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There are 8 ways to get from Fort Lauderdale to Columbus by plane, night bus, 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 Fort Lauderdale to Columbus Metropolitan  •  5h 31m

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

$113 - $442

Cheapest option

Fly Fort Lauderdale to Atlanta, night bus  •  6h 23m

  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

6 alternative options

Train to Miami, fly to Atlanta, night bus  •  6h 40m

  1. Take the train from Fort Lauderdale Broward Station to Miami Airport Station
  2. Fly from Miami (MIA) to Atlanta (ATL) MIA - ATL
  3. Take the night bus from Atlanta Arpt, Ga to Columbus, Ga

$85 - $465

Train Amtrak, bus  •  16h 55m

  1. Take the train from Fort Lauderdale Amtrak Station to Jacksonville Amtrak Station Silver Meteor / ...
  2. Take the bus from Jacksonville, Fl to Columbus, Ga 3890

$96 - $251

Train, bus  •  18h 22m

  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

Train, Savannah 16 , bus  •  18h 27m

  1. Take the train from Fort Lauderdale Amtrak Station to Savannah Amtrak Station
  2. Take the Savannah 16 from Savannah, GA to Atlanta Airport, GA
  3. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Columbus, Ga

$191 - $357

Bus  •  20h 51m

  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  •  10h 7m

  1. Drive from Fort Lauderdale to Columbus 592.3 miles

$55 - $85

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The cheapest way to get from Fort Lauderdale to Columbus is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 10h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Fort Lauderdale to Columbus is to fly which costs $110 - $450 and takes 5h 31m.

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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 16h 55m and costs $95 - $260.

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It takes approximately 5h 31m 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 5h 31m and costs $110 - $450. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $180 - $210 and takes 20h 51m.

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There is no direct flight from Fort Lauderdale Airport to Columbus Metropolitan Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 39m and has one stopover.

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

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Spirit Airlines, 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 $54 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Fort Lauderdale to Columbus.
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  • Distance: 529.2 miles
  • Duration: 5h 31m

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

Delta, Spirit Airlines and two other airlines fly from Fort Lauderdale to Columbus hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Fort Lauderdale to Columbus via Bus Terminal At Aventura Mall, Washington Av & 13 St, Miami Beach, FL, Atlanta, GA, Doraville Station, Five Points Station, and Atlanta, Ga in around 20h 51m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Columbus Metropolitan via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $800
Flights from Miami to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $1,000
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Miami to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Flights from Miami to Atlanta via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $750
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Miami to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Fort Lauderdale Amtrak Station to Jacksonville Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
7h 57m
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
Train from Fort Lauderdale Amtrak Station to Savannah Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
10h 33m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Business Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Room
$340 - $470
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
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Jacksonville, Fl to Columbus, Ga
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $80
Bus from Miami, Fl to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $170
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to Columbus, Ga
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$30 - $40
Savannah16
Phone
+1-404-500-3966
Website
savannah16.com
Bus from Savannah, GA to Atlanta Airport, GA
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75
Schedules at
savannah16.com
Book at
savannah16.com
La Cubana
Phone
+1 305-541-1700
Website
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Miami Beach, FL to Atlanta, GA
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$159
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com

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The best way to get from Fort Lauderdale to Fort Lauderdale Airport is to line 01 bus which takes 21m and costs $2 - $3.

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