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. Things to Know If your starting … Continue reading MARTA to the Mercedes-Benz Stadium
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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 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
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)
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 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 … Continue reading MARTA to Atlantic Station
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
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
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 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 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
There is no parking (or parking lots) at the Buckhead Station. It is surrounded by office buildings, restaurants and roads, and functions more like a subway station than a commuter rail station. There is free daily and paid long-term parking at the nearby Lenox Station and Lindbergh Center Station, which are both in Buckhead. Lenox … Continue reading Is there free parking at the Buckhead Station?
The Mercedes-Benz Stadium is next to two MARTA stations on the blue and green rail lines. These lines travel east and west through Atlanta and trains stop at many stations that offer free daily parking. If you are starting on the red or gold line, travel to the Five Points Station and look for signs … Continue reading What MARTA line goes to the Mercedes-Benz Stadium?
Peachtree Dunwoody Road Northeast North Springs is the furthest you can travel north on MARTA rail. The station is outside the perimeter (I-285) and next to Georgia 400. At the North Springs Station you can transfer to buses that will take you further north to Roswell and Alpharetta. Or use Uber, Lyft, Zipcar or taxi … Continue reading What is the farthest north MARTA station?
The Metropolitan Atlanta Regional Transit Authority (MARTA) operates heavy rail trains in the Atlanta metro area. All trains travel underground at different points along the rail line, so technically MARTA is a subway when this occurs. Trains also travel above ground, especially as you get further away from downtown Atlanta. Because Atlanta is very sprawled, … Continue reading Is MARTA a train or subway?
Fun fact: Several hospitals in Atlanta are less than a 10-minute walk from a MARTA station, making it easy to reach doctor appointments or a healthcare job without a car. Many others are accessible via bus routes, so there are many transit options and medical facilities to choose from. If you prefer to commute by … Continue reading 5 Atlanta Hospitals You Can Walk To From MARTA Stations
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 … Continue reading MARTA to Northside Medical Midtown
If you're riding MARTA rail (or driving or biking) here are the top parks you can visit that are all less than a 10-minute walk from a train station. To keep the list at 10, we left out several urban parks in favor of larger neighborhood parks that have more space and/or amenities. Parks are … Continue reading Top 10 Neighborhood Parks Near MARTA Stations
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
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 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
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 stations with the most and least crime in 2019
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?
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
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
If you take a MARTA train to work, school or other destination, you don't have to be stuck in one place all day or limit yourself to restaurants around your final destination. There are many places to eat next to rail stations all around the city. Explore the list below of our top picks for … Continue reading Best quick lunch spots in Atlanta near train stations
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U9_6NUtqsKo 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 … Continue reading MARTA to the Trap Music Museum
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 … Continue reading Where are MARTA RideStores?
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 … Continue reading Does MARTA run 24 hours?
For the 2020 New Year, head to the East Atlanta Village for the NYEAV celebration with live music, rooster drop and fireworks. This event replaces the Peach Drop, which has been cancelled this year. Two MARTA buses go directly to NYEAV: Bus 74 Bus 74 offers the most direct ride to the New Year's Eve … Continue reading MARTA to the East Atlanta Village New Year’s Eve Celebration
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 … Continue reading MARTA to the Home Depot Backyard
MARTA is celebrating 40 years on Sunday, November 3 at the Avondale Yard next to the Avondale MARTA station. Live music, food trucks, games, bus tours and more are part of the festivities from 2:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Keeping with the '70s theme (since the first MARTA trains departed from Avondale in 1979), Yacht … Continue reading Directions to the MARTA Anniversary Party at Avondale Yard
The Atlanta Hip Hop Day Festival is free family festival in Woodruff Park, just a short walk away from the Five Points MARTA station and the Peachtree Center MARTA station. Enjoy artists and DJs at this two-day event. Tip: Trains operate every 20 minutes on the weekend, so be sure to download the MARTA on … Continue reading MARTA to the Atlanta Hip Hop Day Festival
MARTA trains travel to and from the Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport on a daily schedule, with weekend rail service on a different timetable than weekday. It's an easy connection, with the Airport MARTA station at the end of baggage claim and typically low wait times, depending on the time of day. To better plan your … Continue reading Airport Train Schedule: Things to Know
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 … Continue reading MARTA to the Decatur Cemetery
The Rental Car Center at the Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport is off-site and accessible via the free SkyTrain and the Airport MARTA station. Most major car rental companies have a desk at this location, and it is an easy place to rent a car, whether you are a local or arriving at the airport. Especially if … Continue reading MARTA to the Airport Rental Car Center