Anime Weekend Atlanta is held at the Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel and the Cobb Galleria Centre, US Highway 41 ( Cobb Parkway ) at Interstate 285, Northwest of downtown Atlanta.
There are various ways you can get to the Hotel and Convention Center:
North or South on I-75:
If travelling north or south on I-75 take Exit 258/Cumberland Boulevard.
Go west on Cumberland Boulevard and proceed to Cobb Parkway/US 41.
Turn right on Cobb Parkway and go 7/10ths of a mile to Galleria Drive.
Turn right onto Galleria Drive and right again into the Cobb Galleria Centre parking deck.
North/East Directions from I-285:
If travelling north or east on I-285 take Exit 19/Cobb Parkway/US 41.
Turn right onto Cobb Parkway and move into the left -hand turning lane.
Turn left onto Galleria Drive and right into the Cobb Galleria Centre parking deck.
South/West Directions from I-285 (Stone Mountain/Athens):
If travelling south or west on I-285 take Exit 20/Cobb Parkway/US 41.
Turn left onto Cobb Parkway and go under I-285.
Make a left hand turn at the second traffic light onto Galleria Drive and turn right into the Cobb Galleria Centre parking deck.
Or, you can go here to get a map of the area.
Want to know where you can park in the Galleria Area? We have a map.
While at AWA, you can park at the parking decks at the Cobb Galleria Centre, Speciality Mall, and the office buildings.
The Reniassance Atlanta Waverly Hotel does not have parking decks, and will be full during the convention.
Do not park at Akers Mill Square or Cumberland Mall. You will be towed.
The Hotel does not have direct shuttle service to and from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. Commercial taxi and shuttle bus services are available in the Ground Transportation area . Many of these carriers will take you to the Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel and the overflow hotels, for a fee. The hotel is about 17 miles from the airport. For a list of the shuttle carriers at Ground Transportation, please go here under "Galleria".
Please note: You MUST mention the Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel as your destination, as there are two other Renaissance Hotels in the Atlanta area.
Atlanta Airport Information: www.atlanta-airport.com
By Public Transit:
There are two bus routes from Atlanta that are close to the Renaissance Waverly Hotel & the Cobb Galleria Centre.
MARTA (Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority) operates bus and rail service in the city of Atlanta, Fulton and Dekalb counties.
One bus route goes into Cobb County (Where the hotel and convention center are located), Route 12, Howell Mill/ Cumberland. For infromation on MARTA, including schedule and fare infromation , go to www.itsmarta.com.
MARTA Route 12 (Howell Mill/ Cumberland) Departs from MARTA Midtown Station. Operates Weekdays, Saturdays, and Sundays. Fare is $2.50.
CCT (Cobb Community Transit) operates bus service within Cobb County, and has routes that go into the city of Atlanta. CCT does not operate on Sundays. Info on CCT can be found at www.cobbdot.org/cct.htm
CCT Route 10 (Cobb Parkway) Departs from MARTA Arts Center Station. Operates Weekdays and Saturdays. Fare is $2.50. Transfer from MARTA to CCT requires a Breeze Card. For information, go to www.breezecard.com
Please note that both bus routes will NOT take you directly to the hotel and convention center. Both routes stop at the Cumberland Transit Center, located behind Cumberland Mall. From there, you can walk to the convention area via a walkway connecting the mall.
If you arriving via Greyhound in downtown Atlanta,
go to the MARTA Garnett Transit Station next to the Greyhound station, and take the Northbound train to either Midtown or Arts Center Station.
By Rail (Amtrak):
From the Amtrak Station, take MARTA Bus Route 110 (The Peach) to MARTA Arts Center Station.
While at the station, transfer to CCT Bus Route #10 or MARTA Route #12 at Midtown Station (take the southbound train from Arts Center station).