There are 7 ways to get from Fort Walton Beach to Carbondale by plane, night bus, bus, train or car

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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Fly to St. Louis, night bus  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Valparaiso (VPS) to St. Louis (STL) VPS - STL
  2. Take the night bus from St Louis, Mo to Carbondale

$240 - $1,037

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Bus  •  20 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Ft Walton Beach, Fl to Mobile, Al
  2. Take the bus from Mobile, Al to Atlanta, Ga
  3. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Carbondale

$107 - $263

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Fly to Belleville, night bus  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Valparaiso (VPS) to Belleville (BLV) VPS - BLV
  2. Take the night bus from St Louis, Mo to Carbondale

$179 - $547

Fly to Evansville, bus  •  9 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Valparaiso (VPS) to Evansville (EVV) VPS - EVV
  2. Take the bus from Evansville, IN to Paducah, KY
  3. Take the bus from Paducah, Ky to Carbondale

$271 - $1,079

Bus via Nashville, Tn  •  19 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Ft Walton Beach, Fl to Mobile, Al
  2. Take the bus from Mobile, Al to Birmingham, Al
  3. Take the bus from Birmingham, Al to Nashville, Tn
  4. Take the bus from Nashville, Tn to Carbondale

$108 - $258

Bus, train  •  20 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Ft Walton Beach, Fl to Pensacola, Fl
  2. Take the bus from Pensacola, Fl to Mobile, Al
  3. Take the bus from Mobile, Al to New Orleans, La
  4. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Carbondale Amtrak

$139 - $360

Drive  •  11 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Fort Walton Beach to Carbondale 650.6 miles

$60 - $95

Questions & Answers

The distance between Fort Walton Beach and Carbondale is 529 miles. The road distance is 650.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort Walton Beach to Carbondale without a car is to bus which takes 19 h 35 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 36 min to get from Fort Walton Beach to Carbondale, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Valparaiso Airport to St. Louis Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 59 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort Walton Beach to Carbondale is 651 miles. It takes approximately 11 h 20 min to drive from Fort Walton Beach to Carbondale.

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United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Valparaiso Airport to St. Louis Airport.

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There are 27+ hotels available in Carbondale. Prices start at $50 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Fort Walton Beach to Valparaiso Airport is to taxi which takes 13 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Fort Walton Beach to Carbondale.
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  • Distance: 529.3 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 36 min

What companies run services between Fort Walton Beach, FL, USA and Carbondale, IL, USA?

You can take a bus from Fort Walton Beach to Carbondale via Ft Walton Beach, Fl, Mobile, Al, Birmingham, Al, and Nashville, Tn in around 19 h 35 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Valparaiso to St. Louis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Valparaiso to St. Louis via Atlanta, Covington
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Valparaiso to Evansville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Valparaiso to St. Louis via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Valparaiso to St. Louis via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Valparaiso to St. Louis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Valparaiso to St. Louis via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Valparaiso to Evansville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Valparaiso to Evansville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Valparaiso to St. Louis via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Valparaiso to Belleville
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $470
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Carbondale Amtrak
Ave. Duration
13 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Flexi Coach Seat
$150 - $230
Business Coach Seat
$170 - $250
Room
$370 - $550
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
Night bus from St Louis, Mo to Carbondale
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Paducah, Ky to Carbondale
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$24 - $35
Bus from Ft Walton Beach, Fl to Mobile, Al
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Mobile, Al to Birmingham, Al
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Bus from Birmingham, Al to Nashville, Tn
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Nashville, Tn to Carbondale
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Ft Walton Beach, Fl to Pensacola, Fl
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26
Bus from Pensacola, Fl to Mobile, Al
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26
Bus from Mobile, Al to New Orleans, La
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $45
Bus from Mobile, Al to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $90
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to Carbondale
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$90 - $120

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