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There are 6 ways to get from Buffalo to Fort Lauderdale by plane, train, bus, night bus or car

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Fly to Fort Lauderdale  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Fort Lauderdale (FLL) BUF - FLL

$104 - $415

5 alternative options

Fly to Miami, train  •  6 h 13 min

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

$166 - $428

Bus  •  30 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY to New York, NY - Port Authority Buffalo
  2. Take the bus from Union City, NJ to Fort Lauderdale, FL Direct route

$213 - $265

Train  •  35 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Buffalo Exchange Street Amtrak to New York Penn Station Empire Service / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Fort Lauderdale Amtrak Silver Meteor / ...

$239 - $734

Night bus, bus, train  •  40 h 59 min

  1. Take the night bus from Buffalo, Ny to New York, Ny 311 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Miami, Fl
  3. Take the train from Miami Airport Station to Fort Lauderdale Broward Station

$169 - $422

Drive  •  22 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Buffalo to Fort Lauderdale 1369.2 miles

$130 - $200

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The cheapest way to get from Buffalo to Fort Lauderdale is to drive which costs $130 - $200 and takes 22 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Buffalo to Fort Lauderdale is to fly which costs $100 - $420 and takes 5 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Buffalo to Fort Lauderdale. However, there are services departing from Buffalo Exchange Street Amtrak and arriving at Fort Lauderdale Amtrak via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35 h 43 min.

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The distance between Buffalo and Fort Lauderdale is 1167 miles. The road distance is 1369.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Buffalo to Fort Lauderdale without a car is to bus which takes 30 h 44 min and costs $210 - $270.

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It takes approximately 5 h 8 min to get from Buffalo to Fort Lauderdale, including transfers.

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Buffalo to Fort Lauderdale train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Buffalo Exchange Street Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Buffalo to Fort Lauderdale is to fly which takes 5 h 8 min and costs $100 - $420. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $210 - $270 and takes 30 h 44 min, you could also train, which costs $230 - $750 and takes 35 h 43 min.

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The quickest flight from Buffalo Airport to Fort Lauderdale Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 55 min.

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Buffalo to Fort Lauderdale train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Fort Lauderdale Amtrak station.

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Map of how to get from Buffalo to Fort Lauderdale.
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  • Distance: 1167.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 8 min

What companies run services between Buffalo, NY, USA and Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA?

Southwest Airlines, JetBlue Airways and three other airlines fly from Buffalo to Fort Lauderdale hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Buffalo to Fort Lauderdale via New York, NY - Port Authority, Port Authority Bus Terminal, 31St St At Palisade Ave, Union City, NJ, Fort Lauderdale, FL, and Sheridan Street Station in around 30 h 44 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Buffalo to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Buffalo to Fort Lauderdale via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Buffalo to Fort Lauderdale via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Buffalo to Fort Lauderdale via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Buffalo to Miami
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Flights from Buffalo to Miami via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Flights from Buffalo to Miami via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Flights from Buffalo to Miami via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Buffalo to Fort Lauderdale via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Buffalo to Miami via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Buffalo to Miami via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Buffalo to Fort Lauderdale via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Flights from Buffalo to Miami via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,300
Flights from Buffalo to Miami via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,300
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Buffalo to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Buffalo to Fort Lauderdale via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Train operators
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Buffalo Exchange Street Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Room
$300 - $410
Train from New York Penn Station to Fort Lauderdale Amtrak
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
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Buffalo to New York
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $210
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$60 - $85
Economy
$100 - $140
Economy Plus
$140 - $210
Business
$150 - $210
Business Plus/Sleeper
$270 - $380
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Buffalo, NY to New York, NY - Port Authority
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Book at
trailwaysny.com
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
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
Night bus from Buffalo, Ny to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110
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

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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Buffalo to Fort Lauderdale is 1369 miles. It takes approximately 22 h 47 min to drive from Buffalo to Fort Lauderdale.

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United Airlines, JetBlue Airways, American Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Buffalo Airport to Fort Lauderdale Airport.

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There are 1377+ hotels available in Fort Lauderdale. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Buffalo to Buffalo Airport is to line 204 bus which takes 17 min and costs $2.

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