CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM New York TO Fort Lauderdale
New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA) to Fort Lauderdale (FLL)
Typically, flights to Fort Lauderdale from New York are cheaper when flying from New York LaGuardia to Fort Lauderdale, which has an average price of 214 C$
|CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO FORT LAUDERDALE FROM NEW YORK LAGUARDIA AIRPORT||August||54% cheaper||Flying from New York LaGuardia Airport to Fort Lauderdale costs on average just 100 C$ in August|
|MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO FORT LAUDERDALE FROM NEW YORK LAGUARDIA AIRPORT||December||68% more expensive||It costs about 361 C$ for flights to Fort Lauderdale from New York LaGuardia Airport in December|
|MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO FORT LAUDERDALE FROM NEW YORK LAGUARDIA AIRPORT||February||602% more users visited||More momondo users searched in flights to Fort Lauderdale from New York LaGuardia Airport in February than any other month|
Sandy beaches, Walt Disney World Resort, and crystal clear waters are just some of the possible reasons you may be excited to travel to Fort Lauderdale. Florida boasts excellent weather and plenty of activities year-round. If you want to skip over the tourist-filled streets and attractions, plan your holiday between the months of December – April. The school term is in session, and while it is technically winter, you get comfortable temperatures ranging from 10 – 27 degrees Celsius at this time of year. Also, summer and fall are the periods of heavy rainfall and hurricanes. So, if you visit from June – November, pack an umbrella and rain coat.
The best deal found on momondo in the last two weeks was a flight to Fort Lauderdale from Manaus for 40 C$. This is 93% cheaper than most flight deals to Fort Lauderdale. To find the cheapest price to Fort Lauderdale from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.
The month of April is, on average, the cheapest month to fly to Fort Lauderdale from Canada, with most prices found around 331 C$. If you are unable to visit Fort Lauderdale during the month of April, then departing from Canada during the month July is also very affordable. Most momondo users find prices during this month for around 332 C$.
We recommend purchasing flights from Canada to Fort Lauderdale 17 days ahead of your departure date because this is when momondo users tend to see the best flight rates. On average, our users have found flights to Fort Lauderdale for 372 C$. Keep in mind that you might be able to find cheaper flights to Fort Lauderdale at any time. In fact, our users found flights for as low as 327 C$ in the past 72 hours.
Our data shows that Tuesday is the least expensive day to fly to Fort Lauderdale. Tickets to fly out on this day can be as low as 320 C$. On the other hand, Friday is the most expensive day to depart from Canada because it is more convenient for both business and leisure travellers. As a result, prices tend to be around 401 C$.
Our most recent data shows that the best time of day to fly to Fort Lauderdale is in the morning. Flights from Canada to Fort Lauderdale during this time can be as low as 387 C$. In contrast, the most expensive time of day to depart to Fort Lauderdale is in the afternoon when prices are around 468 C$.
If you are planning a flight to Fort Lauderdale and are looking to avoid the rain, you should avoid traveling during the months of March, June, and July. These months will typically see 5.1 inches or more of rain, meaning that rain is likely. If you do run into rain while in Fort Lauderdale, there are still things to do and ways to enjoy your trip. For those looking to get out of the rain and do a little shopping, check out Las Olas Boulevard.
During the warmer months, hikers around the Fort Lauderdale area find that parks like Tinker Field are the best for taking long walks with their families and/or pets. Those looking for this type of experience are likely best suited to fly to Fort Lauderdale in January, February, or December.
Visitors planning their vacations to Fort Lauderdale should book their flights for April if they are planning on visiting Las Olas Beach. For those looking to visit another area beach, Central Beach is a great option in the Fort Lauderdale area.
Those flying to Fort Lauderdale could potentially find better pricing at Miami Airport (39 km from Fort Lauderdale city centre) or Palm Beach Intl Airport (63 km from Fort Lauderdale city centre) depending on the month and departure airport.
You can find deals at Palm Beach Intl Airport for 515 C$pp on average, but that price can change based on your departure airport. To save money, try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.
Direct flights to Fort Lauderdale from Canada include: Air Canada, WestJet, Air Transat, and Sunwing Airlines. Other international carriers that fly into Fort Lauderdale include: United, Delta, American Airlines, Alaska Airlines, and Caribbean Airlines.
There are several ways to get to Fort Lauderdale city centre from FLL airport, including:
Taxis are available on-demand at the curbside of each terminal exit. To downtown Fort Lauderdale, you can expect to pay $12 – $20 USD and the trip takes approximately 20 minutes.
Broward County Transit #1 stops outside of the Rental Car Center (RCC) and runs to downtown Fort Lauderdale, stopping at Southwest 3rd Avenue, Broward General Hospital, Sheridan Street, Hallandale Beach Boulevard, and Aventura Mall. Buses leave the airport every 20 – 30 minutes during the week and Saturday, and every 30 minutes on Sunday. The fare is $1 USD per trip. On the weekends, the Sun Trolley bus goes from the airport to the Welcome Center in downtown for free. Lines are long for the Sun Trolley; therefore, plan to wait a while for your ride.
TriRail is reachable through the airport’s TriTrail Shuttle bus from all terminals. The train to city centre is approximately 44 minutes. Trains leave from the airport every 20 – 60 minutes and the cost is $2 – $5 USD depending on how far into city centre you want to go.
Car rental companies include ALAMO, AVIS, Budget, Continental, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, Payless, National, Thrifty, and Momondo.
Fort Lauderdale transportation is convenient, and the public transportation options are extremely affordable for tourists.
Taxi is the most expensive option when getting around the city, but services are available almost anywhere downtown. Yellow Cab is the most popular in the city and the estimated cost for a 3-mile trip is $10.10 USD, while 6-miles can cost $17.45 USD.
Water taxis are used along the Fort Lauderdale waterways, which offer a quick and fun way to get around the city. The taxis travel along downtown’s New River and stop at 12 points. You can get on and off throughout the day, and tickets are $25 USD for adults and $11 USD for children.
The Sun Trolley operates along the beach and downtown. It also leads to Las Olas Boulevard. You can purchase a $3 USD day pass or pay $1 USD per trip.
The Broward County Transit system offers buses throughout the city. The cost is $1 USD per trip or you can purchase a day pass for just $3 USD.
Fort Lauderdale is excellent for cycling, and the Broward B-cycle offers bike sharing with stations around city centre. Bike rentals are $5 USD per 30 minutes.
Uber is a popular ride-sharing option for getting around, and you can download the Uber app on your phone to order a vehicle. Rates are similar to taxis.
When travelling further in the city, the Tri-Rail is your best choice. Purchase an EASY Card and add a cash value to the card, which is a minimum of $5 USD. Then, each trip is deducted from your card when you board the train. You will pay $2.50 USD per trip.
Canadian citizens can enter the U.S. through the Visa Waiver Program, which lets them visit for 90 days or less without requiring a travel visa. A passport is required, and travellers must have an Electronic System for Travel Authorization approval.
For foreign nationals, please check the U.S. Department of State website.
Fort Lauderdale is rich in activities, sights, and opportunities to relax on the waterfront. Whether you are travelling alone, as a couple, or with the entire family, you will have plenty to do here.
Visit the tree-lined Las Olas Boulevard where you will find shops, restaurants, and a courtyard featuring live performances daily. For some more action, head to the Riverfront, which is next to downtown, and find a lively restaurant, local bar, and high-end shopping. In Himmarshee Village you will find a collection of 1920’s land boom buildings that are home to fun restaurants and bars.
The King Cromartie House built by Edwin King in 1907, is made from Dade County pine and is part of the museum complex. You can spend a leisurely afternoon at Fort Lauderdale Beach with beautiful sand, warm temperatures, and swim-friendly waters. For children, make a stop at the Museum of Discovery and Science to enjoy a plethora of indoor activities.
Enjoy Walking Tours
There are numerous free walking tours that you can find online or through a smartphone app to take you around Fort Lauderdale. They include historic sites, food and tasting tours, and much more.
Take a taxi or rent a car to go see the Everglades while you are in Fort Lauderdale. It is a short drive and you can purchase an airboat tour to explore the glades. While in the Everglades, stop in at the historic Shark Valley.
Do Not Forget to Tip
Most bartenders and wait staff at restaurants in Fort Lauderdale base their income on tips. Therefore, give gratuity generously when you feel the service warrants it.