Carnival Cruise Lines offers transportation between Miami Airport and the Port of Miami as well as between Ft. Lauderdale Airport and the Port of Miami. These services are only available on the day of your cruise and immediately after your cruise. Details below.
Where can I purchase transfers?
Purchase of transfers can be done through MyReservations on Carnival.com or Carnival Reservations up to 5 days prior to your sail date; you will need to provide your flight information in FunPass at the time of purchase. Flight details are provided to the transportation company to assist in expediting your transfer to the pier. It is your responsibility to update Carnival with any changes to your flight schedule to ensure you are met by the transportation company.
New bookings made within 5 days of sailing may purchase the transfer at the Miami Airport with a Carnival Cruise Lines representative*.
(*Cash payment is not accepted at the airport, the transfer(s) costs are charged directly to your onboard Sail & Sign Account.)
How do I purchase transfers?
Transfers can be purchased in three easy steps:
Login to MyReservations
Select “Plan Activities”
Click on the “Need a Lift” section then purchase your transfer.
Cost of Transfers:
Between Miami Airport and the Port of Miami:
One Way: $16.00
Round Trip: $32.00
Between Ft. Lauderdale Airport and the Port of Miami:
One Way: $30.00
Round Trip: $60.00
Appliable to guests using Carnival’s Fly Aweigh air program. Between Miami or Ft. Lauderdale International Airport and the Port of Miami*:
One Way: $16.00
Round Trip: $32.00
(*transfer location is determined by flight assignment)
Transfer rates are subject to change and any unused services are non refundable.
Here’s more info for booking your flights. Please note it’s recommend that you book flights earlier then these times in the case of delays.
Ship Embarkation hours: 12:30pm – 2:30pm
Latest arrival flights into MIA before embarkation: 2:30pm
Earliest return flights out of MIA after debarkation: 11:30am
Latest arrival flights into FLL before embarkation: 2:00pm
Earliest return flights out of FLL after debarkation: 12:00pm
Transfer/Meet and Greet Service – Miami International Airport – MIA:
Carnival Reps can be located at the Baggage Claim area, between 9:30am-2:30pm. Motor coach service begins at approximately 10:00am and is based on flight arrivals; motor coaches will not leave the airport until there are an adequate number of guests onboard. For those guests who have pre-purchased transfers, the Transfer company and telephone number is printed on the guest’s e-Doc. Refer the guest to this telephone number if they are not able to locate a Carnival Rep.
Transfer/Meet and Greet Service - Fort Lauderdale International Airport – FLL:
Carnival Reps can be located at the Baggage Claim area, between 9:30am-2:00pm. Motor coach service begins at approximately 11:00am and is based on flight arrivals; motor coaches will not leave the airport until there are an adequate number of guests onboard. For those guests who have pre-purchased transfers, the Transfer company and telephone number is printed on the guest’s e-Doc. Refer the guest to this telephone number if they are not able to locate a Carnival Rep.
Purchase of Transfers Day of Embarkation/Debarkation
Day of Embarkation:
Transfers can be purchased at the airport for those guests who arrive prior to 1:30pm in MIA and prior to 2:00pm in FLL from the Carnival Representative. Cash payment is not accepted; the transfers are charged directly to the guest’s Sail & Sign Account.
Day of Debarkation:
The Information Desk on board the ship sells one-way return transfers to the airport for guests who did not purchase the transfers in advance.
Prior to your cruise you will be met at the airport:
You will be met and assisted by our meet & greet service in the baggage claim area and then escorted to your vehicle for transfer to the port. Transfer time begins generally around noon depending on flight arrivals.
For availability go to MyReservations on Carnival.com or contact Carnival Reservations at 1-800-327-9501.