Fort Lauderdale Port

Guide to Cruise Ports and Terminals

Port Everglades Cruise Port

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.

Public Transportation

Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL)

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.

Miami International Airport

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

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.

Port Shuttle

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.

Bus Service

Fort Lauderdale has an integrated bus system but no metro.

Fort Lauderdale Cruise Terminal
Port Everglades Cruise Terminal

Visitor Information

Fort Lauderdale Florida

Please access the Fort Lauderdale Vacation Guide for comprehensive visitor information.

In short, however, the top tourist attractions in Fort Lauderdale are the following:

  • Fort Lauderdale Beach
  • Riverwalk (Pedestrian Walkway)
  • Bonnet House Museum and Gardens
  • Las Olas Boulevard
  • Museum of Art
  • Museum of Discovery and Science
  • Old Fort Lauderdale Museum of History
  • Stranahan House

Miami Florida

Please visit the Miami Florida Travel Guide for detailed tourist information.

Map of Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale

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.

Weather in Fort Lauderdale

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:

Month Minimum Maximum Precipitation
Jan 75 58 2.6
Feb 78 61 3.0
March 79 63 3.5
April 81 65 3.5
May 85 70 6.2
June 88 74 9.8
July 89 75 7.2
Aug 90 75 7.5
Sept 88 75 9.4
Oct 80 71 6.4
Nov 80 65 3.9
Dec 76 57 2.4

Free WiFi Service

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.


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