Location :July 14-19, 2024, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Getting to Atlanta

Transportation Options

Getting to Atlanta, GA

Air Travel

Fly into the Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport (ATL) in Atlanta.

Rail and Bus Services

Amtrak via its Crescent line and national bus services like Greyhound and Megabus.

Driving to Atlanta

Major highways include Interstates 20, 75, and 85.

Accommodation Options

Staying in Atlanta, GA

Luxury Hotels

  • The Candler Hotel Atlanta, Curio Collection by Hilton
  • Grand Hyatt Atlanta in Buckhead
  • InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta, an IHG Hotel

Mid-Range Hotels

  • Hyatt Regency Atlanta
  • The Georgian Terrace
  • Hotel Indigo Atlanta Downtown

Budget Hotels

  • Motel 6 Atlanta Downtown
  • AC Hotel by Marriott Atlanta Downtown
  • Embassy Suites by Hilton Atlanta at Centennial Olympic Park
Local Transportation Options

Navigating Around Atlanta, GA

Public Transit

MARTA's trains and buses are convenient for city travel. A single ride costs approximately $2.50.

The Atlanta Streetcar is great for downtown exploration, with fares at $1 per ride or $3 for an all-day pass.

Taxis and Ride-Sharing

Taxis charge a standard meter rate, with an average fare of around $30 from ATL to downtown. Ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft typically charge between $20 to $40 for the same route, depending on demand and time of day.

From ATL to Hyatt Regency

To get to the Hyatt Regency in downtown Atlanta from the airport:

  • MARTA Train: Take the Red or Gold line northbound to Peachtree Center for about $2.50, followed by a short walk to the hotel.
  • Taxi: A direct taxi ride costs approximately $30.
  • Ride-Sharing: Services like Uber and Lyft offer rides for about $20 to $40.