Transportation From the Atlanta Airport to Marietta:
Marietta is just 30 minutes north of the airport, and the fastest way to get to your Marietta destination is by car or Uber/Lyft/taxi/shuttle service available at the airport. If you would like to use public transportation, you can ride MARTA (Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority) from the airport to the CCT (Cobb Community Transit) transfer station, and then take a CCT bus to your destination. See the public transportation section below for more information.
Driving in and around Marietta:
Roads are very well marked and generally in excellent condition, and parking is plentiful and often free, so driving/rental car is usually the best transportation option. Please note that rush hour traffic typically occurs on weekday mornings from 6:30am to 9:30am and on weekday afternoons from 4pm to 6:30pm. Rush hour typically starts earlier on Friday afternoons.
Marietta is bisected by Interstate 75 and the original Dixie Highway (now known as U.S. 41 or Cobb Parkway) which run north and south through the city. Both of these routes make it very easy to get to any part of Marietta. In addition, Interstate 85 is only 15 miles to the east and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is only 30 minutes to the south.
Parking in Marietta:
Parking is plentiful and often free at most restaurants, parks, shopping centers, and businesses. Marietta Square parking includes a variety of free and paid options. Parking in and around the Atlanta Braves stadium at Sun Trust Park and The Battery Atlanta is a mix of free for up to 2 hours and paid parking, though all The Battery Atlanta merchants will validate.
Marietta Taxis or Uber/Lyft:
It is rare to walk outside and flag a taxi, so if you plan to use this mode of transportation you will need to schedule one in advance or call and be prepared to wait for between 5 and 30 minutes. There are many taxi companies to choose from in Marietta. Depending on where you are going, you may have a flat rate or a variable rate based on mileage and time. Both Uber and Lyft are readily available in Marietta, and wait times vary by location, time/day, and event.
Marietta Taxi Companies and Transportation Services:
- Uber – Uber App or Uber.com
- Lyft – Lyft App or Lyft.com
- Victory Cab of Marietta – 770-428-2626
- Legends Taxi Cab Co – 770-426-5100
- Universal Taxi – 770-794-8400
- Cobb County Taxi – 770-952-0999
Marietta Public Transportation:
Marietta is serviced by CCT (Cobb Community Transit) bus lines. If you are interested in going to Atlanta or other areas near Marietta, but out of Cobb County, you can take CCT to a transfer station at MARTA (Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority). MARTA is the public transportation system for Metro Atlanta and uses both buses and trains. To transfer onto MARTA, you can take CCT to a MARTA station and you are only charged once for the CCT fare. There is no transfer fee when going from CCT to MARTA. With CCT, there is no service on Sundays and some holidays, including New Years Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day. Please visit the public transportation websites for information on routes, fares, maps, and other information:
Public Transportation from Marietta to the Atlanta Airport:
As noted above, you can take a CCT bus to a transfer station where you can board a MARTA train. MARTA has a route that will then take you to the airport with one transfer. Travel time using this method depends on your starting point, but on average could be around 2 hours. If you have time, this is the cheapest way to get to the Atlanta airport.
For more information about transportation options between Marietta and the Atlanta airport, please visit the Atlanta Airport Ground Transportation page.