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

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Train  •  6 h 8 min

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

$48 - $113

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Bus The Florida Express Bus, train  •  6 h 14 min

  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 - $69

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Bus Greyhound USA, train  •  9 h 7 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 Kissimmee, Fl
  3. Take the train from Kissimmee to Sanford

$46 - $79

Drive  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Fort Lauderdale to Sanford 227.5 miles

$22 - $35

Fly from Fort Lauderdale, train  •  4 h 59 min

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

$58 - $240

Train to Miami, fly, train  •  5 h 21 min

  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 Sand Lake Road to Sanford

$70 - $332

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

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

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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 6 h 8 min.

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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 6 h 8 min and costs $45 - $120.

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

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Fort Lauderdale to Sanford train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Fort Lauderdale Amtrak Station.

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The quickest flight from Fort Lauderdale Airport to Orlando Airport is the direct flight which takes 59 min.

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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 3 h 48 min to drive from Fort Lauderdale to Sanford.

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  • Distance: 198.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 8 min

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 6 h 8 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Orlando
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Miami to Orlando
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Orlando
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Silver Airways
Website
silverairways.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Orlando
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
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
4 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Room
$210 - $290
SunRail
Website
sunrail.com
Train from Kissimmee to Sanford
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
sunrail.com
Train from Tupperware to Sanford
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
sunrail.com
Train from Sand Lake Road to Sanford
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
sunrail.com
Bus operators
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
$27 - $60
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American Bus Tickets
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 20 minutes
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
pbcgov.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
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 Kissimmee, Fl
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50

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

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There are 37+ hotels available in Sanford. Prices start at $75 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 - $3.

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