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Miami-Key West

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Destination(s) 🇺🇸 USA
Distance 320 km, 200 miles
Duration 15 hours
Operated by Viator
Sailings Once per day

It is not possible to reach Key West by ferry ‘directly’ from Miami, however, there are (cheap, fully organized) Key West trips available that take care of everything for you.

Product is rated as #8 in category USA

The Ferry from Miami to Key West

A ferry from Miami (the port of Fort Lauderdale) to Key West would need to cover 202 miles. A ferry covering this distance would generally take 9 hours and cost about $300,-. Purely looking at a ferry connection from an economic perspective, this ferry would not be able to compete with Key West day trips below €50 like this one.

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Alternative: If you seek a nice day trip with a ferry from Miami, also consider a trip to the Bahamas; either Bimini or ferries to the Grand Bahamas are very popular.

The Map of the Route to Key West from Miami

Private Yacht rentals to Key West?

It's possible to book private charters to Key West. The rate for these private charters is above $117 per hour, though you would need to rent a multi-day charter; on you can rent these kinds of charters.

Be sure to get in touch with the owner of the vessel of your choice, though, as it will be very difficult to get a ship to simply ‘ferry' you to Key West. Mostly, these ships are there for day trips or sunsets near Miami.

You can also combine the tour with a ferry

You need to book the following if you want to combine the tour with a Dry Tortugas visit.

  1. Take the Viator tour to Key West.
  2. Take the ferry from Key West to Dry Tortugas.
It's also possible to combine the activities with the tours right away!


Which ferry companies sail on this crossing?

There is no ferry active on this crossing, however, the coach to Key West can easily be booked with Viator.

How long does it take to reach Key West?

The travel time to Key West is about 4 hours, when you are there you have about 5 hours of free time.

How often does the Key West your go

It departs once per day

What is the distance between Miami and Key West?

The distance between Miami and Key West is approximately 200 miles from port to port.

Miami-Key West
Miami-Key West

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