Transportation to, from and around Gainesville-Hall County is easy with the variety of Georgia transportation options.

Surface Arteries

Hall County is served by:

  • Four-lane limited access to I-85, I-285
  • Close access to GA 400, I-75, I-20


Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International Airport provides over 2,500 domestic and international flights daily. The airport is an hour drive away via I-985/GA 365 to I-85 South, or via GA 400 to I-85 South.

Located one mile south of Gainesville’s city center, the Lee Gilmer Airport has two runways, 5,500 ft. and 4,000 ft., and is capable of handling local air travel and corporate jet fly-ins.


In Hall County, Georgia, transportation by rail is available for freight and commuters through:

  • Norfolk-Southern Railway
  • CSX Rail
  • Amtrak


The closest deep-water port is in Savannah, Georgia, 300 miles to the south via interstate. There is another Georgia port in Brunswick, with the other options being Charleston, South Carolina and Jacksonville, Florida.

Motor Freight

More than 40 carriers serve the area.