Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport Guide (ATL)

Airport info
Code: ATL
Address:
6000 North Terminal Parkway, Atlanta, 30320, United States
Location:

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is situated 16km (10 miles) south of Atlanta.

No. of terminals: 2 Dialling code: +1
Telephone:
+1 800 897 1910
Timezone: GMT -05:00
Map:
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport map

The world’s busiest airport, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is a key hub in southeast USA for transatlantic flights, connections to Latin America and domestic links. Our Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport guide includes airport contact details, transportation information, details of airport facilities, and tips on where to stay nearby.

Airport news

 ATLNext (next.at.com), the airport’s 20-year re-development program is currently underway. It consists of a series of projects designed to boost capacity and upgrade existing facilities.

Information

The airport customer service office (tel: +1 382 2920) is is located on the third floor of the domestic terminal and is open from 0815 to 1700, Monday through Friday. Information desks are located in the public areas of the domestic and international terminals. In addition, multilingual customer service representatives are on hand throughout the airport to provide assistance.

At the Custom processing area, there are 70 automated passport control kiosks which aim to expedite the entry process for Americans and visitors from a Visa Waiver Program country. Instead of filling out a paper declaration, you proceed directly to a kiosk, scan your passport, have your picture taken, answer a few questions and you're off.

Website
www.atl.com
Transfer between terminals

The electricity-powered ATL SkyTrain is a free shuttle service that allows passengers to easily and quickly commute between the two terminals.

Driving directions

From central Atlanta, get on the I-75 S, and then continue on toward Clayton County. After following the I-75 S, take exit 239 and follow the signs for CW Grant Parkway. Finally, continue straight onto Maynard H. Jackson Jr. Boulevard. The total drive time is around 15 minutes.

Public Transport

Public transport rail

Rail: Train services operated by MARTA (tel: +1 404 848 5000; www.itsmarta.com) leave the airport's domestic terminal for central Atlanta (journey time: 20 minutes; fare: US$2.50).

Public transport road

Coach: Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is served by Greyhound Flightlink buses (tel: +1 888 287 6359; www.greyhound.com), which depart daily for a number of cities and states from the lower level of the Domestic Terminal.

Shuttle: Shared-ride taxis and door-to-door shuttles are available from numerous operators.

Taxi: Taxis can be booked for a set fee at the transportation centre in the domestic terminal and on the arrivals level of the international terminal. A special per-person rate applies for two or more passengers. Contact the taxi information line (tel: +1 404 530 3485) for further information. The fare into downtown Atlanta is US$30, and the journey time is 20 to 30 minutes.

Terminal facilities

Money

ATMs can be found throughout the terminals and concourses, and there is a bank branch in the atrium area of the Domestic Terminal. Currency exchange kiosks are also available in several of the concourses.

Communication

Free Wi-Fi internet access is now available throughout Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. A mailbox is located in the atrium area of the Domestic Terminal.

Food

A good choice of restaurants, bars and fast-food outlets offer a wide variety of international cuisine in both terminals and within the concourses. These include a steakhouse in the domestic terminal's atrium and a seafood bar in the international terminal.

Shopping

Numerous gift and souvenir shops, designer outlets and newsagents are located in the terminals and concourses. Duty-free shopping is available for international passengers.

Luggage

The lost and found office is located on the upper levels of the north and south sides of the Domestic Terminal. There are no luggage storage services available at the airport.

Other

Other facilities at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport include a chapel, medical centre and AED units.

Airport facilities

Conference and business

There are numerous airline lounges for business-class passengers. Meeting rooms are available at the on-site Renaissance Concourse Atlanta Airport Hotel (tel: +1 404 209 9999; www.marriott.com) and other hotels in the vicinity.

Disabled facilities

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is fully equipped with facilities for disabled passengers, including TDD phones, lifts, specially equipped toilets and ramps. Passengers who require wheelchairs and special assistance should inform their airline before travelling.

Car parking

There are covered short-term car parks with direct access to the terminals, as well as hourly parking areas in front of each terminal for pick-up and drop-off. Economy and long-term car parks are situated next to the covered parking areas and are linked by a courtesy shuttle. There are also long-term park and ride car parks a short distance from both terminals. Further information is available from the parking office (tel: +1 404 530 6725). The airport’s ATLNext improvement plans will work to replace the North and South parking decks over the next decade.

Car rental

Car rental companies include Advantage, Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, E-Z, Hertz, iTravel, National, and Payless are among those represented at the airport's Rental Car Centre, along with local operators. The Rental Car Centre is linked to the terminals via the ATL SkyTrain.

Hotels

There are a number of hotels near Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. Shuttle buses connect major hotels in the area to the airport, with these accommodations offering meeting and conference room facilities and restaurant options.

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The Westin Atlanta Airport

+1 404 762 7676

Book a stay at the Westin Atlanta Airport for four-star accommodations and quick access to the airport. Enjoy their downstairs fitness facilities, or opt for the “WestinWorkout Room.” This option includes workout equipment in the comfort of a suite.

4736 Best Road, 30337, Atlanta, United States

Renaissance Concourse Atlanta Airport Hotel

+1 404 209 9999

Adjacent to the terminals, and with shuttle service offered, the Renaissance is the closest accommodation option to the airport. It has a grill restaurant, fitness centre with indoor pool, and extensive meetings and events facilities.

1 Hartsfield Centre Parkway, 30354, Atlanta, United States

Hilton Atlanta Airport

+1 404 767 9000

The Hilton Atlanta Airport features a range of accommodation options and houses an excellent array of amenities, including a bustling sports bar, Italian and American restaurants, a fitness centre and on-site business facilities.

1031 Virginia Avenue, 30354, Atlanta, United States

Crowne Plaza Atlanta Airport

+1 404 768 6660

The Crowne Plaza is near Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and offers a complimentary shuttle service to/from the terminals. Other features of the hotel include a fitness centre and a restaurant.

1325 Virginia Avenue, 30344, Atlanta, United States

Atlanta Airport Marriott

+1 404 766 7900

Atlanta Airport Marriott is connected to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport by a courtesy shuttle bus. Once there, guests can make use of the mid-priced hotel’s choice of restaurants, as well as the on-site fitness centre, swimming pool and meeting facilities.

4711 Best Road, 30337, Atlanta, United States

Holiday Inn Express - College Park

+1 371 423 4876

Like many other hotels in the area, this Holiday Inn Express operates a free shuttle service to/from the nearby Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. A good value option, facilities here include free Wi-Fi internet access, a fitness centre and outdoor pool.

4601 Best Road, 30337, Atlanta, United States

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