The Golden Isles can be easily accessed by Interstate 95 (from the north or the south) or U.S. Highways 341, 25, 82 and 520 (from the west). You can also arrive by train or by bus.
CAR: From the north or south, Brunswick is easily accessible via Interstate 95 (Exits 29, 36, 38, & 42) or U.S. 17 Coastal Highway which connects I-95 exits 29 & 42. From the west, Brunswick is reached via US 341, 25, 520 or 82. The islands are reached via causeways and bridges from the mainland. Click here for parking and island access information.
Interstate 95, the main Interstate highway on the east coast of the United States, serves the coast of Georgia. Within Georgia, it begins from the south at the St. Mary’s River and the Florida state line and continues north past the border of South Carolina at the Savannah River.
On U.S. 17 Coastal Highway in Brunswick, the route traverses the south Brunswick River over the Sidney Lanier Bridge, and then crosses the Altamaha River Bridge, between Glynn County and McIntosh County. This section of U.S. 17 is known as the "Gateway to historic Brunswick and the Golden Isles" because it provides access to Jekyll Island, St. Simons Island, Sea Island, and boat access to Little St. Simons Island.
RAIL: The Palmetto and Silver Service trains (the Silver Meteor and the Silver Star) offer service between New York City, Georgia and Florida. Although there is no passenger service directly to Brunswick, AMTRAK does provide service to Jesup, GA, located approximately 40 miles northwest of Brunswick. Some hotels will provide ground transportation with advance notice at minimal or no cost. You can also take a taxi to the nearest rental car location from the following AMTRAK stops in Jacksonville, FL & Savannah, GA (approximately an hour drive away).
BUS: Brunswick is served by Greyhound/Trailways Bus Lines. Visit www.greyhound.com to book your ticket.
Brunswick, GA Stop:
Flying J, 2990 Us Hwy 17 S, Brunswick, GA 31523