Public Transportation

Getting into and around Downtown Memphis is a breeze, thanks to the Memphis Area Transit Authority's (MATA) downtown trolleys and bus system, AMTRAK's daily train service, efficient airport transit, and more than 40,000 parking spaces

Public Transit

The Memphis Area Transit Authority (MATA) operates two bus transfer and park & ride facilities in downtown Memphis, located at the northern and southern ends of Main Street. 

AMTRAK runs its passenger service through Central Station downtown, offering daily transportation north to Chicago and south to New Orleans. Other providers offer taxi and carriage service, riverboat and train travel, and other modes of transportation to transport you into and around downtown. 


Taxis are readily available to pick up passengers downtown. Service response time to passenger pickup is about 6 minutes in the downtown core, and approximately 19 minutes to Mud Island. 

  • 203 S. Main Street
    Memphis, TN 38103
  • (901) 525-3000
  • 901-526-0829