Getting to and Around Atlanta

By Plane

The nearest airport, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL), is just 10 miles south of downtown Atlanta. With more than 2,500 arrivals and departures daily, Atlanta International Airport makes visiting the Georgia World Congress Center very convenient.

Atlanta Airport Shuttle Services, provided by A-National Limousine, offers vans, minibuses and charter services to the downtown and midtown areas. Shuttles leave the airport every 15 minutes. Flat rates for shuttle transportation to and from the Atlanta International Airport are listed below. For more information please call 404-941-3440 or visit http://www.taass.net.

Flat Rate Shuttle to/from Atlanta International Airport: 

Downtown: one way $16.50/person, round-trip $29/person

Midtown: one way $18.50/person, round-trip $33/person

By Train

Amtrak offers daily train service to Atlanta on the Crescent route. The Atlanta Amtrak station is located at 1688 Peachtree Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30309. This station, located just outside downtown Atlanta, is a short cab ride from the Georgia World Congress Center. For more information about Amtrak transportation please visit www.amtrak.com.

By Bus

Greyhound offers bus service to Atlanta from many major cities in the Southeast. The Atlanta Greyhound station, just minutes from the Georgia World Congress Center, is located at 232 Forsyth Street, Atlanta, GA 30303. Additionally, Greyhound provides service to the Atlanta International Airport. For more information about Greyhound transportation please call 404-584-1728 or visit www.greyhound.com.

By Car

From the airport and the south
Take I-75/85 North to Andrew Young International Blvd. (Exit 248C). Turn LEFT onto Andrew Young International Blvd. After you cross Marietta Street, the Georgia World Congress Center’s Building A will be on the right just past the Omni Hotel. Parking is available in the Red Parking Deck which will be on your left at the end of Andrew Young International Blvd.

From the north
Take I-75/85 South to Williams Street (Exit 249C). (The exit ramp becomes Williams Street.) Turn RIGHT at the first stop light onto Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd. Continue on Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd. Turn left onto Marietta Street. Turn right onto Andrew Young International Blvd NW. The Georgia World Congress Center’s Building A will be on the right just past the Omni Hotel. Parking is available in the Red Parking Deck, which will be on your left at the end of Andrew Young International Blvd.

From the west
Take I-20 East to Spring Street (Exit 56B). Turn LEFT onto Spring Street, LEFT onto Marietta Street, and LEFT onto Andrew Young International Blvd. Georgia World Congress Center’s Building A will be on the right just past the Omni Hotel and Building A. Parking is available in the Red Parking Deck, which will be on your left at the end of Andrew Young International Blvd.

From the east
Take I-20 West to Spring Street (Exit 56B). Turn RIGHT onto Spring Street, LEFT onto Marietta Street, and LEFT onto Andrew Young International Blvd. The Georgia World Congress Center’s Building A will be on the right just past the Omni Hotel. Parking is available in the Red Parking Deck, which will be on your left at the end of Andrew Young International Blvd.

Getting Around in Atlanta

MARTA

Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) is Atlanta's public transportation system, comprising bus and rail lines. This transit system connects all parts of Atlanta, and a one-way bus or rail trip (including transfers) costs $2.00 + $1.00 will be added to any selected fare for a reloadable Breeze Card. MARTA also provides transportation from Atlanta International Airport. This MARTA station attached to the airport is accessible from baggage claim. For more information about MARTA transportation please visit www.itsmarta.com.

Taxis

Atlanta Checker Cab provides transportation throughout the Atlanta metro area. Flat rates for transportation to and from Atlanta International Airport are listed below. For trips in and around Atlanta, meter rates apply ($10.00 base rate in the Convention District plus $2.00 for each additional passenger (not metered). For computer-dispatched taxis from Atlanta Checker Cab please call 404-351-1111 or visit www.atlantacheckercab.com

Flat Rate to/from Atlanta International Airport: 
Downtown: $30/person ($2 for each additional passenger) 
Midtown: $32/person ($2 for each additional passenger) 
Buckhead: $40/person ($2 for each additional passenger)

Parking

There are multiple options for parking near Building A at the Georgia World Congress Center. The Red Deck, the Gold Deck and the Green Lot, are the closest to Building A and have an attendant on duty during event hours. Parking costs $10 for an all-day pass. Please note that these parking areas do not allow re-entry; once you leave the lot an admittance fee will be required to enter. General admission parking passes may be reserved and pre-paid by visitinghttp://www.gwcc.com/directions/Default.aspx. From this page click on the parking permits icon and then select "General Admission" from the drop-down menu. 

GWCC Campus and Parking Map