Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Airport transportation has made many recent improvements to ensure that your flight is not the only pleasant and convenient experience along your travels. Every aspect of transportation services from rental cars, shuttle buses, trains, and even limos are easily accessible from the airport’s Ground Transportation Center.
There are a considerable number of popular hotels, motels and inns within a short distance of the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. The majority of these accommodations include a free shuttle service to and from the airport’s domestic terminal. There are many options for your using Atlanta Airport transportation services and companies.
Hotel guests can wait for shuttle service on the Purple Isle outside of the Ground Transportation Center. This area is located on the west curb of the domestic terminals building. The west curb is situated between the Domestic North and Domestic South Terminals.
There are courtesy phones near the baggage claim and in the Ground Transportation Center for travellers who need to find out the arrival or departure time for their hotel shuttle. It is recommended that you check with your hotel first to make sure they provide this service. If not, Atlanta Airport transportation service providers have many other options for you.
There are local shared-ride shuttle services available at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport to hotels, businesses, convention centers, or local residences. These shuttles usually run approximately every 15 minutes. There are also Regional Shared-Ride shuttles that run every 30 to 60 minutes to locations outside of the Atlanta metro area.
Shared-ride shuttle services usually pick up on the Green Bus Aisle that is located just outside of the Ground Transportation Center between the Domestic North and Domestic South Terminals. It is recommended that travellers directly contact the shuttle company with any inquiries or to make a reservation.
In Atlanta, the local public transit system is referred to as MARTA (Metropolitan Transit Authority). There is a MARTA airport transportation station attached to the airport near the baggage claim area. A one way fare to metropolitan Atlanta is only $2.50 and it should bring you downtown in approximately 20 minutes. MARTA also offers passengers direct train service back to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.
AMTRAK is available at 1688 Peachtree N.W. in Atlanta. Their telephone number for customer inquiries is (800) 872-7245. For door-to-door Amtrak services, passengers can call A-National Management Services to make a reservation at (404) 941-3440 or (404) 941-3441.
Greyhound Flightlink is also located within Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and reservations can be made by calling (888) 287-6359 or by visiting www.greyhound.com. For pickup, take the escalator to the North Baggage Claim area on the lower level of the North terminal. Greyhound supplies Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport passengers with convenient transportation services to selected cities and states during the following business hours:
8:00 am to 10:00 pm on Weekdays
9:00 am to 4:00 pm on Saturdays
10:00 am to 4:00 pm on Sundays
Taxicab service is located in the Yellow Bus aisle outside of the Ground Transportation Center. A set fee of $30 will take you between the airport and Atlanta’s central business district. An additional $2 charge will be applied per-person for fares with two or more passengers. Rates for areas outside of the downtown business district are $2.59 for the first 1/8 mile and $0.25 for every additional 1/8 mile. Taxis for Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport can be booked by calling (404) 530-3485.
Atlanta Airport transportation providers have a specific rental car center that offers travellers all of the most popular rental companies. The rental car center is located just outside of the west doors inside of the domestic terminal. Reputable car rental agencies like Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, E-Z Rent-a-Car, Hertz, National, Payless and Thrifty all have rental counters available. The car rental dealers at the airport are usually open 24 hours a day and offer a wide selection of rental cars.
Limousine rental services are also available from Atlanta Airport. There are an estimated two hundred different limousine companies that provide transportation to and from the airport. Most of Atlanta’s limo companies offer an extensive selection of executive car services, stretch limousines, and coach passenger vehicles.
Stretch limousine pickups are located at the lower level of the North and South Parking Deck and sedan limousine pickups are made at the South Hourly Parking Deck. It is necessary to reserve your limousine in advance and schedule a specific pickup time.
Limousine companies have a regulated base rates plus additional charges for wait times if a passenger is not ready on arrival. There are also airport gate fees, taxes and various toll charges. Their rates are normally subject to a maximum tariff when limousines hold six or more passengers. Sedan and executive car rates are not regulated by the city or state, so it is best to discuss any possible charges before you make a reservation.
As part of the Atlanta Airport transportation connections there are also minibuses and charter shuttle services leaving every 15 minutes to Downtown, Midtown, and Buckhead. These are operated by A-National Limousine and reservations can be made by calling (404) 941-3440 or (877) 799-6282, as well as online at http://www.taass.net