Getting Here


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 I-295 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.


  • Atlanta — 356 mi/573 km
  • Charleston — 227 mi/365 km
  • Fort Lauderdale — 360 mi/579 km
  • Hilton Head — 159 mi/255 km
  • Jacksonville — 33 mi/53 km
  • Miami — 379 mi/610 km
  • Orlando — 177 mi/285 km
  • Savannah — 127 mi/204 km
  • St. Augustine — 69 mi/111 km
  • Tampa — 233 mi/375 km


Less than 30 minutes from Amelia Island, Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) links Northeast Florida with cities across North America. Allegiant Airways, American Airlines, Delta Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Silver Airways, Southwest Airlines, US Airways, and United Airlines are among the carriers that service Jacksonville.

Fernandina Beach Municipal Airport - Designed to accommodate a Gulfstream IV aircraft or smaller. McGill Aviation Corp., 650 Airport Road / 904 -261-7890.

Jacksonville International Airport - 2400 Yankee Clipper Drive. Jacksonville, FL 32218 904-741-2000.

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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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