Cruise Tip #41 – Guide To Port Canaveral

Port Canaveral, located in Brevard County, Florida, is one of the busiest cruise ports in the world. It is home to some of the world’s most popular cruise lines and provides direct access to the Atlantic Ocean. Cruise passengers looking for official parking near their departure terminal will be pleased to know that Port Canaveral offers only direct adjacent parking for each of its Cruise Terminals. This makes it easy for passengers to find a spot close to their departure terminal and ensures a stress-free start to their journey.

 

Parking Rates

Parking is $17.00 per day plus tax for vehicles & RVs, including day of arrival and day of departure. *Rates are subject to change without notice. Contact the Canaveral Port Authority at 321-783-7831 for the latest information.

Acceptable Payment Methods

• ​ No cash accepted

• ​ Major credit cards (American Express, Visa, MasterCard, and Discover)

• ​ Presently, EPASS and SunPass accepted ONLY at the Cruise Terminal 3 parking garage.

 

Passenger / Luggage Drop-Off & Pick-Up

Arrival For passenger safety, security, and convenience, please proceed directly to the Cruise Terminal to drop off passengers and baggage. Porters will assist you with your baggage, and parking personnel will direct drivers to the appropriate parking facility. All parking facilities are convenient, secure and patrolled 24 hours a day. Passenger and luggage drop off is available in front of the Terminal or in the parking facility. Departure Passengers have the option to retrieve their vehicles and pick up their companions and luggage in front of the Terminal entrance or they can walk with their luggage to their vehicle and depart when ready.

 

Directions from Airports

FromOrlando International Airport(MCO)

Orlando International Airport (MCO) is approximately 45 minutes west of Port Canaveral. Take the North Exit from the Airport, staying to the right, to S.R. 528 East (Toll Road). Take S.R. 528 east directly to Port Canaveral, Exit 54A for A Terminals (CT-5, -6, -8 and -10) or Exit 54B for B Terminals (CT-1 or CT-3).

 

From Orlando Melbourne International Airport(MLB)

Orlando Melbourne International Airport (MLB) is located approximately 25 miles (40 minutes) south of Port Canaveral. Exit east (left) out of the airport onto NASA Boulevard and follow to U.S. Highway 1. Turn left (north) onto U.S Highway 1. Travel approximately 20 minutes on U.S. Highway 1 past S.R. 520 in Cocoa about four miles to S.R. 528 East. Exit onto S.R. 528 East and continue directly to Port Canaveral, Exit 54A for A Terminals (CT-5, -6, -8 and -10) or Exit 54B for B Terminals (CT-1 or CT-3).

 

FromOrlando Sanford International Airport(SFB)

The Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB) is approximately 1 hour northwest of Port Canaveral. Exit the airport south to the Central Florida Greenway/ S.R. 417 (Toll Road). Go south 23 miles to S.R. 528 East. Exit onto S.R. 528 East (Toll Road) and continue directly to Port Canaveral, Exit 54A for A Terminals (CT-5, -6, -8 and -10) or Exit 54B for B Terminals (CT-1 or CT-3).

 


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