Amtrak’s Palmetto train travels along the east coast to Savannah from major cities including New York, Baltimore, Washington D.C. and Charleston. Savannah is at the end of the line, with New York City at the other. Depending on your starting location, you may need to transfer at Penn Station in Manhattan or in D.C.

For easiest trip planning, use Google Maps with your starting location and the Savannah Amtrak Station as your destination and click on the train icon to get rail schedules and route information.

Things to Know

  • Downtown Savannah is not in walking distance of the Amtrak station.
  • There is no direct train service from Atlanta to Savannah.

Commute Options From Amtrak


Some taxis will meet the trains, or call a local company in advance to arrange for pick up. Chatham Cab is the main provider: (912) 691-4466. Or view reviews and contact information of other taxi services.

Uber or Lyft

Both Uber and Lyft car services are in Savannah. Download one of the apps to request a vehicle.

Car Rental

Enterprise Rent-A-Car Downtown Savannah will pick you up at the station if you have a car reservation. Note, this locationĀ is closed on Sundays.

Hertz also has several rental locations near the Amtrak station (Airport and Historic District) and will also pick you up for free. Be sure to call, confirm and book your reservation in advance. The airport location is open on Sundays.