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Flights to Amelia Island

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Flights to Amelia Island

Located just off the coast from the city of Jacksonville in Florida, Amelia Island is a unique and wondrous place. Only a quarter-mile wide in some places, the barrier island is home to more than 13 miles of pristine sandy beaches and crystal clear waters. As well as its many natural wonders, the island also boasts world-class resorts, hotels, spas, golf courses and restaurants. If you're looking for luxury, Amelia Island is for you. What's more, the island is easily accessible from nearby Jacksonville.

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To begin, enter 'Jacksonville International Airport' (or 'JAX') as your chosen arrival airport into the search form at the top of the page.

What is the nearest airport to Amelia Island?

The closest airport to Amelia Island is Jacksonville International Airport. From Jacksonville, it’s a short easy journey onwards to the island.

Jacksonville International Airport

Jacksonville International Airport (IATA code: JAX) is located just 13 miles north of Downtown Jacksonville, in Florida, USA. With over 200 flights a day (pre-COVID), over 6 million passengers travel through the airport each year. The airport is an important transport hub for Florida and provides non-stop flights to many major U.S. cities, including New York, Boston, Chicago, Philadelphia, Washington, Denver and Newark, among others.

Location: The airport is located 13 miles (21 km) north of Downtown Jacksonville, just a 15 minute drive (approx).

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How do I fly to Amelia Island from an international destination?

Yes! If you're flying in from an international destination, you'll need to make a connection at another major international airport to fly to Jacksonville. This is because Jacksonville doesn't currently have any flights operating to an international destination.

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Amelia Island Flights FAQs

What airport do you fly into for Amelia Island?

The closest airport to fly into for Amelia Island is Jacksonville International Airport. From Jacksonville, the island is just a 30 minute drive, or can be easily accessed via public transport. There are also regular shuttle services between the island and the airport. If you’re staying at a resort on Amelia Island a shuttle service might be complementary.

What’s more, you can fly directly to Jacksonville from cities across the US.

Where can you fly to Amelia Island from?

The nearest airport to Amelia Island is Jacksonville International Airport (JAX). From there, you can easily fly directly to cities across the US, including New York, Chicago, and Boston. Via an onward connection, you can fly to JAX from anywhere else in the US.

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Can you fly to Amelia Island?

Unfortunately, you cannot fly directly to Amelia Island. However, the island is easily accessible from the nearby Jacksonville International Airport, which is just a 30 minute drive away.

Do I need a car to visit Amelia Island?

No, you don’t need a car. There are regular shuttle services between the island and Jacksonville International Airport. Once on Amelia Island, you’ll find it easy to travel around the island without a car. The island is small and compact, and can easily be traversed by foot or bike (or via golf cart!).

How far is Disney from Amelia Island?

Disney Florida is located 150 miles from Amelia Island (190 miles by car). The journey takes 3+ hours by car.

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 Visit our guide to flying to Disney World to find out more.

How can I book flights to Amelia Island?

You can search and book flights to Amelia Island through Alternative Airlines. We ticket over 600 airlines, including domestic and international carriers. So no matter where you’re flying from, we’re sure you’ll find the flights you’re after. What’s more, when you book through Alternative Airlines, you can use one of our flexible payment plan options. There’s no need to pay the full cost upfront - you can pay in more manageable monthly or weekly instalments.

Find out more about booking domestic flights to Amelia Island from elsewhere in the US.