Types of Transportation Available to Campus
Hartsfield International Airport in Atlanta is 20 miles from campus. MARTA trains (public transportation) take you to campus from the airport: Take the train from the airport to 5 Points station, then transfer to an eastbound train to the Decatur station; either walk, take a taxi or the #15 bus the 2 blocks to campus. Taxi service is also available for the ride to campus from the airport. Amtrak trains and Greyhound buses serve Atlanta. MARTA provides buses and rapid-rail trains in the metropolitan area.
Driving Instructions to Campus
From the north, take I-75 S. past I-285 to I-85 N. Take I-85 N. to the Clairmont Rd. exit. Turn right (signs will point to Decatur) and proceed for several miles until Clairmont ends at the square in Decatur. Turn right onto Ponce de Leon and at the first light (Commerce), turn left. At the second light (Trinity), turn left. At the first light, turn right onto McDonough; cross the train tracks and turn immediately to the left onto E. College Ave. Enter the campus by turning into the first driveway on the right. From the north on I-85 S., pass I-285 and exit to Clairmont Rd. Turn left, then follow the preceding directions from Clairmont Rd. From the south on I-75/85 N., exit to I-285 E. Follow I-285 to 33 (Covington Hwy.). Head west (left) toward Decatur. Covington becomes E. College Ave. The campus is on the left; enter the second driveway past Candler St. From the east and west, take I-20 to I-285 N. Follow the preceding directions from that point.
The Courtyard Decatur (130 Clairmont Dr.; 404-371-0204) has moderate room rates, an indoor pool, and an exercise room. University Inn and the Emory Conference Center Hotel are conveniently located also.