• The Skyway connects the North- and Southbanks and lets you ride through Downtown above the traffic.
    The Skyway

    Take the Skyway through Downtown Jax.

    The Skyway connects the North- and Southbanks and lets you ride through Downtown above the traffic.

  • Travel from the Beaches to the Talbot Islands in minutes.
    St. Johns River Ferry

    Enjoy the ride without having to drive.

    Travel from the Beaches to the Talbot Islands in minutes.


Ground Transportation

Get around Jacksonville in style on trolleys, the Skyway, buses, water taxis, and the ferry. Search through our transportation companies below.

Jacksonville River Taxi
The Jacksonville River Taxi provides transportation to points on both sides of  the St. Johns River in the heart of Downtown (including Everbank Field, home of the Jacksonville Jaguars!). Remember, a sunset ride on the River Taxi is one of the best ways to see breathtaking views of the Jacksonville skyline.Download the Downtown Jacksonville Map to help you get around the heart of our city!

Skyway
The JTA-operated 2.5-mile Skyway provides “traffic-free”  transportation between the North- and Southbanks of Downtown throughout the week, and during special events. Visit JTA for more information or call (904) 630-3100.

Car Rental
Visitors may conveniently rent a car near the Jacksonville International Airport or throughout Jacksonville.  Enterprise Rent-a-Car offers a convenient airport location.

Plug-In
There are now two DC Fast Chargers in Jacksonville! One is located at the JEA Tower Downtown and the other at the Gate gas station near the St. Johns Town Center.

Buses
More than 30 JTA bus routes take passengers throughout Jacksonville and to the Beaches. Visit JTA for more information or call (904) 630-3100.

St. John’s River Ferry
Take a scenic break from the highway aboard one of the last remaining public ferries in the state! The historic St. Johns River Ferry carries passenger and cars between Mayport and Ft. George Island.

Trolley
The Jacksonville Transit Authority (JTA) operates two trolley lines: The Riverside Trolley, which links Riverside and downtown and the Beach Trolley, which provides access throughout the beach neighborhoods. Please visit JTA for schedules as the Trolley only operates during specific times of the week and year. For more information or call (904) 630-3100.

Pedestrian Friendly
Downtown Jacksonville’s compact core is safe and easy to walk from place-to-place. The city also offers a variety of riverfront jogging/walking paths for those living an active lifestyle. Take a mid-day stroll on the downtown Riverwalk alongside the St. Johns River, or challenge yourself to a morning run over the downtown bridges.

Bike
Rent a bike from a local bike shop or downtown at the Hyatt Regency and leisurely pedal the tree-lined sidewalks of Jacksonville’s historic neighborhoods, minutes from downtown. The wide, white sandy beaches also offer a great way to relax on a bike. Biking is a preferred method of transportation at the beaches too. You will often find full bike racks outside the beaches most popular watering holes. For a more vigorous biking adventure, hit the mountain biking trails at Kathryn Abbey Hanna Park or the Jacksonville-Baldwin Rail-Trail.

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