Key West Express
The Fort Myers to Key West Ferry is the most entertaining and quickest way to escape to America’s Caribbean island. A high-speed ferry enables travelers to spend more time enjoying the attractions in the Conch Republic.
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Key West Express
Climb aboard one of the fun vessels of the Key West Express for the fast and entertaining Fort Myers to Key West Ferry – One Way Service. Staffed by experienced crews, the vessels feature two enclosed climate-controlled decks, an outdoor sundeck, comfortable seating, and satellite television. The ferry also has a galley where you can purchase a light snack and tropical drinks. Sit back and relax as you experience the spectacular sounds and sights of the Gulf Coast as you cruise toward Key West, Continental America’s southernmost city.
The high-speed voyage enables you to spend more time experiencing this island paradise. America’s only Caribbean island, Key West boasts warm turquoise water, lush tropical settings, and a laid-back ambiance just off the tip of Florida. The island evokes the look and feel of a Caribbean nation melded with the culture and language of the United States.
Key West is a quirky, quaint, interesting, and friendly place that is easy to explore on foot. History buffs will enjoy landmarks like President Truman’s Winter White House and Ernest Hemingway attractions like his residence on Whitehead Street. You can explore the eclectic shops and enjoy tantalizing key lime pie and local dishes featuring conch, pink shrimp, and yellowtail snapper. Key West has something for everyone to enjoy.
The Key West Express Catamaran
Embark on an epic journey through the As our flagship vessel, the Key West Express is ready to take you to and from Key West in style. You’ll be cruising through the Gulf waters at more than 30 knots (that’s about 40 mph for the nautically challenged) and enjoying every minute of the trip.
The Big Cat Express Catamaran
A spectacular volcano towering over a The Big Cat Express has all the same amenities as her sister ship the Key West Express. This vessel is often used for our Marco Island to Key West leg and during the off-season in Ft. Myers Beach.
What Can You Bring on The Ship?
You may bring aboard two small carry-ons, free of charge. Carry-on size is not to exceed 22”x14”x9”. Any oversized piece up to 27”x21”x14” or additional carry-ons will incur a fee of $30.00 per piece round trip. Additionally, you cannot bring coolers, weapons, anything flammable, illicit drugs, or alcohol.
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