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.

Where to Eat in Fernandina Beach

If you’re looking for affordable options, 29 South Eats (29 South 3rd Street) and Four Seasons Bistro (474305 E State Road 200) are great picks.

When to visit Fernandina Beach

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

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Fernandina Beach in July, when the average temperature is 28 °C, and the highest can go up to 32 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 7 °C, with an average temperature of 12 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in September, when precipitation is around 190 mm. In contrast, November is usually the driest month of the year in Fernandina Beach, with an average rainfall of 58 mm.

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How to Get to Fernandina Beach


Although Fernandina Beach doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Jacksonville Airport (JAX), which is located 18 miles from Fernandina Beach.


Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Fernandina Beach. The train journey from Fernandina Beach to Savannah takes 2h 29m and costs around $50 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Winter Park, expect to pay about $30 for a 2h 58m trip.


Another option to get to Fernandina Beach is to pick up a car hire from Orlando, which is about 147 miles from Fernandina Beach. You’ll find branches of Thrifty and Alamo, among others, in Orlando.

Airports near Fernandina Beach

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Where to stay in Fernandina Beach

From 5-star hotels such as the The Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island to great affordable options like the Elizabeth Pointe Lodge, Fernandina Beach offers a range of accommodations for every taste. Average rates range from around $766 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $817 and up for a 5-star experience. If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Amelia Schoolhouse Inn and Beachside Motel.

Where to stay in popular areas of Fernandina Beach

Hiring a car in Fernandina Beach

Expect to pay $1.67 per litre in Fernandina Beach (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $20.01 and $26.68. The most frequently booked car type in Fernandina Beach is Mini (Chrysler Pacifica or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy car hire (Class Economy Car or similar) is, on average, 62% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.