Key Largo Travel Planning
Land at Miami International Airport and you can be in Key Largo in about an hour. Just rent a car or climb aboard a shuttle bus. You can also fly into Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, which adds at most an hour of driving time to the Key Largo trip.
By LandIf you're driving from Miami International Airport, take LeJeune Road south to 836 West. Take the Florida Turnpike south toward Key West. The Turnpike ends at US 1 in Florida City. Follow U.S. 1 south about 22 miles to Key Largo and you are now in the Florida Keys.
From Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, exit the airport and follow the signs for 595 West. Take 595 to the Florida Turnpike and follow the signs for the Florida Keys.
From the north, take the Florida Turnpike south and follow the signs for Homestead and Key West. The Florida Turnpike ends at US 1 in Florida City. Follow U.S. 1 south into the Florida Keys.
From Florida's west coast, take 1-75 Alligator Alley east to the Miami exit, and south to the Florida Turnpike.
The famous American bus service makes scheduled stops along the route between Miami International Airport and the Florida Keys. 1-(800) 231-2222 or (305) 296-9072.
The company provides door-to-door service between the Keys and the Miami and Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airports. (305) 289-9997 or 1 (888) 765-9997.
This luxury motorcoach service offers door-to-door shuttle service along the route between Miami International and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airports and the Florida Keys.
Phone: (877) 246-4786.
Amtrak takes you as far south as Miami, where you can transfer to the Keys Shuttle bus discussed above. Amtrak: 1-800-USARAIL.
Experienced boaters can reach Key Largo by navigating carefully along the Atlantic side of the Keys or by traveling through the Intracoastal Waterway. Consult the appropriate Coast Pilot and Light List manuals. Marinas are waiting to play host to you, but make reservations ahead.
Once you are in Key Largo, please consider using alternative means of transportation. There are taxis and shuttles to help you get around. Some fishing charter captains will even pick you up, depending on where you are staying. Of course, bicycles are always an option.