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Transportation to Atlanta Airport from the City Center

Beaver Ruin Airport

Atlanta is an important junction point of land, air, and rail transportation in the United States. It is also an important commercial and industrial city, where many international companies are headquartered in. Atlanta is also an important crossroads for international air travel. The Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, also known as Atlanta Airport, is the world’s busiest airport according to passenger traffic and it was ranked the world’s busiest airport according to the number of landings and takeoffs for several years. Located about 13 km from the city center, the airport is easily accessible by a variety of transportation alternatives.

Metro

The airport is easily and directly accessible from the city center by metro. The metro line that runs directly to the airport can be accessed from the Five Points Station in the city center, where 4 metro lines intersect.

Using the gold and red metro lines you can get to the airport from Five Points in 15 minutes and from Peachtree in 17 minutes. If you’re traveling on the green or blue line you have to transfer to the red or gold line at Five Points.

Taxi

Taxis are a convenient transportation method to get to the airport. Taxis are easily accessible in the city. Depending on your location in the city the airport is between 11-14 km away. Since the airport is located in close proximity to the city center taking a taxi is one of the fastest ways to get there. The taxi fare from major areas in the city center is a fixed rate.

Car

Since the airport is located very close by, driving is a quick and easy alternative. If you’re flying domestically you need to take the I-85, which connects directly to the domestic terminal. If you’re flying internationally you need to take the I-75, which connects directly to the international terminal. Both the I-85 and I-75 connect to other major freeways that provide access to other parts of the United States.

Once you get to the airport, there are indoor and outdoor parking lots, operated by 10 different companies, with a total capacity of 30 thousand vehicles. 

Airport Information

Handling over 95 million passengers annually, Atlanta Airport is not only one of the most important airports in the United States but also one of the most important international airports in the world. With over 58 thousand employees the airport is like a small city. The airport uses a color-coded system to help passengers find where they need to go.  

For buses to the city center follow the green signs, the gold and red metro lines go to the city center, and to get to nearby hotels follow the purple signs. The colored lanes on the floor will help guide you to your destination. The airport also contains dozens of restaurants and over 100 cafes offering delicious examples of international cuisine to cater to passengers’ pre-flight and post-flight needs.

Atlanta Airport also features exhibition spaces, galleries, and shopping areas. The airport is a pet friendly airport, featuring the Pet Assistance, which consists of pet areas, a veterinarian, and other amenities and services to satisfy the needs of your pet. 

Last Updated: May 02, 2016

De Kalb Airport

The distance between Atlanta city center and DeKalb - Peachtree Airport is about 13 kilometers. The alternatives you can use are taxi, train or car rental to transfer from the city center to the airport.

Taxi

To call a taxi to your location in the city center of Atlanta, you can make a reservation from taxi companies websites, you can give them a call or your hotel can call for a taxi for you. Some of the taxi companies in the region are in the Metro district. Atlanta Airport Taxi (404) 898 0554, Taxi Cab (404) 589 1300, Star Cab Co. (404) 758 6616, Yellow Cab (404) 521 0200, Checker Cabin (404) 351 1111

In Atlanta the taxi fares are calculated based on the distance of the journey. The taximeter starts at 2.50 USD and goes up about 1 USD per kilometer. An additional 1.50 USD is the fee per passenger, while the waiting fee is 21 USD. The journey from Atlanta city center to DeKalb - Peachtree Airport on average takes approximately 20 minutes.

Train

Atlanta's widely used public transport network is called MARTA (Metro Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority). These trains are the most economical way of travel especially with a two-way scheduled service to Fulton and DeKalb - Peachtree Airport. Trains run every day of the week from 04:45 to 01:00 from Atlanta city center at 8-minute intervals and you will be able to reach the station nearest the airport in 19 minutes. The cost to make this type of transfer is 1.75 USD per person and you can pay with a Breeze Card at the station.

MARTA trains have two rail lines that go to the airport. It is the red rail line and gold rail line that go to DeKalb - Peachtree Airport. The most advantageous line to use is the gold rail line which is marked as the Doraville route and when you arrive at Chamblee MARTHA Station the airport is easily visible. From the station, follow the Chamblee Tucker road signs and walk for 10-15 minutes and then you will arrive at DeKalb - Peachtree Airport.

If you do not want to walk when you get off the train, or if you can not walk because of your luggage, you can also take bus 19 from New Peachtree Road.

Rent a Car

If you want to travel to the airport from the city center of Atlanta with the car you have choosen and driving yourself, we suggest you to book online while planning your trip. National firms such as Alamo, AVIS, Budget, HERTZ, Thrifty have regional discount campaigns on their websites. In order to benefit from these campaigns as well as to increase your choice of preferences, we recommend you to make a reservation online which will be more beneficial than instant searches.

Hotel Transfers

You can ask the hotel where you are staying in Atlanta city center whether they have an airport transfer or not when you are booking. Since the city center is not too far from the airport, some hotels offer this service free of charge to their customers.

Airport Information

DeKalb - Peachtree Airport is located on 700 acres of land in the city of Chamblee, northeast of the state of Atlanta, in the United States. The airport which was used as an army training base in the First World War, now has 4 runways and helps reduce air traffic congestion by providing local service for smaller aircrafts and has 1 helicopter helipad.

DeKalb - Peachtree Airport is also referred to as PDK and has an average of 209,000 aircraft takeoffs and landings per year and is the second busiest airport in Georgia, followed by Georgias Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. The busiest traffic of the airport is from domestic flights from Cincinnati, Cleveland and Charlotte. Commercial and business jets, training planes, helicopters and private planes are used at the airport and you will find a restaurant, post office, ATM, exchange offices and small shops to go shopping. On the north and south sides of the terminal, there is a large carpark with daily and hourly parking spaces divided into sections.

Last Updated: February 14, 2019

Hartsfield Jackson Airport

Atlanta is an important junction point of land, air, and rail transportation in the United States. It is also an important commercial and industrial city, where many international companies are headquartered in. Atlanta is also an important crossroads for international air travel. The Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, also known as Atlanta Airport, is the world’s busiest airport according to passenger traffic and it was ranked the world’s busiest airport according to the number of landings and takeoffs for several years. Located about 13 km from the city center, the airport is easily accessible by a variety of transportation alternatives.

Metro

The airport is easily and directly accessible from the city center by metro. The metro line that runs directly to the airport can be accessed from the Five Points Station in the city center, where 4 metro lines intersect.

Using the gold and red metro lines you can get to the airport from Five Points in 15 minutes and from Peachtree in 17 minutes. If you’re traveling on the green or blue line you have to transfer to the red or gold line at Five Points.

Taxi

Taxis are a convenient transportation method to get to the airport. Taxis are easily accessible in the city. Depending on your location in the city the airport is between 11-14 km away. Since the airport is located in close proximity to the city center taking a taxi is one of the fastest ways to get there. The taxi fare from major areas in the city center is a fixed rate.

Car

Since the airport is located very close by, driving is a quick and easy alternative. If you’re flying domestically you need to take the I-85, which connects directly to the domestic terminal. If you’re flying internationally you need to take the I-75, which connects directly to the international terminal. Both the I-85 and I-75 connect to other major freeways that provide access to other parts of the United States.

Once you get to the airport, there are indoor and outdoor parking lots, operated by 10 different companies, with a total capacity of 30 thousand vehicles. 

Airport Information

Handling over 95 million passengers annually, Atlanta Airport is not only one of the most important airports in the United States but also one of the most important international airports in the world. With over 58 thousand employees the airport is like a small city. The airport uses a color-coded system to help passengers find where they need to go.  

For buses to the city center follow the green signs, the gold and red metro lines go to the city center, and to get to nearby hotels follow the purple signs. The colored lanes on the floor will help guide you to your destination. The airport also contains dozens of restaurants and over 100 cafes offering delicious examples of international cuisine to cater to passengers’ pre-flight and post-flight needs.

Atlanta Airport also features exhibition spaces, galleries, and shopping areas. The airport is a pet friendly airport, featuring the Pet Assistance, which consists of pet areas, a veterinarian, and other amenities and services to satisfy the needs of your pet. 

Last Updated: December 02, 2016

Transportation to Boston City Center from Airport

Logan Intl Airport

The city of Boston is renowned for being home to Harvard University, the University of Massachusetts, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and world famous health care institutions. The city hosts thousands of patients, researchers, and students from all over the world. The only international airport in the city is the General Edward Lawrence Logan International Airport, also referred to as Logan International Airport. Logan International Airport is located 5.6 km from the city center, which you can get to by ferry as a transportation alternative.

Airport Buses

The Silver Line 1 bus service departs from the ground floor and runs every 8 minutes. This bus provides transportation to the city center in about 20 minutes. The SL1 bus provides transportation to the South Station, located in the city. You can transfer to the Red Line metro from this station. This station is also a 5-10 minutes walking distance to many museums and the Boston Public Garden and Theater District. Other buses that provide transportation to the city include buses 459 and 449. These buses depart from Terminal C and provide transportation to the Summer St. stop, which is about 10 minutes away from the city center.   

Rail

Although the airport isn’t directly served by rail there is an Airport Station along the Blue Line. You can get to this station via the airport shuttle services. The metro from the Airport Station to State Street Station, which is located below The Old State House, takes 20 minutes. In addition, by taking the SL1 line to the last stop on the bus 171 route you can connect to the Red Line. This metro line provides transportation to Harvard University, Harvard Museum of Natural History, and Cambridge.

Ferry

Another transportation alternative to get to the city center is by ferry via the Logan Dock. The Massport Route 66 provide shuttle services between the dock and airport terminals. If you would like to walk to the dock, it is 10 minutes from the airport on foot. You can get to Long Wharf dock in the city center by ferry in 18 minutes. During the day the ferry runs every 40 minutes to 1 hour. The fare for the ferry is more affordable than other transportation alternatives.  

Taxi

Taxis from the airport provide transportation to the city via the tunnel that passes under the Boston Canal. Taxis are readily available at the terminal exit. Since the airport is located close to the city center the taxi fare is reasonable. This fare is higher if you are going to Harvard University.  

Rental Car

Renting a car at Logan Airport is a convenient way to get to the city center. You can rent a car from the Rental Car Center. Rental car companies that you can choose from include Alamo, Avis, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, National, and Thrifty. Once you leave the airport you will go through the tunnel that passes under the Boston Canal, then you can get to the city center via Congress Street and Congress Bridge. If you use the tunnel that is located more to the west then you will exit at Haymarket Square. You can get to the city center from this square by connecting to Merrimac St. It takes about 10 minutes to get to the city center from Logan airport by car, using both tunnels. 

Last Updated: November 29, 2016
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