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There are 4 ways to get from Fort Lauderdale to Winter Haven by train, car, plane or bus

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Train  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Fort Lauderdale Amtrak Station to Winter Haven Amtrak Station Silver Meteor / ...

$75 - $140

Cheapest option

Train via Lakeland Downtown Terminal  •  5 h 26 min

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

$44 - $102

2 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Fort Lauderdale to Winter Haven 198.5 miles

$19 - $29

Fly, bus  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Tampa (TPA) FLL - TPA
  2. Take the bus from Tampa, Fl to Winter Haven

$71 - $273

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The cheapest way to get from Fort Lauderdale to Winter Haven is to drive which costs $19 - $29 and takes 3 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Fort Lauderdale to Winter Haven is to train which costs $75 - $140 and takes 3 h 19 min.

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The distance between Fort Lauderdale and Winter Haven is 165 miles. The road distance is 198.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort Lauderdale to Winter Haven without a car is to train which takes 3 h 19 min and costs $75 - $140.

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It takes approximately 3 h 19 min to get from Fort Lauderdale to Winter Haven, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Fort Lauderdale Airport to Tampa Airport is the direct flight which takes 58 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort Lauderdale to Winter Haven is 199 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 31 min to drive from Fort Lauderdale to Winter Haven.

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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 376+ hotels available in Winter Haven. Prices start at $58 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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Map of how to get from Fort Lauderdale to Winter Haven.
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  • Distance: 164.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 19 min

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

Amtrak operates a train from Fort Lauderdale to Winter Haven twice daily. Tickets cost $40 - $95 and the journey takes 3 h 17 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Tampa
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $360
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Tampa
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Silver Airways
Website
silverairways.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Tampa
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
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 Winter Haven Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $95
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Room
$190 - $270
Train from Fort Lauderdale Amtrak Station to Lakeland Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$200 - $280
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Tampa, Fl to Winter Haven
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $17
Flexible
$21 - $27

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