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Fort Lauderdale Airport

A Plantation Hotel Ideally Located Near the Fort Lauderdale Airport

The Renaissance Fort Lauderdale-Plantation is one of the most comfortable and convenient hotels near Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL). The travel distance from the hotel to the airport is just 10 miles, and driving time is approximately 15 minutes.

As one of the largest volume airports in Florida, FLL offers a variety of transportation options, from rental car services and airport shuttles to taxi stands. To help make your stay as convenient as possible, we’ve created the helpful guide below, which includes driving directions from the airport to the hotel, as well as other alternative transportation options and directions to nearby Fort Lauderdale attractions. If you need any additional help, just stop by the front desk or give us a call at 954-472-2252.

Driving Directions from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL)

  • Take I-595 W from Terminal Dr. (2.8 mi.)
  • Follow I-595 W to FL-84 W in Davie. Take exit 5 (7 mi.)
  • Continue on FL-84 W to S Pine Island Rd (0.6 mi.)

Local Airport Transportation Services

    • Airport Car Rental(located near Terminal 1)Choose from 12 car rental companies at Rental Car Center, including Enterprise, Hertz, Dollar, Avis, and more. Courtesy shuttles are available from Terminals 2,3, and 4 to the Rental Car Center.
    • Go Airport Shuttle(located outside baggage area in each terminal on lower level near curb)Go Airport Shuttle is South Florida’s exclusive on-demand ride share and private car service. Travel from the airport to the hotel, convention center, cruise port, or local attractions. Shuttles seat a maximum of 10 passengers and private sedans up to 4 passengers. Check-in at the Transportation Podiums. Hours vary based on flight times.
    • Order Lyft or Uber from Your SmartphoneEssentially a taxi service, Lyft and Uber rides are scheduled via smartphone application. Overall, rides are more affordable than conventional taxis. Pick-up location is on the lower level and drop-off is on the upper-level.
    • Taxi StandsFort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport features several taxi stands as well as Ground Transportation Booths with information and comparison fares from local taxi companies for those that prefer a traditional taxi service.

Making Your Fort Lauderdale Stay Convenient

Along with easy access to the airport and stylish Fort Lauderdale accommodations, our hotel is conveniently located near many of Fort Lauderdale’s top attractions.

Learn more about directions and alternative transportation options to these popular destinations:

Sawgrass Mills Mall

  • Follow S Pine Island Rd to Fl-84 W
  • Take I-595 to NW 136th Ave
  • Travel Distance: 7 miles (about 10 min.)

Sawgrass Mills
offers a transportation service with convenient pick-up locations from hotels near Fort Lauderdale. To reserve your seat, go to

Las Olas Boulevard

  • Take I-595 E to Exit 10A
  • Continue on W Broward Blvd. to E Las Olas Blvd.
  • Travel Distance: 5 miles (about 10 min.)

Getting around in Downtown Ft. Lauderdale is easy and parking is plentiful. There are water taxis, trolleys, and bike share locations. For more information, visit

BB&T Center

  • Head N on S Pine Island Rd toward N New River Canal Rd
  • Continue on W Broward Blvd to Sunrise Blvd
  • Continue on NW 136th Ave
  • Travel Distance: 8 miles (About 15 min.)

The BB&T Center is home to the NHL Florida Panthers and regularly hosts concerts from today’s hottest artists as well as family-friendly shows like Monster Jam and Disney On Ice. Uber is a convenient way to-and-from the BB&T Center. There’s an “Uber Zone” located at Gate 6 where people can be picked-up and dropped off. If you’re driving, additional (free) parking is available across the street at Sawgrass Mills Mall.