Fernandina Beach travel guide

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You're Going to Love Fernandina Beach

With a population of 11,487, Fernandina Beach is a must-see destination in Florida, United States. It is among the most popular tourist destinations in the country. Fernandina Beach deserves at least 2 full days for you to see its main sights.

Where to Eat in Fernandina Beach

If you’re looking for affordable options, España Restaurant of Amelia Island (22 S. 4th Street) and 29 South Eats (29 South 3rd Street) are great picks.

When to visit Fernandina Beach

Fernandina Beach in January
Estimated hotel price
$260
1 night at 3-star hotel
Fernandina Beach in January
Estimated hotel price
$260
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Fernandina Beach in July, when the average temperature is 82.4 °F, and the highest can go up to 89.6 °F. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 44.6 °F, with an average temperature of 53.6 °F. You’re likely to see more rain in September, when precipitation is around 7.5″. In contrast, November is usually the driest month of the year in Fernandina Beach, with an average rainfall of 2.3″.

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How to Get to Fernandina Beach

Plane

Although Fernandina Beach doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Jacksonville Airport (JAX), which is located 18 miles from Fernandina Beach. Jacksonville Airport is the most popular, with regular flights from American Airlines, Alaska Airlines, British Airways and other airlines departing from the United States. The shortest domestic flight to Fernandina Beach departs from New Orleans and takes around 1h 34m.

Train

Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Fernandina Beach. The train journey from Fernandina Beach to Winter Park takes 2h 58m and costs around $32 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Winter Park, expect to pay about $32 for a 2h 58m trip.

Car

Another option to get to Fernandina Beach is to pick up a car rental from Orlando, which is about 147 miles from Fernandina Beach. You’ll find branches of Fox and Routes Car & Truck Rentals, among others, in Orlando.

Bus

Megabus operates bus routes to Fernandina Beach.

Plane

Although Fernandina Beach doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Jacksonville Airport (JAX), which is located 18 miles from Fernandina Beach. Jacksonville Airport is the most popular, with regular flights from American Airlines, Alaska Airlines, British Airways and other airlines departing from the United States. The shortest domestic flight to Fernandina Beach departs from New Orleans and takes around 1h 34m.

Train

Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Fernandina Beach. The train journey from Fernandina Beach to Winter Park takes 2h 58m and costs around $32 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Winter Park, expect to pay about $32 for a 2h 58m trip.

Car

Another option to get to Fernandina Beach is to pick up a car rental from Orlando, which is about 147 miles from Fernandina Beach. You’ll find branches of Fox and Routes Car & Truck Rentals, among others, in Orlando.

Bus

Megabus operates bus routes to Fernandina Beach.

Airlines serving Fernandina Beach

Lufthansa
Good (4,683 reviews)
KLM
Good (844 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,721 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,195 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,470 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,599 reviews)
Air France
Good (966 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,105 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,949 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,377 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (220 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,201 reviews)
Finnair
Good (789 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,174 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (929 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (845 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,902 reviews)
ITA Airways
Good (769 reviews)
JetBlue
Good (1,553 reviews)
Frontier
Okay (1,355 reviews)
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Where to stay in Fernandina Beach

Average rates range from around $474 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $529 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Fernandina Beach

Most booked hotels in Fernandina Beach

Hampton Inn & Suites Amelia Island-Historic Harbor Front
3 stars
Excellent (8.8, 498 reviews)
$169+
Omni Amelia Island Resort
4 stars
Excellent (8.4, 396 reviews)
$317+
The Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island
5 stars
Excellent (8.5, 27 reviews)
$895+
Amelia Hotel at the Beach
2 stars
Good (7.9, 2049 reviews)
$119+
Seaside Amelia Inn
3 stars
Good (7.8, 1158 reviews)
$143+
Ocean Coast Hotel at the Beach
3 stars
Good (7.5, 1356 reviews)
$124+

Renting a car in Fernandina Beach

Renting a car in Fernandina Beach costs $44 per day, on average, or $89 if you want to rent if for 2 days.

It’s generally cheaper to rent your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 15% cheaper than airport locations in Fernandina Beach.

Expect to pay $3.79 per gallon in Fernandina Beach (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $45.42 and $60.57. The most frequently booked car type in Fernandina Beach is Compact (Toyota RAV4 or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy rental cars (Class Economy Car or similar) are, on average, 73% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.

Renting a car in Fernandina Beach costs $44 per day, on average, or $89 if you want to rent if for 2 days.

It’s generally cheaper to rent your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 15% cheaper than airport locations in Fernandina Beach.

Expect to pay $3.79 per gallon in Fernandina Beach (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $45.42 and $60.57. The most frequently booked car type in Fernandina Beach is Compact (Toyota RAV4 or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy rental cars (Class Economy Car or similar) are, on average, 73% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.

Car rental agencies in Fernandina Beach

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