Driving directions are located on the Directions page.
Athens is a little more than an hour's drive from the Atlanta airport. If you are planning on flying, we recommend Air Tran Airways, who tend to have cheap flights in and out of Atlanta. There is also an airport in Athens, which is only serviced by USAir; they tend to be a bit more expensive, and usually involve a layover in Charlotte, but allow you to skip out on the hassle of getting from Atlanta to Athens.
Additionally, if you are flying into Atlanta, we recommend that try to schedule flights that allow you to avoid driving between Atlanta and Athens during rush hour on a weekday. Based on our experiences, here are some recommended times to avoid:
Also, if you are not planning on renting a car, here are some shuttle services that go between Atlanta and Athens.