Home to the University of Georgia, Athens is a bustling, football-loving college town – rich with culture and history. Downtown Athens features lovely Victorian architecture and offers a lively music scene along with local restaurants, craft breweries, and trendy shops.
Athens is around 76 miles (122 kilometres) northwest of Atlanta airport. To get to Athens from Atlanta airport, you can take a taxi or a Groome shuttle. The taxi ride takes 1 hour and 15 minutes without traffic and the fare will cost at least $156 (€140.75). The shuttle ride takes 2 hours and 15 minutes and costs $46 (€41.50) for each adult if booked online.Welcome Pickups offers meet and greet services and a friendly introduction to Atlanta at the same price as a regular taxi. Click here to see the cost.