Fort Lauderdale - Hollywood International Airport (Fort Lauderdale - Hollywood International Airport, IATA: FLL) is the third largest airport in the state of Florida, after the airports in Miami and Orlando. The airport is located about 35 kilometers north of Miami. This airport is often used by tourists traveling on vacation to Miami Beach. Cruise terminals in Port Everglades are only 5 to 6 kilometers (3 to 4 miles) from the airport. Therefore, this airport is convenient for tourists who go on a cruise in the Caribbean from the port of Everglades.
The airport is located in Broward County, Florida. The distance from the airport to the city center of Fort Lauderdale is approximately 5 kilometers.
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The airport has four terminals. Terminal 1 is often called the “New Terminal”, Terminal 4 is the “International Terminal”. Road Terminal Drive rounds the airport area along a rectangular path. Terminals are located on the outer side of the road perimeter. The maximum distance between terminals (1 and 4) is approximately 600 meters (in a straight line). Car rental offices and parking are located in the area between the terminals. You can move between cars, as well as get to the parking and car rental offices by taking the courtesy shuttle buses (06:00 - 21:00).
How to get to
The Tri-Rail railway line runs along the coast and provides links between Miami and West Palm Beach. Trains pass (including) through Fort Lauderdale. You can get to the Fort Lauderdale / Hollywood International Airport station by the free Tri-Rail shuttle. The shuttle has three stops at the airport (at the lower level): the western end of terminal 1, between terminals 2 and 3, between terminals 3 and 4.
The central bus station Broward Central Bus Terminal is located in the central part of the city, at a distance of about 6 kilometers from the airport.
Route 1 bus follows from Aventura Mall to Broward Central Terminal via the airport. The bus stop is located near the car hire center (Rental Car Center), the upper level, Stop 7. You can get to the car hire center on the shuttle, or on foot. (Look for "County Bus" route signs.)
You will also need a car rental center if you want to rent a car. There are more than 10 rental companies at the airport.
You can also compare prices, choose and book a car online.
You can reach any place on the coast also by taxi. Taxi rates are governed by local law.
You can call a taxi after arriving at the airport or book a taxi in advance, online.
The free Sun Trolley bus runs on Saturdays and Sundays between the airport and the city center of Fort Lauderdale. The bus stops are located between terminals 1 and 2, 2 and 3 or 3 and 4. (Follow the schedule, only during the day, approximately 09 - 17.) Luggage space is not provided on the bus.
Some cruise companies provide transfer (free or for an additional fee) from the airport to the port. You can also order a taxi to get to the cruise port from Fort Lauderdale – Hollywood International Airport.
There are no hotels directly at the airport. But you can find and book a hotel near the airport on the Internet.