Day trip

From Miami: Key West Bus Tour

Activity provider: Xcursions USA

From Miami: Key West Bus Tour

Activity provider: Xcursions USA
Likely to sell out
Likely to sell out

From US$ 61.54 per person

Visit Key West for one day on this excursion by bus from Miami. Experience a Caribbean atmosphere, complete with street artists, museums, shops, outdoor cafés, restaurants and historic sites.

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Duration 13 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English

Experience

Itinerary
6 hours
  • Miami

  • 3.5 hours
  • Key West

  • 3.5 hours
  • Miami

Meeting point
Main stop
Highlights
  • Drive over 43 bridges and 31 islands to America's “Caribbean Islands”
  • Explore the laid-back city of Key West at your own pace
  • Hang out in chilled cafés and restaurants
  • Visit the former home of Ernest Hemingway
  • Watch the spectacles of Ripley's Believe It Or Not
  • Take a ride in a glass-bottom boat
  • Hop-on and off the sightseeing trolley
  • Travel comfortably in an air conditioned double decker coach bus
Full description

Embark on a full-day tour of Key West from Miami. Feel the Caribbean atmosphere of the Florida Keys and explore at your own pace. See important sites, including Hemingway’s House, or opt to swim in the sea.

Start with a 4-hour drive across 43 bridges and 31 islands to America's “Caribbean Islands,” the Florida Keys. The string of islands and islets, bordered by the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico, leads to Key West, the only frost-free city in the continental United States! Once in Key West, experience a Caribbean atmosphere complete with friendly street artists, lively outdoor cafés, and alfresco restaurants. Spend some time exploring Key West on your own.

Book lovers might like to visit Ernest Hemingway’s House to see the former home of the famous author. Or, if you prefer, you can go to the southernmost point of the continental United States at the famous "90 miles to Cuba" Monument.

Explore museums, such as the Mel Fisher Museum, the Light House Museum, or Ripley's Believe It Or Not Museum (tickets not included). Feel the pulse of Key West at Mallory Square next to the cruise ship port. You may also choose to add one of our most popular adventure activities, such as a snorkeling trip to see tropical fish, a ride in a glass-bottom boat, or the hop-on and hop-off sightseeing trolley bus (tickets not included in the price). Depart Key West at 5:30 PM for the drive back over the bridges and islands.

Includes
  • Round-trip bus transportation from Miami to Key West
  • Tour guide
  • Tour of Key West
  • Free time for attraction visits
  • Information about landmarks and sights
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup ($10 per person payable in cash) from hotels in Sunny Isles and Miami Beach
  • Entrance fees
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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Meeting point

Meet your local guide at the main entrance of Bayside Marketplace in front of the flags by the Island Queen Cafe.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Swimwear
  • Sunscreen

Not allowed

  • Smoking
  • Food and drinks

Know before you go

  • Dress comfortably and don't forget your swimsuit
  • Bring a camera, towel, sun lotion, and bottled water
  • The bus will depart from Key West at 5:30 PM. Passengers are requested to board the bus at 5:00 PM to 5:15 PM.
  • Please remember tour information on board is given in English and Spanish
  • No food or drinks are permitted on board
  •  Phone chargers are not available on all buses
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.1 /5

based on 256 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.2/5
  • Transportation
    4/5
  • Value for money
    4.2/5

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Great tour guide, excellent bus driver. They kept us well informed and both were very friendly and trustworthy. Once on the island, I would not recommend the trolley tour. You're much better off renting a scooter for $65 for the day or renting a golf cart. You'll be much happier. (The rental places are everywhere on the island)

June 24, 2022

This was a long day, but with the effort, especially since I didn’t have to drive. A couple of things: I expected COVID precautions, but there were none. I expected to be asked to wear a mask the whole time, but was not. I also expected a temperature check prior to boarding, but there was not. That didn’t stop me from policing myself! The bus was FULL. But the group was courteous. Orlando was our guide on the bus… he was awesome! He does try to sell additional excursions while on the bus, but I want interested. I have checked Key West off my bucket list!!

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January 12, 2022

We had a great day at the Keys! We bought the passage to Key West from Miami Beach. We paid an extra $10 pp to be picked up from our hotel. We also bought the parasailing tour on board. Bring cash! Had to pay an extra credit card surchage fee to the guide who was pushing all the tours on us. The snorkeling tour was very very full but not as many people on the parasailing tour. We had a great time. The parasailing tour was a well-oiled machine. The captain took us out and we all went up 2 at time. His assistant took A LOT of photos which we could buy at the end of the boat trip. it was worth it for a all the pictures you got. We then walked around the island, found a fantastic lunch place called Kaya Island Eats. Super inexpensive, especially during Happy Hour - half price appetizers, and the chef was amazing. We tried to get to the beach afterwards but it was pretty tight so we just went to the 0 mile marker and the outside of Hemmingway's home and headed to the bus. A great day!

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August 1, 2021

Product ID: 21891