Best of MARTA: Retail

If you are new the city, visiting, or are a 9-5 commuter, knowing the best options for shopping along the MARTA rail lines can make running errands or deciding where to live in Atlanta without a car a little easier. Here are some of the closest retail options near transit for easy shopping trips.


Both Lenox Square Mall and Perimeter Mall are next to MARTA station and have a food court and many stores to choose from.


Barnes and Noble is in between the North Avenue and Midtown MARTA station in Tech Square and near the Dunwoody MARTA station north of Perimeter Mall.  For a great selection of children’s books, Little Shop of Stories sits right above the Decatur MARTA station on Court House Square. Adults can enjoy books signings and collectibles at A Cappella Books near the Inman Park MARTA station.

Hardware Store

Home Depot is in the shopping center across the street from the Lindbergh Center MARTA station. Take the northernmost exit out of the station and turn right on Morosgo Drive and walk about two blocks.

Sporting Goods

Sports Authority is located in the shopping center next to the Sandy Springs MARTA station, while REI is across the street.


Best Buy is in the shopping center across the street from the Lindbergh Center and Dunwoody MARTA stations. A third location is in the Edgewood Retail District near the Inman Park MARTA station.

Plant Nursery

Pike’s Nursery is near the south end of the Lindbergh Center station.


Head to the Ashby MARTA station or the Chamblee MARTA station for Walmart.


The closest Target to MARTA is in Buckhead near the Lenox MARTA station in the Lenox Marketplace. You can also find Targets near the Lindbergh Center and Inman Park MARTA stations.