|Popular in||July||High demand for flights, 20% potential price rise|
|Cheapest in||March||Best time to find cheap flights, 4% potential price drop|
|Average price||£364||Average for round-trip flights in May 2022|
|Round-trip from||£371||From London to Fort Lauderdale|
|One-way from||£8||One-way flight from London to Fort Lauderdale (FLL)|
Information is based on travel restrictions from United Kingdom to Fort Lauderdale
Most visitors from United Kingdom need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Fort Lauderdale.
COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from United Kingdom must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Fort Lauderdale.
Visitors from United Kingdom are not required to quarantine after entering Fort Lauderdale.
Returning to United Kingdom from Fort Lauderdale
COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Fort Lauderdale are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering United Kingdom.
Visitors from Fort Lauderdale are not required to quarantine after entering United Kingdom.
LON - FLL
£468 - £786
26 - 33 °C
44 - 265 mm
Fort Lauderdale’s winter weather is outstanding and November to April is the peak season. This is the dry period, which experiences average high temperatures of 24-28°C and average low temperatures of 15-19°C. While it’s not quite the Spring Break hotspot it was in the 60s and 70s, lots of tourists still travel to Fort Lauderdale during the winter. It is therefore advised to book several months in advance for the best deals on flights and accommodation.
The winter season also plays host to a number of popular annual events. The St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival (March) is a great family event, which includes the grand parade, traditional Irish music and children’s activities. Another event which is more suited to adult visitors is the Wine and Culinary Celebration (April), which showcases spirits, wines and beers from around the world, paired with food from some of South Florida’s leading restaurants.
Book flights to Fort Lauderdale up to a year in advance during holidays and school holiday periods, which include, Thanksgiving Holiday (late November), Christmas (late December to early January), Winter (February/March), Easter (April), Summer (May/June to August/September) and all federal and state holidays.
Late spring (May) and autumn (October) can be a great time to visit; the weather is nice and the crowds will be slightly smaller. Temperatures on average will be in the 20s C and although there is some rainfall, it is significantly less than during summer. It may be possible to find cheap flights to Fort Lauderdale and better hotel deals during these in-between seasons, but book ahead to avoid disappointment.
Fort Lauderdale summers (June through September) are hot and humid. This is when the most rainfall occurs, particularly in the months of June and September. However, this is the most affordable time to visit, as travellers will be more likely to find cheap flights to Fort Lauderdale. Hotels in the area also reduce their prices considerably during the summer. As most days thunderstorms occur in the afternoon or evening, you can still make the most of your trip.
Before booking your flight to Fort Lauderdale, you should take into consideration that the hurricane season falls from June through November. Major hurricanes are most likely to affect the area during the months of September and October.
Thanks to the 1960 movie, Where the Boys Are, this once-quiet city in South Florida became synonymous with Spring Break. But starting in the 1980s, the city of Fort Lauderdale made efforts to change its image and started to put limits on the mega-party scene, hoping to ensure a family-friendly experience.
Today, the city still draws plenty of college kids in March, but the energy is not quite so wild. In fact, Fort Lauderdale has moved upmarket and Port Everglades is now one of the largest cruise centres in the world. The T-shirt shops and souvenir stores that once overwhelmed the waterfront have given way to trendy shops, nice restaurants, and a two-mile promenade that offers unobstructed pedestrian access along one of the city’s nicest beaches.
The water is what attracts most travellers to book a flight to Fort Lauderdale – the area boasts more than 20 miles (32 km) of powdery sand beaches and 300 miles (482 km) of waterways, making it truly the “Venice of America”.
Ample parking and wide-flung city limits make driving the easiest way to get around Fort Lauderdale. Renting a car is best, and you can often find package deals when you book your flight to Fort Lauderdale. Major car rental companies can be found at the airport. If you’re not a driver, there are plenty of taxis around the city, but they are expensive. The bus is much cheaper, but is very complicated. You can also take a water taxi downtown via the New River and the waterway.
The main airport for flights to Fort Lauderdale is Fort Lauderdale – Hollywood International Airport (FLL). Bus, train and taxi all operate from the airport to the city centre. The buses run every 20-30 minutes 7 days a week and take approximately 20 minutes.
The Tri Rail train service takes only eight minutes to get to town but runs only once an hour and finishes in the early evening.
Taxis are available from the transportation podium, located outside the baggage area of each terminal. They take approximately 10 minutes to town.
Many hotels in the area also offer free shuttles to and from the airport.
It’s advisable to hire a car when visiting the area.
One of the busiest airports in Florida, Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) is an important hub for cruise passengers headed to the Everglades, and for connections between the Caribbean and North America.
Second only to Miami International Airport for southern Florida traffic, you’ll find flights to Fort Lauderdale International Airport from cities such as Chicago, New York, Dallas, Las Vegas, Cleveland, Boston, Montreal, Port-au-Prince, Cancun, Guatemala City, Nassau and Kingston.
A sprawling structure serving more than 22 million passengers each year, the airport’s four terminals are only accessible by shuttle, but friendly staff members are always on hand to help you get where you need to go.
Facilities and entertainment are adequate and many frequent flyers love its efficient processing times and budget airlines, choosing Fort Lauderdale as a convenient alternative to the bustle of Miami International.
Most people fly into Fort Lauderdale (FLL) if they book a flight to Fort Lauderdale. Fort Lauderdale is conveniently located just 3.4 mi from Fort Lauderdale’s city centre.