There are 7 ways to get from Jacksonville to Fort Lauderdale by plane, train, bus, night bus 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 Fort Lauderdale  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Jacksonville (JAX) to Fort Lauderdale (FLL) JAX - FLL

$68 - $284

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Jacksonville, Fl to Hollywood 3791

$42 - $97

5 alternative options

Fly to Miami, train  •  4 h 44 min

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

$96 - $328

Megabus, bus  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Take the Megabus from Jacksonville to Orlando
  2. Take the bus from Orlando to Sheridan Street Tri-Rail Station Fort Lauderdale

$43 - $67

Train  •  9 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Jacksonville Amtrak to Fort Lauderdale Amtrak Silver Meteor / ...

$62 - $172

Night bus, train  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Take the night bus from Jacksonville, Fl to West Palm Beach, Fl 3775
  2. Take the train from West Palm Beach Station to Fort Lauderdale Station Northbound / ...

$48 - $91

Drive  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Jacksonville to Fort Lauderdale 321.9 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

The distance between Jacksonville and Fort Lauderdale is 307 miles. The road distance is 321.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Jacksonville to Fort Lauderdale without a car is to Megabus and bus which takes 8 h 6 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 56 min to get from Jacksonville to Fort Lauderdale, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Jacksonville to Fort Lauderdale is to fly which takes 3 h 56 min and costs . Alternatively, you can Megabus and bus, which costs and takes 8 h 6 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 9 h 36 min.

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The quickest flight from Jacksonville Airport to Fort Lauderdale Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 11 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Jacksonville to Fort Lauderdale is 322 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 20 min to drive from Jacksonville to Fort Lauderdale.

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JetBlue Airways and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Jacksonville Airport to Fort Lauderdale Airport.

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There are 1323+ hotels available in Fort Lauderdale. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Jacksonville to Jacksonville Airport is to line 1 bus which takes 49 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Jacksonville to Fort Lauderdale.
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  • Distance: 306.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 56 min

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

JetBlue Airways and Southwest Airlines fly from Jacksonville to Fort Lauderdale every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Jacksonville to Fort Lauderdale via Orlando, Sheridan Street Tri-Rail Station Fort Lauderdale, Sheridan Street Station, and Fort Lauderdale Broward Station in around 8 h 6 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Jacksonville to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Jacksonville to Miami
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Jacksonville to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $390
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 Jacksonville Amtrak to Fort Lauderdale Amtrak
Ave. Duration
8 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $170
Room
$280 - $390
Brightline
Website
gobrightline.com
Train from West Palm Beach Station to Fort Lauderdale Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
gobrightline.com
Book at
gobrightline.com
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Jacksonville to Orlando
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Orlando to Sheridan Street Tri-Rail Station Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Book at
megabus.com
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 Jacksonville, Fl to Hollywood
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $95
Night bus from Jacksonville, Fl to West Palm Beach, Fl
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $80

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