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

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Fly to Fort Lauderdale  •  5h 14m

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

$59 - $305

Cheapest option

Fly to Miami, train  •  6h 27m

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

$49 - $361

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Bus  •  31h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street to New York, NY - 625 8th Ave P.A. Terminal Toronto / ...
  2. Take the bus from Union City to Fort Lauderdale Direct Route

$180 - $258

Train  •  35h 43m

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

$186 - $268

Bus, train  •  38h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Buffalo to Washington
  2. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va
  3. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Miami, Fl
  4. Take the train from Miami Airport Station to Fort Lauderdale Broward Station

$160 - $250

Drive  •  22h 48m

  1. Drive from Buffalo to Fort Lauderdale 1369.6 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 22h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Buffalo to Fort Lauderdale is to fly which costs $55 - $310 and takes 5h 14m.

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

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The distance between Buffalo and Fort Lauderdale is 1167 miles. The road distance is 1369.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Buffalo to Fort Lauderdale without a car is to bus which takes 31h 1m and costs $180 - $260.

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It takes approximately 5h 14m 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 Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Buffalo to Fort Lauderdale is to fly which takes 5h 14m and costs $55 - $310. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $180 - $260 and takes 31h 1m, you could also train, which costs $180 - $270 and takes 35h 43m.

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

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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: 5h 14m

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

JetBlue Airways, Southwest Airlines and four other airlines fly from Buffalo to Fort Lauderdale hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Buffalo to Fort Lauderdale via New York, NY - 625 8th Ave P.A. Terminal, Port Authority Bus Terminal, 31St St At Bergenline Ave, Union City, Fort Lauderdale, and Sheridan Street Station in around 31h 1m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Buffalo to Fort Lauderdale via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Buffalo to Miami via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from Buffalo to Miami via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from Buffalo to Miami via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from Buffalo to Miami via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $360
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Buffalo to Fort Lauderdale via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Buffalo to Fort Lauderdale via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $310
Flights from Buffalo to Miami via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Buffalo to Miami via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $350
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Buffalo to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $260
Flights from Buffalo to Fort Lauderdale via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $270
Flights from Buffalo to Fort Lauderdale via Orlando
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $270
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Buffalo to Fort Lauderdale via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $340
Flights from Buffalo to Miami via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Buffalo to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Buffalo to Miami
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $350
Train operators
Tri Rail
Phone
954-783-6030
Website
tri-rail.com
Train from Miami Airport Station to Fort Lauderdale Broward Station
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
tri-rail.com
Weekend | Holiday
$5
Weekday
$4 - $6
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 Buffalo Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Premium
$240 - $340
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Business Seat
$100 - $160
Train from New York Penn Station to Fort Lauderdale Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
26h 28m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Premium
$380 - $550
Flexi Coach Seat
$270 - $400
Business Seat
$290 - $410
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street to New York, NY - 625 8th Ave P.A. Terminal
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
Greyhound.ca
International
$50 - $75
Online Fare
$35 - $55
Advanced Purchase
$40 - $65
Standard Fare
$60 - $70
Refundable
$71 - $76
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 Buffalo, Ny to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $65
Flexible
$70 - $110
Bus from Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $25
Flexible
$35 - $55
Bus from Richmond, Va to Miami, Fl
Ave. Duration
21h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$100 - $140
Flexible
$140 - $210
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Buffalo, NY to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Book at
trailwaysny.com
La Cubana
Phone
+1 305-541-1700
Website
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Union City to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
21h 40m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$140 - $160
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com
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Yes, the driving distance between Buffalo to Fort Lauderdale is 1370 miles. It takes approximately 22h 48m to drive from Buffalo to Fort Lauderdale.

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

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There are 1704+ hotels available in Fort Lauderdale. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Buffalo to Buffalo Airport is to line 24 bus which takes 34 min and costs $2.

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