There are 7 ways to get from Fort Lauderdale to Sanford by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 8m

  1. Take the train from Fort Lauderdale Amtrak Station to Kissimmee Amtrak Station Silver Meteor / ...
  2. Take the train from Kissimmee to Sanford SunRail

$42 - $58

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Bus, line 21 bus, line 102 bus, line 103 bus  •  7h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Fort Lauderdale to International Drive Orlando
  2. Take the line 21 bus from Universal Boulevard And Hollywood Way to Lynx Central Station - Sunrail 21 / ...
  3. Take the line 102 bus from Lynx Central Station - Sunrail to Fern Park Transfer Center 102
  4. Take the line 103 bus from Fern Park Transfer Center to Sanford Seminole Center Superstop 103

$14 - $18

5 alternative options

Bus, train  •  6h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Fort Lauderdale, FL - Tri-Rail Station to Kissimmee, FL - Walmart Supercenter 1301 / ...
  2. Take the train from Tupperware to Sanford SunRail

$33 - $70

Bus  •  7h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Fort Lauderdale Airport to Orlando Miami to Orlando

$25 - $33

Drive  •  3h 48m

  1. Drive from Fort Lauderdale to Sanford 227.5 miles

$22 - $35

Fly from Fort Lauderdale, train  •  5h 2m

  1. Fly from Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Orlando (MCO) FLL - MCO
  2. Take the train from LYNX Central to Sanford

$46 - $159

Train to Miami, fly, train  •  5h 37m

  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 train from LYNX Central to Sanford

$56 - $254

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The cheapest way to get from Fort Lauderdale to Sanford is to bus and line 21 bus and line 102 bus and line 103 bus which costs $13 - $18 and takes 7h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Fort Lauderdale to Sanford is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 3h 48m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Fort Lauderdale to Sanford. However, there are services departing from Fort Lauderdale and arriving at Us Hwy 17-92 And W 13Th St via Universal Boulevard And Hollywood Way, Lynx Central Station - Sunrail, Fern Park Transfer Center and Sanford Seminole Center Superstop. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 46m.

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No, there is no direct train from Fort Lauderdale station to Sanford. However, there are services departing from Fort Lauderdale Amtrak Station and arriving at Sanford via Kissimmee. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 8m.

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The distance between Fort Lauderdale and Sanford is 199 miles. The road distance is 227.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort Lauderdale to Sanford without a car is to train which takes 6h 8m and costs $40 - $60.

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It takes approximately 6h 8m to get from Fort Lauderdale to Sanford, including transfers.

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Fort Lauderdale to Sanford bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, depart from Fort Lauderdale station.

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Fort Lauderdale to Sanford train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Fort Lauderdale Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Fort Lauderdale to Sanford is to train which takes 6h 8m and costs $40 - $60. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $25 - $35 and takes 7h 13m.

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Map of how to get from Fort Lauderdale to Sanford.
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  • Distance: 198.7 miles
  • Duration: 6h 8m

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

You can take a train from Fort Lauderdale to Sanford via Kissimmee in around 6h 8m. Alternatively, Jet Set Express operates a bus from Fort Lauderdale Airport to Orlando twice daily. Tickets cost $19 - $24 and the journey takes 3h 30m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Orlando
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $260
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Miami to Orlando
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $370
Silver Airways
Website
silverairways.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Orlando
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $340
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 Kissimmee Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $95
SunRail
Website
sunrail.com
Train from Kissimmee to Sanford
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
sunrail.com
Train from Tupperware to Sanford
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
sunrail.com
Train from LYNX Central to Sanford
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
sunrail.com
Tri Rail
Phone
954-783-6030
Website
tri-rail.com
Train from Fort Lauderdale Broward Station to Miami Airport Station
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
tri-rail.com
Weekend | Holiday
$5
Weekday
$4 - $6
Bus operators
American Bus Tickets
Phone
888-872-9992
Website
busticketreservations.com
Bus from Fort Lauderdale, FL - Tri-Rail Station to Kissimmee, FL - Walmart Supercenter
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $60
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American Bus Tickets
Jet Set Express
Phone
(+1) 407 649 4994
Email
tours@jetsetusa.com
Website
miamiorlando.com
Bus from Fort Lauderdale Airport to Orlando
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Schedules at
miamiorlando.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Fort Lauderdale to International Drive Orlando
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Lynx Central Florida Transport
Website
golynx.com
Bus from Universal Boulevard And Hollywood Way to Lynx Central Station - Sunrail
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
golynx.com
Bus from Lynx Central Station - Sunrail to Fern Park Transfer Center
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
golynx.com
Bus from Fern Park Transfer Center to Sanford Seminole Center Superstop
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
golynx.com

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The quickest flight from Fort Lauderdale Airport to Orlando Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Fort Lauderdale to Sanford bus services, operated by Lynx Central Florida Transport, arrive at Sanford Seminole Center Superstop station.

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Fort Lauderdale to Sanford train services, operated by SunRail, arrive at Sanford station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort Lauderdale to Sanford is 228 miles. It takes approximately 3h 48m to drive from Fort Lauderdale to Sanford.

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Silver Airways and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Fort Lauderdale Airport to Orlando Airport.

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There are 34+ hotels available in Sanford. Prices start at $100 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 20 min and costs $2 - $3.

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