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

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Fly to Columbus Metropolitan  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Columbus Metropolitan (CSG) FLL - CSG

$178 - $872

Cheapest option

Fly to Atlanta, night bus  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Atlanta (ATL) FLL - ATL
  2. Take the night bus from Atlanta Arpt, Ga to Columbus, Ga

$78 - $443

4 alternative options

Train Amtrak, bus  •  16 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Fort Lauderdale Amtrak to Jacksonville Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Jacksonville, Fl to Albany, Ga
  3. Take the bus from Albany, Ga to Columbus, Ga

$122 - $289

Train, bus  •  17 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Fort Lauderdale Broward Station to Miami Airport Station
  2. Take the bus from Miami, Fl to Atlanta, Ga
  3. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Columbus, Ga

$85 - $215

Bus  •  20 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Miami Beach, FL to Atlanta, GA Atlanta route
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Columbus, Ga 1265 / ...

$183 - $208

Drive  •  10 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Fort Lauderdale to Columbus 592.3 miles

$55 - $85

Questions & Answers

The distance between Fort Lauderdale and Columbus is 529 miles. The road distance is 592.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort Lauderdale to Columbus without a car is to train and bus which takes 16 h 11 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 29 min to get from Fort Lauderdale to Columbus, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Fort Lauderdale to Columbus is to fly which takes 5 h 29 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 20 h 3 min.

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There is no direct flight from Fort Lauderdale Airport to Columbus Metropolitan Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 48 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort Lauderdale to Columbus is 592 miles. It takes approximately 10 h 7 min to drive from Fort Lauderdale to Columbus.

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Southwest Airlines and Delta offer flights from Fort Lauderdale Airport to Columbus Metropolitan Airport.

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There are 51+ hotels available in Columbus. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Fort Lauderdale to Fort Lauderdale Airport is to line 01 bus which takes 21 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Fort Lauderdale to Columbus.
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  • Distance: 529.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 29 min

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

Delta, Southwest Airlines and two other airlines fly from Fort Lauderdale to Columbus hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Fort Lauderdale to Columbus via Aventura Mall, Bus Terminal At Aventura Mall, Washington Av & 13 St, Miami Beach, FL, Atlanta, GA, Doraville Station, Five Points Station, and Atlanta, Ga in around 20 h 3 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Columbus Metropolitan via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Columbus Metropolitan via Covington, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 58 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $800
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,100
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $750
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Train operators
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 Fort Lauderdale Amtrak to Jacksonville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $170
Room
$280 - $390
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Night bus from Atlanta Arpt, Ga to Columbus, Ga
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Jacksonville, Fl to Albany, Ga
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Albany, Ga to Columbus, Ga
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
Bus from Miami, Fl to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
13 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $170
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to Columbus, Ga
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$30 - $40
La Cubana
Phone
+1 305-541-1700
Website
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Miami Beach, FL to Atlanta, GA
Ave. Duration
13 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$159
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com

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