MARTA Public Transportation System
Catch MARTA first. With direct train service to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) offers efficient, no-hassle connections.
MARTA's Airport Station, the final stop on the South Line, is only a 17-minute trip from Five Points Station, the hub of the MARTA rail system. Other popular destinations are equally accessible from the airport.
All southbound trains go to the airport and have plenty of luggage space available at the end of each railcar. Elevators, located in every rail station, provide additional convenience for travelers carrying multiple bags.
How to Find MARTA in Hartsfield-Jackson
Arriving air travelers should follow the Ground Transportation signs to MARTA. The entrance to MARTA’s Airport Station is located inside the western end of the airport's main terminal. The fare gates are just a few feet from the baggage claim areas. Follow the signs, which are plentiful.
MARTA Hours of Operations and Train Frequencies
Train Service Hours
Weekdays: 4:45 a.m.–1:00 a.m.
Weekends: 6:00 a.m.–1:00 a.m; after 7:00 p.m., the Red Line travels between Lindbergh and North Springs, while after 7 p.m., the Green Line travels between Bankhead and Vine City
Weekdays: 6:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m., every 15 minutes for all lines
Weekdays: 7:00 p.m.–1:00 a.m., every 20 minutes for all lines
Weekends: every 20 minutes for all lines
The Atlanta Airport Shuttle Service is operated by A-National Limousine (tel: 404-941-3440 or 877-799-5282; website: www.taass.net) and services downtown Atlanta. From the baggage claim area, signs will mark the way to outside ground transportation and hotel shuttles. Payment options include cash to the dispatcher on the curb or credit card in advance on the Atlanta Airport Shuttle Service website. The cost is $16.50 for a one-way ride and $29.00 round trip.
Cabs are approximately $30 from the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport to the downtown hotels.
Local Ground Transportation
Shuttle Flyer (PDF)
All hotels are within walking distance (1 mile) of the Georgia World Congress Center (GWCC). There will be two shuttle routes. One will run between the Omni Hotel/GWCC Building C. The second route will run between the other three contracted hotels (Marriott Marquis, Hyatt, and Westin Peachtree Plaza) and GWCC Building C, for the convenience of meeting attendees. Your AMS-contracted room key should be shown when boarding the shuttles.
The shuttle schedule will be posted at the convention center and at each hotel shuttle stop and can be accessed via the AMS 2014 Annual smart phone app.
Please call 1-877-589-2671 at least 20 minutes in advance of desired pick up time.
|(Hotels → Convention Center every 15-20 minutes)||(Convention Center → Hotels every 20-25 minutes)|
|Saturday||7:00 am – 10:00 am||3:30 pm – 7:30 pm|
|Sunday||6:30 am – 10:00 am||3:30 pm – 7:30 pm|
|Monday||6:30 am – 10:00 am||5:30 pm – 9:30 pm|
|Tuesday||6:30 am – 11:00 am||5:30 pm – 9:30 pm|
|Wednesday||6:30 am – 11:00 am||5:30 pm – 10:00 pm|
|Thursday||6:30 am – 11:00 am||3:30 pm – 6:30 pm|
The Georgia World Congress Center offers daily parking for $10. (No secure overnight parking.) Please check with your hotel for overnight parking pricing and availability.
Enterprise is the official rental car agency for the 2014 Annual Meeting and special rates are available. Advance reservations may be made online (www.enterprise.com). Select “Corporate Account,” then “Make a Reservation.” Simply enter the account number (10AT034) and the first three letters of the account name (AMS). Reservations may also be made by phone by calling Enterprise (1-800-593-0505). When making a reservation, please mention the AMS Corporate Account number.