Coastal Georgia cities such as Hinesville and Savannah link easily to other parts of Georgia via several highways. Most people traveling in the area choose to drive, enjoying the charm of an abundance of waterways and historic buildings.
For those flying, there are two major airports within 300 or so miles with numerous air carriers. The largest airport in the area, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International, is the world’s busiest. Savannah’s much-closer airport is less than an hour’s drive from Fort Stewart.
Both cities have public transportation.
Savannah/Hilton Head International
400 Airways Ave.
Savannah, GA 31408 912-964-0514
Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport is approximately 40 miles from Fort Stewart’s front gate. The airport is served by six airlines: Allegiant Air, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, JetBlue Airways, Sun Country Airlines and United Airlines. There are 20 nonstop destinations, including Dallas, Minneapolis, New York, Boston and Chicago.
Ground transportation includes bus, taxi, shuttle and rental car service. All rental car companies are located in baggage claim of Savannah/Hilton Head International; there are nine rental car companies to choose from.
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
6000 N. Terminal Parkway
Atlanta, GA 30320 800-897-1910
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is 20 minutes south of downtown Atlanta and 232 miles northwest of Fort Stewart. It is the world’s busiest airport, serving more than 100 million passengers annually. A dozen major and national airlines provide domestic and international service, with an average of almost 2,500 arrivals and departures daily.
The airport’s rental car center has 13 rental car agencies. Hotel shuttle service is available at the Ground Transportation Center, at the west end of the domestic terminals building. Greyhound Flightlink, at the lower level of Terminal North, can provide transportation to selected cities from the airport. A number of local and regional shared-ride shuttles also depart from the airport, from the Ground Transportation Center, between the domestic north and south terminals.
Chatham Area Transit
610 W. Oglethorpe Ave.
Savannah, GA 31401 912-233-5767
Chatham Area Transit connects riders to major universities, government buildings, the airport, the Greyhound bus station and tourist destinations throughout the Savannah area. The service operates 19 routes daily.
For more information on fares and the system’s service area, visit Chatham Area Transit’s website.
115 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive
Hinesville, GA 31313 912-877-1472
Liberty Transit is a fixed-route public transit system that operates within Hinesville, Flemington, Walthourville and Fort Stewart, from 5:50 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday. There is no transit service on the weekends or most federal holidays.
For more information on fees and scheduling, visit Liberty Transit’s website.