Jekyll Island travel guide

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You're Going to Love Jekyll Island

Jekyll Island is a must-see destination in Georgia, United States. It is among the most popular tourist destinations in the country. Jekyll Island deserves at least 2 full days for you to see its main sights.

Where to Eat in Jekyll Island

If you’re looking for affordable options, Grand Dining Room at the Jekyll Island Club Hotel (371 Riverview Drive) and The Wharf (370 N Riverview Dr) are great picks.

When to visit Jekyll Island

Jekyll Island in January
Estimated hotel price
$166
1 night at 3-star hotel
Jekyll Island in January
Estimated hotel price
$166
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Jekyll Island in July, when the average temperature is 82.4 °F, and the highest can go up to 91.4 °F. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 42.8 °F, with an average temperature of 53.6 °F. You’re likely to see more rain in September, when precipitation is around 7.2″. In contrast, November is usually the driest month of the year in Jekyll Island, with an average rainfall of 2″.

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How to Get to Jekyll Island

Plane

When flying to Jekyll Island, you’ll arrive at Brunswick Glynco Jetport (BQK), which is located 13 miles from the city center. Airlines that fly from the United States to Jekyll Island include Air France, Delta and Korean Air. The shortest domestic flight to Jekyll Island departs from Atlanta and takes around 1h 04m.

Car

Another option to get to Jekyll Island is to pick up a car rental from Orlando, which is about 176 miles from Jekyll Island. You’ll find branches of Fox and Routes Car & Truck Rentals, among others, in Orlando.

Plane

When flying to Jekyll Island, you’ll arrive at Brunswick Glynco Jetport (BQK), which is located 13 miles from the city center. Airlines that fly from the United States to Jekyll Island include Air France, Delta and Korean Air. The shortest domestic flight to Jekyll Island departs from Atlanta and takes around 1h 04m.

Car

Another option to get to Jekyll Island is to pick up a car rental from Orlando, which is about 176 miles from Jekyll Island. You’ll find branches of Fox and Routes Car & Truck Rentals, among others, in Orlando.

Airports near Jekyll Island

Airlines serving Jekyll Island

Lufthansa
Good (4,686 reviews)
KLM
Good (843 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,724 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,196 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,465 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (471 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,599 reviews)
Air France
Good (970 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,110 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,951 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,376 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (220 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,194 reviews)
Finnair
Good (786 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,172 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (929 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (847 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,897 reviews)
ITA Airways
Good (770 reviews)
JetBlue
Good (1,553 reviews)
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Where to stay in popular areas of Jekyll Island

Most booked hotels in Jekyll Island

Hampton Inn St. Simons Island
2 stars
Excellent (9, 371 reviews)
$161+
Home2 Suites by Hilton St. Simons Island
3 stars
Excellent (8.9, 316 reviews)
$172+
Sea Palms Resort
3 stars
Excellent (8.8, 937 reviews)
$187+
Home2 Suites by Hilton Jekyll Island
3 stars
Excellent (8.8, 579 reviews)
$189+
Ocean Inn and Suites
2 stars
Excellent (8.6, 853 reviews)
$134+
Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Jekyll Island
2 stars
Excellent (8.4, 1364 reviews)
$156+

Renting a car in Jekyll Island

Expect to pay $3.79 per gallon in Jekyll Island (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.

Expect to pay $3.79 per gallon in Jekyll Island (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.