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Whether you're trying to reach Atlanta or navigate the city itself, we make transportation a breeze. From plentiful guides to detailed maps to a plethora of ground transportation option, we'll never leave you stranded. Read on to discover how you can connect from hotels to attractions to fabulous restaurants in a snap.


Home to the busiest and most efficient airport in the world, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, and the Maynard H. Jackson International Terminal, getting to Atlanta is easy. With a variety of transportation options throughout the city, our guides, maps, shuttles, tours and Atlanta Ambassadors make getting around Atlanta easy too.


MARTA, Atlanta's public transportation system, offers easy-to-navigate rail and bus service. Service is available directly from the airport. Check out this "Rookie's Guide to Riding MARTA" to become an expert long before you touch down.


Driving Help
Atlanta is a city on the move, which means new attractions, restaurants and retail each time you visit. To navigate the city like a local, make sure you check these links for constructions and traffic alerts.

Find Downtown Atlanta Traffic Advisories using the NEW Downtown Navigator

Here's a map of Downtown parking locations.

Check Traffic Alerts
Fulton County is the main county for Atlanta, with surrounding counties including Cobb, Dekalb, Gwinnett, Henry, Fayette and Clayton. Main arteries include I-75, I-85, I-285, I-20 and Georgia 400.


Taxi Cabs
Atlanta has established set taxi fares between the airport and the downtown convention district and several other locations.

Need to catch a cab? Click here for rates and a listing of service providers.

Taxi Fee Structure - Business District
Flat Rate Zone from/to the Airport
Downtown $ 30.00
Buckhead $ 38.00
Midtown $ 32.00

*$2.00 charge for ea. additional person.

Taxi Fee Structure - Outside Business District
Rates computed by a meter
$ 2.50 for the first 1/8 mile
$ 0.25 for ea. additional 1/8 mile
$ 21.00/hr Wait time

Fares originating from a business and concluding at a business within the zone of Downtown, Buckhead and Midtown at a rate of $8.00 one person ($2.00 charge for ea. person ). More information is available by calling 404-762-6087.


Georgia World Congress Center Parking
Getting to the Georgia World Congress Center (GWCC) is easy, and thanks to more than 4,500 parking spaces on campus, so is parking. The GWCC operates five surface lots and two parking decks-all located within the convention, sports and entertainment campus.

Click here to learn more.

GWCC Parking Quick Facts
- Parking rates are $10 or less for all-day parking
- Rates never increase due to event day activity in downtown
- All lots are gated and attendants are on duty during all show/event hours
- Public safety patrols the lots and decks
- Emergency vehicle assistance is available for motorists in distress

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Events Calendar
Events Calendar
Plan your Atlanta itinerary by using our events calendar.

You’ll find so much to do that you might want to stay a day later.
Savings in the City
Savings in the CIty
The Savings in the City program gives you as a convention or meeting attendee great discounts and special offers to make the most out of your trip to Atlanta.
Affordable Atlanta
Free Atlanta
Atlanta has plenty to offer without breaking the bank.

Check out this list of free and very affordable activities at some of our attractions.
Visit the same-day, half-price AtlanTIX booth located at Underground Atlanta. Find half-price tickets to hundreds of theater, dance and music performances and more than a dozen cultural attractions. Purchase tickets online here.
Atlanta CityPASS
Atlanta City Pass
Atlanta CityPASS lets you enjoy eight venues including the Georgia Aquarium, the World of Coca-Cola, Inside CNN Atlanta Studio Tour, the High Museum of Art, Atlanta History Center, Zoo Atlanta, and the Fernbank Museum of Natural History at nearly 50 percent off the regular admission price.

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