Map & Directions
Travel 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 AirTran Airways, American Airlines, Delta Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Southwest Airlines, United Airlines, and US Airways. 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.
Travel 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.