Flying from Orange County to Fort Lauderdale
Departing From Orange County, CA
John Wayne Airport
The John Wayne Airport, located in Santa Ana, is the only airport in Orange County that provides domestic and international flights for travelers. WestJet, Alaska Airlines, Frontier Airlines, Southwest Airlines, and several others handle all of the flights from Orange County at this airport. A simple visit to Orbitz.com can help you find discounted flights and cheap tickets on all flights leaving John Wayne.
Convenient Parking Options
John Wayne Airport has traditional parking available in short-term and long-term lots, but it also features some convenient offerings, such as a curbside valet service. You simply drive your car to one of the drop-off locations for a valet to park your car for you. When you use the valet service, you can also have your car washed and detailed while you're away. Main Street parking away from the airport is available as well, with a courtesy shuttle that transports travelers to and from the terminal.
How to Get There
Yellow Cab charges around $3 for the first 1/4 mile and 65 cents for each additional mile. If you want to get to the airport without driving, take a cab or a shuttle. Apollo Shuttle, Shuttle 2000, and ABC Shuttle are a few of the companies that take travelers to John Wayne Airport. Another option is to drive a rental car there and return it to its on-site company. The rental car companies operating from John Wayne Airport include Hertz, Avis, Enterprise, and Budget. More information on rental car arrangements can be found on Orbitz.com.
Grab a Bite
With California Pizza Kitchen, Javi's, Pei Wei, Pinkberry, Starbucks, and several other restaurants located at the airport, a snack or full meal can be grabbed in just minutes. Fast food restaurants, such as McDonald's and Subway, also serve travelers at this airport. When you need low-fare tickets to depart from this location, visit Orbitz.com. It only takes a few minutes to search the available flights from Orange County and find the one that works best for you.
Fort Lauderdale Airport Information
Use Orbitz.com to purchase your air ticket for cheap flights to Fort Lauderdale or its neighboring airports. The Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood Airport (100 Aviation Boulevard) is located roughly six miles from downtown and serves most major airlines. The Miami International Airport is just 27 miles south of Fort Lauderdale, and the Palm Beach International Airport is located 50 miles north.
Ground Transportation in Fort Lauderdale
Most Fort Lauderdale hotels have free shuttle service, and you can also use the Tri-Rail or Broward County public bus system. Most visitors take a cab, use the share-a-ride system or hire a private car service to get to their final destination. If you are going on a cruise, expect to spend anywhere from $12 to $70, depending on the port you need to get to and the transportation option you choose. If you want to be able to get around while you're in the area, use Orbitz.com to find deals from local rental car companies.
Fort Lauderdale Weather
South Florida can get uncomfortably warm in the summer, but Fort Lauderdale's coastal location ensures year-round balmy breezes. Expect temperatures in the 50s and 60s during the winter months or 80s and 90s during the summer. Think twice before booking a trip to the area during hurricane season, which is usually early fall.
Things to do in Fort Lauderdale
Life in Fort Lauderdale usually revolves around the beach. You can charter a boat to go deep-sea fishing, rent a jet ski or go parasailing. Head to Los Olas Boulevard when the sun goes down for some high-end dining, live music and dancing. Don't forget to use Orbitz.com on your next trip to find some cheap flights to Fort Lauderdale.
Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort505 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd, Fort Lauderdale 4.0 out of 5.0
Near the beach, this upscale resort hotel is near sailing and water skiing. For dining and shopping, The Gallery at Beach Place is nearby. Port Everglades (cruise ...
Bahia Mar Ft. Lauderdale Beach- a DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel801 Seabreeze Blvd, Fort Lauderdale 3.0 out of 5.0
Steps from the beach, Bahia Mar Ft. Lauderdale Beach is in the heart of Fort Lauderdale, near the International Swimming Hall of Fame, the Gallery at Beach Place ...
Ramada Fort Lauderdale Airport/Cruise Port2275 State Road 84 / Marina Mile Blvd, Fort Lauderdale 2.5 out of 5.0
Located within 1.5 miles of Fort Lauderdale Airport, Ramada Fort Lauderdale Airport/Cruise Port is less than 2 miles from Port Everglades and the Broward County ...
Best Western Plus Fort Lauderdale Airport South Inn & Suites1900 Stirling Road, Dania Beach 2.5 out of 5.0
Situated near the airport, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of K1 Speed and Boomers. Topeekeegee Yugnee Park and Gallery of Amazing Things are also within 2 ...
Quality Inn & Suites Airport/Cruise Port South2520 Stirling Road, Hollywood 2.5 out of 5.0
This Hollywood, Florida, hotel offers a complimentary shuttle to Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport (3.5 miles) and the Port Everglades cruise port ...
Sonesta Fort Lauderdale Beach999 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd, Fort Lauderdale 4.0 out of 5.0
Sonesta Fort Lauderdale stands steps from 7-mile (11.2-km) Fort Lauderdale Beach. Guests can drive 15 minutes to the Riverwalk Arts and Entertainment District, ...
All Inclusive Inverrary Vacation Resort3501 Inverrary Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale 3.0 out of 5.0
Situated on the waterfront, this spa resort is 2.3 mi (3.6 km) from Sunrise Country Club and 2.3 mi (3.7 km) from Lakes Mall. Woodmont Country Club and Plantation ...
Hilton Fort Lauderdale Marina1881 SE 17th St, Fort Lauderdale 4.0 out of 5.0
Just minutes from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and the Port Everglades Cruise Port, the Hilton Fort Lauderdale Marina offers a resort-style ...
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