Fort Lauderdale Hollywood (FLL) AIRPORT TERMINAL CONNECTIONS DISCUSSION FORUM

Got a tip about FLL airport? You've come to the right place for help on getting to, through, and between Fort Lauderdale Hollywood airport. Share your experiences with others, or post a question and get notified when there is a response.

Topic Discussion

I will be flying into FLL from SJO at 6:54pm. I will have a two hour and fifteen minute layover before heading to Cleveland at 9:09pm. Both flights are with JetBlue. I will have checked bags.
That should be enough time if everything goes smoothly.
Thank you so much!!
Arriving from Cartegena at 6:30 pm; departing for DCA at 7:54 (Jet Blue both legs, 1 checked bag.) Is this enough time?
That is just enough time if everything goes perfectly.
I am flying from Minneapolis / MSP to FLL, and then from FLL to San Jose, Costa Rica. Same company (Spirit) but separate tickets. I will only carry my purse with me. Not an EU or USA citizen. Would an hour be enough for the transfer between flights?
Yes, that should be enough time. Check in online for both flights before leaving Minneapolis.
I am extremely nervous about traveling. I am coming into FLL from Belize City and have a connecting flight to BWI. Will I need to change terminals after going through customs? How difficult is it to navigate the airport?
Oh and I forgot to mention that I am flying Southwest for both flights.
Southwest now has immigration facilities in their terminal in Fort Lauderdale, so the connection is now really easy.
I will arrive to terminal 2 delta at 9:35 am from atlanta to connect at terminal 3 a spirit fly to the caribbean de part at 10:38 am, i have to do security? Is enough time? Not have luggage, maybe a carryon
Yes, you have to go through security again. That will be very difficult.
we arrive 12:07 pm into FLL and have a 2:19 pm connecting flight to Cartegena, Colombia on same airline. no checked bags. is this enough time? thank you!
Yes, that should be plenty of time.
I am arriving from nassau on bahamasair and flying with delta to jfk, I have no checked bags and I believe that I will be doing customs in nassau, any chance I can make it in 35 minutes (landing 11:25 takeoff 12:00)?
No, there's no chance because you still have to change terminals and get through security. Also, Bahamasair flights are frequently delayed.
Hi I am EU citizen that will already be in FL on holiday. Looking to go to bahamas and have booked a flight Orlando to FLL with onward connection to Bahamas all with Silver airways. Flight arrives 9.46 then connecting flight leaves at 11.25. We only have carry on and I assume will not have to go through immigration and customs as already in the US? So wll this connection work for us?
Yes, if both flights are on Silver Airways that should work. However be aware that Silver Airways flights are late more often than they are on-time.
Ah as long as they are both late then should level out!! Many thanks.

Out of interest - what in your opinion happens when we land in FLL - do we skip immigration and stay airside?
There is no US Immigration when leaving the US. All you have to do in FLL is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate, which will be in essentially the same spot. Maybe if you're lucky it'll even be the same plane.
Hi, I would like to know if I have enough of time for a connection flight.
Arrive with Norwegian at 9pm to Fort Lauderdale and at 11:30pm have a flight with Spirit airlines to Honduras.
I am EU citizen.
Is it enough time for customs and making it on time for the next flight?

Thank you in advance
That is barely enough time if everything goes perfectly.
I arrive from Colombia on Jet Blue at 5:00am I have a connecting flight on Southwest 7:45am. How do I get from my arrival terminal to Southwest and do I have enough time?
You can either walk or take the shuttle to the Consolidated Car Rental Facility and then walk to T1 from there. You should have enough time.