Fernandina Beach travel guide

Fernandina Beach Tourism | Fernandina Beach Guide

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. We recommend you stay at least 3 days in order to fully appreciate everything Fernandina Beach has to offer.

Where to Eat in Fernandina Beach

If you’re looking for affordable options, Four Seasons Bistro (474305 E State Road 200) and Horizons (5472 First Coast Highway) are great picks.

When to visit Fernandina Beach

Fernandina Beach in January
Estimated hotel price
$434
1 night at 3-star hotel
Fernandina Beach in January
Estimated hotel price
$434
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

Plane

Although Fernandina Beach doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Jacksonville Airport (JAX), which is located 29 km from Fernandina Beach.

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 $53 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Winter Park, expect to pay about $42 for a 3h 02m trip.

Car

Another option to get to Fernandina Beach is to pick up a car hire from Orlando, which is about 237 km from Fernandina Beach. You’ll find branches of Dollar and Thrifty, among others, in Orlando.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Fernandina Beach, including FlixBus, Greyhound and Megabus. From Fort Lauderdale, the bus ride to Fernandina Beach takes 306 km and will cost you around $95. From Hollywood, the ticket costs about $95 for a journey of 330 km.

Plane

Although Fernandina Beach doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Jacksonville Airport (JAX), which is located 29 km from Fernandina Beach.

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 $53 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Winter Park, expect to pay about $42 for a 3h 02m trip.

Car

Another option to get to Fernandina Beach is to pick up a car hire from Orlando, which is about 237 km from Fernandina Beach. You’ll find branches of Dollar and Thrifty, among others, in Orlando.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Fernandina Beach, including FlixBus, Greyhound and Megabus. From Fort Lauderdale, the bus ride to Fernandina Beach takes 306 km and will cost you around $95. From Hollywood, the ticket costs about $95 for a journey of 330 km.

Airlines serving Fernandina Beach

Lufthansa
Good (4,677 reviews)
KLM
Good (839 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,749 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,172 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,445 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,597 reviews)
Air France
Good (976 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,102 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,939 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,352 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (219 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,231 reviews)
Finnair
Good (765 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,178 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (929 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (847 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,932 reviews)
ITA Airways
Good (776 reviews)
JetBlue
Good (1,543 reviews)
Aer Lingus
Good (677 reviews)
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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 $799 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $894 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 $1.69 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 $20.24 and $26.98. The most frequently booked car type in Fernandina Beach is Compact (Ford EcoSport or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy car hire (Toyota Yaris or similar) is, on average, 34% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Expect to pay $1.69 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 $20.24 and $26.98. The most frequently booked car type in Fernandina Beach is Compact (Ford EcoSport or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy car hire (Toyota Yaris or similar) is, on average, 34% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.