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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 New York City Center from Airport

John F Kennedy Airport

JFK Airport is located in Queens, about 20 km from Manhattan. There are many transportation methods to get from the airport to various parts of the city. You can take the metro, train, bus, taxi, rental car, or use an airport shuttle service. You can easily get to public transportation hubs by taking the AirTrain trains that depart from the airport. These trains also provide transportation between the terminals, rental car services, parking lot, and the hotel shuttle services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

AirTrain trains provide transportation within the airport for free. However, if you want to go to the main stations that allow access to the city’s metro, bus, and train lines, then you have to pay a fee. You can pay this fee using the MetroCard payment system, which is valid for all public transportation networks in the city. You can get a MetroCard from the automated ticket machines at the airport.  

Metro

To get to the New York City Subway from the airport you have to first get on the AirTrain. There is an AirTrain station located in each passenger terminal, making the train easy to access. If you want to transfer to metro line E, J, or Z then take the AirTrain to Jamaica Station. If you want to transfer to metro line A then take the AirTrain to Howard Beach Station.  

If you’re planning on transferring to one of the city’s other metro lines from lines A, E, J, or Z you can plan your route by taking a look at a map of the New York City Subway online. If you get on metro line E from Jamaica Station you can get to the western section of Queens, central Manhattan, and some transfer points in the Bronx.

Getting from the airport to Manhattan takes about 50 to 75 minutes, including the AirTrain ride from the airport to the station. By taking the AirTrain train to Jamaica Station you will have access to metro lines J and Z which provide transportation to the north of Queens, stations in the south of Brooklyn, and Manhattan. Metro line A, which runs through Howard Beach Station, provides transportation to lower Manhattan. To get on the metro you have to use a MetroCard, which you can purchase at the airport or at the metro stations. There are many card types you can purchase that depend on a variety of factors. Some of these card types include the SingleRide ticket, Pay-Per-Ride MetroCard, EasyPayXPress MetroCard, or Unlimited MetroCard. You can evaluate the most appropriate MetroCard option according to your needs during your stay in the city.  

Train

After taking the AirTrain to Jamaica Station you can get on the LIRR (Long Island Rail Road) trains to get to Penn Station, located in central Manhattan. Penn Station is one of the main stations in Manhattan. It is very centrally located, in close proximity to the Empire State Building and Herald Square. These trains are the fastest way to get from JFK Airport to the city center. The AirTrain trains from JFK to Jamaica Station take about 10 minutes. From Jamaica Station you can get to Manhattan in about 35 minutes. From Jamaica Station you can also use the LIRR train lines to get to different areas in Brooklyn, Long Island, and Queens. If you buy your train ticket before boarding you will save money on your ticket. Getting a MetroCard beforehand is more advantageous. We recommend that you purchase the prepaid card, which offers a variety of different fare options including a weekly, monthly, or a 10-ride card, at the airport or at the station.

Bus

You can also take a bus to get from JFK to the city, although this tends to be the least preferred transportation method. To get to Jamaica Station take the AirTrain train from the airport terminal. At Jamaica Station you can get on one of the New York City buses. Many bus lines pass through this station and provide transportation to various parts of the city. Buses that operate from Jamaica Station are Q6, Q8, Q9, Q20, Q24, Q25, Q30, Q31, Q34, Q40, Q41, Q43, Q44, Q54, Q56, Q60 and Q65. To get to Howard Beach Station take the AirTrain train from the airport terminal. At Howard Beach Station you can get to central Queens by taking bus line Q11. You can also use bus lines Q10 and Q3, which depart from a stop close to the Terminal 5, to get to Queens. The bus route for line Q10 passes by stops where you can connect to New York Subway lines A, E, and F.  

Similarly, bus line Q3 stops at 169th Street and Hillside Ave where you can connect to the F line. You can transfer to the metro from these stops. Bus line B15 also departs from Terminal 5 and travels to the east of New York. Buses, along with the subway, are the cheapest means of transportation to get from the airport to the city center. However, since buses drive through city traffic it can take longer to reach your destination. If you have a lot of luggage getting from the airport to the city by bus can be a hassle.

Airport Shuttle Bus Service

Another way to get from the airport to the city is by NYC Airporter Express shuttle bus services. These bus stops are located at each terminal exit. NYC Airporter Express shuttle buses provide transportation to Penn Station, Grand Central Terminal, and Port Authority Bus Terminal. The ride takes about 90 minutes but can vary depending on traffic. This service also offers hotel shuttles that depart from central Manhattan and take you to your hotel. The large airport shuttle bus drops you off at Bryant Park where smaller hotel shuttle vans await to take you to your hotel. NYC Airporter Express shuttle buses run every 30 minutes from 5 am to 11:30 pm every day of the week.

Taxi

New York City’s yellow cabs are located at the terminal exits. Taxis offer a flat rate from JFK to Manhattan, which does not include bridge tolls. If you are going to more than one destination in the city the flat rate to the first destination will apply and from then on the taximeter will be turned on to calculate the inner-city fare. New York taxis can take a total of 4 people. Normal taxi fares (excluding the flat rate) can vary depending on the operating hours. 4pm to 8 pm are considered peak hours where a surcharge is applied to the fare.  

We recommend familiarizing yourself with the city and taxis fares. There is the possibility of your taxi driver going the long route to increase the total fare. It’s important to be aware of it.

Rental Cars

Rental car offices are located in the arrival halls of each terminal. There are 10 rental car companies located at JFK Airport: Advantage, Budget, Hertz, Alamo, Dollar, National, Avis, Enterprise, Payless, and Thrifty. If you’re trip is limited to New York City then it is not really necessary to rent a car. Not only can you walk to many places in the city, New York’s subway system enables you to navigate the city without dealing with traffic. The subway system covers almost every region of New York. There are also many alternatives to get from the airport to the city. However, if you are going to travel to surrounding areas and plan on renting a car you can do so at the airport and in the city. Let us remind you that renting a car isn’t cheap and parking in New York can be expensive.

Last Updated: November 15, 2016

Newark Liberty Intl Airport

Newark Liberty Airport is the second largest airport in New York, after JFK International Airport, handling international air traffic to the city. Newark Liberty Airport is located 23 km from Manhattan, situated between Newark and Elizabeth in New Jersey. There are many methods of transportation to get from Newark Liberty Airport to the city center, including the train, airport shuttle, rental car, or taxi. The AirTrain trains depart from the terminals and provide transportation between terminals, to the parking lot, to the hotel shuttle service departure locations, and the train station.

Train

The train is the fastest way to reach central Manhattan. To get to the airport train station you have to take the AirTrain, which is departs from each terminal. AirTrain trains run 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Between 5 am and 12 am trains run every 3 minutes. From 12 am to 5 am trains run every 15 minutes. This train line is free within the airport, i.e. between terminals and the parking lot, but there is a fee to use it to get to the airport train station.

If you’re going to take the train you can buy your ticket at the airport; the AirTrain fee will be included. Keep your ticket with you until your final destination. You have to show your ticket both on the AirTrain and on the train you will be transferring to. The AirTrain trains depart from the front of the airport terminals and go to the Newark Liberty Airport Station. From here you can take the Amtrak or NJ Transit (New Jersey Transit) trains to New York Penn Station.

Penn Station is the first stop for both lines. From here you can also transfer to the PATH rapid transit system and take it to Journal Square or the World Trade center. The AirTrain to Newark Liberty Airport Station from the airport terminals takes about 10 minutes. From this station after you transfer to the NJ Transit or Amtrak train lines you can get to Newark Penn Station in approximately 15 minutes and New York Penn Station in approximately 30 minutes. 

By transferring to the PATH line from Newark Penn Station you can get to the World Trade Center in 40 minutes. The NJ Transit train line operates from 6 am to 9 pm with at least 6 trains running per hour. Between 9 pm and 11 pm the frequency of trains goes down to 4 trains per hour. You can also use the NJ Transit line to transfer to other areas outside of New York, like Jersey City and Trenton, located in New Jersey. The Amtrak trains operate less frequently.  

Amtrak trains, which operate between the airport, New York, and Philadelphia, run about every hour. You can also take the Amtrak to Boston, which takes 5 hours, or Washington DC, which takes 3 hours. You can also take an Amtrak train to get to various cities in Rhode Island, Richmond, and Connecticut.

The PATH trains are a slightly faster alternative to get to certain stops in New York, like the World Trade Center, Journal Square, or 33rd Street. You can transfer from NJ Transit to the PATH at Newark Penn Station.

Airport Shuttle Bus Service

The Newark Airport Express buses that depart from in front of the airport terminals are the fastest way to get to New York. They are also the most direct alternative, taking you to the city center without having to transfer to another vehicle. The trip can vary depending on traffic but it takes about 1 hour on average. Tickets can be purchased online. You cannot buy a ticket on the bus. These buses, which depart in front of each passenger terminal, head to 3 stops in New York: Grand Central Station, Bryant Park, and Port Authority Bus Terminal. Newark Airport Express buses operate 365 days a year.

Newark Airport Express buses operate every 30 minutes. If you want to explore other options you can look into the NJ Transit buses. NJ Transit bus lines 28, 37, 62, 67, and 107 are part of New Jersey’s public transportation system, providing transportation from the airport to New York or New Jersey.

Taxi

Another transportation method to get to the city from Newark Liberty Airport is by taxi. These taxis are New Jersey-based cabs. There is no flat-rate applied since Newark is a bit further away from Manhattan when compared to other airports in the city. The taximeter will be turned on to calculate the fare. The taxi fare will vary depending on your destination. There is an addition fee for luggage that is larger than 24 inches. The metered fare does not include charges such as bridge tolls.

If you are not familiar with the city we recommend doing some research beforehand to avoid the possibility of being taken on the longer route to increase the total fare. During rush hour taking a taxi can take longer than taking the train. Nevertheless, it provides door-to-door transportation so taxis are always a comfortable means of transportation. You can easily find a taxi at the passenger terminal exits.

Rental Car

You can find the offices of rental car companies in the arrival halls of the terminals. There are 10 rental car companies located at Newark Liberty Airport: Advantage, Budget, Hertz, Alamo, Dollar, National, Avis, Enterprise, Payless, and Thrifty. If you’re trip is limited to New York City then it is not really necessary to rent a car. Not only can you walk to many places in the city, New York’s subway system enables you to navigate the city without dealing with traffic. The subway system covers almost every region of New York.

There are also many alternatives to get from the airport to the city. However, if you are going to travel to surrounding areas and plan on renting a car you can do so at the airport and in the city. Let us remind you that renting a car isn’t cheap and parking in New York can be expensive.

Last Updated: May 02, 2016
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