Amelia Island Plantation by Boat, Ferry & Rail

By Boat

The Fernandina Beach city dock (Fernandina Harbor Marina) is within 10 miles of the resort. Our personalized transportation service can provide transfer to and from the Marina. Call in advance to make arrangements. (1.888.261.6161, option #7)


By Ferry

Ferry service provides a ferry crossing (northbound and southbound) of Highway A1A connecting Mayport Road to Heckscher Drive on Fort George Island.

  • The ferry offers seven-day-a-week service.
  • The current fee is $5 for two-axle vehicles.
  • Larger vehicle rates are posted at the loading site.

From Mayport Village to Fort George Island

Mon.-Fri. 6:00 a.m., 6:20 a.m., 7:00 a.m. and continuing on the hour and half hour, with the final departure at 7:00 p.m.

Sat. & Sun. 7:00 a.m., 7:20 a.m., 8:00 a.m. and continuing on the hour and half hour, with the final departure at 8:30 p.m. 

From Fort George Island to Mayport Village

Mon.-Fri. 6:10 a.m., 6:40 a.m., 7:15 a.m. and continuing on the quarter after and quarter before the hour, with the final departure at 7:15 p.m.

Sat. & Sun. 7:10 a.m., 7:40 a.m., 8:15 a.m. and continuing on the quarter after and the quarter before the hour, with the final departure at
8:45 p.m.

St. Johns River Ferry


By Rail

The Amtrak system offers train service daily, leaving New York City for Jacksonville, stopping in most major cities on the
East Coast.

Visit Amtrak