Transportation in Atlanta

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Get on Board
Did you know 80% of the U.S. population is within a 2-hour flight of Atlanta?

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (

  • 34 passenger carriers service the airport with 2,600 flights daily
  • Direct service to 156 domestic cities and 82 international destinations
  • World’s busiest passenger airport since 1998
  • 10 miles from downtown Atlanta and MARTA originates in baggage claim to bring you into the city

A fast and affordable way to navigate the city, MARTA is the ninth-largest transit system in the U.S. providing approximately half a million passenger trips a day in Atlanta. Grab a MARTA pass at Breeze vending machines located in rail stations, MARTA Ride Stores or order the MARTA Visitor’s Pass in advance.

Tip for first-time MARTA users
Want to learn everything there is to know about riding MARTA? Check out this printable “Rookie’s Guide to Riding Marta.” With information on fares, Breeze Cards, hours of operation and station information, this handy guide will get you where you need to go.

Atlanta is accessible via interstates 20, 75 and 85 and Georgia 400. I-285 forms a beltway around the city.

The Buckhead Uptown Connection (The Buc) provides free service throughout the Buckhead business district. Stops include the Lenox and Buckhead MARTA stations, Lenox Square and Phipps Plaza malls, various restaurants and hotels and numerous office buildings. For more information on routes and stops, visit

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