Can I drive on River Street? 

Yes, Driving on River Street is one-way west (bridge) to east. If you are dropping passengers, pull over on the right (sidewalk) side.

How do I drive down there? 

Take MLK Jr. Blvd. north to River Street and turn right (east). Also access River Street from Bay Street via the cobblestone paved Barnard Ramp, Bull Ramp, Abercorn Ramp, Lincoln Ramp and East Broad Street Ramp.

Please note: The Abercorn Ramp will be closed from January 15 – March 1, 2024 due to electrical upgrades. Also the East Broad Ramp is one way up from River Street to Bay Street due to construction.

Is there parking on River Street? 

Yes! Two new Parking Garages and Four Parking Lots:

Plant Riverside Garage located at 500 West River Street provides access to Plant Riverside District and West River Street.
Eastern Wharf Parking Garage located at 301 Passage Way provides access to Eastern Wharf and East River Street.

The garages and parking lots are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Rates may be subject to change for special events
Credit/Debit card are the only forms of payment accepted

Parking Lots on River Street: There are 3 city lots and 1 private parking lot. Lots are located at the Barnard Ramp, Abercorn Ramp and Lincoln Ramp.

Metered Parking in downtown Savannah

Connect on the DOT – Free Downtown Shuttle

Is there an elevator?

Yes! One public outdoor elevator located between the Hyatt Regency Savannah, 2 West Bay Street, and City Hall, 2 East Bay Street (Intersection of Bull and Bay Streets).

A second public outdoor elevator is located at The Alida Savannah, 412 Williamson Street right next to the grand staircase. The comfortable stairs run from the north terminus of Montgomery Street at Williamson Street down to West River Street and Factors Walk.

Is there a visitors center on River Street?

Yes! The River Street Visitor Information Center: 1 West River Street.  Adjacent to the Hyatt Regency Savannah at the foot of the Bull Ramp, behind City Hall. Stop here for a restroom break and to pick up some information.

How can I ride the ferry?

The Savannah Belles Ferry provides free passage across the Savannah River between Savannah’s Waterfront and Hutchinson Island, home of the Savannah Convention Center and Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa. Ferries currently runs from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. every day except Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day. Click here for more info

Ferry Landings Locations with stops every 20 minutes:
CITY HALL LANDING – Riverwalk at City Hall, adjacent to Hyatt Regency Savannah
TRADE CENTER LANDING – Hutchinson Island between Savannah Convention Center and Westin Savannah Harbor Resort & Spa.
WAVING GIRL LANDING – Riverwalk, adjacent to Savannah Riverfront Marriott