Can I go to Key West one day and come back another?
Round trip tickets may be used on different days. You may stay in Key West as long as you like, simply indicate date of departure and return at time of reservation. We also offer several hotel options, please ask your reservationist for details.
The change fee if you do not use your ticket is a $25.00 fee. Most tickets are non-refundable if you decide not to travel but are valid for one year and may be used for another trip.
Time of travel from port to port is approximately 3.5 hours in each direction. Weather & marine conditions or other unforeseen circumstances influence duration of travel
May I bring a bicycle to Key West aboard the Ferry, is there a charge?
Non-motorized bicycles may be taken aboard with you to Key West. Please provide your own tie downs since bicycles are stored outside the passenger cabin, on the open deck. Bicycles are limited in size to a standard, single passenger bike. The charge for a bicycle is $17.00 one way, $34.00 round trip and space is limited so reserve at time of reservation.
You may carry on two small pieces of luggage. If you can carry it on an airplane you can carry it on our ship. Oversize luggage is charged $10.00 per piece
Key West Express does allow household pets (dogs, cats, birds) aboard for a fee based on availability. All pets must be contained in their carriers/crates (passenger provided) at all times; pet strollers are not permitted.
Ticketing and boarding starts promptly one hour prior to scheduled departure with last call for all passengers to be aboard 30 minutes prior to scheduled departure.
Our Fort Myers Beach and Marco Island locations offer plenty of uncovered parking at your own risk. The charge for parking in Ft Myers Beach is only $8.00 per day. At our Marco Island location we are able to offer free parking for our guests.
In Key West the Ferry docks at City Bight (i/o Flagler) Ferry Terminal - Historic Seaport. There is transportation available to downtown but it is just a short walk if you prefer.
Various transportation options are available from the airport. We have listed several, along with hotel options, for your convenience. Click here for Ft Myers Beach/Ft Myers and here for Marco Island.
Is the ship handicapped accessible, may I bring an electric scooter
The ship is handicapped accessible to the area of the main deck. Our crew is ready and able to assist you if needed. There aren't elevators to the upper decks so access to these areas is limited if you are not mobile. You may bring a standard sized, single person riding fixture aboard.
the Key West Express is a passenger vessel and does not have facilities
to carry motorized vehicles such as cars or motorcycles.