Getting Here

Tybee Island is just a short trip away from Savannah's Historic District! You can reach this beautiful, barrier island in just about 20 minutes from the heart of downtown Savannah. Here are some easy directions.

By Air

Located just 15 miles from Savannah’s Historic District, the Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport. Travelers can choose from eight different airlines – Air Canada, Allegiant, American, Delta, Frontier, JetBlue, Sun Country or United – offering nonstop service to 28 destinations with 48 daily departures. SAV also offers a wide variety of rental car and ground transportation options. For complete information on flights to and from Savannah, please click here or visit

By Car

Drive to Tybee Island via I-95 (north/south) or I-16 (east/west), which intersect in Savannah. Tybee Island is just 20 minutes east of Savannah’s Historic District.

Exit off I-95 to I-16 East. I-16 East ends and turns into Montgomery Street. Turn right on Oglethorpe Avenue (second light). Continue to E Broad Street and turn left. Turn right on E President Street. Follow E President Street (Islands Expressway) until it reaches US-80. Keep left over overpass to merge onto US-80 East. Follow US-80 East to Tybee Island. The Tybee Island Visitor Information Center is located on the right at the first light, on the corner of US-80 East & South Campbell Ave.

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By Train or Bus

Whether you want to travel by train or bus, both Amtrak and Greyhound Bus Lines have locations in Savannah. Once you arrive at either station, Tybee Island is just a 30-minute drive to Tybee Island. Visit Amtrak's website or Greyhound Bus Line's website to get started.

By Shuttle

Please note: the shuttle will resume in Spring 2020!

The Savannah/Tybee Island shuttle service transports visitors from the Visitor Information Center (301 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.) in downtown Savannah three times a day, six days a week throughout the summer, excluding Sundays. The shuttle, which holds around 15 passengers, will depart from the Visitor Information Center (301 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.) in downtown Savannah at 8 a.m., 1:00 p.m., and 6:00 p.m. The cost is $10 per passenger each one-way trip and makes stops to Tybrisa Street in downtown Tybee as well as at the Tybee Island Lighthouse in the North Beach area. 

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