There are 8 ways to get from Fort Lauderdale to Pensacola by train, plane, taxi, car, bus or night bus

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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Train to Miami, fly to Pensacola  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Fort Lauderdale Broward Station to Miami Airport Station
  2. Fly from Miami (MIA) to Pensacola (PNS) MIA - PNS

$159 - $660

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Train, bus, night bus  •  14 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Fort Lauderdale Station to West Palm Beach Station
  2. Take the bus from West Palm Beach, Fl to Orlando, Fl
  3. Take the night bus from Orlando, Fl to Pensacola, Fl

$102 - $214

6 alternative options

Fly Fort Lauderdale to Valparaiso, taxi  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Valparaiso (VPS) FLL - VPS
  2. Take a taxi from Valparaiso to Pensacola

$312 - $512

Fly Fort Lauderdale to Mobile, drive  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Mobile (MOB) FLL - MOB
  2. Drive from Mobile to Pensacola

$179 - $863

Train, bus  •  15 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Fort Lauderdale Amtrak to Jacksonville Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Jacksonville, Fl to Tallahassee, Fl
  3. Take the bus from Tallahassee, Fl to Pensacola, Fl

$148 - $327

Bus  •  16 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Miami, Fl to Orlando, Fl 1006 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Orlando, Fl to Pensacola, Fl 1247 / ...

$104 - $236

Bus via Wpb Itc @ Bay J  •  18 h 35 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 Orlando, Fl
  3. Take the bus from Orlando, Fl to Pensacola, Fl

$109 - $221

Drive  •  10 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Fort Lauderdale to Pensacola 652 miles

$60 - $95

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Fort Lauderdale to Pensacola is to drive which costs $60 - $95 and takes 10 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Fort Lauderdale to Pensacola is to train and fly which costs $150 - $700 and takes 4 h 43 min.

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The distance between Fort Lauderdale and Pensacola is 526 miles. The road distance is 652 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort Lauderdale to Pensacola without a car is to train and bus which takes 15 h 59 min and costs $140 - $330.

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It takes approximately 4 h 43 min to get from Fort Lauderdale to Pensacola, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Miami Airport to Pensacola Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 44 min.

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Pensacola is 1 h behind Fort Lauderdale. It is currently 6:47 AM in Fort Lauderdale and 5:47 AM in Pensacola.

Yes, the driving distance between Fort Lauderdale to Pensacola is 652 miles. It takes approximately 10 h 35 min to drive from Fort Lauderdale to Pensacola.

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American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Miami Airport to Pensacola Airport.

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The nearest airport to Pensacola is Pensacola (PNS) Airport which is 4 miles away. Other nearby airports include Valparaiso (VPS) (40.3 miles), Mobile (MOB) (64.1 miles), Panama City (ECP) (85.1 miles) and Gulfport/Biloxi (GPT) (111.2 miles).

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There are 227+ hotels available in Pensacola. Prices start at $64 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.

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Map of how to get from Fort Lauderdale to Pensacola.
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  • Distance: 525.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 43 min

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

You can take a bus from Fort Lauderdale to Pensacola via Sheridan Street Station, Hollywood, Miami, Fl, Orlando, Fl, and Pensacola, Fl in around 16 h 55 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Miami to Pensacola via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Valparaiso via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Mobile via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Miami to Pensacola
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Valparaiso via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $750
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Valparaiso via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $750
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Mobile via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Mobile via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Valparaiso via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Mobile via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Valparaiso via Covington
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Fort Lauderdale Amtrak to Jacksonville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $170
Room
$280 - $390
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

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 Jacksonville, Fl to Tallahassee, Fl
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Tallahassee, Fl to Pensacola, Fl
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Miami, Fl to Orlando, Fl
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Orlando, Fl to Pensacola, Fl
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $80
Flexible
$90 - $120
Bus from West Palm Beach, Fl to Orlando, Fl
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
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
Other operators
Taxi from Valparaiso to Pensacola
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Quickie Taxi
Phone
+1 850-716-6545
Website
quickietaxi.com

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