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Guide to Hotels and Parking at Port Canaveral for Your Next Cruise

Port Canaveral is a popular port for many leaving on a cruise. Here we will discuss where to park and where to stay to make your cruise get away a wee bit easier.

Photo via Norwegian Cruise Line

We all know that it’s much wiser to plan on arriving by air the day prior to your cruise. With the risk of flight delays, arriving the same day your cruise is due to leave can be super stressful.

Cruise Lines Leaving from Port Canaveral

  • Disney Cruise Line
  • Carnival Cruise Line
  • Royal Caribbean Cruise Line
  • Norwegian Cruise Line

Cruise Parking at Port Canaveral

To park your car at a local parking lot before your cruise, here are your options. Note: offers visitors a way to quickly get a quote and reserve parking.

Parking Lot Name 7 Day Cost 5 Day Cost Distance in miles
Official Port Parking $136 $102 0
Park Port Canaveral $99 $76 3
Park-N-Cruise $99 $76 3
528 Port Cruise Parking $61 $48 10
Cruisetime Parking $64 $48 8.5
Lots of Honor $99 $76 3.5
Go Port Canaveral $40 $40 5.5

Please note these rates are for online parking reservations which are prepaid for all parking near the Port Canaveral cruise terminal.

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Official  Port Canaveral Cruise Terminal Parking

  • Starting at $17 per day, you pay for convenience when you leave your car at the lot or garage in the terminal.  
  • Your walk is short, yes, but you still have to lug bags to the check-in point, so depending on what space you grab, could make a world of difference.  
  • That’s why we recommend checking out a few of the options below.  
  • You pay by credit card when you exit. Does offer disabled parking.

Off-Site Parking

Park Port Canveral

One of the more popular parking lots that offers free shuttles to the cruise terminals is Park Port Canaveral. It is located only 3 miles or a 5-minute ride from the terminal.

At $10.95 per day plus taxes and fees, when reserving and paying online, this option offers quality and convenience as well as luggage assistance.

Park N Cruise

Also roughly about 3 miles and a 5-minute shuttle ride, Park-N-Cruise is the same price as Park Port Canaveral – $10.95 per day plus taxes and fees when booked online.

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528 Port Cruise Parking

The farther away you park the cheaper the cost. 528 Port Cruise Parking is about 10 miles from the cruise port and only going to cost you about $8 per day with a free shuttle included.

Cruisetime Parking & Shuttle

Cruisetime Parking offers a free shuttle and is located about 8.5 miles from your ship.  The rates are $64 for a 7-day cruise and $48 for a 5-day cruise.

Lots of Honor

Offering veterans and first responders a discounted rate of $8.95 compared to its regular rates of $10.95 per day plus taxes and fees plus a $5 port entry fee. They do offer a free shuttle and the lot is roughly 3.5 miles from the cruise port.

GO Port Canaveral Package

Leave your car for free, avoid toll fees, and pay for shuttle services to and from the terminal.  Starting at $9.95 per person each way, they are only 5.5 miles from the cruise port.  Your cost will depend on the number of people in your party. Be sure to book in advance, the lot is small and fills up fast.

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Local Hotels that offer Parking aka Park & Cruise Hotels

Many of these hotels are in the Cocoa Beach area. Some of these hotels offer a Fly, Snooze & Cruise package which offers complimentary transportation to and from Orlando International Airport and a shuttle to the cruise port.  

Hampton Inn Cocoa Beach

Fly, Snooze and Cruise packages starting at $300+ this deal only includes free transportation for 1 person. Each additional person will cost $45.  A ride to the cruise ship will be $12 round trip for a standard room guest.

Country Inn & Suites

Offering a place to sleep and leave your car with a free ride to the cruise port, but not Orlando International Airport.  If you simply want to jump on the shuttle, it’s only $5 each way.

Best Western Cocoa Beach

Fly Snooze & Cruise Available by calling 321-783-7621. This location is only 4.5 miles from the cruise terminal.

port canaveral hotels parking

Disney tip: Maybe you spent a day at Disney, you can share a shuttle from WDW to this hotel, drop your luggage and hit the beach.

Courtyard by Marriott Cocoa Beach

Fly, Snooze & Cruise Available starting at $225 per night which includes round trip transportation to/from Orlando International Airport and the cruise ship.

Homewood Suites Cape Canaveral

One of the closest hotels to the cruise terminal with a shuttle cost of only $5 each way per person. When you check-in let the front desk folks know you’ll want to catch one of their morning shuttles.

Radisson Resort at the Port

About 2 miles and a few minutes shuttle ride, you can book a Park and Cruise package at the Radisson for up to 2 people. The package includes free parking and a ride to the terminal.  If you don’t book a package, the shuttle is $10 per person.

Econo Lodge

For only $180 this is one of the best Fly, Snooze, and Cruise packages, including a free ride to the cruise terminal and shuttle from the cruise ship to Orlando International Airport.

Holiday Inn Express & Suites

Park & Cruise packages available, but if you just book a night stay and need a shuttle you’ll be charged an extra $7 per person.

La Quinta Inn

A great affordable option for only $16 round trip for the shuttle to/from Port Canaveral. If you do book the Park and Cruise package for a one night stay you will get a free shuttle ride. 

Four Points by Sheraton

Shuttles run at 10:15 a.m., 11:15 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. from the hotel to the cruise port and will cost $10 per person. Park and Cruise packages are not available at this hotel.

La Quinta Inn & Suites Oceanfront

Right near the ocean, you can stay here for a night and grab a $7 shuttle ride to the cruise terminal. You cannot leave your car and no parking package available at this hotel.

Days Inn Wyndham

For only $160 a night or Fly, Snooze and Cruise package for $278, transportation to and from Orlando International Airport and the cruise terminal are included. For just a standard room (no package), the shuttle is $7 and runs on the hour from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Hilton Cocoa Beach

At only $5 per person each way, you can grab either the 10:30 a.m. or noon shuttle to the cruise port.  No Park and Cruise packages available, unfortunately.

Residence Inn by Marriott

A more expensive hotel, with one shuttle departure per day costing only $5, this hotel does not offer Park and Cruise package.

Cocoa Beach Suites

This hotel charges $10 each way per person to get to the cruise port and does not offer shuttles to/from Orlando International Airport.

Quality Inn & Suites

Roundtrip shuttle service to Orlando International Airport and the cruise terminal starts at $195 per night.

Motel 6

A budget option with a $7 shuttle to the cruise terminal is a good option for those vacationing on a budget. 

In Conclusion

Cruising from Port Canaveral offers several options for travelers. For those flying into Orlando International Airport there are several great Fly, Snooze and Cruise hotels that allow you to arrive a day before your cruise. You’ll be able to get a good nights rest and be provided free transportation to and from the Airport and the Cruise.  It’s a great service.

If you live within driving distance, you have several options.  You can simply leave your car at one of the off-site parking facilities or park on-site.

If you would like to arrive a few days early to spend some time at the beach, you can leave your car at one of the Park and Cruise hotels that offer free parking and/or free shuttle to and from the cruise.  

Lastly, if you simply want a hotel room for one night and a shuttle to the terminal, there are plenty of options as well. Here’s hooping this information helps with your decision making.

Remember, offers you a quick and simple way to book your cruise parking. Happy cruising!

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