Getting Around Savannah GA

No Car…No Problem! Your Guide for Getting Around Savannah GA

Savannah GA is a beautiful city with so much to see and do. How does one actually get around using paid and even public transportation? Driving your own car and always moving to parking garages that are near popular sites is an option as well. We’ll go over both modes of getting around Savannah. There’s always Uber and Lyft as well. One of the best ways to see Savannah is on foot of course. 

Savannah Free DOT Trolley Map

DOT Downton Free Trolley

It’s FREE and is one of the most popular ways to get around the historic district of Savannah and see the sites. Here’s a map that you can view or print if you’d like of the routes and where it stops.

There are 2 routes: Downtown and Forsyth Park which go through the most popular center squares of the city. 

  • Runs every 10 minutes.
  • Operates Monday – Friday 7 am – 7 pm. Saturday 10 am – 7 pm. Sunday 10 am – 6 pm. 
  • Get on and off at 18 stops around the Historic District.
  • Free Wi-Fi.
  • ADA Accessible
  • Only service animals are permitted.

 

Savannah Hop on Hop Off Trolley MapOld Savannah Tours: Narrated Hop On Hop Off Trolley

Full admission to this Trolley Tour is included with TourPass – view their page. Simply show your pass and pay zero admission fees. Normally the fee is $33 per person. 
  • Total loop time takes about 90-mintues, however you can hop off at any time.
  • 15 Stops throughout the Historic District.
  • Their signature Savannah characters hop on at different stops and entertain the guests.
  • Narrated with historical facts as you drive by sites.
  • Times: Starts at 9 am and circles back around to each stop every 15-20 mintues until 4:30 – 5 pm. 

tour passWhy TourPass Makes Getting Around Easy

  • TourPass includes full admission to the top tours and attractions in Charleston.
  • In addition, our mobile pass shows your exact location via interactive maps, so you’ll never get lost.
  • We have a parking garage map and you can also view the free trolley route map from within the Mobile Pass.
  • Checkout our Savannah TourPass page to see what’s included.

Driving Your Own Vehicle

There are quite a few large parking garages around the historic district. We’re going to highlight the top garages which are easy to find. Of course you can find metered street parking around the area, but they can be hard to find during the busy seasons.
  • Download the Parking App. If you want to use street metered parking this app is worth downloading.
  • Walk! This is the absolute best way to get around the city if you are able to do so.
  • Savannah Visitor Center
    • 301 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Savannah GA 31401
    • A surface parking lot but is a great place to start your vacation since all of the free and paid Hop on Hop Off Trolleys stop here. 
  • Whitaker Street Parking Garage
    • 7 Whitaker Street, Savannah GA 31401
    • Another great starting location since it’s near River Street, the City Market and Ellis Square. 
  • Bryan Street Parking Garage
    • 100 East Bryan Street, Savannah GA 31401
    • Also close to River Street and many attractions.

Yes, the DOT Trolley operates a free hop on hop off trolley that goes around the historic district of downtown Savannah. Here’s a map

Savannah Free DOT Trolley Map

Yes, there are quite a few large parking garages scattered throughout the downtown Savannah area. In addition, there are many metered street parking locations. We recommend that you download the Savannah parking app

Download the Parking App. If you want to use street metered parking this app is worth downloading.

Absolutely it is a safe and walkable city. The historic district is considered to be very safe. It’s best to be street smart however and not walk alone at night. 

Yes, the DOT Trolley provides free hop on hop off bus transportation throughout the Historic District.

Savannah Free DOT Trolley Map

Savannah Tour Pass Grid
tour pass charleston tour grid

Charleston Saving Examples

Save $111.40 per person which is 44% off of retail rates with a 3-day pass!

(Examples below are suggestions. You can choose whatever you’d like to do from the available tours/attractions.)


1-Day Pass Savings Example

Retail Price

1-Day Pass Includes: 2 featured tours + visit unlimited walk-in attractions for 1-day
Boone Hall Plantation (featured tour #1)$27
Carriage Tour (featured tour #2)$35
Nathaniel Russell House (walk-in)$12
Aiken Rhett House Museum (walk-in)$12
Charleston Fun Park (walk-in)$20
1-Day Without Pass$106
Cost of 1-Day Tour Pass($72)
Save 5%: Enter Email$3.60
Save per Person: 35% Off Retail=$37.60

1-Day Tour Pass Cost: $72

SAVE $37.60 PER PERSON, 35% OFF OF TICKET PRICES!


2-Day Pass Savings Example

Retail Price

2-Day Pass Includes: 3 featured tours + visit unlimited walk-in attractions for 2-days
Harbor Tour (featured tour #3)$30
Charleston Museum (walk-in)$12
McLeod Plantation (walk-in)$15
Charleston Tea Plantation (walk-in)$12
Deep Water Vineyards 9 wine tasting (walk-in)$7
2-Days Without Pass$182
Cost of 2-Day Tour Pass($117)
Save 5%. Enter Email$5.85
Save per Person: 39% Off Retail=$70.85

2-Day Tour Pass Cost: $117

SAVE $70.85 PER PERSON, 39% OFF OF TICKET PRICES!


3-Day Pass Savings Example

Retail Price

3-Day Pass Includes: 4 featured tours + visit unlimited walk-in attractions for 3-days
Ghost or History Walking Tour (featured tour #4)$30
Slave Mart Museum (walk-in)$8
Old Exchange & Provost Dungeon (walk-in)$10
Gibbes Museum of Art (walk-in)$12
Palmetto Brewing free flight (walk-in)$10
3-Days Without Pass$252
Cost of 3-Day Tour Pass ($148)
Save 5%. Enter Email$7.40
Save per Person: 44% Off Retail=$106.40

3-Day Tour Pass Cost: $148

SAVE $111.40 PER PERSON, 44% OFF OF TICKET PRICES!

There’s no denying the saving and convenience that Tour Pass offers! Plus you can book your tours in advance with our amazing Mobile Pass that includes maps and detailed attraction information. The more you do the more you save. Imagine how much more you could save with a 4 or 5-day pass!

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