Amtrak offers service to Norfolk with roundtrip, same-seat service to Petersburg, Richmond, Washington DC and cities north all the way up to Boston. For more information, go online to Amtrak or contact the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation at (804) 786-4440.

The Tide, Virginia's first and only light rail system, opened for service in Norfolk on August 19, 2011. Eleven stations provide access to dining, shopping and entertainment as well as the Norfolk State University and Tidewater Community College (Norfolk) Campuses. There are four park-and-ride lots where parking is always free.

For more information on the Tide and routes click on HRT

For more information on how to ride the Tide click on HOW TO RIDE THE TIDE