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Port Everglades at Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale is a resort city in Florida, which is known worldwide for its large cruise port called the Everglades (translated as "evergreen"). By the number of passengers, the Everglades received the title of the second port in the world with a passenger flow of about 4 million tourists a year.

The Everglades Port is very convenient in terms of location, logistics and infrastructure. And you will understand why, going on a trip from our company.

Port infrastructure

Port Everglades — Fort Lauderdale Cruise Port — American ButlerThe proximity to the international airport allows you to easily and quickly get into it from anywhere in the world. A well-thought-out infrastructure for the location of piers and porches allows landing and landing on your airliner without problems and queues. This is one of the few ports where you do not have to queue at the terminals. There is a streamlined logistics of movements and thoughtful coordination.

What else is worth saying:

  • There are ample parking lots at the Everglades port near each terminal ($15 per day).
  • Tire service works, there is a recharge of batteries.
  • There is a special parking for people with special physical requirements.
  • Luggage delivery, free Wi-Fi.

They say about the Everglades port that every traveler is guaranteed first-class service and, if necessary, an individual approach.

Ford Lauderdale — the city on whose territory the largest cruise port is located, is little known among Russian tourists. And completely in vain. It has the status of the second of Venice. There is a huge number of channels with a total length of 300 kilometers. As well as 23 kilometers of excellent beaches, a wide selection of various hotels, restaurants, entertainment for every taste.

Everglades Port — Fort Lauderdale Seaport — American Butler

Port Everglades: location and directions

USA Everglades Port view photo — American ButlerIn order to board the ship, you need to get to the port by any ground transport — bus, shuttle, train, taxi. Having made a flight to Florida with a scheduled flight. A major international airport is located 5 kilometers from the port of the Everglades. Its full name is Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood or FLL, the airport of Fort Lauderdale.

Note: FLL airlines gives discounts and bonuses to those who go on a cruise. You can check discount information on the airport website.

It’s easier and more convenient to fly to Fort Lauderdale by plane, take a taxi from the airport (20 dollars for travel to the port) or use a tourist shuttle or bus. Shuttle parking at the airport is located next to taxi stands.

Despite the proximity of the air and cruise ports, the time it takes to move to the landing terminals is at least 45 minutes. In this case, the move itself will take 10-15 minutes. Everything else is checking, filling out documents and landing.

The second option for moving to the port of the Everglades is longer in time and more expensive. Unknowingly, tourists head to Miami, and this is 40 kilometers from the seaport. Then they move by shuttle or taxi, such a trip takes up to 3 hours and costs more.

Moving from Miami will cost 5-6 times more if you take a taxi or go by shuttle. However, when traveling by local train (Tri-Rail) you can get to the port for only $5 (excluding the cost of access to the railway station).

Photo of the Allure of the Seas cruise ship at the Port of Everglades at Fort Lauderdale — American Butler

Fort Lauderdale Seaport — Port Everglades — American ButlerFort Lauderdale and Port Everglades: facts only

  • There are 33 berths in the port of the Everglades, on which there are always several cruise liners.
  • At the berths of the port are based record holders - Harmony of the Seas with a capacity of 6,000 passengers and Allure of the Seas for 6,400 seats.
  • On some days, there can be up to 10 airliners at a time.
  • In March 13, a passenger turnover record was set on March 13 — 57 thousand people were sent on a trip from 8 liners in one day.
  • Each liner stands at a specific pier. Find out about the location of your ship in advance. Information about the departing liners becomes available a week before the start of the cruise.
  • The port has a schedule and cruise travel options. It makes sense to familiarize yourself with it, since here you can choose the most inexpensive cruise option for your future trip, many times cheaper than on the sites of tour operators.

It is better to contact American Butler — we will help you deal with the features of cruises and find what you need.

Additional Information
Address 1850 Eller Dr, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
Phone +1-954-523-3404

Drive to the terminals through:

  • I-75;
  • I-95;
  • I-595;
  • US 1;
  • Florida's Turnpike.
Mode of operation
  • Mon – Fri: 08:30 a.m. –05:00 p.m.
  • Sat – Sun: day off.
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