There are 5 ways to get from Fort Lauderdale to Lake Wales by train, bus, car or plane

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  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Fort Lauderdale Amtrak to Winter Haven Amtrak Silver Meteor / ...

$115 - $190

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Fort Lauderdale Broward Station to West Palm Beach Station Trnb
  2. Take the bus from West Palm Beach, Fl to Lake Wales 3790

$62 - $106

3 alternative options

Bus  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from E Camino Real @ Dixie Hwy to Wpb Itc @ Bay J 1
  2. Take the bus from West Palm Beach, Fl to Lake Wales 3790

$80 - $123

Drive  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Fort Lauderdale to Lake Wales 183.4 miles

$18 - $26

Fly, bus  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Tampa (TPA) FLL - TPA
  2. Take the bus from Tampa, Fl to Lakeland, Fl
  3. Take the bus from Lakeland, Fl to Lake Wales

$114 - $333

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The cheapest way to get from Fort Lauderdale to Lake Wales is to drive which costs $18 - $26 and takes 3 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Fort Lauderdale to Lake Wales is to drive which costs $18 - $26 and takes 3 h 11 min.

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The distance between Fort Lauderdale and Lake Wales is 153 miles. The road distance is 183.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 36 min to get from Fort Lauderdale to Lake Wales, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA and Lake Wales, FL, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Fort Lauderdale to Lake Wales twice daily. Tickets cost $40 - $95 and the journey takes 3 h 17 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Fort Lauderdale to Lake Wales via Camino Real/Us1, E Camino Real @ Dixie Hwy, Wpb Itc @ Bay J, West Palm Beach, Fl, and Lake Wales in around 7 h 51 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Tampa
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $360
Silver Airways
Website
silverairways.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Tampa
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Tampa
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Fort Lauderdale Amtrak to Winter Haven Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $95
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Room
$190 - $270
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from West Palm Beach, Fl to Lake Wales
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Tampa, Fl to Lakeland, Fl
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$17 - $22
Bus from Lakeland, Fl to Lake Wales
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $21
Palm Tran
Website
pbcgov.com
Bus from E Camino Real @ Dixie Hwy to Wpb Itc @ Bay J
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
pbcgov.com

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