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There are 6 ways to get from Fort Lauderdale to Sun City Center 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.

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Train  •  5h 11m

  1. Take the train from Fort Lauderdale Amtrak Station to Tampa Union Station Silver Star

$110 - $191

5 alternative options

Bus  •  7h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Pompano Beach, FL to Wimauma, FL 13B

$132 - $173

Drive  •  3h 57m

  1. Drive from Fort Lauderdale to Sun City Center 242.4 miles

$23 - $35

Fly from Fort Lauderdale  •  3h 22m

  1. Fly from Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Tampa (TPA) FLL - TPA

$142 - $353

Train to Miami, fly  •  3h 37m

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

$149 - $365

Train to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach, fly  •  4h 31m

  1. Take the train from Fort Lauderdale Station to West Palm Beach Station
  2. Fly from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach (PBI) to Tampa (TPA) PBI - TPA

$170 - $539

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Fort Lauderdale to Sun City Center is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 3h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Fort Lauderdale to Sun City Center is to fly which costs $140 - $360 and takes 3h 22m.

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The distance between Fort Lauderdale and Sun City Center is 176 miles. The road distance is 242.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort Lauderdale to Sun City Center without a car is to train which takes 5h 11m and costs $110 - $200.

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It takes approximately 5h 11m to get from Fort Lauderdale to Sun City Center, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Fort Lauderdale to Sun City Center is to train which takes 5h 11m and costs $110 - $200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $130 - $180 and takes 7h 37m, you could also fly, which costs $140 - $360 and takes 3h 22m.

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The quickest flight from Fort Lauderdale Airport to Tampa Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 2m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort Lauderdale to Sun City Center is 242 miles. It takes approximately 3h 57m to drive from Fort Lauderdale to Sun City Center.

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

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There are 32+ hotels available in Sun City Center. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Fort Lauderdale to Sun City Center.
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  • Distance: 176.1 miles
  • Duration: 5h 11m

What companies run services between Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA and Sun City Center, FL, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Fort Lauderdale to Sun City Center once daily. Tickets cost $45 - $120 and the journey takes 4h 43m. Alternatively, Tornado Bus Company operates a bus from Fort Lauderdale to Sun City Center once daily. Tickets cost $55 - $80 and the journey takes 5h 5m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Tampa
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $360
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Miami to Tampa
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Silver Airways
Website
silverairways.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Tampa
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Tampa via Marsh Harbour
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Southern Airways Express
Website
iflysouthern.com
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Tampa
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $240
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Tampa
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $250
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 Tampa Union Station
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
Frequency
Once 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
Brightline
Phone
+1 305-521-4800
Email
guestservices@gobrightline.com
Website
gobrightline.com
Train from Fort Lauderdale Station to West Palm Beach Station
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
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Brightline
SmartPlus
$15 - $21
Smart
$11 - $16
Select
$30 - $35
Bus operators
Tornado Bus Company
Website
tornadobus.com
Bus from Pompano Beach, FL to Wimauma, FL
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
tornadobus.com
Book at
websales.tornadobus.com

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The best way to get from Fort Lauderdale to Fort Lauderdale Airport is to line 01 bus which takes 21m and costs $2 - $3.

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