Tamarac Transportation

Tamarac has easy access to I-95, I-75 and I-595 as well as the Florida turnpike and Florida's famous A1A beach highway. From Tamarac, the Sawgrass Expressway South takes drivers to the junction of I-595 and I-75. I-595 will take you east toward I95 and the Fort Lauderdale Airport.

To reach the beaches, it's a 30 minute trip on West McNab and West Atlantic Ave. When Atlantic ends, turn left on A1A, also known as Ocean Boulevard, to go to Pompano, Hillsboro Beach, and Boca Raton. Turn right and head for Lauderdale-by-the-sea. Check with the locals to find out how long these trips really take. There may be traffic congestion and many street lights between you and your destination.

To get to and from the Fort Lauderdale Airport, you can drive I-95 north and then take a westbound exit to Tamarac. You can also take I-595 to the Florida Turnpike (91) and take a westbound exit to Tamarac. Alternately, you can stay on I-595 to the interchange and take the Sawgrass Parkway to Tamarac. Remember that 91 and the Parkway are toll roads.

Tamarac has its own Community Bus Service with two routes. It is currently requires exact change. It is separate from the Broward County Transit Service, but it does connect to their bus route. The nearest airport is the Fort Lauderdale international airport. Tamarac is adjacent to the Fort Lauderdale Area, which is served by the Broward County Transit Service. Tamarac visitors can catch one of these buses to many popular destinations including the beaches and downtown Fort Lauderdale. BCTS buses link to Metrobus which serves Miami. Another option to travel within the region is Tri-Rail which operates a commuter rail train. Tamarac visitors can travel between Miami, Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach as well as intermediate points. Once in Miami, there are buses and Metrorail, a rapid transit system with more than 20 stations. North of Tamarac, in Palm Beach County, Palm Tran operates a bus system.

The Fort Lauderdale Airport offers flights to many major cities in the U.S. and Canada as well as Central and South America. Airlines include JetBlue, American, Frontier, Southwest, Delta, Spirit, Air Canada, and more. In addition, Broward County has three general aviation airports: Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport, North Perry Airport and Pompano Beach Airpark. The Silver Meteor Amtrak line brings passengers within a short drive of Tamarac.