Guide to Cruise Ports and Terminals
The cruise port in Fort Lauderdale is the departure point for many Caribbean, Panama Canal and Transatlantic cruises. It is located at Port Everglades and is the second busiest cruise port in the world.
Nine cruise lines offer cruises from this port. Approximately 43 cruise ships sail from Port Everglades.
Port Everglades is also the main seaport in South Florida.
The Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) is located immediately east of Port Everglades. Flights are available to FLL Airport from some 100 cities in the United States and Canada. Direct flights are also available from other countries.
Taxi fare from FLL Airport is normally less than $15 to Fort Lauderdale Beach and Port Everglades. Shared Rides are $9 per person. Kiosks for taxis and Share Rides are located outside each terminal.
The Miami International Airport is located east of downtown Miami and approximately 29 miles south of Port Everglades.
Taxi fare from from Miami to Fort Lauderdale is approximately $75.
West Palm Beach Airport is located north of Port Everglades in the coastal town of Palm Beach.
Taxi fare from West Palm Beach Airport to Port Everglades is approximately $120.
Taxis, vans and shuttle busses are available from Fort Lauderdale to Port Everglades.
Taxi fares in Fort Lauderdale are $4.50 for the first mile, $2.40 for each additional mile and $.40 for each minute of waiting time.
Fort Lauderdale has an integrated bus system but no metro.
Please access the Fort Lauderdale Vacation Guide for comprehensive visitor information.
In short, however, the top tourist attractions in Fort Lauderdale are the following:
Please visit the Miami Florida Travel Guide for detailed tourist information.
The cruise port in Fort Lauderdale is located northeast of the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood Airport. It is just 1 mile south of downtown Fort Lauderdale and north of Hollywood Florida.
The street address is:
1850 Eller Drive
Fort Lauderdale, FL
View map of Port Everglades.
Fort Lauderdale and the rest of south Florida enjoys a hot humid climate for much of the year. The best time to visit is in the winter and early spring.
Average daily temperatures in Fort Lauderdale are as follows:
Free wireless internet is available at Fort Lauderdale Airport and in all Port Lauderdale cruise terminals.
Many cafes and restaurants (including McDonald's) in Fort Lauderdale also provide free Wi-Fi service.