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CTS2015 Travel Info

The 2015 International Conference on Collaboration Technologies and Systems
(CTS 2015)


June 01-05, 2015
The Westin Atlanta Airport Hotel
Atlanta, Georgia, USA


CTS 2015 TRAVEL INFORMATION



AIRPORT and TRANSPORTATION OPTIONS
Considering your departing city, the airline that you are flying, and whether or not you are renting a car, you have several options.  

The closest major airport is Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL). The airport is just 1 mile away from the conference hotel.  

For passenger airlines at Hartsfield-Jackson (ATL), Domestic Terminals North and South and International terminals at ATL serve the following airlines:

Domestic Terminal:      

International Terminal:

Air Canada

Air France

Southwest Airlines       

British Airways             

Delta Air Lines             

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines               

Korean Air                   

Lufthansa German Airlines

Virgin Atlantic             



AIRPORT DIRECTORIES:
For Domestic Terminal Directory, please see http://www.atlanta-airport.com/docs/terminal/DomesticTerminal.pdf.  

For International Terminal Directory, please see http://www.atlanta-airport.com/docs/terminal/f.pdf.  


GROUND TRANSPORTATION FROM ATL AIRPORT

SUPER SHUTTLE FROM THE AIRPORT 

There is a courtesy hotel shuttle to the Westin Atlanta Airport and other airport hotels.  

Hotel shuttle service is available on the Purple Isle outside in the Ground Transportation Center, located at the west end of the domestic terminals building (west curb). The west curb is located outside between the Domestic North and South Terminals. 

Courtesy phones are available, if you would like the arrival or departure times for your shuttle, you can call the Westin Atlanta Airport hotel at (+1)(404) 762-7676. 

Please note the following details:

- Hotel Shuttle only goes to the domestic terminal, from there you can take airport shuttle between the international terminal and the domestic terminal. 

- Pick-up times are every 20 minutes

- Travel time is approximately 6 minutes

- The hotel shuttle is shared between The Westin Atlanta Airport & Sheraton Gateway Hotel Atlanta Airport. 

- Please plan to add an additional 5 minutes to your travel time when traveling from the hotel to the airport via the hotel shuttle. 


TAXI 

Taxi service is available in the Yellow Bus Aisle.  Transportation to certain areas of Atlanta are at fixed rates.  See here for more details.


TRAINS AND BUSES FROM THE AIRPORT 

The Metropolitan Transit Authority (MARTA) operates Atlanta’s local public transportation system and the MARTA train system goes directly to and from the airport from metro Atlanta.  It includes buses and trains. 

system map 2014

Bus Hours

Monday – Friday           5 AM – 1:30 AM 
Weekends & Holidays    5 AM – 12:30 AM

(Call Customer Information at 404-848-5000 for details or check the schedule for your route.)

Greyhound Flightlink is located at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and conveniently ready to provide transportation services from the Airport to selected US cities and states. 


RENTAL CARS

Hartsfield-Jackson's Rental Car Center (RCC) is the place to get your rental car and is a short complimentary train ride away. 
To access Hartsfield-Jackson's RCC:
  • Pick up your checked luggage at the north or south baggage claim area.
  • Follow the overhead signs and hallway placards to the rental car center.
  • Proceed out of the west end of the terminal under the covered walkway.
  • Take the escalator up to the station and board the ATL SkyTrain for the five-minute ride to the rental car center.

Important facts about Hartsfield-Jackson’s rental car center (RCC):

    * Address for the rental car center is 2200 Rental Car Center Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30337.

    * All rental car companies are located at the rental car center.

    * Pickup and return of all vehicles is at the rental car center.

    * The rental car center train (ATL SkyTrain) does not connect to the existing train that serves the passenger terminal and concourses.  The ATL SkyTrain’s first stop is the Georgia International Convention Center (GICC).  The second stop is the rental car center, where rental contracts, keys and cars are in one convenient location.  The train trip between the Airport station and the rental car center station takes about five minutes.  The wait time between trains during peak times is about three minutes. 

 The following rental car companies serve Atlanta Airport at the RCC:

Advantage Rent A Car               (800) 777-5500
Airport Rent a Car of Atlanta      (800) 905-4997
Alamo                                      (800) 227-7368
Avis                                         (404) 530-2725
Budget Car Rental                     (404) 530-3000
Dollar Rent A Car                      (866) 434-2226
Enterprise                                (404) 763-5220
EZ Rent a Car                           (800) 277-5171
Hertz                                       (404) 530-2925
National                                   (800) 227-7368
Payless                                     (404) 768-2401
Sixt Rent a Car                          (888) 749-8227
Thrifty Car Rental                      (770) 996-2350

TRAVELING BY CAR FROM HARTSFIELD-JACKSON'S RENTAL CAR CENTER (RCC) TO THE WESTIN ATLANTA AIRPORT HOTEL

Turn left onto Global Gateway Connector
Turn left onto Riverdale Rd
Take the 2nd Right onto T Owen Smith Con
Turn Right onto Best Rd

ATLANTA METRO MAP

Metro Atlanta GA Map


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