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How to get from Savannah International Airport to Hilton Head Island

Hilton Head Island, located a short 63 km away from Savannah International Airport, is known to be one of the most charming towns in South Carolina. Renowned for its pristine beaches, world-class golf courses and abundant natural beauty, Hilton Head is a beautiful summer destination for all.

When travelling from Savannah Airport to Hilton Head Island, the only travel option available is by taxi or private shuttle, the journey costs $105 (€95) and takes you to your Hilton Head accommodation in only 45 minutes. Savannah taxis are a great way to get around as they provide convenient 24/7 door-to-door services. If you’re travelling elsewhere however, other popular routes include Savannah Airport to Tybee Island and Downtown Savannah.

Welcome Pickups offers meet and greet services and a friendly introduction to Savannah at the same price as a regular taxi. Click here to see the cost.

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How to get from Savannah Airport to Hilton Head Island by taxi

The most comfortable and only transportation from Savannah Airport to Hilton Head Island is by taxi or private shuttle. Unfortunately, there are not many travel options between the two destinations; nevertheless, taxis in Georgia are reliable and fast and take 45 minutes to reach Hilton Head.

How much is a taxi from Savannah Airport to Hilton Head Island?

Cabs in Georgia calculate their fares using a taximeter based on the time and distance travelled to your exact location. Moreover, there are no price differences for day, night or weekend trips.

A taxi from Savannah Airport to Hilton Head Island costs around $105 (€95), traffic dependant.


$105 (€95)

Trip Duration

45 MIN

*Prices may vary unless booked in advance.

Value for Money

Taxis are available 24/7 at Savannah International Airport (SAV)

Where do I get a taxi from?

The official Savannah Airport cab rank is located on the lower level outside the terminal exit doors.


Despite being the only transportation option, taking a taxi is always an excellent way to get around a new city, especially after a long flight and if you are travelling with children and heavy luggage. Taxis are available 24/7 and provide fast and reliable services.

However, if you want to travel at a fixed price, with a local friendly driver, it is recommended to pre-book a private shuttle from Savannah Airport to Hilton Head with Welcome Pickups.

Editor’s Note

Please note that there are no price variations for day, night or weekend trips in Savannah.

Useful Tips

It is expected to tip your taxi driver in Georgia; most travellers leave a 10% to 15% tip.
It is important to know that an airport surcharge of $1 (€0.90) will be added to your end fare when travelling from Savannah Airport.
Cabs in Georgia should accept bank card payments; however, it is always good to confirm with your driver before starting your trip.

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If you feel more relaxed knowing that somebody is waiting for you, you may as well book a Welcome Pickups transfer. As soon as you arrive at the airport you will be greeted by your driver. He will be waiting for you at the terminal of your arrival with a sign that has your name on it. Your driver will help you out with your luggage and together you will make your way to the vehicle. While he is driving you to your accommodation, the driver can give you some tips and recommendations on what to do during your holidays in Savannah. Our drivers are hand-picked and speak fluent English. No need to worry about miscommunication issues that you may face with the local taxi drivers regarding your destination. Relax and enjoy your ride.

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Frequently asked questions

How far is Savannah Airport from Hilton Head?

Savannah International Airport is located 63 km away from Hilton Head Island; it takes around 45 minutes to reach by car or by taxi.

Is there a shuttle from Savannah Airport to Hilton Head?

Unfortunately, there are no shared shuttles from Savannah Airport to Hilton Head Island. Nonetheless, you can pre-book a private shuttle at a fixed price with Welcome Pickups and benefit from a guaranteed on-time pickup and stellar customer support each time.

What’s the cost of a taxi from Savannah Airport to Hilton Head Island?

A taxi from Savannah Airport to Hilton Head Island is calculated using a taximeter and costs around $105 (€95), depending on traffic conditions. If you want the peace of mind a set-rate fare provides, it is recommended you book your ride in advance to avoid surcharges and hidden fees.

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