How to Reach Helen

How 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!