Getting Around Marietta

Marietta is conveniently located near Hartsfield Atlanta International Airport, one of the world's busiest airports. Several smaller airports also serve the area (Cobb County Airport).

Three major interstate highways run through Cobb County. I-75 runs north/south through the county. I-285, which circles through Atlanta, snakes through the southeastern portion of Cobb. I-20 runs east/west, passing through the southeastern tip of the county. From Atlanta: Take I-75 North to exit 263 (old exit number 112). Follow (West Bound) to Marietta. This road becomes South Marietta Parkway 120 S. Loop. Follow West about 5 miles to Atlanta Street, turn right. Marietta Square is 2 blocks ahead. From Kennesaw, Cartersville or Chattanooga: Take I-75 South to exit 267B (old exit number 114B). Follow ramp to Highway 5 (Marietta, Smyrna) Road becomes Church Street. Follow road about 2 1/2 miles to Marietta Square. From Dallas, Georgia: Take Dallas Highway East past Ridgeway (Barrett). Road becomes Whitlock Avenue. Continue East about 4 1/2 miles crossing S. Marietta Parkway. Marietta Square is just ahead 1 block.

Rail access has been a feature of Marietta since the Western & Atlantic Railroad hastened the community's development in the 1830s and 1840s. Today, CSX Transportation runs through the heart of the city providing access to more than 42,000 miles of track east of the Mississippi River, 1,780 in Georgia.

Cobb Community Transit serves the Cobb County area, providing bus service throughout the county. Several bus routes also connect to the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA), Atlanta's public transportation service.