Are you planning a trip to Key West and curious about how you get there from Naples? Laid back, care-free, artistic, eccentric, and scenic, Key West is one of the most unique and diverse places in Florida the continental United States.
About Key West
Key West is part of the Florida Keys archipelago. It’s also Florida’s southernmost point, lying roughly 90 miles north of Cuba.
Famed for its pastel-hued, conch-style houses, it’s a cruise-ship stop also accessible from the mainland via the Overseas Highway.
Famous residents who have called Key West home include Ernest Hemingway, Tennessee Williams, Kelly McGillis, Jimmy Buffet, David Allen Coe, Calvin Klein, Shel Silverstein and Judy Blume.
Things To Do in Key West
Museums and Attractions
Experience history, art and culture firsthand in one of Key West’s many museums and attractions.
- Ernest Hemingway House
- Southernmost point buoy
- Harry S. Truman Little White House
- Key West Butterfly and Nature Conservatory
- Key West lighthouse
- Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum
- Key West Aquarium
- Key West Shipwreck Museum
- Key West Art & Historical Society
- Martello Gallery-Key West Art and Historical Museum
- Oldest House & Garden Museum
- Yankee Freedom Ferry
- Ripley’s Believe It or Not
- USCGC Ingham (WHEC-35)
- Custom House
- Key West Firehouse Museum
- TENNESSEE WILLIAMS KEY WEST EXHIBIT, Inc.
- Mel Fisher’s Treasures
- Dry Tortugas Museum
- Dog Beach
- Key West Heritage House Museum and Robert Frost Cottage
- Turtle Cannery Museum
- Old Post Office and Customshouse
- Oldest House in Key West
National Parks and Beaches
Swimming, sunbathing, snorkeling are quintessential activities at most Key West beaches.
- Florida Keys
- Dry Tortugas National Park
- Yankee Freedom- Dry Tortugas National Park Museum
- Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center
- Fort Zachary Taylor
- South Beach
- Dog Beach
- Higg’s Beach
- Rest Beach
- Smathers Beach
Getting to Key West from Naples
Luckily there are multiple options for getting to the southern most tip of the United States. From driving to flying to sailing the open seas, we have it all listed below.
Driving to Key West from Naples
If you like a good road trip and have a car, this is a great way to get to the Keys. While Key West is south of Naples, you have to go east, to Miami and then south to Key West to get there.
Estimated Travel Time: 5 h 22 min
Estimated Distance: 270 miles
Bus Routes to Key West from Naples
Do you want to take a road trip to Key West but avoid actually driving? Then Greyhound might be something to consider. With almost daily scheduled trips from Naples to Key West it might be the most affordable option.
Flying to Key West from Naples
If you are in a hurry and don’t mind paying for the convenience then flying to the Keys is your best option. There are several charter companies that fly out of Naples Airport to Key West throughout the week.
While the cost is comparable to a traditional commercial flight, we think you’ll see the value right from take off.
Avg One Way: $220
Avg Round Trip: $440
Flight Charter Services
Ferry Service to Key West from Naples
There’s nothing better than slicing through the Gulf waters on a fast ferry heading south to the beautiful and entertaining island of Key West. Faster than driving, cheaper than flying, the best way to travel to Key West.
Estimated Travel Times
Between Ft. Myers Beach and Key West – 3.5 Hours
Between Marco Island and Key West – 3 Hours
Ferry Charter Services
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