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There are 10 ways to get from Boston to Fort Lauderdale by plane, train, 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 Boston to Fort Lauderdale  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Fort Lauderdale (FLL) BOS - FLL

$89 - $389

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Fly Boston to Miami, train  •  6 h 23 min

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

$116 - $482

Fly Boston to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach, train  •  6 h 44 min

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

$117 - $446

Train to Providence, fly to Fort Lauderdale  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to Providence Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Fort Lauderdale (FLL) PVD - FLL

$131 - $553

Bus to Worcester, fly to Fort Lauderdale  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Worcester, MA - Union Station
  2. Fly from Worcester (ORH) to Fort Lauderdale (FLL) ORH - FLL

$145 - $379

Bus to Hartford, fly to Fort Lauderdale  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Hartford, Ct
  2. Fly from Hartford (BDL) to Fort Lauderdale (FLL) BDL - FLL

$129 - $403

Bus  •  27 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal Boston
  2. Take the bus from Union City, NJ to Fort Lauderdale, FL Direct route

$185 - $204

Train  •  31 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to New York Penn Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Fort Lauderdale Amtrak Station Silver Meteor / ...

$299 - $890

Bus, train  •  37 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Miami, Fl
  3. Take the train from Miami Airport Station to Fort Lauderdale Broward Station

$148 - $358

Drive  •  24 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Fort Lauderdale 1477.9 miles

$140 - $210

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The cheapest way to get from Boston to Fort Lauderdale is to fly which costs $85 - $390 and takes 5 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Fort Lauderdale is to fly which costs $85 - $390 and takes 5 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Boston station to Fort Lauderdale station. However, there are services departing from Boston South Station and arriving at Fort Lauderdale Amtrak Station via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h 10 min.

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The distance between Boston and Fort Lauderdale is 1241 miles. The road distance is 1477.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Fort Lauderdale without a car is to bus which takes 27 h 59 min and costs $180 - $210.

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It takes approximately 5 h 41 min to get from Boston to Fort Lauderdale, including transfers.

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Boston to Fort Lauderdale train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Boston South Station.

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The best way to get from Boston to Fort Lauderdale is to fly which takes 5 h 41 min and costs $85 - $390. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $180 - $210 and takes 27 h 59 min, you could also train, which costs $290 - $900 and takes 31 h 10 min.

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Fort Lauderdale Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 26 min.

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Boston to Fort Lauderdale train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Fort Lauderdale Amtrak Station.

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  • Distance: 1241.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 41 min

What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA?

JetBlue Airways, Spirit Airlines and five other airlines fly from Boston to Fort Lauderdale hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Boston to Fort Lauderdale via New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal, Port Authority Bus Terminal, 31St St At Palisade Ave, Union City, NJ, Fort Lauderdale, FL, and Sheridan Street Station in around 27 h 59 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to Fort Lauderdale via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Boston to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Providence to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Flights from Providence to Fort Lauderdale via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Flights from Providence to Fort Lauderdale via Orlando
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Flights from Providence to Fort Lauderdale via Tampa
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Flights from Hartford to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Hartford to Fort Lauderdale via Orlando
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Hartford to Fort Lauderdale via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from Boston to Fort Lauderdale via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from Boston to Fort Lauderdale via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from Boston to Fort Lauderdale via Jacksonville
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from Boston to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Boston to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Providence to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Worcester to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Worcester to Fort Lauderdale via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Hartford to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Miami
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Boston to Miami via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Boston to Miami via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Boston to Miami via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Boston to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Boston to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Providence to Fort Lauderdale via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Providence to Fort Lauderdale via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Hartford to Fort Lauderdale via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $850
Flights from Boston to Fort Lauderdale via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $850
Flights from Boston to Miami via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $900
Flights from Boston to Miami via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $900
Flights from Boston to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Fort Lauderdale via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,100
Flights from Boston to Fort Lauderdale via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,100
Flights from Boston to Miami via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Boston to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $950
Flights from Hartford to Fort Lauderdale via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Boston to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Flights from Boston to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Hartford to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Bahamasair
Website
bahamasair.com
Flights from Boston to Fort Lauderdale via Nassau
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,100
Train operators
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
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
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Brightline
SmartPlus
$15 - $21
Smart
$11 - $16
Select
$30 - $35
Amtrak Acela Express

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 Boston South Station to Providence Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$60 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Train from Boston South Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
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 New York Penn Station to Fort Lauderdale Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
26 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$170 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$310 - $450
Business Coach Seat
$370 - $550
Room
$650 - $950
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Worcester, MA - Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Boston, Ma to Worcester, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $24
Bus from Boston, Ma to Hartford, Ct
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Bus from New York, Ny to Miami, Fl
Ave. Duration
30 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $310
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $200
Flexible
$230 - $310
bus
Bus from Union City, NJ to Fort Lauderdale, FL
Ave. Duration
21 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$159
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Fort Lauderdale is 1478 miles. It takes approximately 24 h 34 min to drive from Boston to Fort Lauderdale.

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Spirit Airlines, Bahamasair, Delta and three other airlines offer flights from Boston Airport to Fort Lauderdale Airport.

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There are 1374+ hotels available in Fort Lauderdale. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Boston to Boston Airport is to bus which takes 11 min and costs $2 - $6.

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