Transportation

Arriving by Air?

Amelia Island is an easy 30-minute drive from Jacksonville International Airport (JAX), making the airport a quick and convenient option for air travelers from all over the world. Some island accommodators, such as the Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort and The Ritz-Carlton, offer shuttle service to and from the airport for a fee. JAX offers flights on major airlines including Allegiant Airways, American Airlines, Delta Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Silver Airways, Southwest Airlines, US Airways, and United Airlines. Jacksonville International Airport - 2400 Yankee Clipper Drive. Jacksonville, FL 32218 904-741-2000. FlyJax.com

In addition, the Fernandina Beach Municipal Airport (FBO) offers corporate airplanes and jets the advantage of easy landings and departures. McGill Aviation offers the amenities expected for the private aircraft customer, including a Hertz Local Edition office on location. Fernandina Beach Municipal Airport is designed to accommodate a Gulfstream IV aircraft or smaller. McGill Aviation Corp., 650 Airport Road / 904 -261-7890. McGillAviation.com

Traveling by Car?

An easy drive from Atlanta, Orlando, Tampa and other points north, south and west, arrival on Amelia Island is worth the trip. Two bridges connect the island with the mainland.

From the south: Take Florida A1A south of Jacksonville to the Mayport auto ferry which traverses the St. Johns River. Or, take State Road 9A north (over the Dames Point Bridge) to Heckscher Drive then north on 105.

From I-95: Take I-95 to Exit 373, turn east onto A1A, travel 15 miles crossing the Intracoastal Waterway onto Amelia Island.

Looking for Transportation on the Island?

Taxi service is available throughout the island and, for larger groups, private transportation can be arranged by your host venue.

About Amelia Island

Located just off the coast of northeast Florida, Amelia Island is easy to reach, but hard to forget. With 13 miles of beautiful beaches, abundant native wildlife, and pristine waters, this barrier island has long been a beloved destination for visitors and residents alike.

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