Directions to Candler

Candler is on Emory's main campus, located a few miles from downtown Atlanta in the Druid Hills neighborhood, between the Virginia Highland neighborhood and the small city of Decatur.

The Haygood-Hopkins Memorial Gateway, the traditional main entrance to campus, overlooks the intersection of North Decatur and Oxford roads at Emory Village.

Visitor parking is conveniently located around campus.

Driving Directions to Campus

From Interstate 20 Eastbound

Take exit 60-B, the Moreland Avenue exit. Turn right on Moreland and follow it approximately 3 miles. Moreland will change to Briarcliff Road once it crosses Ponce de Leon Avenue. Continue straight on Briarcliff approximately 2 miles to North Decatur Road. Turn right and follow North Decatur one mile to the Oxford Road roundabout intersection at Emory Village. At the roundabout, take the fourth exit onto Oxford Road. Follow Oxford Road to the first right on Eagle Row and enter the campus.

From Interstate 20 Westbound

Take exit 60, the Moreland Avenue North exit. Turn right on Moreland and follow it approximately 3 miles. Moreland will change to Briarcliff Road once it crosses Ponce de Leon Avenue. Continue straight on Briarcliff approximately 2 miles to North Decatur Road. Turn right and follow North Decatur one mile to the Oxford Road roundabout intersection at Emory Village. At the roundabout, take the fourth exit onto Oxford Road. Follow Oxford Road to the first right on Eagle Row and enter the campus.

From Interstate 75 North or South

Take exit 248-C, the Freedom Parkway exit. Cross Boulevard; continue on Freedom Parkway; veer left at split; continue until it ends at Ponce de Leon Avenue; then turn right. Off Ponce, turn left on Briarcliff Road. Go approximately 2 miles to North Decatur Road. Turn right and follow North Decatur Road one mile to the Oxford Road roundabout intersection at Emory Village. At the roundabout, take the fourth exit onto Oxford Road. Follow Oxford Road to the first right on Eagle Row and enter the campus.

From Interstate 85 North and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

The airport is located in the southwest section of the city, approximately 25 minutes from the Emory University campus. Visitors driving from the airport should take I-85 North.

To Emory from Interstate 85 North, take exit 248-C, the Freedom Parkway exit. Cross Boulevard; continue on Freedom Parkway; veer left at split; continue until it ends at Ponce de Leon Avenue; then turn right. Off Ponce, turn left on Briarcliff Road. Go approximately 2 miles to North Decatur Road. Turn right and follow North Decatur Road one mile to the Oxford Road roundabout intersection at Emory Village. At the roundabout, take the fourth exit onto Oxford Road. Follow Oxford Road to the first right on Eagle Row and enter the campus.

From Interstate 85 South

Take exit 91, the Clairmont Road exit. Turn left (east) on Clairmont and follow it approximately 3 miles to North Decatur Road. Turn right and follow North Decatur approximately one mile to the Oxford Road roundabout intersection at Emory Village. At the roundabout, take the fourth exit onto Oxford Road. Follow Oxford Road to the first right on Eagle Row and enter the campus.

Take a left at the second stop sign, into the Peavine Visitors Lot. Once you are parked, walk back towards the gatehouse and cross Eagle Row, following Dickey Drive straight. Continue past the psychology (PAIS) and chemistry (Emerson Hall) buildings on your right to the Theology Building and Center for Ethics. The Theology entrance is on the left.

Public Transportation

Atlanta's mass transit system is MARTA, which operates a coordinated system of bus and train lines around much of the Atlanta area. The Emory campus is accessible from the Lindbergh MARTA station, and from the Inman Park station via the #6-Emory bus, or from the Arts Center station and the Avondale station on the #36-North Decatur bus. Also, the #245 "Blue Flyer" Kensington/Emory express bus serves Emory from the Lindbergh and Kensington stations. Coming from the airport, take any train northbound to the Lindbergh MARTA station, and take the #6-Emory bus to the Emory campus.

Ask the bus driver to stop in Emory Village near the Emory main entrance. From this stop, walk through the main Emory gate, veering left up the hill on Dowman Drive into the campus. Walk right on the brick walkway between the first building on your right (the Administration Building) and second building on the right (White Hall). Follow the walkway and veer left past White Hall and down the steps. The Theology Building will be on your right

Please check with MARTA to confirm the latest schedule and route information for transit service to and from the Emory campus.

Taxi or Shuttle from the Airport

A taxi ride from the airport to campus will cost from $35 to $45 and will take approximately 25 minutes with normal traffic. Allow at least an hour's travel time during weekday rush hours—7:00 a.m. until 9:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.

Atlanta Airport Superior Shuttle provides shuttle service to and from the Atlanta Airport. Reservations are required ahead of time by calling 770.457.4794 or by visiting www.atlsuperiorshuttle.com. The cost is approximately $25 one-way ($45 round trip), with lower fares depending on your pick-up/drop-off location.

Ask the driver to take you to the Emory University Administration Building. Take the walkway between White Hall and the Administration Building. Follow the walkway and veer left past White Hall to the stairs between White Hall and Bishops Hall. Take the stairs down. The Theology building is on your right at the bottom of the stairs.