There are several ways to get around Savannah by public transportation. The DOT is a fare-free service to help visitors and residents get around downtown Savannah. Included in the system are shuttles serving 18 stops in the Historic District and the Savannah Belles Ferry. For the most updated information, click here or call 912-233-5767. Click here for the route map.
The Belles Ferry system includes multiple modern, passenger-only ferryboats. These picturesque ferries, named for women who helped shape Savannah’s history, take passengers from the Trade & Convention Center landing to River Street and back, seven days a week from 10:00 am to 10:00 pm.
- Hours of Operation is Monday through Sunday, 7:00 am to 10:00 pm (Service to Waving Girl Landing ends at 6:00 pm)
- Connects downtown with Hutchinson Island and the Savannah International Trade & Convention Center
- Pet Policy – Service animals, pets in carriers, and non-aggressive dogs on leashes are permitted on the Ferries.
- Water ferry service may be interrupted without notice due to inclement weather and/or other river traffic.
The free Express Shuttle serves 10 stops throughout the Historic District with brand-new, 30-passenger, ADA-accessible vehicles. Shuttles run every 10 minutes.
Shuttle Hours of Operation
Monday-Friday 7:00 am to 7:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am to 7:00 pm
Sunday 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Also free of charge, River Street Streetcar is an authentic 1930s model, updated to be environmentally friendly and ADA-accessible.