ATL to Atlanta Travel Information

Cheapest Way Public Transit — $2
Fastest Way Rideshare — 16min
Eco-Friendly Way Public Transit — 2 lb CO2
Available Modes 4 modes — rideshare, shuttle, public transit and by car
Distance 8 miles
Travel Companies MARTA, Lyft, Uber
Rideshare
$10 · 16min · 3 lb of CO2
ATL to Atlanta
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ATL airport rideshare

Rideshare is available at ATL Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta Intl. Lyft and Uber will pick you up at ATL and take you all the way to Atlanta. There are multiple options available. Unlike a shuttle at ATL, these rideshares generally have a lower price per traveler and some airports have additional airport fees.
Shuttle
$20 · 16min · 3 lb of CO2
ATL to Atlanta
Public Transit
$2 · 25min · 2 lb of CO2
Airport Station to Georgia State Station
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Public Transit from ATL airport

It's very common to take public transportation from ATL to Atlanta. 4 public transportation providers, including MARTA, can help take you to your destination.

Starting at ATL, you can hop on at Airport Station and ride all the way to Georgia State Station.

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Drive
$1 · 12min · 3 lb of CO2
ATL to Atlanta

Drive from ATL airport

It's 9 miles between ATL to Atlanta. On a typical day, it might take between 12min and 12min from ATL to Atlanta under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 13min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Atlanta by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $2.

What is the best way to travel from ATL to Atlanta?

The are 4 different ways across 4 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from ATL to Atlanta. Rideshares are always on demand but are subject to surge pricing. Book when you need them!

When to book trip from ATL to Atlanta?

Heading to Atlanta? There is usually no need to book these sort of trips from ATL to Atlanta in advance. Rideshares should be available on demand all hours of the day. Public transportation prices do not fluctuate like flights. Instead, they're either flat rate or priced by distance traveled. If possible, you can book your tickets via an app or alternatively at the station upon arrival. You're in luck because Lyft or Uber are available at ATL. They are usually available on demand and should be available within 15 minutes of ordering. Since public transportation is available, you might be able to take this mode instead. This should help remediate any issues related to traffic and will be cheaper. Shuttle service may be available as well. If you're traveling with a large group, you should probably take a shuttle as it will reduce the price per person. With this option, you'll want to book as soon as possible to allow the shuttle service enough time to coordinate your pickup and dropoff. Our advice is once you pickup your bags, order your rideshare then. While you walk to the pickup point at ATL, Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta Intl, Atlanta, GA, United States, your rideshare will be meeting you there, bumping you up in the queue. If you're arriving at peak rideshare hours (during commute hours or weekend evenings), you may experience surge pricing.

What's the cheapest way from ATL to Atlanta?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from ATL to Atlanta is by public transit. The public transit costs $2 roughly and will take 26 minutes.

Does the MARTA pick up at the airport?

Yes, MARTA picks up at the airport. MARTA will take you to the Georgia State Station stop in Atlanta. The train takes 26 minutes and costs roughly $2. You can take the train from the ATL Atlanta airport to the Georgia State Station.

Additionally, MARTA runs between 4:45 AM and 11:57 PM from ATL to Atlanta, with the last train leaving ATL at 11:40 PM or depending on the day of the week. Trains depart ATL every 6 minutes or so. Transportation and availability to ATL Atlanta is subject to holiday and special events and is subject to change.

How much is Lyft or Uber from ATL Atlanta to Atlanta?

Lyft or Uber operate out of ATL Atlanta. The airport is working directly with Lyft or Uber to manage the pickup process at ATL. Once picked up or the trip should take 16min and will cost roughly $10.

How long does it take from ATL to Atlanta by car?

The total distance between ATL and Atlanta is 9 miles and will take you about 12 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $2.

Travel companies on this route

Public Transit
MARTA
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Route and Schedule Info404-848-5000
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Rideshare
Lyft
Rideshare
Uber