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There are 5 ways to get from Fort Lauderdale to West Palm Beach by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  40 min

  1. Take the train from Fort Lauderdale to West Palm Beach Brightline

$11 - $16

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Bus  •  1h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Ft Lauderdale to West Palm Beach "Greyhound" / ...

$12 - $18

Line 10 bus, bus  •  3h 27m

  1. Take the line 10 bus from Broward B/Se 1 A to Camino Real/Us1 10
  2. Take the bus from E CAMINO REAL at DIXIE HWY to QUADRILLE BLVD at BANYAN BLVD 1

$24 - $25

Taxi  •  49 min

  1. Take a taxi from Fort Lauderdale to West Palm Beach 46 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  49 min

  1. Drive from Fort Lauderdale to West Palm Beach 46 miles

$4 - $7

Fort Lauderdale → West Palm Beach
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The cheapest way to get from Fort Lauderdale to West Palm Beach is to drive which costs $4 - $7 and takes 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Fort Lauderdale to West Palm Beach is to train which costs $11 - $16 and takes 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ft Lauderdale and arriving at West Palm Beach. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 20m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Fort Lauderdale and arriving at West Palm Beach. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 40 min.

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The distance between Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach is 42 miles. The road distance is 46 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort Lauderdale to West Palm Beach without a car is to train which takes 40 min and costs $11 - $16.

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The train from Fort Lauderdale to West Palm Beach takes 40 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Fort Lauderdale to West Palm Beach bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Ft Lauderdale station.

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Fort Lauderdale to West Palm Beach train services, operated by Brightline, depart from Fort Lauderdale station.

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The best way to get from Fort Lauderdale to West Palm Beach is to train which takes 40 min and costs $11 - $16. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $12 - $18 and takes 1h 20m.

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  • Distance: 41.6 miles
  • Duration: 40 min

What companies run services between Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA and West Palm Beach, FL, USA?

Brightline operates a train from Fort Lauderdale to West Palm Beach every 4 hours. Tickets cost $11 - $16 and the journey takes 40 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Ft Lauderdale to West Palm Beach 5 times a day. Tickets cost $12 - $18 and the journey takes 1h 20m. FlixBus-us also services this route twice daily.

Train operators
Brightline
Phone
+1 305-521-4800
Email
guestservices@gobrightline.com
Website
gobrightline.com
Train from Fort Lauderdale to West Palm Beach
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
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Brightline
SmartPlus
$15 - $21
Smart
$11 - $16
Select
$30 - $35
Bus operators
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 Ft Lauderdale to West Palm Beach
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$28 - $45
FlixBus-us
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Fort Lauderdale to West Palm Beach Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Broward County Transit
Website
broward.org
Bus from Broward B/Se 1 A to Camino Real/Us1
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
broward.org
Palm Tran
Website
pbcgov.com
Bus from E CAMINO REAL at DIXIE HWY to QUADRILLE BLVD at BANYAN BLVD
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
pbcgov.com
Other operators
Taxi from Fort Lauderdale to West Palm Beach
Ave. Duration
49 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Yellow Cab Broward
Phone
+1 954-777-7777
Website
yellowcabbroward.com
Intercity Taxi
Phone
+1 954-333-3333

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Fort Lauderdale to West Palm Beach bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at West Palm Beach station.

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Fort Lauderdale to West Palm Beach train services, operated by Brightline, arrive at West Palm Beach station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort Lauderdale to West Palm Beach is 46 miles. It takes approximately 49 min to drive from Fort Lauderdale to West Palm Beach.

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