There are 6 ways to get from Fort Lauderdale to Sanford by train, bus, 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Fort Lauderdale Amtrak to Orlando Amtrak Silver Meteor / ...

$49 - $118

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort Lauderdale to Orlando

$15 - $51

4 alternative options

Line 06 bus, bus, line 18 bus, line 102 bus, line 103 bus  •  8 h 28 min

  1. Take the line 06 bus from Central Terminal Bay B6 - Rt6 to Airport-Griffin/Tri-Rail Station 06
  2. Take the bus from Fort Lauderdale, FL - Tri-Rail Station to Kissimmee, FL - Walmart Supercenter 203 / ...
  3. Take the line 18 bus from Bill Beck Blvd And E. Osceola Pkwy to Lynx Central Station - Sunrail 18
  4. Take the line 102 bus from Lynx Central Station - Sunrail to Fern Park Transfer Center 102
  5. Take the line 103 bus from Fern Park Transfer Center to Sanford Seminole Center Superstop 103

$43 - $47

Drive  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Fort Lauderdale to Sanford 227.5 miles

$22 - $35

Fly from Fort Lauderdale, train  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Orlando (MCO) FLL - MCO
  2. Take the train from Sand Lake Road to Sanford

$58 - $239

Fly from Miami, train  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Miami (MIA) to Orlando (MCO) MIA - MCO
  2. Take the train from Sand Lake Road to Sanford

$74 - $344

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

Amtrak operates a train from Fort Lauderdale to Sanford twice daily. Tickets cost $45 - $120 and the journey takes 4 h 33 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Fort Lauderdale to Sanford via Airport-Griffin/Tri-Rail Station, Fort Lauderdale, FL - Tri-Rail Station, Kissimmee, FL - Walmart Supercenter, Bill Beck Blvd And E. Osceola Pkwy, Lynx Central Station - Sunrail, and Fern Park Transfer Center in around 8 h 28 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Orlando
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Miami to Orlando
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 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
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Miami to Orlando
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $480
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Fort Lauderdale Amtrak to Orlando Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
Frequency
Twice 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
SunRail
Website
sunrail.com
Train from Sand Lake Road to Sanford
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
sunrail.com
Bus operators
Broward County Transit
Website
broward.org
Bus from Central Terminal Bay B6 - Rt6 to Airport-Griffin/Tri-Rail Station
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
broward.org
The Florida Express Bus
Phone
407-442-2810
Website
busticketreservations.com
Bus from Fort Lauderdale, FL - Tri-Rail Station to Kissimmee, FL - Walmart Supercenter
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$38 - $42
Schedules at
webstore.thefloridaexpressbus.com
Book at
busticketreservations.com
Lynx Central Florida Transport
Website
golynx.com
Bus from Bill Beck Blvd And E. Osceola Pkwy to Lynx Central Station - Sunrail
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Fort Lauderdale and Sanford is 318 km. The road distance is 364 km.

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

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

No, there is no direct train from Fort Lauderdale to Sanford. However, there are services departing from Fort Lauderdale Amtrak and arriving at Sanford via Orlando Health/Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 39 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Fort Lauderdale to Sanford. However, there are services departing from Central Terminal Bay B6 - Rt6 and arriving at Sanford Seminole Center Superstop via Fort Lauderdale, FL - Tri-Rail Station, Bill Beck Blvd And E. Osceola Pkwy, Lynx Central Station - Sunrail and Fern Park Transfer Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 28 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 39 min to get from Fort Lauderdale to Sanford, including transfers.