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There are 9 ways to get from Fort Lauderdale to Lakewood Ranch by bus, train, 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.

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Bus  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort Lauderdale – Hollywood International Airport to Sarasota, FL - McDonalds 304 / ...

$49 - $87

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Train, bus  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Fort Lauderdale Amtrak Station to Tampa Union Station Silver Star
  2. Take the bus from Tampa, FL - McDonalds to St. Petersburg, FL - Pilot Travel Center 300 / ...

$104 - $219

Drive  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Fort Lauderdale to Lakewood Ranch 213.7 miles

$20 - $30

Fly Fort Lauderdale to Tampa, bus  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Tampa (TPA) FLL - TPA
  2. Take the bus from Tampa, FL to Bradenton, FL

$233 - $422

Train to Miami, fly to Tampa, bus  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Fort Lauderdale Broward Station to Miami Airport Station
  2. Fly from Miami (MIA) to Tampa (TPA) MIA - TPA
  3. Take the bus from Tampa, FL to Bradenton, FL

$240 - $434

Fly Fort Lauderdale to Orlando, bus  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Orlando (MCO) FLL - MCO
  2. Take the bus from Orlando, FL - McDonalds to Bradenton, FL - McDonalds

$106 - $325

Train to Miami, fly to Orlando, bus  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Fort Lauderdale Broward Station to Miami Airport Station
  2. Fly from Miami (MIA) to Orlando (MCO) MIA - MCO
  3. Take the bus from Orlando, FL - McDonalds to Bradenton, FL - McDonalds

$118 - $417

Train to Miami, fly to Ft. Myers, bus  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Fort Lauderdale Broward Station to Miami Airport Station
  2. Fly from Miami (MIA) to Ft. Myers (RSW) MIA - RSW
  3. Take the bus from Fort Myers, FL - McDonalds to Sarasota, FL - McDonalds

$173 - $791

Train to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach, fly to Tampa, bus  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Fort Lauderdale Station to West Palm Beach Station
  2. Fly from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach (PBI) to Tampa (TPA) PBI - TPA
  3. Take the bus from Tampa, FL to Bradenton, FL

$261 - $608

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Fort Lauderdale to Lakewood Ranch is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Fort Lauderdale to Lakewood Ranch is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3 h 29 min.

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The distance between Fort Lauderdale and Lakewood Ranch is 167 miles. The road distance is 213.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort Lauderdale to Lakewood Ranch without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 1 min and costs $45 - $90.

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It takes approximately 5 h 1 min to get from Fort Lauderdale to Lakewood Ranch, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Fort Lauderdale Airport to Tampa Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 2 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort Lauderdale to Lakewood Ranch is 214 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 29 min to drive from Fort Lauderdale to Lakewood Ranch.

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Spirit Airlines, Silver Airways and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Fort Lauderdale Airport to Tampa Airport.

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There are 878+ hotels available in Lakewood Ranch. Prices start at $103 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 $2 - $3.

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Map of how to get from Fort Lauderdale to Lakewood Ranch.
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  • Distance: 167.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 1 min

What companies run services between Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA and Lakewood Ranch, FL, USA?

The Florida Express Bus operates a bus from Fort Lauderdale to Lakewood Ranch twice daily. Tickets cost $27 - $60 and the journey takes 3 h 15 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Tampa
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $360
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Orlando
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Miami to Tampa
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Miami to Orlando
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Flights from Miami to Ft. Myers
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Silver Airways
Website
silverairways.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Tampa
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Orlando
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Tampa via Marsh Harbour
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Tampa
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Orlando
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Southern Airways Express
Website
iflysouthern.com
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Tampa
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $240
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 Tampa Union Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$210 - $300
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
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
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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 Fort Lauderdale – Hollywood International Airport to Sarasota, FL - McDonalds
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $60
More information at
American Bus Tickets
Bus from Tampa, FL - McDonalds to St. Petersburg, FL - Pilot Travel Center
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $60
More information at
American Bus Tickets
Bus from Orlando, FL - McDonalds to Bradenton, FL - McDonalds
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $60
More information at
American Bus Tickets
Bus from Fort Myers, FL - McDonalds to Sarasota, FL - McDonalds
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $60
More information at
American Bus Tickets
La Cubana
Phone
+1 305-541-1700
Website
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Tampa, FL to Bradenton, FL
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$159
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com

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