Getting Around

Most visitors to Key West choose not to drive because of the great public transport options. Park-and-ride shuttles and buses are available and recommended. Key West is very pedestrian friendly with bike and scooter rentals available, a great alternative to driving as parking in Key West can be difficult.

The Dade-Monroe Express bus runs from Key Marathon to Florida City, offering round trips on the hour and stopping on demand. Greyhound runs a Keys shuttle bus several times a day between Miami International Airport, stopping at all major points along the Keys.


Key West International Airport

The airport is situated two miles (3km) east of Key West.

Key West International Airport (EYW)


The airport is situated two miles (3km) east of Key West.

Getting to the city

Shuttles and taxis can be found at the airport.


GMT -5 (GMT -4 from mid-March to the first Sunday in November).

Car rental

Car hire companies represented at the airport include Avis, Budget, Dollar and Hertz.

Airport Taxis

Taxis are the most popular form of airport transport and there are usually a number of cabs lined up outside the arrivals area waiting for passengers. Fares vary according to destination.

Transfer between terminals

Key West International is a small airport and no transport is necessary between the two terminals.


The airport has limited services, but a snack counter, a bar and some small shops are provided and there is a lost and found service.


Free parking is available for one hour in the short term parking lot. Thereafter, parking rates are $3 for each additional hour, up to a daily maximum of $15 and a weekly maximum of $84.