There are 4 ways to get from Fort Myers Beach to Key West by ferry, bus, car or plane

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Ferry  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the ferry from Fort Myers Beach, FL to Key West, FL Fort Myers Beach - Key West

$95

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Bus  •  12 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Bonita Springs, FL - McDonalds to Miami Airport 303
  2. Take the bus from Miami, Fl to Big Pine Key
  3. Take the bus from Lower Keys Shuttle to Key West, FL - Palm Ave.

$50 - $115

2 alternative options

Drive  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Fort Myers Beach to Key West 290.7 miles

$28 - $45

Line 410 bus, fly  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Take the line 410 bus from Times Square to Summerlin Square
  2. Fly from Ft. Myers (RSW) to Key West (EYW) RSW - EYW

$100 - $607

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Fort Myers Beach, FL and arriving at Key West, FL. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 30 min.

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The distance between Fort Myers Beach and Key West is 132 miles. The road distance is 290.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort Myers Beach to Key West without a car is to ferry which takes 3 h 30 min and costs .

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The ferry from Fort Myers Beach, FL to Key West, FL takes 3 h 30 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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The quickest flight from Ft. Myers Airport to Key West Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort Myers Beach to Key West is 291 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 46 min to drive from Fort Myers Beach to Key West.

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Silver Airways and American Airlines offer flights from Ft. Myers Airport to Key West Airport.

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There are 328+ hotels available in Key West. Prices start at $129 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Fort Myers Beach to Key West.
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  • Distance: 132.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 30 min

What companies run services between Fort Myers Beach, FL, USA and Key West, FL, USA?

You can take a bus from Fort Myers Beach to Key West via Estero Boulevard @ Lovers Key Main Entrance, Bonta Beach Road Southeast @ Quails Nest Lane, Bonita Springs, FL - McDonalds, Miami Airport, Mia@Lower Level Ramp, Airport Station, Miami, Fl, Big Pine Key, and Lower Keys Shuttle in around 12 h 32 min.

Airlines
Silver Airways
Website
silverairways.com
Flights from Ft. Myers to Key West
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Ft. Myers to Key West via Miami
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Bus operators
The Florida Express Bus
Phone
407-442-2810
Website
busticketreservations.com
Bus from Bonita Springs, FL - McDonalds to Miami Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $60
More information at
American Bus Tickets
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Miami, Fl to Big Pine Key
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$30 - $45
Key West Transit
Phone
(305) 600-1455
Website
kwtransit.com
Bus from Lower Keys Shuttle to Key West, FL - Palm Ave.
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
cityofkeywest-fl.gov
Lee Tran
Website
rideleetran.com
Bus from Times Square to Summerlin Square
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
leegov.com
Ferry operators
Key West Express
Phone
+1 239-463-5733
Website
keywestexpress.net
Ferry from Fort Myers Beach, FL to Key West, FL
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95
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Key West Express

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