How to Get to Atlanta


Atlanta's principal airport is Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport, located about 8 miles south of downtown (map). Hartsfield-Jackson has been the world's busiest airport since 1999, and is a major hub for Delta Air Lines and AirTran Airways. 

For more information, call (404) 530-6600


220 West Broad Street
Athens, GA 30601

Greyhound provides bus service to Atlanta from many locations throughout the United States. Buses arrive at and depart from the Greyhound terminal at 232 Forsyth Street (map). 

Take a Train

Atlanta is served by Amtrak's Crescent train, which runs daily and serves New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington, Charlotte, Atlanta, Birmingham and New Orleans. Southbound, the train leaves New York just before 3:00 p.m., arrives in Atlanta at around 9:00 a.m., and reaches New Orleans by 8:00 p.m. Northbound, the train leaves New Orleans at around 7:00 p.m., calls at Atlanta at around 8:00 p.m. and reaches New York by 2:00 p.m. The station is located at 1688 Peachtree St. N.W. (map).

For more information, call 1-800-872-7245. 


The principal interstates serving the city are I-75 (serving traffic from Detroit to Florida), I-85 (connecting the Mid-Atlantic to New Orleans) and I-20 (connecting Texas to South Carolina), all of which cross through Downtown. I-285 circles the city at a distance of about 10 miles out, crossing and connecting with all the above freeways as well as the airport.