on the station you use, and the Atlanta Streetcar also travels to the Tabernacle from the Peachtree Center station (exit at the Centennial Olympic Park stop). […]

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MARTA to the Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport (Domestic Terminals)

The Hartsfield-Jackson Airport is Atlanta’s major airport off of I-85 and MARTA’s red and gold rail lines. The Airport MARTA station is conveniently in the airport at the end of baggage claim, where you’ll find fare vending machines, RideStores and ticketing kiosks for Delta and Southwest. Directions To the Airport on MARTA All southbound red […]

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MARTA to State Farm Arena

State Farm Arena (formerly Philips Arena) is conveniently next to the GWCC/CNN station on the blue and green rail lines. Watch the Atlanta Hawks and Atlanta Dream teams play or attend a concert in this recently renovated venue. Train Directions Take a blue or green line train to the GWCC/CNN MARTA station (view station map). Follow the […]

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MARTA to Atlantic Station

Atlantic Station is a mixed-used development with retail stores, restaurants, movie theater, grocery, gym, residences and office buildings on 17th Street, closest to the Arts Center MARTA station on the red and gold rail lines. Outdoor movies, live music, festivals and other events are regularly scheduled, and you can also view the Bodies Exhibit here. Perks […]

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MARTA to the Fox Theatre

The Fox Theatre is a historic Atlanta attraction and theatre at 660 Peachtree Street NE near the North Avenue MARTA station on the red and gold rail lines. The venue was built in the late 1920s as a Yaarab Temple Shrine Mosque and hosts musicals, shows, concerts and the Coca-Cola Summer Film Festival. It is also the […]

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MARTA to Zoo Atlanta

Zoo Atlanta is southeast of downtown Atlanta at 800 Cherokee Avenue SE. It is accessible via two MARTA bus routes and is a 30-minute walk from the King Memorial MARTA station on the blue and green rail lines. In addition to animals (include pandas), there is a children’s playground and regular events, including Brew at the […]

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MARTA to the Georgia Aquarium

The Georgia Aquarium is a popular tourist attraction at 225 Baker Street NW near the Peachtree Center and GWCC/CNN MARTA stations. Animals include sharks, whales, a large variety of fish, penguins and sea otters. Special events and meetings also take place here throughout the year including Sips Under the Sea cocktail parties. Things to Know Walking time is less […]

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MARTA to Little 5 Points

Little 5 Points is a funky commercial district full of restaurants, bars, unique shops and nightlife venues near the Inman Park MARTA station on the blue and green rail lines. Don’t miss the neighborhood’s annual Halloween Festival and Parade, soccer games at the Brewhouse Cafe, a show at Variety Playhouse or a burger at The […]

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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 […]

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MARTA to Northside Medical Midtown

Northside Hospital has medical offices in Midtown Atlanta at 1110 W Peachtree Street NW, about a 6-minute walk away from the Arts Center MARTA station on the red and gold lines. Services for cancer, radiology, the spine, sleep disorders, diabetes and nutrition, maternity, heart and vascular, sports medicine and urgent and primary care can be […]

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MARTA to Walgreens

Several Walgreens pharmacies are in walking distance of MARTA stations, from downtown Atlanta all the way to the Perimeter. See the list below to explore your options. The Walgreens stores are listed from shortest to longest walking time from a train station. Five Points Station Rail Line: All Just a 4-minute walk from the Five […]

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Neighborhood Markets Near MARTA

Shopping at neighborhood markets is a great way to support local businesses and get outside as you walk, bike, ride a bus or take a train to reach them. It is especially important to support them now in order to keep these great resources from closing. Plus, you can avoid large crowds in the bigger, […]

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MARTA to Hyatt Place Centennial Park

Hyatt Place Centennial Park is a new downtown Atlanta hotel in walking distance of the GWCC/CNN MARTA station. It’s across the street from the Georgia Aquarium and near Centennial Olympic Park, World of Coca-Cola, State Farm Arena and the Mercedes-Benz Stadium. View transit options below. Train + Walking Directions Take a blue or green line […]

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Is MARTA safe at night?

MARTA, or the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority, is generally a safe public transportation system. In fiscal year 2019, there were a total of 421 reported crimes, which averages out to 35 crimes per month. These took place on trains and buses, in parking lots and at other MARTA facilities. In comparison, Washington D.C.’s transit […]

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MARTA Holiday Schedules 2020

View the list of observed MARTA holidays with corresponding schedule changes and hours for 2020. In most cases, trains and buses operate on weekend schedules on holidays (trains every 20 minutes). You can view weekend and weekday rail schedules and bus schedules online or in the MARTA on the Go app. Tip: We recommend using […]

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MARTA to City Winery

Atlanta’s City Winery is a bar, restaurant and performance venue at 650 North Avenue, which is on bus route 899 and next to Ponce City Market. In addition to live music, enjoy special events including the Atlanta Winter Wine Festival, jazz brunches and comedy shows. Bus Directions Bus 899 travels between the King Memorial and […]

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MARTA to the Trap Music Museum

The Trap Music Museum is at 630 Travis Street NW near two MARTA bus routes. In addition to a museum/art gallery, there is also an escape room and weekly “Trappy Hour” event at this location. See below for transit directions. Train + Lyft or Uber For the shortest Lyft or Uber ride from a MARTA […]

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Where are MARTA RideStores?

MARTA RideStores are at the Airport (404-848-3430) and Five Points (404-848-3205) MARTA stations (view station map). These stores are staffed on weekdays only between 8 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Note that if you are seeking a reduced fare card, you have to go to one of the Reduced Fare Offices (at Five Points and Lindbergh […]

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Does MARTA run 24 hours?

MARTA does not run 24 hours. Buses and trains stop at different times, and morning start times vary depending on if it is a weekday or weekend. See below information to learn more. Train Hours Train service ends each night after 1 a.m. The last trains depart from stations at different times starting around 1:15 […]

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MARTA to the Home Depot Backyard

The Home Depot Backyard is a public plaza and greenspace next to the Mercedes-Benz Stadium and the Vine City MARTA station on the blue and green rail line. Events take place here throughout the year, including tailgating, bootcamps, fitness classes and outdoor markets. Directions Take a green or blue line train to the Vine City […]

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MARTA to the Decatur Cemetery

The Decatur Cemetery, near the Decatur MARTA station, is on the National Register of Historic Places, with old burial sites, greenspace, pond and trail that leads to the nearby Glenlake Park. Second Sunday strolls and some ghost tours are offered seasonally. Walking time is approximately 8 minutes from the train station. Directions Take a blue […]

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MARTA to the Salesforce Tower Atlanta

The Salesforce Tower Atlanta is at 950 East Paces Ferry Road, conveniently next to and connected to the Lenox MARTA station on the gold rail line. Formerly Atlanta Plaza, Salesforce Tower has new amenities including outdoor workspaces, a top floor open to non-profits and local educational groups on evenings and weekends, and expanded conference facilities. In addition […]

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MARTA to the American Craft Show

The American Craft Show takes place at the Cobb Galleria Centre in March. As one of the largest juried fine craft shows in the Southeast, the event features 250 of the country’s top contemporary craft artists, specializing in everything from handmade ceramics to fine jewelry, apparel, furniture, home décor and textiles. Explore the best transit […]

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Waffle Houses near MARTA stations

Waffle House first opened near Atlanta in 1955 and has become a landmark dining destination since. There are locations all around the city (and country), with multiple options to choose from if you are traveling via MARTA train and want to walk to get a bite to eat. Explore the Waffle Houses closest to MARTA […]

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