While there are no public buses from ATL Airport to central Atlanta, private/shared shuttle services are a convenient way to get to the city center or any nearby areas.
Among the different shuttle services available at ATL Airport, SuperShuttle is the most comfortable and convenient.
A shared-van SuperShuttle journey from the airport to downtown Atlanta takes around 20 minutes, depending on your final destination and how many stops the shuttle makes (and do keep in mind that this can increase to around an hour or even more during rush hour).
The fare for a shared-van trip is around $16.50. You can check other fare options and book your ride directly from the SuperShuttle's website.
Greyhound buses offer inter-city and long distance bus services out of the Greyhound Flightlink Station at ATL Airport. The Greyhound buses are comfortable and have free Wi-Fi.
Check out the different routes and destinations and purchase your ticket online (or at the Greyhound counter at the airport).
Atlanta International Airport is on the Atlanta rapid transit system (MARTA). From ATL Airport you can take either the Red or Gold line directly to central/downtown Atlanta, as well as to Midtown, Buckhead, the Perimeter Mall, Doraville and North Springs.
The journey to downtown Atlanta takes about 20 minutes.
A one-way ticket costs $2.50.
Trains run from 4:55 AM–1:15 AM, every 10-20 minutes depending on the time of day.
The MARTA train station is located at the western end of airport, near the Ground Transportation area.
ATL Airport is located 18 km from the city. You can book metered taxis from the Transportation Center located in the domestic terminal as well as in the international arrivals terminal.
A typical taxi journey from ATL Airport to downtown Atlanta takes about 20 minutes, but can take up to an hour depending on traffic.
Fares are typically between $25-30.
If you don't want to deal with the hassle of taxi companies or long bus queues, you can prebook a ride via Kiwitaxi, an online booking platform that offers reliable and cheap airport transfers worldwide. The English-speaking driver will wait for you at the airport even if your flight is delayed, holding a sign with your name on it.
For your own safety, always take the registered taxis from the Transportation Center.
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