Port of Miami Cruise Parking
When it comes to parking at the Miami Port, you have several options Prices fall according to convenience. So, the most convenient parking lot is also the most expensive.
There are some differences in amenities that are worth looking into if you want to save a little money.
Let’s begin with the Port of Miami’s official parking, then check out some of the others. Heading to the port a night before embarkation?
Check out our the best hotels with (free) parking for the duration of your cruise, and Miami hotels that offer free cruise port shuttle.
Time to Select Your Parking
One of the great things about cruises is that just about everything is taken care of for you.
Getting to the cruise ship involves some decision-making. Hopefully, this quick overview of the surrounding parking options will help make at one of those decisions a little easier.
Related to Miami Cruise Port
Miami Official Port Cruise Parking (Recommended)
The Port of Miami offers onsite parking at all of its cruise terminals. This is the most convenient cruise parking available because of the proximity to the cruise terminals.
Security patrols the lots as well, which is an added benefit. And, you have a choice between a covered parking garage and open lots.
The Port of Miami lots are among the most expensive. Convenience is a big reason for the high price.
That alone can be worth paying extra. They do have a good reputation, and the security presence is constant.
rate: $22* per day, $25 if sailing Royal Caribbean
more information: Miami-Dade PortMiami
distance: located at Miami cruise port terminals
There is a complimentary shuttle that will take you from the any of the parking lots to your cruise terminal.
Parking is available for oversized vehicles, such as oversized vans, recreational vehicles, and vehicles with attached trailers. You can park your oversized vehicle only park in Lot #2, which is across from Cruise Terminal E.
Any vehicle longer than 20 feet is considered oversized. Note that there is an extra cost of $22 associated with this.
Designated disabled permit parking spaces are available in each garage.
Per Miami-Dade County Ordinance, all guests with a disabled parking permit or license tag pay the same parking rates as everyone else.
Though, the Port of Miami will provide two hours of complimentary parking to vehicles with a disabled parking permit or tag.
Cell Phone Parking Lots
If you have someone picking you up from your cruise, there are 2 cell phone waiting lots. You can find the waiting lots across from Terminal B and Terminal 2.
The general rate for overnight parking is $22* per day, and $25 if sailing with Royal Caribbean International. The short-term parking rate is $8*. As mentioned before, there is an extra $22* per day for vehicles more than 20 feet long.
Forms of Payment
They accept both cash, all the major credit cards, and any major U.S. Traveler’s Check. Though, note that they do not accept debit cards.
Hours and Access
All Port of Miami garages and Lot #2 are open on cruise days only. Parking attendants are stationed there from 6:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m..
Garage J is a pre-paid garage only. You can pay upon arrival to Garage J, where you will receive a decal to post in your vehicle. This will identify it for the duration of your cruise.
If you need to access the parking garage on a non-cruise day, you will have to contact PortMiami Cruise Operations or Port Security.
Premier Cruise Parking
Premier Cruise Parking offers several levels of covered parking on its lots. You can park your car in a garage and keep it out of the Miami sun.
The Premier Cruise Parking garage is about two miles from the port. They offer a free shuttle to and from the cruise terminals.
rate: about $87* for a one week cruise (taxes and fees not included)
more information: Premier Cruise Parking
distance: 1.7 mile from the cruise Port of Miami with continuous shuttle service
address: 1415 NE 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33132, USA
Rates and Reservations
Rates start at approximately $6.95 per day, taxes not included. Note that no oversize vehicles are allowed in these lots.
You can make advanced reservations on their website.
Safe Cruise Parking
Safe Cruise Parking has decent rates and a fenced and gated lot. It also has round the clock security. The lot is located about three miles from the cruise terminals.
rate: approx. $105* for a one week cruise (service fee included)
more information: Safe Cruise Parking
distance: 2.5 miles from Miami cruise port
address: 155 SW 3rd St, Miami, FL 33130, USA
Safe Cruise Parking pride themselves on customer service and offer complimentary luggage assistance. They also offer a complimentary shuttle that makes regular runs to and from the Miami port terminal.
Rates and Reservations
The parking rate starts from $11* per day taxes and fees not included, which is half what the Port of Miami charges. There is an additional fee for oversized vehicles.
You can make advanced reservations on their website, so you are sure to have a spot waiting for you when you arrive.
note (*): Prices and parking rates listed are subject to change and may change at any time. Please contact the parking facility directly for latest parking rates.