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

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Train, bus, ferry  •  9h 59m

  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

6 alternative options

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

  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

$283 - $578

Fly Fort Lauderdale to Key West, ferry  •  7h 59m

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

$266 - $526

Fly Fort Lauderdale to Havana, travel  •  7h 48m

  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  •  8h

  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

Train to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach, fly to Key West, ferry  •  8h 54m

  1. Take the train from Fort Lauderdale Station to West Palm Beach Station
  2. Fly from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach (PBI) to Key West (EYW) PBI - EYW
  3. Take the ferry from Bight Ferry Terminal to Fort Jefferson

$314 - $532

Shuttle, ferry  •  9h 38m

  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 cheapest way to get from Fort Lauderdale to Dry Tortugas is to train and bus and ferry which costs $200 - $250 and takes 9h 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Fort Lauderdale to Dry Tortugas is to fly and ferry which costs $260 - $550 and takes 7h 59m.

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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 9h 59m and costs $200 - $250.

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

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The quickest flight from Miami Airport to Key West Airport is the direct flight which takes 54m.

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American Airlines offers flights from Miami 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 21m and costs $2 - $3.

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Map of how to get from Fort Lauderdale to Dry Tortugas.
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  • Distance: 198.1 miles
  • Duration: 9h 59m

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 the train to Miami Airport Station, take the walk to Airport Station, take the tram to Mia@Lower Level Ramp, take the walk to Miami airport, fly to Key West, take the walk to Key West International Airport, take the bus to Northside Dr. & 14th, take the bus to Caroline & Grinnell, take the walk to Bight Ferry Terminal, take the ferry to Fort Jefferson, then take the travel to Dry Tortugas.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Miami to Key West
Ave. Duration
56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Miami to Havana
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Key West
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Havana
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Silver Airways
Website
silverairways.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Key West
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Havana
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Miami to Havana
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Southern Airways Express
Website
iflysouthern.com
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Key West
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $330
Bahamasair
Website
bahamasair.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Havana via Nassau
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,800
Train operators
Brightline
Phone
+1 305-521-4800
Email
guestservices@gobrightline.com
Website
gobrightline.com
Train from Fort Lauderdale Station to West Palm Beach Station
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Book at
Brightline
SmartPlus
$15 - $21
Smart
$11 - $16
Select
$30 - $35
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
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $60
More information at
American Bus Tickets
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
4h 15m
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
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$175
Schedules at
drytortugas.com

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