There are 7 ways to get from Fort Lauderdale to Dry Tortugas by train, bus, ferry, plane or shuttle

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

Train, bus The Florida Express Bus, ferry  •  9 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Fort Lauderdale Broward Station to Miami Airport Station
  2. Take the bus from Miami, FL - Airport Regency Hotel to Key West, FL - Mel Fisher Museum 400
  3. Take the ferry from Bight Ferry Terminal to Fort Jefferson

$209 - $243

Cheapest option

Train, bus Greyhound USA, ferry  •  10 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Fort Lauderdale Broward Station to Miami Airport Station
  2. Take the bus from Miami, Fl to Big Pine Key
  3. Take the bus from Lower Keys Shuttle to Key West, FL - Caroline & Grinnell
  4. Take the ferry from Bight Ferry Terminal to Fort Jefferson

$200 - $229

5 alternative options

Fly Fort Lauderdale to Key West, ferry  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Key West (EYW) FLL - EYW
  2. Take the ferry from Bight Ferry Terminal to Fort Jefferson

$263 - $522

Train to Miami, fly to Key West, ferry  •  8 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Fort Lauderdale Broward Station to Miami Airport Station
  2. Fly from Miami (MIA) to Key West (EYW) MIA - EYW
  3. Take the ferry from Bight Ferry Terminal to Fort Jefferson

$280 - $574

Fly Fort Lauderdale to Havana, travel  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Havana (HAV) FLL - HAV
  2. Travel from Havana to Dry Tortugas

Train to Miami, fly to Havana, travel  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Fort Lauderdale Broward Station to Miami Airport Station
  2. Fly from Miami (MIA) to Havana (HAV) MIA - HAV
  3. Travel from Havana to Dry Tortugas

Shuttle, ferry  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Fort Lauderdale, FL - International Airport to Key West, FL To the Keys
  2. Take the ferry from Bight Ferry Terminal to Fort Jefferson

$267 - $298

Questions & Answers

The distance between Fort Lauderdale and Dry Tortugas is 198 miles.

The best way to get from Fort Lauderdale to Dry Tortugas without a car is to train and bus and ferry which takes 9 h 59 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 9 h 59 min to get from Fort Lauderdale to Dry Tortugas, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Fort Lauderdale Airport to Key West Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 8 min.

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Silver Airways offers flights from Fort Lauderdale Airport to Key West Airport.

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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 Dry Tortugas.
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  • Distance: 198.1 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 59 min

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

There is no direct connection from Fort Lauderdale to Dry Tortugas. However, you can take the train to Miami Airport Station, take the walk to Airport Station, take the line 42 bus to Nw 42 Av & Nw 11 St, take the walk to Miami, FL - Airport Regency Hotel, take the bus to Key West, FL - Mel Fisher Museum, take the walk to Bight Ferry Terminal, take the ferry to Fort Jefferson, then take the travel to Dry Tortugas. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Fort Lauderdale to Dry Tortugas via Miami Airport Station, Miami, Fl, Big Pine Key, Lower Keys Shuttle, Key West, FL - Caroline & Grinnell, Bight Ferry Terminal, and Fort Jefferson in around 10 h 55 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Miami to Key West
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Miami to Havana
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Key West
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Havana
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Silver Airways
Website
silverairways.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Key West
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Havana
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Bahamasair
Website
bahamasair.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Havana via Nassau
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Miami to Havana
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Train operators
Bus operators
The Florida Express Bus
Phone
407-442-2810
Website
busticketreservations.com
Bus from Miami, FL - Airport Regency Hotel to Key West, FL - Mel Fisher Museum
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once 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 Big Pine Key
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$30 - $45
Key West Transit
Phone
(305) 600-1455
Website
kwtransit.com
Bus from Lower Keys Shuttle to Key West, FL - Caroline & Grinnell
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
cityofkeywest-fl.gov
Keys Shuttle
Phone
+1 (888) 765-9997 | (305) 289-9997
Website
keysshuttle.com
Shuttle from Fort Lauderdale, FL - International Airport to Key West, FL
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $120
Schedules at
keysshuttle.com
Ferry operators
Dry Tortugas NP Ferry
Website
drytortugas.com
Ferry from Bight Ferry Terminal to Fort Jefferson
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$175
Schedules at
drytortugas.com

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