Atlanta Destinations

Mercedes-Benz Atlanta Falcons stadium

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 … Continue reading MARTA to the Mercedes-Benz Stadium

BeltLine Eastside Trail

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 … Continue reading MARTA to the BeltLine Eastside Trail

Ponce City Market

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 … Continue reading MARTA to Ponce City Market

Georgia World Congress Center (GWCC)

MARTA to the Georgia World Congress Center

The Georgia World Congress Center is an event and convention center near the GWCC/CNN station and Vine City MARTA station on the blue and green rail lines. It's an easy MARTA commute, and many downtown Atlanta attractions are in walking distance if you want to combine your visit with sightseeing. Explore transit options below. Note that after … Continue reading MARTA to the Georgia World Congress Center

Center for Puppetry Arts Atlanta

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 … Continue reading MARTA to the Center for Puppetry Arts

Children's Museum of Atlanta

MARTA to the Children’s Museum of Atlanta

The Children's Museum of Atlanta is a 7-minute walk away from the Peachtree Center MARTA station at 275 Centennial Olympic Park Drive. The museum features interactive exhibits, educational programs and is free the second Tuesday of each month between 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. as capacity allows. Things to Know There's a food court above the Peachtree Center … Continue reading MARTA to the Children’s Museum of Atlanta

Martin Luther King Jr. Historic Site

MARTA to the Martin Luther King Jr. Historic Site

The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial and Historic Site is in downtown Atlanta at 450 Auburn Avenue NE. Near the King Memorial MARTA station on the blue and green rail line, the site includes exhibits, Dr. and Mrs. King's tomb, Ebenezer Baptist Church, King's birth home tour and the King Center. There are several ways … Continue reading MARTA to the Martin Luther King Jr. Historic Site

World of Coca Cola

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 … Continue reading MARTA to the World of Coca-Cola

AmericasMART

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 … Continue reading MARTA to AmericasMart

Lenox Square Mall

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 mallThe … Continue reading MARTA to Lenox Square Mall

The Tabernacle

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). … Continue reading MARTA to the Tabernacle

Atlanta airport

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

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 signs … Continue reading MARTA to State Farm Arena

Atlantic Station

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. Train … Continue reading MARTA to Atlantic Station

Fox Theatre

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 … Continue reading MARTA to the Fox Theatre

Panda at Zoo Atlanta

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 … Continue reading MARTA to Zoo Atlanta

Georgia Aquarium

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 … Continue reading MARTA to the Georgia Aquarium

Little 5 Points

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 … Continue reading MARTA to Little 5 Points

Centennial Olympic Park

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 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 Shaky Knees. Things to Know Both … Continue reading MARTA to Centennial Olympic Park

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 … Continue reading MARTA to Walgreens

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, … Continue reading Neighborhood markets near MARTA

Hyatt Place Centennial Park

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 … Continue reading MARTA to Hyatt Place Centennial Park

Five Points train station exterior

MARTA crime: Stations with the most and least in 2019

Atlanta is fortunate to have a transit system that has a low crime rate. In fiscal year 2019, the rail station with the most reported crime had only 33 incidences -- over the entire year. And four stations only had one crime each. See the list below to view MARTA stations ranked in terms of … Continue reading MARTA crime: Stations with the most and least in 2019

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 … Continue reading Is MARTA safe at night?

US flag/holiday

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 … Continue reading MARTA Holiday Schedules 2020

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 … Continue reading MARTA to City Winery