A Yahoo Answers thread asks how far is the Fort Lauderdale airport from the Port of Miami? Seems that a larry_peddy70 is taking his mom on a cruise and wants to know if it 's worth it to fly into Fort Lauderdale for a cruise out of Miami because flights are cheaper.

The best advice I see in the thread is given by prkswllflwr:

it's about 25 miles, but can take anywhere from 30 min - 1 hour, depending on the time.

to get there quickest, AVOID driving during these times:

7:30a-10a
4p-7p
To save money, I often fly out of Ft. Lauderdale airport, but when I do, I'll try to schedule my departure and return so that it misses the rush hour traffic (8am-10am and 4pm and 7pm).

The directions from Lauderdale to Miami's cruise ship port are super easy:

* Drive South on 1-95.
* When you see Downtown Miami, exit NW 7th Street (Exit 2A)
* Keep your eyes open for signs that say Port of Miami.

Related: Miami Transportation, Get To And From Fort Lauderdale