Hours and Frequency

View MARTA hours and train frequency to plan your trip. Note that trains and buses do not run 24 hours and typically run on different schedules depending on if it is a weekday or weekend. Also, please note that rail frequency is still reduced due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Train Hours

Rail start and end times vary by station. Approximate start times below. The last trains depart stations between 1 a.m. and 2 a.m. every day.


4:45 a.m. start


6 a.m. start

TRAIN Frequency


6 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Every 15 minutes

All other times 20 minutes.


Every 20 minutes

Bus Hours

Bus service ends by midnight, with different routes terminating at different times. Check your bus schedules online or in the MARTA on the Go app to learn more.

BUS Frequency

MARTA bus routes have different frequencies depending on the route. Frequency can range from every 10 minutes during rush hour to every hour. Look up specific routes online to view schedules.

Tip: Download the MARTA on the Go app for quick access to real-time train arrivals, real-time bus locations, maps and schedules.

Holiday Hours

On most major holidays, MARTA rail service begins at 6 a.m. with trains every 20 minutes. Buses tend to run on Saturday or Sunday schedules on holidays.

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