How to Reach Helen - The Easiest Way to Reach Helen

Lying at about an hour’s distance from Georgia’s capital city Atlanta, Helen can be easily accessed by all modes of transport.


  • By Air: The closest airport is the Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport of Atlanta.
  • By Car: The GA 400 GA 400 North leads you to Helen from Atlanta. Alternatively, you can also reach Helen from Chattanooga, TN in 3 hours covering 132 miles. Birmingham, AL to Helen takes about 3 1/2 hrs.


  • This tiny quaint town can be easily covered on foot. With the number of parking lots throughout the city, you can also explore it by car. For a more wonderland-like experience, you can also get on a horse-drawn buggy ride!

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How to Reach Helen from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
Cleveland to Helen 3.78 km 3 mins
Clarkesville to Helen 23.01 km 23 mins
Gray to Helen 30.29 km 30 mins
Roberta to Helen 39.04 km 39 mins
Athens to Helen 39.85 km 39 mins
Locust grove to Helen 44.44 km 44 mins
Atlanta to Helen 73.72 km 1 hour 13 mins
Tallahassee to Helen 78.5 km 1 hour 18 mins
Smyrna to Helen 87.46 km 1 hour 27 mins
Woodstock to Helen 87.8 km 1 hour 27 mins