Cruise ships started calling at Port Canaveral in the 1970s with the first ship calling Port Canaveral it’s homeport in 1982. Port Canaveral is one of the world’s largest cruise ports with 4 million cruise passengers passing through each year. The port is about a 45 minute drive from the Orlando International Airport (MCO) and only 20 minutes from Space Coast Regional Airport (TIX).
Port Canaveral Transportation
Travelers have many options depending on how they are arriving in Florida and how much time before boarding they arrive in town. If you are arriving at Port of Canaveral the day of your boarding a popular option is to organize a car service for transportation a head of time. There are plenty of car service options ranging from private limos to shared shuttle buses. To get an idea on price you can get a Free Car Service Quote from Limos.com.
Port Canaveral Hotels and Parking
If you are arriving at the port a day or more before your flight, you can reserve a room at a hotel in the Cocoa Beach Florida area that provides shuttle service to the port. Many of these hotels also have shuttles from the airport and if you are driving to Port Canaveral also provide long term parking with the room. For more information on Cocoa Beach Florida Area Hotels that provide shuttles to Port of Canaveral as well as parking if needed go to the Port Canaveral Hotels page on ParkSleepFly.com