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

There are approximately 2 weekly sailings between Freeport to Fort Lauderdale. This ferry route is operated by Balearia Caribbean. Ferry timetables change seasonally use our Deal Finder to get live pricing and availability for Freeport Fort Lauderdale ferries.

Freeport Fort Lauderdale Ferry Times

Freeport Fort Lauderdale ferry sailings typically depart from Freeport at around 17:30. The average sailing time is approximately 3h 25m.

Freeport Fort Lauderdale Ferry Prices

Freeport Fort Lauderdale ferry prices typically range between £253* and £925*. The average price is typically £528*. The cheapest Freeport Fort Lauderdale ferry prices start from £176*. The average price for a foot passenger is £528*. The average price for a car is £294*.

Pricing will vary depending on number of passengers vehicle type route and sailing times. Pricing is taken from searches over last 30 days last updated 05 July, 2023.

How far is it from Freeport to Fort Lauderdale?

The distance between Freeport to Fort Lauderdale is approximately 94.2 miles (151.6km) or 81.9 nautical miles for the mariners!

Can I travel by car on the Freeport Fort Lauderdale ferry?

No, ferry operators currently allow cars to travel onboard between Freeport and Fort Lauderdale

Can I travel as a foot passenger from Freeport to Fort Lauderdale?

Yes, foot passengers can travel with Balearia Caribbean between Freeport and Fort Lauderdale.

Freeport Fort Lauderdale Ferry Operator Schedules

  • Balearia Caribbean - 2 weekly sailings, 1 daily sailings

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Freeport - Fort Lauderdale Route summary
Departure Country Bahamas
Destination Country United States
No. of Operators 1
Operators Balearia Caribbean
Average Price £522*
Average Weekly Sailings 2
Average Sailing Duration 3h 30m
Fastest Sailing Duration 3h 0m
First Ferry 17:30
Last Ferry 18:30
Distance 81 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2023-08-01.

Most popular questions

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

    The ferry crossing time from Freeport to Fort Lauderdale is approximately 3h. Sailing durations may vary from season to season and by operator so we’d advise doing a live check.
  • How much is the ferry from Freeport to Fort Lauderdale?

    Freeport to Fort Lauderdale ferry price can differ depending on the season. The average price of a ferry from Freeport to Fort Lauderdale is £394. Price exclusive of booking fees.
  • 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?

    Book ferries from Freeport to Fort Lauderdale through our deal finder and check our offers page to view the latest ferry offers.
  • Can you travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from Freeport to Fort Lauderdale?

    Yes, you can travel as a foot passenger 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?

    No, pets are not permitted onboard the ferries.
  • How far is Fort Lauderdale from Freeport?

    The distance between Freeport to Fort Lauderdale is approximately 81 nautical Miles.

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

Ferry Timetables between 08/04/2024 and 14/04/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Balearia Caribbean 18:30 21:30 3 hours Wed, Sun
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