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City Information

As the oldest city in the state of Georgia, Savannah still impressively preserves a charming vibe that so many cities have lost. For fans of U.S. history, the city is a must-not-miss, as it houses one of the oldest Black churches in the country, the First African Baptist Church. Fort Pulaski, famous for being a safe haven for enslaved African Americans, has now been converted into a national monument where visitors can learn more about the city’s heritage. Among the most unique destinations in Savannah is the 100-year-old Bonaventure Cemetery, which serves as the final resting place for many famous people.

Savannah offers staple Southern fried dishes that will indulge your senses. The best place to try these indulgences is The Olde Pink House. If you are looking for some black-owned eateries, Sisters Real Southern Cooking and Geneva’s Famous Chicken & Cornbread Co. will suffice.

Visitors can reach Savannah by bus via service from several different bus carriers, most of which operate out of the bus terminal at 610 W Oglethorpe Ave. The local Amtrak station takes on the Palmetto, and the Silver Meteor and Silver Star trains. The principal airport in the city, the Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport, sits 8 miles northwest of the Savannah Historic District, and it also provides quick access to Hilton Head Island, South Carolina.

Station Information

Savannah’s Amtrak Station was built in 1962 and reflected a mid-century modern architecture style. An endearing mosaic of a locomotive welcomes you at the front of the building. Amtrak’s Silver Service stops at this station, and Savannah is the final destination of the Amtrak Palmetto from New York City. The waiting room inside features restrooms, vending machines, and even murals depicting Savannah’s history. Though the station is a few miles outside of downtown Savannah, this means that there is plenty of available parking, both short-term and long-term.

Popular train stations in Savannah:

  • 2611 Seaboard Coastline Dr

What train companies travel to Savannah, Georgia?

Located in Georgia, Savannah is accessible by train from 46 other cities. You can choose from 83 daily scheduled trips when you search for trains to Savannah on Wanderu. Amtrak usually has the most trains on any given day.

Looking for other ways to get there? Bus tickets to Savannah are also available.

Train companies serving Savannah

TrainRoutesAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Silver Service3511h 26m$90.05
Amtrak Palmetto2211h 2m$123.42
Amtrak1319h 58m$139.79

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a good price for a train ticket to Savannah?

$8.50 is the cheapest price for a train ticket to Savannah, according to recent searches on Wanderu. You can use our search to check if this price is currently available on buses from your city to Savannah. In the last month, trains from Yemassee to Savannah had the lowest average price at $8.50.

Where is the train station in Savannah, GA?

The main train station in Savannah is 2611 Seaboard Coastline Dr. As the busiest station, it has the most train arrivals, although some trains may make other stops in and around Savannah.

Which train service has the best service to Savannah?

Based on customers travel reviews, travelers who booked on Wanderu rave about traveling to Savannah by train with Amtrak Silver Service giving them a 4.4 rating out of 5. Travelers also mentioned that Amtrak Silver Service had the most comfortable train service to Savannah taking into account the seats and amenities that Amtrak Silver Service offers. They rate Amtrak Silver Service a 4.5 out of 5 when it comes to just how relaxing and enjoyable their experience was onboard. If you are looking to arrive to Savannah punctually travelers suggest that Amtrak Silver Service has the best on time performance on their train schedules to Savannah, rating them a 4.1 based on their on time arrivals.

What is the closest airport to Savannah, GA?

The closest airport to Savannah is Savannah Hilton Head Intl Airport (SAV), it is located 6.8 miles from the city center of Savannah.

Is Savannah a popular train travel destination?

Savannah is the most popular train destination in Georgia. It also ranks number 240 in United States. Savannah has the most train connections in the region. There are 58 train schedules arriving in Savannah each day.

What is the population of Savannah?

The population of Savannah is 145674. Savannah ranks number 2 in terms of population in Georgia and number 192 in all of United States.

How much do train tickets to Savannah cost?

Train tickets to Savannah range from $9 for a short trip to Savannah, while a 60 to 200 mile train trip to Savannah starts at , and a longer trip by train to Savannah can be as cheap as . Looking to travel across state or province lines? A trip from out of your region will be as low as $9 .

What type of traveler does Savannah attract?

People who take the train to Savannah are most often visiting their families or loved ones. With frequent schedules, the ability to book and hop on a train last minute make taking a train to Savannah easy whether you're planning a trip far in advance or need some quality time with loved ones at the last minute.

What train station is located closest to the city center of Savannah?

The closest train station to the city center of Savannah is 2611 Seaboard Coastline Dr, located just 2.9 miles away. Select 2611 Seaboard Coastline Dr as your arrival if your plans call for exploring the downtown area of Savannah. Search on Wanderu and in the search results you can filter travel options by arriving or departing station.

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