There are 7 ways to get from Detroit 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 to Fort Lauderdale  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Fort Lauderdale (FLL) DTW - FLL

$94 - $804

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Fly to Miami, train  •  6 h 22 min

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

$106 - $558

Fly to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach, train  •  6 h 51 min

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

$161 - $491

Bus  •  33 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Atlanta, Ga 1105
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Miami, Fl 1125 / ...

$154 - $382

Bus, train  •  38 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Toledo, Oh
  2. Take the train from Toledo Amtrak to Washington Union Station
  3. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Fort Lauderdale Amtrak

$243 - $698

Bus via Jacksonville, Fl  •  40 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Jacksonville, Fl
  2. Take the bus from Jacksonville, Fl to West Palm Beach, Fl
  3. Take the bus from Wpb Itc @ Bay I to E Camino Real @ Dixie Hwy 1

$145 - $337

Drive  •  22 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Detroit to Fort Lauderdale 1342.5 miles

$130 - $190

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The cheapest way to get from Detroit to Fort Lauderdale is to drive which costs $130 - $190 and takes 22 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Detroit to Fort Lauderdale is to fly which costs $90 - $850 and takes 5 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Detroit to Fort Lauderdale. However, there are services departing from Detroit, Mi and arriving at Central Terminal Bay B1 - Rt10 via Jacksonville, Fl, Wpb Itc @ Bay I and Camino Real/Us1. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 40 h 28 min.

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The distance between Detroit and Fort Lauderdale is 1139 miles. The road distance is 1342.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Detroit to Fort Lauderdale without a car is to bus which takes 33 h 52 min and costs $150 - $390.

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

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Detroit to Fort Lauderdale bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Detroit, Mi station.

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The best way to get from Detroit to Fort Lauderdale is to fly which takes 5 h 41 min and costs $90 - $850. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $150 - $390 and takes 33 h 52 min.

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Map of how to get from Detroit to Fort Lauderdale.
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  • Distance: 1138.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 41 min

What companies run services between Detroit, MI, USA and Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA?

Delta, Spirit Airlines and four other airlines fly from Detroit to Fort Lauderdale hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Detroit to Fort Lauderdale via Atlanta, Ga, Miami, Fl, Hollywood, and Sheridan Street Station in around 33 h 52 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $2,300
Flights from Detroit to Fort Lauderdale via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $2,300
Flights from Detroit to Miami
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,300
Flights from Detroit to Miami via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,300
Flights from Detroit to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Detroit to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Detroit to Fort Lauderdale via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $2,000
Flights from Detroit to Miami
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $1,300
Flights from Detroit to Miami via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $1,300
Flights from Detroit to Miami via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $1,300
Flights from Detroit to Miami via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $1,300
Flights from Detroit to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Detroit to Fort Lauderdale via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Flights from Detroit to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from Detroit to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Detroit to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,600
Flights from Detroit to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Detroit to Miami via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Detroit to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,600
Train operators
Brightline
Website
gobrightline.com
Train from West Palm Beach Station to Fort Lauderdale Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
gobrightline.com
Book at
gobrightline.com
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 Toledo Amtrak to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
13 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Business Coach Seat
$160 - $230
Room
$340 - $470
Train from Washington Union Station to Fort Lauderdale Amtrak
Ave. Duration
22 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Flexi Coach Seat
$260 - $380
Business Coach Seat
$310 - $440
Room
$550 - $850
Bus operators
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 Detroit, Mi to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
18 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $130
Flexible
$140 - $190
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to Miami, Fl
Ave. Duration
13 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $170
Bus from Detroit, Mi to Toledo, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $28
Bus from Detroit, Mi to Jacksonville, Fl
Ave. Duration
28 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $230
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$90 - $150
Flexible
$170 - $230
Bus from Jacksonville, Fl to West Palm Beach, Fl
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $85
Palm Tran
Website
pbcgov.com
Bus from Wpb Itc @ Bay I to E Camino Real @ Dixie Hwy
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
pbcgov.com

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