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Freeport to Fort Lauderdale Ferry

Typically ferries from Freeport to Fort Lauderdale run 2 times a week. The Freeport to Fort Lauderdale ferry is operated by Balearia Caribbean. Freeport Fort Lauderdale Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get tickets, pricing, schedules and availability.

Freeport Fort Lauderdale Ferry Times

Freeport Fort Lauderdale ferries typically depart from Freeport at around 17:30. The average sailing time of the ferry from Fort Lauderdale to Freeport is approximately 3h 14m.

Freeport to Fort Lauderdale Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for a ferry from Freeport to Fort Lauderdale typically range between $365* and $1606*. On average the Freeport Fort Lauderdale ferry is $1007*. The cheapest Freeport Fort Lauderdale ferry prices start from $337*. The average price for a foot passenger is $1007*.

Ferry prices may differ by season and depend on various factors, such as number of passengers, vehicle type and sailing time.

How far is Fort Lauderdale from Freeport?

The distance between Freeport and Fort Lauderdale is approximately 94.2 miles (151.6km), or 81.9 nautical miles.

Is there a car ferry from Freeport to Fort Lauderdale?

No, currently there is no car ferry from Freeport to Fort Lauderdale.

Are foot passengers allowed on the Freeport Fort Lauderdale ferry?

Yes, Freeport Fort Lauderdale ferries allow foot passengers. You can travel as a foot passenger from Freeport to Fort Lauderdale with Balearia Caribbean.

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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 A$1011*
Average Weekly Sailings 2
Average Sailing Duration 3h 14m
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 2024-07-02.

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. This is a rough guide for ferry duration as it can differ on type of ship and operator.

How much is the ferry from Freeport to Fort Lauderdale?

The average price of a ferry from Freeport to Fort Lauderdale is approximately 589 €. The price is typically a bit higher during peak season. 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?

Ferries from Freeport to Fort Lauderdale are available for booking through our deal finder, with live prices, timetables and operators.

Can you travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from Freeport to Fort Lauderdale?

Yes, you can currently 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, cars are not allowed on this ferry route.

Can you bring pets on the ferry from Freeport to Fort Lauderdale?

No, pets currently are not allowed onboard this ferry service.

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

Timetables between 15/7/2024 and 21/7/2024


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