Fort Lauderdale Beach, Florida

Flights from Sydney (SYD) to Fort Lauderdale (FLL)

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Visiting from Sydney to Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale travel Information

Fort Lauderdale attracts for a slightly more mature and sophisticated crowd. With plenty of bars, night-clubs, dining and shopping along Las Olds Blvd, there is plenty to do on the Florida Coast. With an international yachting scene, top new hotels and on-trend restaurants, there is something for every traveller. The city's Port Everglades is one of the busiest cruise-ship ports in the world, with megaships departing daily for the Caribbean, Mexico and beyond - it’s one city in the USA to plan a visit to.

When to visit

Best time to visit Fort Lauderdale

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.

Arrival information

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 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 and 2 and 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. 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 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.

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Departure information

Fly from Sydney

Once you’ve purchased your tickets from Sydney, there are a few things you should know so you’re prepared for your upcoming trip. 

What is the main airport called?

Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport (SYD).Opens external site in a new window Is an international airport in Sydney, Australia located 8 km south of the Sydney central business district, in the suburb of Mascot. 

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Passengers on Qantas flights from Sydney are allocated checked baggage. If you require extra luggage, you can purchase an additional baggage allowance online before departure. 

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Passengers travelling from Sydney, ensure you check-in online or via the Qantas App before you arrive at the airport from 24 hours before departure.

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Can I cancel my flight booking due to COVID-19?

If your flights were booked through a travel agency or third-party website, please contact them directly to discuss your options.If your plans have changed or you no longer wish to travel, visit Manage Booking to change your travel dates or cancel your flight and request a flight credit to use towards a future flight. Please visit our Booking changes and other options page for more information.If we’ve cancelled your Qantas flight, including your Classic Flight Reward booking, wait to hear from us before changing your booking. We’ll be contacting anyone whose flight has been impacted as soon as possible.

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