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Tucked against the coast of northeast Florida and with 13 miles of beautiful beaches, Amelia Island is easier to reach than you think. With two airports nearby, two scenic bridges that connect the island with the mainland, and scenery that makes travel feel like a breeze, your attendees will be breathing in the ocean air in no time.


ARRIVING BY AIR

JACKSONVILLE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

Amelia Island is a short thirty-minute drive from JAX ,with convenient transportation companies that service the airport. Major airlines include: Allegiant Airways, American Airlines, Delta Airlines, Frontier Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Silver Airways, Spirit Airlines, Southwest Airlines, US Airways, and United Airlines.

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THE FERNANDINA BEACH MUNICIPAL AIRPORT

Looking for something a little smaller and more private? Bent Wing Flight Services at FBMA offers corporate and private airplanes and jets the luxury of easy landings and carefree departures.  Conveniently located on Amelia Island, the recently updated municipal airport delivers a truly unforgettable travel experience.

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Arriving by Car:

Take I-95 to Exit 373, turn east on A1A, then travel 15 miles crossing a scenic bridge over the Intracoastal Waterway to
Amelia Island.

Arriving By Ferry:

Take Florida A1A south of Jacksonville to the Mayport Ferry, which traverses the St. Johns River. Or, take I-295 north to Heckscher Drive, then north on 105.

Getting Around:

Groups can explore with Amelia Island Trolleys, horseback, scooters, bicycles, skateboards and much more! Don’t forget beach strolling; that’s the best way
to get around!


DISTANCE FROM OTHER MAJOR CITIES

Jacksonville33 mi/53 km  |  Charlotte372 mi/599 km

St. Augustine— 69 mi/111 km  |  Miami379 mi/610 km

Savannah — 127 mi/204 km  |  Nashville489 mi/790 km

     Hilton Head — 159 mi/255 km  |  Washington DC 620 mi / 1014 km

Orlando — 177 mi/285 km  |  Philadelphia835 mi / 1,725 km

Charleston227 mi/365 km  |  New York 920 mi / 1,481 km

Tampa233 mi/375 km  |  Boston995 mi / 1,601 km

Atlanta356 mi/573 km  |  Dallas 1,023 mi / 1,645 km

Fort Lauderdale 360 mi/579 km  |  Chicago1,070 mi / 1,725 km

 

Unique to
Amelia Island


Named to TripAdvisor’s Top 10 Islands - United States, and Conde Nast’s Best Islands in the U.S., Amelia Island continues to be a southern jewel and must-visit destination for beachgoers and epicureans near and far. If you’re hungry for exploration and culinary flair, come discover 13 miles of pristine Atlantic coastline and world-class dining. Located just off the coast of ordinary, Amelia Island is easy to reach, but hard to forget.

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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.