Getting to the Northern Lights

The closest airport airport to the Northern Lights Santa Academy is Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.

Rental cars, taxis, Uber and Lyft are easily available from the airport.


To utilize Uber and Lyft you must have their apps on your phone.

Domestic Terminal pickups occur in the North Economy lot. Proceed through North baggage claim for access to the lower-level escalators located between doors N2 and N3. Once downstairs, follow the orange signs to the Economy lot and request a ride only after arrival at the pickup location.

International Terminal pick-ups occurs on the arrival level outer curb. Exit out of the A1 or A2 door and proceed straight across the crosswalk for your selected ride.

Using Metro Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA)

You can board a MARTA Train from INSIDE Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. The station directly connects to the airport at the far end of baggage claim next to ground transportation. From your terminal follow signs to get on the automated airport train and take it to the baggage claim stop. Follow the signs to baggage claim to reach the Airport MARTA station. A tall escalator will take you to baggage claim. The MARTA train station is directly behind this area and the restrooms at the top of the escalator. You can turn left or right to reach the MARTA station as there are entrances from both the north and south baggage claim areas.

Once inside the MARTA station, you must purchase your fare at a BREEZE CARD vending machine or the RideStore. Click here to check MARTA website for schedules, stops, and fares.

For the August 2023 session - the Medical Center Station MARTA Station (5711 Peachtree-Dunwoody Road Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30342) is 1.0 mile from the hotel.  And the Westin Atlanta Perimeter does provide a courtesy shuttle to and from Medical Center & Dunwoody MARTA stations.

MARTA for International Students:
There is a free shuttle at the arrivals level of the International Terminal that goes to the Domestic Terminal's baggage claim. From there you can follow instructions above to access MARTA.

To watch a video about MARTA's Airport Station Tour, please click here.

For a map of Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport showing the Marta Train location, please click here.

For Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport's ground transportation information page, please click here.

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Based out of the metro-Atlanta, Georgia area, the Northern Lights Santa Academy is the largest Santa school in the Southeastern United States, serving Santa Clauses, Mrs. Clauses and Santa's Helpers in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia, as well as throughout the country. For more information about our Santa school, please contact us.  

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Atlanta, GA 30359