Directions & Parking

Fort Lauderdale Beach - Getting Around

Located in the center of South Florida's Gold Coast, midway between Palm Beach and Miami Beach, Fort Lauderdale Beach is an island haven conveniently located 10 minutes from the Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport and 5 minutes from Port Everglades.


From Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport:
Head east on Terminal Drive. Follow signs for US-1 North towards Fort Lauderdale.
Turn RIGHT onto SE 17th Causeway/ FL-A1A and continue over the bridge.
Welcome to Fort Lauderdale Beach!

From Port Everglades
Head North on Eisenhower Boulevard to 17th Street Causeway.
Turn Right on 17th Street Causeway/AF-A1A and continue over the bridge.
Welcome to Fort Lauderdale Beach!

Getting Around:

From rickshaw-style Pedi-cabs to Bike Rentals, open-air Sun Trolleys to Water Taxis, getting around Fort Lauderdale Beach is an adventure in itself.

The Free Ride

As the name implies, the Free Ride is really free. The service is fun, easy and eco-friendly too boot. They use electric cars to cut out the cost of fuel and work with some great sponsors make the service possible. Tips for your driver are appreciated. Catch a ride any day of the week from 11:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. from points along Las Olas Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale Beach, The Galleria Mall, Downtown Fort Lauderdale and Victoria Park. Text ahead (please allow 10-15 minutes for pick-up) to 954-603-4500 and the Free Ride will meet you at your door.



Bike sharing makes it economical and convenient to use bikes for trips that are too far to walk but too short to drive. As a member, you can use an AvMed Rides B-cycle to run an errand, grab lunch, travel from the bus stop to your office, or just get some fresh air. There are as many reasons to use a B-cycle as there are members! Visit the AvMed Rides by Broward B-Cycle Website at


getting around fort lauderdale beach on the sun trolley

Whether you’re in downtown Fort Lauderdale for work or play, the Sun Trolley is a convenient choice to get around. Our trolleys reach all over Fort Lauderdale, providing access to world-class shopping, sparkling beaches, and endless options for entertainment. The Sun Trolleys are environmentally-friendly bio-diesel vehicles that offer air-conditioned comfort and cool tunes. The trolleys are wheelchair accessible and have convenient bicycle carriers to stow your bike during your trip. Getting around town was never so fun or affordable! Download the Trolley Tracker APP or visit the Sun Trolley website at for pick up locations on and round Fort Lauderdale Beach



getting around fort lauderdale beach on the water taxiEXPLORE South Florida from The Water Taxi. Your Water Taxi ticket lets you on and off its stops all day while taking in the sights along Fort Lauderdale’s world famous waterways, which have earned the city the nickname, “The Venice of America”. For schedules, fares and dock locatons, visit




Parking Information

Click the map below to visit the City of Fort Lauderdale Website to view rate and additional parking information