Fort Lauderdale (Miami)
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Freeport Fort Lauderdale (Miami) Ferry

The Freeport Fort Lauderdale (Miami) ferry route connects Grand Bahama with United States. Currently there is just the 1 ferry company operating this ferry service, Balearia Caribbean. The crossing operates up to 3 times each week with sailing durations from around 3 hours.

Freeport Fort Lauderdale (Miami) sailing durations and frequency may vary from season to season so we’d advise doing a live check to get the most up to date information.

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Most popular questions

  • How long is the ferry from Freeport to Fort Lauderdale?

    The typical crossing time for ferries from Freeport to Fort Lauderdale is approximately 3h. However, please keep in mind that sailing duration might change depending on what season you choose to travel.
  • How much is the ferry from Freeport to Fort Lauderdale?

    The average price of a ferry from Freeport to Fort Lauderdale is approximately 453 €. However, please remember that the price of a ferry from Freeport to Fort Lauderdale can differ depending on the season.
  • Which ferry companies operate between Freeport to Fort Lauderdale?

    There is 1 ferry operator for Freeport to Fort Lauderdale and this is
    • Balearia Caribbean
  • How can I book ferry tickets from Freeport to Fort Lauderdale?

    Ferries from Freeport to Fort Lauderdale are available for booking through our deal finder. Please also visit our offers page to stay updated with all the latest ferry offers on this route.
  • Can you travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from [Portfrom] to Fort Lauderdale?

    Yes, you can currently travel as a foot passenger onboard the ferries from Freeport to Fort Lauderdale with
    • Balearia Caribbean
  • Can you take your car on the ferry from Freeport to Fort Lauderdale?

    No, only foot passengers can travel on the ferry.
  • Can you bring pets on the ferry from Freeport to Fort Lauderdale?

    Unfortunately, pets are not permitted onboard this ferry service so please look for alternative routes which accommodate pets.
  • How far is Fort Lauderdale from Freeport?

    Freeport to Fort Lauderdale is approximately 81 nautical miles distance apart.

Freeport Guide

Located on the island of Grand Bahama, of the north west Bahamas, the city of Freeport is the second most populous city in the Bahamas. The city lies on the major east/west - north/south shipping routes and is only around 100 km off the coast of Palm Beach in Florida. A popular tourist destination in the city is Lucaya and its marketplace which evolved partly through design and partly as a result of hurricane damage to other parts of the city. Offering a range of shops and restaurants with themes from around the world, the International Bazaar is also a popular visitor destination. Also included are some tourist shops and a small Straw Market. The popularity of this has declined in recent years as it has lost many of its stores to Port Lucaya Marketplace, which is not to be confused with the actual Port Lucaya where ships dock. Freeport has everything from shops and beaches to restaurants a casino and two major golf courses.

Lucayan Harbour is a 10 minute drive from Freeport. Taxis are available from the pier and are metered but often charge a flat fee. There are also vans to ferry passengers into town. Rental cars and scooters are available to hire.

Fort Lauderdale (Miami) Guide

The city of Fort Lauderdale is located in the US state of Florida and is situated around 40 km to the north of Miami and lies on the Atlantic Ocean coast. The city is famed for its beaches and cultural scene and along with some of its neighbours in Florida, it has been reinventing itself over recent years. It is probably fair to say that many of Florida's tourist destinations can be a bit gaudy but Fort Lauderdale appears to have been able to buck this trend following redevelopments in the downtown and beachfronts areas of the city. The downtown part of the city is full of culture with boutiques and cafes and is matched by the beach area with its undeveloped shoreline, hotels, shops, cafes and resort style hotels replacing older hotels.

From the city's port there are daily ferry services to Freeport on Grand Bahama Island. The crossing time for the 76 mile journey takes around 2 hours and 30 minutes.

Freeport to Fort Lauderdale Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 2023-12-04 and 2023-12-10

Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Balearia Caribbean 17:30 22:00 4 hours 30 minutes Thu
Balearia Caribbean 18:30 21:30 3 hours Sun
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