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Commuting and Transit for Fulton County

Like any metro Atlanta community, workers flow in and out of Fulton County daily. Commuting is straightforward with interstate highway access and reliable public transit connecting communities and commerce centers. At 29.8 minutes, Fulton County residents enjoy one of the lowest commuting times in metro Atlanta, thanks in large part to the county’s connectivity and the fact that many of the most desirable jobs are located within Fulton County.

Employed in County 100%
Employed in County but Living Outside the County72.1%
Employed and Living in County 27.9%
Living in County 100%
Living in County and Employed Outside the County 47.4%
Living and Employed in County 52.6%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau Mapping, 2019

Public Transportation

Fulton County is served by the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) which provides both heavy rail and bus service within the county and into some surrounding counties. Several bus routes terminate either at Five Points in downtown Atlanta, or at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, where riders can transfer to MARTA’s existing rail system to get to other parts of the metro area. The airport station is conveniently inside the domestic terminal and has a full-service RideStore along with trained personnel ready to assist passengers. For more information on routes, fares and transfers, visit itsmarta.com.

Xpress buses, operated by the Atlanta-Region Transit Link Authority (ATL), give commuters throughout the metro Atlanta region a valuable transportation option to and from 12 metro Atlanta counties and major employment centers in Fulton County, including Downtown and Midtown, visit xpressga.com.