Getting to and from Port Everglades
Conveniently located in the heart of Broward County, Port Everglades is easily accessible by car, taxi, bus, rail and ship. It is the only port in the nation located adjacent to an airport, making it easy to fly and cruise in the same day.
Tip: Transfers from Port Everglades to the airport or hotel are often included as part of a cruise package. Check with your cruise line or travel agent for details.
There are three entrances into Port Everglades. The 17th Street Causeway entrance which is located at Eisenhower Boulevard, State Road 84 entrance located just off of US 1 and the I-595 East entrance. Proper Identification such as Driver's License or Passport is required and your vehicle may be subject to search.
When travelling on I-95 south, take Exit #26 to I-595 East. Exit 12b, to Port Everglades.
When travelling on I-95 north, take Exit #24 to I-595 East. Exit 12b, to Port Everglades.
When travelling on I-75 north or south, take Exit #19 to I-595 East. Exit 12b, to Port Everglades.
When travelling on the Florida Turnpike north or south, take Exit #54 to I-595 East. Exit 12b, to Port Everglades.
If you are already in Ft. Lauderdale, the 17th Street Causeway or State Road 84 entrances may be more convenient to use. Signage inside Port Everglades will direct you to parking garages and terminals.
The Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport is just minutes away from Port Everglades on U.S. 1 and is served by most major airlines. Although it's a short distance, we suggest you allow at least 45 minutes between flight arrival and cruise check-in time to claim luggage and fill out forms at the terminal. The Miami International Airport is 30 minutes from Port Everglades via I-95.
Taxi fare from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport to Port Everglades is typically about $10 to $15. If you purchased an air/sea travel package, transfers are usually included. For a taxi from the Port to downtown Fort Lauderdale, expect to pay about $18, depending on your destination.
Many area hotels provide transportation between Port Everglades and the hotel for pre-booked reservations. Contact your hotel for details.
Broward County Transit
Local buses stop at the Northport section of Port Everglades. For schedules and information, call 954-357-8400 or visit BCT.
Greyhound provides nationwide bus service from the downtown Fort Lauderdale location at 515 N.E. 3rd Street. It's about a 10-minute taxi ride to the Port. For more information, call 954-764-6551 or visit Greyhound.
A number of car rental firms are licensed to do business at Port Everglades. Some companies provide shuttle service from the cruise terminals to their off-site but nearby rental locations. There is a state of the art Rental Car Center at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) housing many rental car companies in one location that share a shuttle bus to and from Port Everglades. Please check with your car rental agency to ensure they participate in the shuttle program.
Tri-Rail (commuter train)
Tri-rail provides transportation from Miami to Palm Beach, including service to the Miami International Airport. Tri-Rail is accessible by taxi and local bus. Schedules and fares can be obtained through Tri-Rail or by calling 800-TRI-RAIL.
Amtrak (national and statewide train)
Train schedules and fares can be obtained through Amtrak or by calling 1-800-USA-RAIL.