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

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Train  •  5 h 32 min

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

$49 - $118

Cheapest option

Bus Red Coach, train  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort Lauderdale to West Palm Beach
  2. Take the bus from West Palm Beach to Orlando RedCoach Station
  3. Take the train from Sand Lake Road to Sanford

$46 - $126

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Bus Greyhound USA, train  •  8 h 50 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 - $78

Drive  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Fort Lauderdale to Sanford 227.5 miles

$22 - $35

Fly from Fort Lauderdale, train  •  4 h 18 min

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

$58 - $239

Train to Miami, fly, train  •  5 h 4 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

$73 - $335

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

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It takes approximately 5 h 32 min to get from Fort Lauderdale to Sanford, including transfers.

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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 32 min.

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

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  • Distance: 198.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 32 min

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 31 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Orlando
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Miami to Orlando
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 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
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Miami to Orlando
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $480
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Fort Lauderdale Amtrak to Orlando Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 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
Train from Kissimmee to Sanford
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
sunrail.com
Bus operators
Red Coach
Phone
+1 877 733 0724
Website
redcoachusa.com
Bus from Fort Lauderdale to West Palm Beach
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $50
Schedules at
redcoachusa.com
Standard Fare
$19 - $45
Web Fare
$15 - $28
Flexible Fare
$21 - $50
Bus from West Palm Beach to Orlando RedCoach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $70
Schedules at
redcoachusa.com
Standard Fare
$28 - $60
Web Fare
$26 - $45
Flexible Fare
$30 - $70
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
Greyhound USA
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50

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