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It's totally possible—and incredibly fascinating—to spend days strolling through the nation's largest Landmark Historic District. But with so much here to see and do, your feet might have different plans. Check out some other ways to see Savannah in style.

Unique Transportation

Award Winning Bicycling


Savannah is a Bronze Level Bicycle Friendly Community as awarded by the League of American Bicyclists.  The Savannah Bicycle Campaign is working toward becoming an even more bike-friendly town, by advocating for the implementation of a Complete Streets Policy and providing bicycle programming in Savannah.


Chatham Area Transit (CAT)
CAT offers 19 fixed bus routes in Savannah and Chatham County. Fare for local one-way service is $1.50 and discounted weekly and monthly passes are available.

The DOT Shuttle, which transports passengers in the Historic District, provides free and convenient service from the Transit Center to many downtown hotels and the Savannah Visitor Information Center, many historic sites and local restaurants.

The Liberty St. Parking Shuttle provides free weekday service throughout downtown to various parking facilities and offers the same safe, free service late-nights on Friday and Saturday.

CAT also offers the 100X Airport Express for direct service from the Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport to the Joe Murray Rivers, Jr. Intermodal Transit Center, as well as bike sharing. Catch a CAT!

The DOT is a fare-free service of Savannah Mobility Management System, a public-private partnership created to help visitors and residents get around downtown.  Included in the system are 30-passenger shuttles serving 12 stops in the Historic District; a 54-passenger authentic 1930s streetcar with six stops along River Street; and the Savannah Belles Ferry (see below).


  • 20 minutes or less wait between shuttles
  • Serving 12 stops around the Historic District
  • Connecting to municipal parking facilities, Visitor Centers, Streetcar and Ferry
  • Monday-Saturday 7 a.m.-9 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m.-9 p.m.
  • Fully ADA-Accessible


  • Thursday-Sunday: Noon - 9 p.m.
  • Authentic 1930s Melbourne, 54-passenger streetcar updated with environmentally-friendly green technology
  • Six stops along Historic River Street between Montgomery Street and the Waving Girl Landing
  • Fully ADA-Accessible


  • Operating 7 days a week, from 7 a.m. to Midnight
  • Modern passenger-only ferries, reminiscent of vessels seen in the harbor a century ago
  • Named for Savannah's "Belles"— strong women who shaped the city's history
  • Connecting downtown with Hutchinson Island and the Savannah International Trade & Convention Center
  • From the Savannah International Trade & Convention Center Landing (on Hutchinson Island adjacent to the Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa) to City Hall Landing (below City Hall adjacent to Hyatt Regency Savannah Hotel) and the Waving Girl Landing (in Morrell Park adjacent to the Savannah Marriott Riverfront Hotel).

Trolley Tours

Savannah offers a variety of Trolley Tours. One of the best ways to learn about the Downtown Historic District's history is to take one of the many Trolley Tours available. Most Trolley Tours offer the on/off pass, so you are able to explore the city on your own and get back on the trolley as you please!

Horse Drawn Carriage Tours

Taking a Horse Drawn Carriage Tour through Downtown Savannah can be both informative and romantic. Learn about the city as you are taken through the various squares and streets. Bring the whole family or just the two of you, and see Savannah at her very best!

Shuttle Services

Express Shuttle

  • New 30-passenger shuttle vehicles
  • 20 minutes or less wait between shuttles
  • Serving 10 stops around the Historic District Connecting to municipal parking facilities, Visitor Centers, Streetcar and Ferry
  • Operating 7 days a week, 11 a.m.-9 p.m.
  • Fully ADA-Accessible
City Parking

Find information all about the City's Visitor Day Pass, Disability Parking, Smart Cards, Metered Parking and Enforcement by looking through the City Parking Guide. City owned and operated garage locations and details are also available in the guide for your convenience.

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