Cruises from Florida

Cruises from Florida depart from the six major cruise ports in Florida. 

All of Florida’s major cruise ports are on the east coast, except for the Port of Tampa Bay which is on the western Gulf of Mexico coast.

Florida cruise ship

Map of Cruise Ports in Florida

List of Cruise Ports in Florida

Port Name and WebsiteNearest City
JaxportJacksonville
Port Tampa BayTampa/St. Petersburg
Port CanaveralCape Canaveral
Port of Palm BeachPalm Beach/Riviera Beach
Port EvergladesFort Lauderdale
Port of MiamiMiami

The largest and most popular cruise ports in Florida are Port of Miami, Port Canaveral and Port Everglades. 

Warning: Many online guides incorrectly claim that Port Canaveral is located in Orlando. This is inaccurate! 

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Orlando is not on the coast, so there is not a cruise port in Orlando. It’s an inland city, 60 miles away from Port Canaveral – around a one hour drive without traffic.