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Miami Cruise Parking Guide 2020

Miami is the world’s busiest cruise port, and the facilities there get a big boost because a large number of people who take cruises from Port Miami drive from their homes in the state or neighboring states to join their ships.

Of course, these drivers need a place to park their cars while they are off cruising the Caribbean on their sun-splashed vacations. Parking spaces are at a premium in this busy city, and traffic can be hectic. So, to make your travels as smooth as possible and to help you plan your cruise from Miami, we’ve put together the definitive Miami Cruise Parking Guide.

PortMiami Parking

Location: The PortMiami facility is at 1015 North American Way, Miami

Cost: $22 a day.

How to reserve: Drive up on cruise days. Lots are staffed 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. http://www.miamidade.gov/portmiami/parking-information.asp

Shuttle service? No.

Bottom line: This is the most expensive cruise parking option, being located conveniently at the port. The facility offers both garages and open lots available and patrolled by security. Parking areas are located at each of the cruise ship terminals. Designated accessible permit parking spaces are available in each garage facility, and oversized vehicles can park in Lot 2 across from Terminal E.

 

Miami Port Parking

Location: 190 Northeast Third Street, Miami. (Note: this is garage parking with a maximum vehicle height of 7 feet.)

Cost: $14 a day

How to reserve: https://miamiportparking.com/

Shuttle service? Yes. Free roundtrip for up to four people.

Bottom line: This is the closest covered garage parking facility to Port Miami. It’s a half mile from all terminals and a five-minute shuttle ride.

 

Premier Cruise Parking

Location: 250 Southeast Third Avenue, Miami

Cost: Varies based on season but about $75 to $80 for a week, or about $11 a day.

How to reserve: http://premiercruiseparking.com/

Shuttle service? Yes. Free roundtrip for up to four people.

Bottom line: Located about a five-minute drive from the port, the parking garage facility offers self-park and valet options. Shuttles to port operate from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Shuttles from port run from 7:30 a.m. to 10:54 p.m. for disembarkation.

 

Best Cruise Parking

Location: 45 Southeast Second Street, Miami

Cost: $10 a day

How to reserve: Through the InstaPark website

Shuttle service? Yes. Free for up to four passengers.

Bottom line: The parking facility is a garage. This is one of the most wallet-friendly options for Miami cruise parking, though it has no spaces for oversized vehicles. Shuttle service to port for embarkation begins at 11 a.m. Return service from port to garage begins at 7:30 a.m. at designated pickup area. Shuttle phone number (786-780-9329).

 

Jet Port Park and Ride Center

Location: 190 Northeast Third Street, Miami

Cost: $13 a day

How to reserve: Through the InstaPark website 

Shuttle service? Yes. Free for up to four riders ($5 per extra passenger).

Bottom line: This is a secure garage facility with a maximum clearance of 7 feet. It’s located about 2.5 miles from PortMiami. Shuttle service operates from 10:30 a.m. to 2:45 a.m. taking passengers to their ships and from 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. bringing passengers to the garage from the ships upon return from their cruises. Shuttle phone number (305-986-0683).

 

Quick Park

Location: 900 Northeast Second Avenue, Miami

Cost: $8 a day

How to reserve: Through the InstaPark website

Shuttle service? Yes. Free for up to two passengers ($5 each additional rider).

Bottom line: This is a highly affordable option located 2 miles from the port. Shuttle schedule: from lot to the port, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (on the hour); from the port back to the lot, 8 a.m. to noon (on the hour). Shuttle hotline (954-549-8963).

 

We Park

Location: 900 Northeast Second Avenue, Miami

Cost: $10 a day

How to reserve: Through the InstaPark website

Shuttle service? Yes. Free for up to four riders.

Bottom line: A convenient parking garage located less than 2 miles from PortMiami. Shuttle service to and from the port starts at 11 a.m. and runs until 2:30 p.m. Shuttles for returns only from your ship begin at 7:30 a.m. Shuttle phone number (786-780-9211).

Hotel Parking Packages

Also, note that many of the top cruise hotels in Miami offer packages that include parking. So, you might consider driving and staying one night at the hotel to refresh and get ready for you while getting a good deal on parking for the duration of your sailing. Here is our list of the Best Hotels for Florida Cruises.

 




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