By plane

Atlanta-Hartsfield Jackson International airport (ATL) is the nearest major airport to Athens.  Hourly van shuttles operated by Groome Transportation run between ATL and Athens. The shuttle service will take you directly to the conference hotel - the Georgia Center.  More information can be found at

By car

Athens is located 70 miles northeast of Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport.  It is situated 23 miles south of I-85 and 28 miles north of I-20. 

By bus

Both Megabus ( and Southeastern Stages ( offer service between Athens and various cities in the southeast.