There are 6 ways to get from Fort Lauderdale to Merritt Island by train, bus, car, plane or taxi

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  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Fort Lauderdale Station to West Palm Beach Station
  2. Take the bus from West Palm Beach, Fl to Ft Pierce, Fl
  3. Take the bus from Fort Pierce, FL to Port Canaveral, FL - Disney

$122 - $170

Cheapest option

Train, bus #2  •  6 h 15 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 Melbourne, Fl 3798 / ...

$102 - $151

4 alternative options

Train, bus via Fort Lauderdale Broward Station  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Fort Lauderdale Broward Station to West Palm Beach Station
  2. Take the bus from West Palm Beach, Fl to Ft Pierce, Fl
  3. Take the bus from Fort Pierce, FL to Port Canaveral, FL - Disney

$111 - $160

Drive  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Fort Lauderdale to Merritt Island 199 miles

$19 - $29

Fly from Fort Lauderdale, taxi  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Orlando (MCO) FLL - MCO
  2. Take a taxi from Cocoa Beach, FL - Pilot Gas to Merritt Island

$112 - $307

Bus to Miami, fly  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort Lauderdale to Miami, FL
  2. Fly from Miami (MIA) to Orlando (MCO) MIA - MCO

$128 - $412

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Fort Lauderdale to Merritt Island is to drive which costs $19 - $29 and takes 2 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Fort Lauderdale to Merritt Island is to drive which costs $19 - $29 and takes 2 h 59 min.

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The distance between Fort Lauderdale and Merritt Island is 171 miles. The road distance is 199 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 59 min to get from Fort Lauderdale to Merritt Island, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA and Merritt Island, FL, USA?

There is no direct connection from Fort Lauderdale to Merritt Island. However, you can take the train to West Palm Beach Station, take the walk to Quadrille Blvd @ Datura St, take the line 1 bus to Wpb Itc @ Bay J, take the walk to West Palm Beach, Fl, take the bus to Ft Pierce, Fl, take the walk to Fort Pierce, FL, take the bus to Port Canaveral, FL - Disney, then take the taxi to Merritt Island. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Fort Lauderdale to Merritt Island via West Palm Beach Station, West Palm Beach, Fl, Ft Pierce, Fl, Fort Pierce, FL, and Port Canaveral, FL - Disney in around 5 h 3 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Orlando
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Miami to Orlando
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Silver Airways
Website
silverairways.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Orlando
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Orlando
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Miami to Orlando
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $480
Train operators
Brightline
Website
gobrightline.com
Train from Fort Lauderdale Station to West Palm Beach Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
gobrightline.com
Book at
gobrightline.com
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 Ft Pierce, Fl
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Bus from West Palm Beach, Fl to Melbourne, Fl
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $40
Red Coach
Phone
+1 877 733 0724
Website
redcoachusa.com
Bus from West Palm Beach, FL to Fort Pierce
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $50
Schedules at
redcoachusa.com
Standard Fare
$19 - $45
Web Fare
$16 - $29
Flexible Fare
$22 - $50
Javax Bus
Phone
407-299-6360
Email
info@floridatransportation.net
Website
javaxbus.com
Bus from Fort Pierce, FL to Port Canaveral, FL - Disney
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$49
Schedules at
javaxbus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Cocoa Beach, FL - Pilot Gas to Merritt Island
Ave. Duration
30 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Best Taxi and Shuttle
Phone
+1 321-482-3452
Website
besttaxiandshuttle.com
Titusville PSJ Taxi
Phone
+1 321-747-7900

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