Let’s face it, traveling anywhere is never easy. Trying to find the best flight, at the right time, that isn’t too expensive, takes a little bit of work. Whether you are coming to Marco Island for a beach vacation, visiting family, or searching for your next dream home, Marco Island is pretty convenient by air. Several major airports in Florida are located within an hour or two of Marco Island. If you charter a plane or have one of your own, you can fly directly to Marco Island's executive airport. Getting to Marco Island is so easy, you should book your flight today. Keep reading for a full list of major airports in Florida with key information to help you plan your trip.
Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW)
Also known as the Fort Myers Airport, this is the closest International Airport to Marco Island. Don’t let the word ‘International’ fool you; this airport is anything but intimidating. It is located right off the interstate for convenience. There is a variety of great food options. The best part of this airport, however, is that it isn’t as crowded as other large airports and has very friendly staff. Want a commercial flight with a small airport feel? This is it!
Distance to Marco Island: 47.7 Miles (Approx. 57 min. drive)
Google Review Rating: 4.3
Don’t stress about getting to Marco Island. Of all the major airports in Florida, Southwest Florida International has the best combination of options and price.
Rental Cars: Over 20 companies available, many of which are on-site. Call for pricing, as it varies. These include Hertz (239-768-3100), Enterprise (239-561-2227), and Budget (239-768-1500).
Taxi Services: On-demand taxis are waiting to whisk you off to Marco Island. The cost is approximately $90 for up to three people. Their number is (239-482-2777).
Uber: Approximately $68. Reserve on the Uber app.
Lyft: Approximately $60-$65. Reserve on the Lyft app.
Miami International Airport (MIA)
This is the is the largest International Airport near Marco Island, let alone of the major airports in Florida. Miami International has the most airlines, many of them international, making it ideal for foreign travelers. While it is large, this also has some amenities. You will never get bored while waiting on a flight here. Shopping, great restaurants, and even a spa are all at your disposal. Don’t worry about having to walk between the terminals. Miami International has a Skyride which can save you the hassle. If you want airport experience like no other, fly into this International airport near Marco Island.
Distance to Marco Island: 101.1 Miles (Approx. 2 hr. drive)
Google Review Rating: 3.7
(For List of International, visit http://www.miami-airport.com/airline-information.asp)
As with any of the major airports in Florida, Miami International makes sure you have a ride.
Rental Cars: There are many companies on and off-site. A few include (Please call for pricing as it varies) Advantage Rent-A-Car (305-874-2135), Enterprise (305-633-0377), and Royal (305-871-3000).
Taxi Services: This International Airport has On-Demand taxis as well. Their metered rates equal out to approximately $266.90 to get to Marco Island.
Uber: Approximately $158-195. Reserve on the Uber app.
Lyft: Approximately $140-160. Reserve on the Lyft app.
Fort Lauderdale International Airport (FLL)
Compared to Miami, Fort Lauderdale is a rather tame place. The same can be expected of its airport. FLL is one of the less busy major airports in Florida. If you want to fly into the eastern side of Florida but want to avoid the hustle and stress, choose FLL.
Distance to Marco Island: 116.6 Miles (Approx. 2 hr. drive)
Google Review Rating: 3.6
Smaller doesn’t mean it has fewer transportation options!
Rental Cars: Several car rental companies include (Please call for pricing) Advantage (800-777-5500), Enterprise (800-325-8007), and E-Z Rent a Car (800-277-5171)
Taxi Services: This international Airport near Marco Island doesn’t have an on-demand taxi service. It does, however, have a list of taxi services on its site. One includes Yellow Cab (954-777-7777).
Uber: Approximately $140. Reserve on the Uber app.
Lyft: Approximately $130-142. Reserve on the Lyft app.
Naples Municipal Airport (APF)
Maybe you prefer something that isn’t an International Airport near Marco Island. There are two small airports near Marco Island offering charter flights. Naples Municipal Airport gives you the small airport feel while still offering options.
Distance to Marco Island: 18.6 Miles (Approx. 30 min. drive)
Google Review Rating: 4.3
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Below are some popular transportation options from Naples Municipal Airport.
Rental Cars: Six options are offered for on-site rentals. These include (Please call for pricing) Avis (239-261-5862), Hertz (239-643-2743), and GoRentals (239-674-3400).
Taxi Services: While Naples doesn’t have on-demand taxis, the taxi companies will pick up at all of the major airports in Florida. A couple of taxi companies include Eagle Taxi (239-692-3000) and Taxi Time (239-200-0000).
Uber: Approximately $30. Reserve on the Uber app.
Lyft: Approximately $25-30. Reserve on the Lyft app.
Marco Island Executive Airport (MKY)
This is the second and smallest of the airports in the area. This one has the advantage of being the most convenient to Marco Island, but there are no commercial flights available here. It can only accommodate smaller aircraft and business jets.
Distance to Marco Island: 6.6 Miles (Approx. 13 min. drive)
Google Review Rating: 4.7
Island Air Charters
As this is the closest airport, the transportation costs to Marco Island will be much cheaper than from any of the other major airports in Florida.
Rental Cars: Even though this is a small airport, they still offer an on-site rental company. Enterprise (239-394-3355), Please call for pricing) is there to take care of your transportation needs.
Taxi Services: There are many local car transportation services available. One that works specifically around the airport includes A-Action Transportation (239-394-4400).
Uber: Approximately $15. Reserve on the Uber app.
Lyft: Approximately $12-15. Reserve on the Lyft app.
With so many easy-access options, why wouldn’t you visit Marco Island? Whether you prefer an International Airport near Marco Island or a charter flight, the major airports in Florida have you covered. Come and visit soon. Maybe rent a boat when you get here. Schedule an appointment to tour a property and book your flight today!