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Key West Express

1200 Main St, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-2906
+1 239-463-5733
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Great Way to Travel to Key West!

We always use the Key West Express to travel to Key West! Although the drive is beautiful! It is a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Q1051IHstephanieb
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Fort Myers, Florida
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Long ride to Key West

We booked the Key West Express from Ft. Myers to Key West. It's pricey - $150/person and then you... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
taycamsmom
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Ashland, Ohio
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Get away to Key West, America's Caribbean Paradise, aboard Key West Express, where getting there is half the fun! What are you waiting for? Climb aboard our sleek, clean, modern, air-conditioned high-speed ferries - Features sundecks, snack bar, cocktails, and big-screen TVs - and we'll have you there in just a few hours!
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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“return trip” (167 reviews)
“day trip” (174 reviews)
“round trip” (72 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:30
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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1200 Main St, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-2906
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+1 239-463-5733
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We always use the Key West Express to travel to Key West! Although the drive is beautiful! It is a long drive and a tiring one. The boat drops you off within walking distance of the historic district so there's no need for a car....More

Thank Q1051IHstephanieb
KWE_Mgr, Manager at Key West Express, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you Stephanie for your review. It is a lovely compliment to hear from our repeat guests who value our services. Good advice to spend a night. Key West can be sampled in a day which is perfect for some however spending a night allows...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

We booked the Key West Express from Ft. Myers to Key West. It's pricey - $150/person and then you pay premium prices for drinks and snacks while on your 3 1/2 to 4-hour trip each way. You can save a little $ on your tickets...More

1  Thank taycamsmom
KWE_Mgr, Manager at Key West Express, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We are glad you were able to experience a beautiful sunset on your return journey. We hope that the time you had was enjoyable and warranting a return visit. During the months of November and December we have an annual sale which can save significantly....More

Reviewed 4 days ago

We were impressed with the trip, the staff was very accommodating, the ship very clean and comfortable. One suggestion though is not to order any food as everything we tried was terrible.

1  Thank LKFBroker
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great ride to and from Key West. The Gulf was super smooth. The boat is comfortable and has plenty of options for food and drinks. The quality was good considering the venue and the prices weren't bad considering the captive audience. I...More

1  Thank Michelle S
KWE_Mgr, Manager at Key West Express, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Michelle we thank you for sharing and are happy to know your overall experience was positive. It is concerning that the guest service at the bar was not friendly helpful and informative as we expect of our crew. Your comments will absolutely be addressed as...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Huge Catamaran travels to Key West From ft. Meyers. Comfortable insides and out. Food on board mostly overpriced junk so pack your own if you must eat. TV,s with movie who own but no sound. closed caption. To be saved we took a Dramamine but...More

1  Thank crispykritter1956
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On time, friendly staff, smooth process getting on and off the ship and great amenities while on board! We enjoyed our ride from Fort Myers to Key West and would recommend Key West Express!

1  Thank Preh
KWE_Mgr, Manager at Key West Express, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We thank you for your recommendation and are delighted you enjoyed your experience! Thank you for sharing, and please come back again!!!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend and i were staying in Captiva for a week but decided to head down to Key West for an overnight...something we've always wanted to do! Took the KW Epress out of Ft. Meyers, leaving on a Sunday. Boat not even half full so...More

4  Thank grammyelaina
KWE_Mgr, Manager at Key West Express, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your crew shout-out! We want each and every guest to enjoy their overall adventure as you have and love to hear we are meeting your expectations! It will be a pleasure to welcome you back aboard!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife stayed in Naples recently and thought that it would be nice to have a look at Key West for a day or two. The ferry port was easy to find, took us about 50 minutes to drive there from Naples but that was...More

2  Thank robbly
KWE_Mgr, Manager at Key West Express, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Great idea your wife had! This is the best way to enjoy a mini tropical island vacation! We are always delighted to hear from guests regarding the simplicity of the over-all process. We thank you for sharing your experience and hope to be honored by...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a leisurely way to get to Key West! We'll never drive again. Great crew. 3 1/2 hours and walking on Duval at noon.More

1  Thank nacpeye
KWE_Mgr, Manager at Key West Express, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

It doesn't get any better! Thank you for your comments! Be sure and sign up for our newsletter for info on specials and promotions. We have occasional Facebook contests, and are holding a blood drive next Tuesday June 20th from 9:30am until 3:30pm. Donors get...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Looking for the fast and relaxing way to "motor" your way to Key West?...then the Key West Express has your ticket...literally. For about the cost of a cheap round trip airline ticket, ($140 total) KWE's catamaran speeds you to the heart of Key West in...More

4  Thank Brian F
KWE_Mgr, Manager at Key West Express, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Your review is most appreciated. We take your travel worries away. No traffic, back ups or difficulty finding parking. Travel with us allow guests to begin their vacation the moment they step aboard. In regard to "cash only", we are outside of credit card processing...More

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jamesschr
Is rhere a place to park yor car for a couple of days
9 June 2017|
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Response from DitchlingVoyagers | Reviewed this property |
Yes, no problem. And at the Key West end you arrive right in the thick of (pedestrian) things!
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Ann34568G
Can I bring my car?
4 June 2017|
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Response from BEWatermelon | Reviewed this property |
No, sorry. This boat only accommodates people and smaller items. I think it's possible to bring bikes, but definitely not cars.
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Dancer5555555555
Places to stay overnight in Key West
14 May 2017|
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Response from jbrenz | Reviewed this property |
Kind of hard to give advice on where to stay because it's all based on budget and what you want to be nearby. I stayed at the Crowne Plaza towards the quieter end of Duval Street which was perfect. There are B&Bs and... More
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