Tremendous Transportation to Key West from Miami

Posted by on 5th Jan 2016

Tremendous Transportation to Key West from Miami

Miami and Key West have innumerable reasons to lure vacationers every year. Two of the prominent seaside

destinations in South Florida, they carve a niche for their infinite attractions.

While Miami will sweep you off with its vivacious nightlife, stunning beaches and rich heritage, Key West

never fails to impress you with its long walking trails and bike tours. And if you wish to enjoy the best of both

the worlds, then make sure to plan your stay accordingly. Nearly 160 miles apart, you may choose to travel

between Key West and Miami by choosing any of these transportation modes:

By Flight

Flights leave on a regular basis to Key West International Airport from Miami. If budget isn’t a constraint at

your end, then you may fly in small planes, basically famous as “puddle jumpers.” Additionally, there are

several airlines, which offer indirect flights to Key West from Miami. And the best part about these flights is

that they offer only a couple of stopovers. If you catch a direct flight, then it will take about 40 minutes to reach

Key West.

By Car

If you want to travel by car, then make sure to rent one. The Florida Keys are linked to mainland Florida by a

wide chain of bridges and U.S. Highway 1. From the Magic City, prefer taking Florida Turnpike route and then

make your way to Highway 1 south. Keep moving in this direction, till you finally reach the island city.

The drive takes a little over three hours; however, the time may extend depending on traffic hassles. And if you

are self-driving from Miami to Key West, then make sure to consider the speed limitations as well. It is because

the island city is known for its strict speed limitations.

By Bus or Shuttle

You may catch a bus or shuttle to reach the island city. Generally, you don’t have to make any advance

reservations for them as the buses run every day from Miami International Airport to the Keys. However, by

making an online reservation, you can grab a pleasant discount. Look for buses that are noted for their 

expedient boarding, spacious seating and finest amenities such as free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and extra legroom, 

etc. And then, you may also take shuttles to the island city. These are one of the unique options where you can 

enjoy door to door facility. They are noted for their prompt pick up and drop off facilities. When in Key West, you

may also take local buses and see places on your own pace. Both buses as well as shuttles are a fantastic 

option if you are budget constraint traveler. It’s an exceptional way if you don’t want to expunge too much cash 

on your vacation.

There are several transportation choices that helps you to explore the island city and its eternal beauty. Bike or

scooters make good options if it’s just the two of you. On the other hand, if you are traveling in group, prefer

taking open-air electric vehicles, rented cars, conch train tour, bus tours or shuttles. For reasonably priced tours

and packages to Key West, get in touch with us now!