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

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Bus, train  •  4h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Ft Myers, Fl to West Palm Beach, Fl 3749
  2. Take the train from West Palm Beach Station to Fort Lauderdale Broward Station Trsb

$23 - $49

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Bus, train via Fort Lauderdale Station  •  4h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Ft Myers, Fl to West Palm Beach, Fl 3749
  2. Take the train from West Palm Beach Station to Fort Lauderdale Station Southbound

$30 - $59

Line 140 bus, bus, line 06 bus  •  6h 8m

  1. Take the line 140 bus from Edison Mall Transfer Station to Bell Tower Shops @ Bell Tower Shops Avenue 140
  2. Take the bus from Fort Myers, FL - McDonalds to Fort Lauderdale – Hollywood International Airport 300 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Terminal 2 and 3 bus stop exit to Fort Lauderdale Airport Station
  4. Take the line 06 bus from Airport-Griffin/Tri-Rail Station to Central Terminal Bay B6 - Rt6 06

Drive  •  2h 21m

  1. Drive from Fort Myers to Fort Lauderdale 140.5 miles

$13 - $20

Line 140 bus to Ft. Myers, fly to Miami, train  •  5h 7m

  1. Take the line 140 bus from Edison Mall Transfer Station to Bell Tower Shops @ Bell Tower Shops Avenue
  2. Fly from Ft. Myers (RSW) to Miami (MIA) RSW - MIA
  3. Take the train from Miami Airport Station to Fort Lauderdale Broward Station

$118 - $661

Bus to Tampa, fly to Fort Lauderdale  •  7h 27m

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

$78 - $290

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The cheapest way to get from Fort Myers to Fort Lauderdale is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 2h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Fort Myers to Fort Lauderdale is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 2h 21m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Fort Myers station to Fort Lauderdale. However, there are services departing from Edison Mall Transfer Station and arriving at Central Terminal Bay B6 - Rt6 via Bell Tower Shops @ Bell Tower Shops Avenue, Fort Myers, FL - McDonalds, Terminal 2 and 3 bus stop exit and Airport-Griffin/Tri-Rail Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 8m.

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The distance between Fort Myers and Fort Lauderdale is 111 miles. The road distance is 140.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort Myers to Fort Lauderdale without a car is to bus and train which takes 4h 29m and costs $23 - $50.

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It takes approximately 4h 29m to get from Fort Myers to Fort Lauderdale, including transfers.

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Fort Myers to Fort Lauderdale bus services, operated by Lee County Transit, arrive at Edison Mall Transfer Station.

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The quickest flight from Ft. Myers Airport to Miami Airport is the direct flight which takes 47m.

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Fort Myers to Fort Lauderdale bus services, operated by Broward County Transit, arrive at Central Terminal Bay B6 - Rt6 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort Myers to Fort Lauderdale is 140 miles. It takes approximately 2h 21m to drive from Fort Myers to Fort Lauderdale.

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  • Distance: 111.2 miles
  • Duration: 4h 29m

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

You can take a bus from Fort Myers to Fort Lauderdale via Bell Tower Shops @ Bell Tower Shops Avenue, Daniels Parkway @ Danport Boulevard, Fort Myers, FL - McDonalds, Fort Lauderdale – Hollywood International Airport, Terminal 2 and 3 bus stop exit, and Airport-Griffin/Tri-Rail Station in around 6h 8m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Tampa to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $360
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Ft. Myers to Miami
Ave. Duration
47m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Tampa to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Silver Airways
Website
silverairways.com
Flights from Tampa to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Train operators
Tri Rail
Phone
954-783-6030
Website
tri-rail.com
Train from West Palm Beach Station to Fort Lauderdale Broward Station
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
tri-rail.com
Train from Miami Airport Station to Fort Lauderdale Broward Station
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
tri-rail.com
Brightline
Phone
+1 305-521-4800
Email
guestservices@gobrightline.com
Website
gobrightline.com
Train from West Palm Beach Station to Fort Lauderdale Station
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Hourly
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Ft Myers, Fl to West Palm Beach, Fl
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Ft Myers, Fl to Tampa, Fl
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$35 - $45
Lee County Transit
Phone
+1 239-533-2111
Website
rideleetran.com
Bus from Edison Mall Transfer Station to Bell Tower Shops @ Bell Tower Shops Avenue
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
leegov.com
The Florida Express Bus
Phone
407-442-2810
Website
busticketreservations.com
Bus from Fort Myers, FL - McDonalds to Fort Lauderdale – Hollywood International Airport
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $60
More information at
American Bus Tickets
Tri Rail
Phone
954-783-6030
Website
tri-rail.com
Bus from Terminal 2 and 3 bus stop exit to Fort Lauderdale Airport Station
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Website
tri-rail.com
Broward County Transit
Website
broward.org
Bus from Airport-Griffin/Tri-Rail Station to Central Terminal Bay B6 - Rt6
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
broward.org

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American Airlines offers flights from Ft. Myers Airport to Miami Airport.

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There are 1416+ hotels available in Fort Lauderdale. Prices start at $89 USD per night.

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