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. Perks … 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 (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

5 Atlanta Hospitals You Can Walk To From MARTA Stations

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

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 … Continue reading MARTA to Northside Medical Midtown

Freedom Park greenspace in Inman Park

Top 10 Neighborhood Parks Near MARTA Stations

With social distancing, closed venues and cancelled events across Atlanta, getting outside in nature is one of the few activities to enjoy. 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 … Continue reading Top 10 Neighborhood Parks Near MARTA Stations

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 stations with the most and least crime 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 stations with the most and least crime 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

Lunch sandwich

Best quick lunch spots in Atlanta near train stations

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

MARTA to the Trap Music Museum

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

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 … Continue reading Where are MARTA RideStores?

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 … Continue reading Does MARTA run 24 hours?

Atlanta New Year's Eve

MARTA to the East Atlanta Village New Year’s Eve Celebration

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

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 … Continue reading MARTA to the Home Depot Backyard

MARTA Anniversary Festival

Directions to the MARTA Anniversary Party at Avondale Yard

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

MARTA to the Atlanta Hip Hop Day Festival

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

Atlanta airport gate

Airport Train Schedule: Things to Know

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

Decatur, Georgia cemetery

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 … Continue reading MARTA to the Decatur Cemetery

MARTA to the Airport Rental Car Center

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

Candler Park Pool

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

Salesforce Tower Atlanta

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 … Continue reading MARTA to the Salesforce Tower Atlanta

American Craft Show

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 … Continue reading MARTA to the American Craft Show

Waffle House Coffee

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 … Continue reading Waffle Houses near MARTA stations