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Fort Lauderdale Airport Parking-Where to Park Nearby

If you don’t want to wake up a friend for a ride to the airport, the fort lauderdale airport has some nice service nearby facilities to leave your car. You can also use their long-term , short-term and economy lots. One lot near the airport is “Park N Go”. This off airport parking lot will give you free transportation as well as help you with your luggage. It is a little more than a mile from the ft lauderdale airport.

A second nearby parking service is Airport Park N Go. Two more that are close to the airport are Continental Airport Service and Park N Fly. The Sheraton Hotel will give you a ride to the airport as well. You still want to leave yourself some time to get to the airport because during the snowbird season, there can be a lot of airport car congestion. Prices are higher if you choose covered parking vs open lot parking. The beauty also of these services is that your car will be available for you if your flight is delayed. When you rely on a friend, you don’t always know if they can get you a few hours later if the flight is late. Sadly, I have had several times where I was stuck in Philadelphia during the winter travels for a few hours due to bad weather.

There is a shared ride service for 18.00 where you will be with others in a limosine or mini-van. There can be three or four other people and you don’t know what order you’ll be dropped off in or picked up.  It is a bit of a lottery but if you are one of the first dropped off at home will get a great deal. When you use this service, the driver determines the order passengers are taken to their homes. If you are picked up by the service, to get to the airport they will get you 2 1/2 to 3 hours before your flight. It is called Go Airport Express and used to be called Tri County Transportation.

By using an off airport parking service you can take those late night or early morning flights without worrying about asking for favors for rides. It will increase your options and give you more independence.

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1 Comment so far

  1. Amber K on August 16th, 2009

    It is hit or miss with shared ride.I was once really late going to fort lauderdale airport because the airport shuttle came to my house an hour before my flight and had to get one more person. Then it took 20 minutes to get to airport. I just made it but was angry that they didn’t time it right for getting to the ft lauderdale airport. I wonder if they compensate you if they get there too late to make air flight.

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