Flights from Melbourne (MEL) to Fort Lauderdale (FLL)
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Visiting from Melbourne to Fort Lauderdale
When to visit
The best time to visit Fort Lauderdale, Florida is between December and April (winter through to spring). The warm climate makes it an ideal getaway for anyone looking to escape the cold. Temperatures range from 24 to 30°C. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Fort Lauderdale, the hottest months are August, July and then September which is great for snorkelling, paddle-boarding and visiting the beaches.
What is the main airport called?
Fort Lauderdale Airport (FLL),Opens external site officially known as Fort Lauderdale - Hollywood International Airport, is the airport serving Fort Lauderdale and the cruise terminals at Port Everglades. It is a major public airport in Broward County, Florida, United States, and is one of three airports serving the Miami area.
Arriving in Fort Lauderdale
The helpful staff at Fort Lauderdale Airport will greet you when you land and assist you with your needs. Once you collect your bags from the arrivals area, there are various transport options available to get you on your way.
Getting into from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood Airport
Getting to and from Fort Lauderdale is easy with many different transport options on offer. Ride-Share options are popular with pickup locations at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) positioned between terminals 1, 2, 3 and 4. Hotel and courtesy shuttles are also available. Public transport options include the Board Country Transit - a safe, reliable and efficient mass transit to and from the Airport. Commuter train Tri-Rail provides service to Miami-Dade County, Broward County and Palm Beach County. There are free shuttle buses from the FLL terminals to the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport Station at Dania Beach. Rental cars are available next to terminal 1 or you may wish to take a taxi from one of the many providers.
Getting around in Fort Lauderdale
Once you arrive in Fort Lauderdale, there are a number of transport options to get around. Fort Lauderdale is a great city for getting around by bike. Few of the hotels are actually right on the beach, so a bike ride along the beach road provides water views. Water taxi is a fun option to explore the southern Florida coast. The water taxi goes from 32nd Street in Fort Lauderdale to the Las Olas shopping area downtown and then all the way down to Hollywood. There are bars and restaurants by some of the boat stops. The Fort Lauderdale Sun Trolley bus is a series of routes that covers not just the beach road, but also neighbourhoods, downtown and a connection to the airport bus. Uber, Lyft and taxi services are also available. All great transport options to explore the sunny and warm Florida, Fort Lauderdale.
Fly from Melbourne
Once you’ve got your tickets from Melbourne, there are a few things you should know to ensure you’re as prepared as possible for your flight.
What is the main airport called?
Melbourne Airport.Opens external site in a new window Located 20 km (12.5 miles) from the city centre, Melbourne Domestic Airport (MEL), also known as Tullamarine Airport, is the main airport serving the state of Victoria. Qantas operates from two terminals in Melbourne T1 - domestic and T2 - international.
Passengers on Qantas flights from Melbourne are allocated checked baggage. If you need more luggage, you can purchase an additional baggage allowance online prior to departure.
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