Fort Lauderdale Port

Parking at the Fort Lauderdale Port


1850 Eller Drive
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316.

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There is convenient parking for all cruise passengers at both the Midport and Northport Parking Garages. Once you've arrived at the port, you'll be asked for ID and cruise tickets to enter the port. From there follow signage to the pier where your ship is located and park in either the Northport or Midport parking garages.

All parking spaces are well illuminated, and continually patrolled by security officials. There is ample disabled parking and every space has unimpeded access to all elevators and crosswalks. At just $15 a day per vehicle ($19 daily for oversize vehicles) there are over 4,200 parking spaces available. Each parking garage offers vehicle-to-ship porter service for your baggage. The Northport Garage can be accessed from I-595 heading toward the port. Simply follow the signs for terminal 1, 2 and 4.

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Fort Lauderdale Port

Fort Lauderdale Port
1850 Eller Drive
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316.

Fort Lauderdale Port Overview

The Fort Lauderdale Port is also called Port Everglades. All eleven Ft. Lauderdale Port's cruise terminals welcome millions of excited cruise passengers each year. Whether you arrive by air or car, entry into the Fort Lauderdale Port is quick and easy. Every passenger embarking on a cruise ship will be required to pass through security, and if over 18, must present a valid government-issued picture ID (such as a driver's license) along with their documents for the cruise.

Cruise Lines

The Port of Fort Lauderdale is serviced by many cruise lines, including Balearia Bahamas Express, Carnival Cruise Line, Celebrity Cruises, Cunard, Holland America Line, ISE (Semester at Sea), Princess Cruises, Royal Caribbean International, Seabourn and Silversea.


Conveniently located the 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.


Fare from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport to Port Everglades is typically between $10 and $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.

Greyhound Lines

Greyhound provides nationwide bus service from the downtown Fort Lauderdale terminal located at 515 N.E. 3rd Street. For more information, call 954-764-6551.

Car Rental

The state-of-the art Rental Car Center at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) house a large number of rental car companies in one location with shared shuttle bus service for Port Everglades. Check with your car rental agency to ensure they participate in the shuttle program. There are also car rental firms licensed to do business at Port Everglades that are not located at FLL. Some provide shuttle service from cruise terminals to their nearby rental locations.

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Hotels Nearby

In the heart of Florida's Gold Coast, the Fort Lauderdale Port is located halfway between Miami and Palm Beach. The Ritz-Carlton Fort Lauderdale, the Hampton Inn Fort Lauderdale, and the Riverside Hotel in Fort Lauderdale are all located less than a fifth of a mile from Fort Lauderdale Port.


The Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport is located next to the Fort Lauderdale Port (Port Everglades). Even though the airport is a short distance to the terminal, you should allow at least an hour for the entire process of claiming your baggage once your flight has arrived, and riding a cab or shuttle to the pier. Before embarking on the cruise ship, you will be required to fill out all the necessary paperwork at the Ft. Lauderdale Port.