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There are 4 ways to get from Fort Lauderdale to Captiva Island by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  4h 31m

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

$47 - $88

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  7h 39m

  1. Take the train from Fort Lauderdale Broward Station to Miami Airport Station Trsb
  2. Take the bus from Miami, Fl to Ft Myers, Fl 1008 / ...

$27 - $63

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2h 23m

  1. Drive from Fort Lauderdale to Cape Coral 140.4 miles

$13 - $20

Train, fly, line 30 bus  •  5h 24m

  1. Take the train from Fort Lauderdale Broward Station to Miami Airport Station
  2. Fly from Miami (MIA) to Ft. Myers (RSW) MIA - RSW
  3. Take the line 30 bus from Bell Tower Shops @ Bell Tower Shops Avenue to College Parkway @ McGregor Boulevard

$127 - $710

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The cheapest way to get from Fort Lauderdale to Captiva Island is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 2h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Fort Lauderdale to Captiva Island is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 2h 23m.

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The distance between Fort Lauderdale and Captiva Island is 131 miles. The road distance is 140.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort Lauderdale to Captiva Island without a car is to bus which takes 4h 31m and costs $45 - $90.

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It takes approximately 4h 31m to get from Fort Lauderdale to Captiva Island, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Miami Airport to Ft. Myers Airport is the direct flight which takes 51m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort Lauderdale to Captiva Island is 140 miles. It takes approximately 2h 23m to drive from Fort Lauderdale to Captiva Island.

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American Airlines offers flights from Miami Airport to Ft. Myers Airport.

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There are 821+ hotels available in Captiva Island. Prices start at $218 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Fort Lauderdale to Captiva Island.
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  • Distance: 130.8 miles
  • Duration: 4h 31m

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

The Florida Express Bus operates a bus from Fort Lauderdale to Cape Coral twice daily. Tickets cost $27 - $60 and the journey takes 2h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Miami to Ft. Myers
Ave. Duration
52m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Train operators
Bus operators
The Florida Express Bus
Phone
407-442-2810
Website
busticketreservations.com
Bus from Fort Lauderdale – Hollywood International Airport to Fort Myers, FL - McDonalds
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $60
More information at
American Bus Tickets
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 Miami, Fl to Ft Myers, Fl
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Lee County Transit
Phone
+1 239-533-2111
Website
rideleetran.com
Bus from Bell Tower Shops @ Bell Tower Shops Avenue to College Parkway @ McGregor Boulevard
Ave. Duration
13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
leegov.com

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