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There are 8 ways to get from Atlanta to Fort Lauderdale by plane, train, bus, night bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Fort Lauderdale  •  4h 1m

  1. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Fort Lauderdale (FLL) ATL - FLL

$64 - $406

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Fly to Miami, train  •  4h 38m

  1. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Miami (MIA) ATL - MIA
  2. Take the train from Miami Airport Station to Fort Lauderdale Broward Station

$72 - $428

Fly to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach, train  •  5h 18m

  1. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach (PBI) ATL - PBI
  2. Take the train from West Palm Beach Station to Fort Lauderdale Station

$88 - $622

Bus  •  17h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Atlanta, GA to Miami Beach, FL Atlanta route

$166 - $168

Bus, train  •  17h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to West Palm Beach, Fl 1119
  2. Take the train from West Palm Beach Station to Fort Lauderdale Broward Station Trsb

$68 - $160

Savannah 16 , train  •  18h 7m

  1. Take the Savannah 16 from Atlanta Airport, GA to Savannah, GA
  2. Take the train from Savannah Amtrak Station to Fort Lauderdale Amtrak Station Silver Meteor / ...

$160 - $300

Night bus, train  •  14h 3m

  1. Take the night bus from Atlanta, Ga to West Palm Beach, Fl 3775
  2. Take the train from West Palm Beach Station to Fort Lauderdale Station Southbound

$75 - $171

Drive  •  10h 25m

  1. Drive from Atlanta to Fort Lauderdale 640.8 miles

$60 - $95

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The cheapest way to get from Atlanta to Fort Lauderdale is to drive which costs $60 - $95 and takes 10h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Atlanta to Fort Lauderdale is to fly which costs $60 - $410 and takes 4h 1m.

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The distance between Atlanta and Fort Lauderdale is 588 miles. The road distance is 640.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Atlanta to Fort Lauderdale without a car is to bus which takes 17h 9m and costs $166 - $168.

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It takes approximately 4h 1m to get from Atlanta to Fort Lauderdale, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Atlanta to Fort Lauderdale is to fly which takes 4h 1m and costs $60 - $410. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $166 - $168 and takes 17h 9m.

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The quickest flight from Atlanta Airport to Fort Lauderdale Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 48m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Atlanta to Fort Lauderdale is 641 miles. It takes approximately 10h 25m to drive from Atlanta to Fort Lauderdale.

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JetBlue Airways, Spirit Airlines, Southwest Airlines and Delta offer flights from Atlanta Airport to Fort Lauderdale Airport.

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There are 1416+ hotels available in Fort Lauderdale. Prices start at $89 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Atlanta to Fort Lauderdale.
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  • Distance: 588.3 miles
  • Duration: 4h 1m

What companies run services between Atlanta, GA, USA and Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA?

JetBlue Airways, Delta and two other airlines fly from Atlanta to Fort Lauderdale hourly. Alternatively, La Cubana operates a bus from Atlanta to Fort Lauderdale 3 times a week. Tickets cost $159 and the journey takes 13h.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Atlanta to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $800
Flights from Atlanta to Miami
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $1,000
Flights from Atlanta to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $800
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Atlanta to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,100
Flights from Atlanta to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Atlanta to Miami
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Flights from Atlanta to Miami via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Atlanta to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $750
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Atlanta to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Atlanta to Miami
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Train operators
Tri Rail
Phone
954-783-6030
Website
tri-rail.com
Train from Miami Airport Station to Fort Lauderdale Broward Station
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
tri-rail.com
Train from West Palm Beach Station to Fort Lauderdale Broward Station
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
tri-rail.com
Brightline
Phone
+1 305-521-4800
Email
guestservices@gobrightline.com
Website
gobrightline.com
Train from West Palm Beach Station to Fort Lauderdale Station
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
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Brightline
SmartPlus
$15 - $21
Smart
$11 - $16
Select
$30 - $35
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Savannah Amtrak Station to Fort Lauderdale Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
11h 3m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Business Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Room
$340 - $470
Bus operators
La Cubana
Phone
+1 305-541-1700
Website
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Atlanta, GA to Miami Beach, FL
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$159
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to West Palm Beach, Fl
Ave. Duration
15h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$60 - $100
Flexible
$120 - $160
Savannah16
Phone
+1-404-500-3966
Website
savannah16.com
Bus from Atlanta Airport, GA to Savannah, GA
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75
Schedules at
savannah16.com
Book at
savannah16.com

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