There are 8 ways to get from Fort Lauderdale to Bradenton by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus The Florida Express Bus  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort Lauderdale – Hollywood International Airport to Bradenton, FL - McDonalds 304 / ...

$29 - $64

7 alternative options

Train, bus  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Fort Lauderdale Amtrak to Tampa Amtrak Silver Star
  2. Take the bus from Tampa Amtrak to Bradenton Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

Bus Greyhound USA  •  9 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Miami, Fl to Sarasota, Fl 1008 / ...

$35 - $86

Drive  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Fort Lauderdale to Bradenton 226.8 miles

$22 - $35

Fly Fort Lauderdale to Tampa, bus  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Tampa (TPA) FLL - TPA
  2. Take the bus from Airport Rental Car Facility to Florida Ave @ Polk St
  3. Take the bus from Tampa Amtrak to Bradenton Amtrak

Bus to Miami, fly to Tampa, bus  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort Lauderdale to Miami, FL
  2. Fly from Miami (MIA) to Tampa (TPA) MIA - TPA
  3. Take the bus from Airport Rental Car Facility to Florida Ave @ Polk St
  4. Take the bus from Tampa Amtrak to Bradenton Amtrak

Train to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach, fly to Tampa, bus  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Fort Lauderdale Station to West Palm Beach Station
  2. Fly from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach (PBI) to Tampa (TPA) PBI - TPA
  3. Take the bus from Tampa Amtrak to Bradenton Amtrak

Fly Fort Lauderdale to Orlando, bus  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Orlando (MCO) FLL - MCO
  2. Take the bus from Orlando, FL - McDonalds to Bradenton, FL - McDonalds

$128 - $343

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Fort Lauderdale to Bradenton is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 3 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Fort Lauderdale to Bradenton is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 3 h 45 min.

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The distance between Fort Lauderdale and Bradenton is 179 miles. The road distance is 226.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 53 min to get from Fort Lauderdale to Bradenton, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Fort Lauderdale to Bradenton. However, there are services departing from Broward B/Se 1 A and arriving at 2nd St E/Riverside Dr E via Terminal 1 bus stop exit, Fort Lauderdale – Hollywood International Airport and Cypress Creek Blvd/SR 64 Walmart. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 53 min.

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

The Florida Express Bus operates a bus from Fort Lauderdale to Bradenton twice daily. Tickets cost $27 - $60 and the journey takes 3 h 30 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Tampa
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $360
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Orlando
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Silver Airways
Website
silverairways.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Tampa
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Tampa
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Orlando
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Miami to Tampa
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Tampa
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Orlando
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Fort Lauderdale Amtrak to Tampa Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$210 - $300
Brightline
Website
gobrightline.com
Train from Fort Lauderdale Station to West Palm Beach Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
gobrightline.com
Book at
gobrightline.com
Bus operators
The Florida Express Bus
Phone
407-442-2810
Website
busticketreservations.com
Bus from Fort Lauderdale – Hollywood International Airport to Bradenton, FL - McDonalds
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Schedules at
busticketreservations.com
Book at
busticketreservations.com
Bus from Orlando, FL - McDonalds to Bradenton, FL - McDonalds
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Schedules at
busticketreservations.com
Book at
busticketreservations.com
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Miami, Fl to Sarasota, Fl
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Hillsborough Area Regional Transit
Website
gohart.org
Bus from Airport Rental Car Facility to Florida Ave @ Polk St
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
gohart.org
Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority
Phone
+1 727-540-1900
Email
ride@psta.net
Website
psta.net
Bus from TPA Rental Car Facility eastbound to Marion St N + Cass St E
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
psta.net

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