• GETTING TO TURNER FIELD: Driving directions and public transportation info

    Driving Directions

    • From North of downtown; traveling I-75/I-85 South:From North of downtown; traveling I-75/I-85 South: DO NOT exit MLK Blvd (exit 247).  Yes, you can get there by taking this exit, as the freeway signs indicate, but it is a bad idea.  This is a very indirect route, and you will sit in traffic far longer than necessary.  Instead, take the Fulton Street exit (#246), and turn left on Fulton at the end of the ramp. This will take you to the primary Turner Field lots, as well as several private lots.
    • To access less expensive private lots on Ralph David Abernathy Blvd: Take the Fulton Street exit (#246), and turn RIGHT on Fulton at the end of the ramp. Drive several blocks and turn left on Windsor Street SW, then left on Ralph David Abernathy Blvd (almost immediately, you’ll see private lots on the right side of the road).
    • From south of Turner Field; traveling I-75/I-85 North: Take the Fulton Street exit (#246), then take a right on Fulton Street to Braves parking.
    • From west of Turner Field; traveling I-20 East:From west of Turner Field; traveling I-20 East: Take the Windsor Street exit (#56B), then turn right on Windsor St, left on Ralph David Abernathy Blvd. This will take you to the Red, Yellow and Grey Turner Field (official) lots, as well as multiple smaller private lots.If you prefer to park in the larger official Turner Field lots ( Blue, Green, Orange, Gold), take the Windsor Street exit (#56B), then turn left on Fulton, right on Hank Aaron Drive.
    • From east of Turner Field; traveling I-20 West: Take exit Capitol Avenue exit (58A), and then turn left.


    Public Transportation (MARTA)

     Unfortunately, the city of Atlanta never extended the MARTA rail system to Turner Field, which makes it decidedly inconvenient to get to “The Ted” via public transportation.  Therefore, we recommend driving to the park, rather than taking MARTA.  Driving is faster and will allow you to avoid standing in lines for trains and shuttles.

    However, if you have no other option or are the type of person who will do anything to avoid downtown traffic, it definitely IS possible to get to/from a game using public transportation.

    There are two MARTA rail options: 1) Take the rail to Five-Points station, then take the Braves shuttle to Turner Field.  2) Take the rail directly to the Georgia State station and then walk to Turner Field. Most fans who opt to take MARTA take the rail to Five-Points station. From there you can take the Braves shuttle to the ballpark. Here the details on the shuttle:

    • LOCATION of shuttle TO the park: The MARTA shuttle picks up and drops off from east side of Underground Atlanta at “Steve Polk Plaza”.  This requires you to walk the length of Underground Atlanta to get to the shuttle stop, but there should be signs to direct.
    • LOCATION of shuttle FROM the park: After the game, the shuttle picks up passengers at the corner of Washington St and Hank Aaron Drive at the Northwest corner of the Turner Field plaza.
    • HOURS of shuttle operation: MARTA shuttles begin operation 90 minutes before game time and run for 1 hour after the final out. However, when there are special postgame presentations, such as Friday Night Fireworks, MARTA will extend shuttle hours as needed.
    • PRICE of shuttle: Free, when you transfer from MARTA. Or you can purchase a round-trip “Breeze” ticket for $4.50 per person.

    MARTA website

    MARTA rail maps & schedules

    MARTA shuttle page 

    Taxi service

    There are two taxi stations at Turner Field, and taxis begin service there at the end of the 5th inning. The two locations are 1) At the corner of Ralph David Abernathy an Hank Aaron Drive at the northeast corner of the ballpark.  And 2) At the coner of Bill Lucas and Pollard at the southwest corner of the park.
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