There are 6 ways to get from Fort Lauderdale to American Airlines Arena by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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

Recommended option

Bus  •  53 min

  1. 195

$3

5 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Trsb
  2. Rail

$7 - $8

Line 01 bus, line 119 bus  •  3 h

  1. 01 / ...
  2. 3 / ...

$5

Taxi  •  30 min

  1. 27.8 miles

$75 - $95

Drive  •  30 min

  1. 27.8 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  30 min

  1. 27.8 miles

$30 - $45

What companies run services between Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA and American Airlines Arena, FL, USA?

Miami Dade Transit operates a bus from Fort Lauderdale to American Airlines Arena hourly. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Fort Lauderdale to American Airlines Arena via MetroRail Transfer Station, Tri-Rail Station Rail Southbound, and Historic Overtown/Lyric Theatre Stat.Rail Southbound in around 1 h 23 min.

Train operators
Miami Dade Transit
Phone
+1 305-468-5900
Website
miamidade.gov
Train from Tri-Rail Station Rail Southbound to Historic Overtown/Lyric Theatre Stat.Rail Southbound
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
miamidade.gov
Bus operators
Miami Dade Transit
Phone
+1 305-468-5900
Website
miamidade.gov
Bus from Ft Lauderdale Tri-Rail Sta to Nw 8 St & 1 Av
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
miamidade.gov
Bus from Bus Terminal At Aventura Mall to Ne 6 St & Biscayne Blvd
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
miamidade.gov
Broward County Transit
Website
broward.org
Bus from Central Terminal Bay C1 - Rt1 to Aventura Mall
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
broward.org
Other operators
Uber Miami
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Fort Lauderdale to American Airlines Arena
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$30 - $45
uberX
$35 - $45
uberXL
$60 - $80
LUX
$70 - $95
LUX SUV
$150 - $190
Taxi from Fort Lauderdale to American Airlines Arena
Ave. Duration
30 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Yellow Cab Broward
Phone
+1 954-777-7777
Website
yellowcabbroward.com
Intercity Taxi
Phone
+1 954-333-3333

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Fort Lauderdale and American Airlines Arena is 38 km. The road distance is 45 km.

The cheapest way to get from Fort Lauderdale to American Airlines Arena is to bus which costs $3 and takes 53 min.

The quickest way to get from Fort Lauderdale to American Airlines Arena is to taxi which takes 30 min and costs $75 - $95.

No, there is no direct train from Fort Lauderdale to American Airlines Arena. However, there are services departing from Fort Lauderdale Broward Station and arriving at Historic Overtown/Lyric Theatre Stat.Rail Southbound via Tri-Rail Station Rail Southbound. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 23 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ft Lauderdale Tri-Rail Sta and arriving at Nw 8 St & 1 Av. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 40 min.

The bus from Ft Lauderdale Tri-Rail Sta to Nw 8 St & 1 Av takes 40 min including transfers and departs hourly.