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Fort Lauderdale-Grand Bahamas

From: 198,00

Last Updated on October 24, 2023
Crossing USA ⇔ The Bahamas
Destination(s) 🇧🇸 Bahamas, 🇺🇸 USA
Sailings Up to 1 time per day
Operated by Baleària
Distance 110 km, 68 miles
Duration 2h 30 mins.
2p+Car+Return in our estimation $ 400
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The only other active connection from the US towards the Bahamas is the Miami – Bimini connection, which also leaves from Fort Lauderdale. While Bimini is a small island, however: The Grand Bahamas provide the true Bahamas experience. That’s why we also see this as the #1 ferry from the US to the Bahamas.

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Everything about Fort Lauderdale – Grand Bahamas

  • The #1 Ferry option if you want to travel towards the Bahamas.
  • Many people want to travel from Miami to the Bahamas. This ferry doesn't bring you to the capital: Nassau. However, it does bring you to Grand Bahama Island. From there, you can take smaller ferries to the other islands. However, Grand Bahama Island is already an amazing place!
  • The distance between the two harbors is about 85 Miles.
  • The FRS Caribbean on this route sails up to 6 times per week.
  • The duration of this crossing is 2.3 Hours However keep in mind this can change based on the weather, season, and different ships on the route.
  • Want to book this connection? Book at: Balearia Caribbean
  • Miami harbor address: Port Everglades: Cruise Terminal – Ft. Lauderdale – USA
  • Grand Bahamas harbor address: Terminal 2, Freeport Harbour, Grand Bahama Island
  • Please be aware that there is a 3-hour check-in window before departure at Grand Bahama Island. Terminal doors close 1 hour before departure. Please arrive at the terminal well in advance.
  • Many people think there has never been a ferry connection between Fort Lauderdale and Nassau. However, you can get to Nassau by local ferries from the Grand Bahamas.

Pricing on the Fort Lauderdale Grand Bahamas ferry.

If you want to take the ferry from Fort Lauderdale to Grand Bahamas, the minimal price for a single trip for one person will be close to 198 dollars. This price, however, can change due to fuel surcharges and things like discounts based on age or what you want to bring along on the ferry.


Which ferry companies sail on this crossing?

The ferry between Fort Lauderdale and Grand Bahamas is currently operated by: Baleària.

How long does the Fort Lauderdale - Grand Bahamas crossing take?

The travel time of the Fort Lauderdale – Grand Bahamas ferry is around: 2h 30 minutes. Please arrive early at the harbor and calculate extra time for check-in and boarding if necessary. How long in advance you need to be present is usually communicated on your ticket or on the website of the ferry operator you sail with.

How often does the Fort Lauderdale - Grand Bahamas ferry sail?

You can usually take the ferry from Fort Lauderdale to Grand Bahamas (or the ferry from Grand Bahamas to Fort Lauderdale ) 1 time per day. Depending on the season, the amount of people on the ferry and the weather forecast, the ferry company can deviate from the timetable/ferry schedule.

What is the distance between Fort Lauderdale and Grand Bahamas?

The distance between Fort Lauderdale and Grand Bahamas is approximately 68 miles or 110 km.

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  1. Ebrionasis9

    It was a fast smooth trip, but on this ferry, business class is simply not worth it. The business class cabin is cold and the best views are upstairs in the standard class.

    - CONS: Don't go for business class
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  2. Emily_Taylor_123

    It was a breeze, like cruisin’, a smooth and easy trip. Before I went I read about lot’s of people getting sea sick, on my trip there was none of that. Guess it’s a bit of a lottery.

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