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

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Bus via Oia Transfer Center  •  4h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Fort Lauderdale to Orlando International Airport 2411

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Ft Lauderdale to Orlando "Greyhound"

$28 - $40

4 alternative options

Train  •  5h 55m

  1. Take the train from Fort Lauderdale to West Palm Beach
  2. Take the train from West Palm Beach Amtrak Station to Winter Haven
  3. Take the train from Winter Haven to Orlando

$67 - $96

Drive  •  3h 27m

  1. Drive from Fort Lauderdale to Orlando 206.9 miles

$20 - $30

Fly from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International  •  3h 28m

  1. Fly from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International (FLL) to Orlando (MCO) FLL - MCO

$34 - $165

Bus to Miami, fly  •  3h 41m

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

Fort Lauderdale to Orlando by bus

The bus journey time between Fort Lauderdale and Orlando is around 4h 35m and covers a distance of around 223 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 4h 21m. Operated by FlixBus-us and Lynx Central Florida Transport, the Fort Lauderdale to Orlando bus service departs from Fort Lauderdale and arrives in S Rosalind Avenue And E Anderson Street. Typically 14 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
4h 35m
Fastest bus time:
4h 21m
Bus distance:
223 miles
Buses per week:
14
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
44 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
08:10
Last bus departs at:
15:10

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Fort Lauderdale to Orlando bus schedules

Bus services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
Fort Lauderdale → Orlando
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The cheapest way to get from Fort Lauderdale to Orlando is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Fort Lauderdale to Orlando is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3h 27m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ft Lauderdale and arriving at Orlando. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 30m.

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The distance between Fort Lauderdale and Orlando is 184 miles. The road distance is 206.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort Lauderdale to Orlando without a car is to bus via Oia Transfer Center which takes 4h 29m and costs .

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It takes approximately 4h 29m to get from Fort Lauderdale to Orlando, including transfers.

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Fort Lauderdale to Orlando bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Ft Lauderdale station.

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The best way to get from Fort Lauderdale to Orlando is to bus via Oia Transfer Center which takes 4h 29m and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs $65 - $100 and takes 5h 55m, you could also fly, which costs $30 - $170 and takes 3h 28m.

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The quickest flight from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport to Orlando Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 4m.

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Fort Lauderdale to Orlando bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Orlando station.

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  • Distance: 184.4 miles
  • Duration: 4h 29m

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

FlixBus-us operates a bus from Fort Lauderdale to Orlando International Airport twice daily, and the journey takes 3h 30m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Fort Lauderdale to Orlando via West Palm Beach, QUADRILLE BLVD at CLEMATIS ST, WPB ITC at BAY J, West Palm Beach Amtrak Station, and Winter Haven in around 5h 55m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Miami to Orlando
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International to Orlando
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $2,100
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International to Orlando
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Miami to Orlando
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $600
Silver Airways
Website
silverairways.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International to Orlando
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Miami to Orlando
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $190
Train operators
Brightline
Phone
+1 305-521-4800
Email
guestservices@gobrightline.com
Website
gobrightline.com
Train from Fort Lauderdale to West Palm Beach
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
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Brightline
SmartPlus
$15 - $21
Smart
$11 - $16
Select
$30 - $35
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 West Palm Beach Amtrak Station to Winter Haven
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Seat
$50 - $75
Train from Winter Haven to Orlando
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Seat
$30 - $50
Bus operators
FlixBus-us
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Fort Lauderdale to Orlando International Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Bus from Fort Lauderdale to Miami International Airport
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
flixbus.com
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 Ft Lauderdale to Orlando
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $40
Flexible
$50 - $75

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort Lauderdale to Orlando is 207 miles. It takes approximately 3h 27m to drive from Fort Lauderdale to Orlando.

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Spirit Airlines, Silver Airways and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport to Orlando Airport.

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