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There are 8 ways to get from Los Angeles to Fort Lauderdale by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Los Angeles to Fort Lauderdale  •  7h 16m

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Fort Lauderdale (FLL) LAX - FLL

$117 - $546

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Fly Los Angeles to Miami, train  •  7h 50m

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Miami (MIA) LAX - MIA
  2. Take the train from Miami Airport Station to Fort Lauderdale Broward Station

$131 - $600

Fly Los Angeles to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach, train  •  10h 31m

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach (PBI) LAX - PBI
  2. Take the train from West Palm Beach Station to Fort Lauderdale Station

$160 - $624

Train to San Diego, fly to Miami, train  •  10h 31m

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
  2. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Miami (MIA) SAN - MIA
  3. Take the train from Miami Airport Station to Fort Lauderdale Broward Station

$169 - $783

Bus  •  2 days 17h

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to San Antonio, Tx
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Houston, Tx
  3. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to West Palm Beach, Fl
  4. Take the bus from Wpb Itc @ Bay I to E Camino Real @ Dixie Hwy 1

$284 - $679

Train, bus  •  2 days 22h

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
  2. Take the bus from New Orleans, La to West Palm Beach, Fl
  3. Take the train from West Palm Beach Station to Fort Lauderdale Station

$340 - $959

Train  •  3 days 12h

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Washington Union Station
  3. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Fort Lauderdale Amtrak Station

$526 - $1,568

Drive  •  43h 44m

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Fort Lauderdale 2721.8 miles

$260 - $390

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The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Fort Lauderdale is to fly which costs $110 - $550 and takes 7h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Fort Lauderdale is to fly which costs $110 - $550 and takes 7h 16m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles to Fort Lauderdale. However, there are services departing from Los Angeles, Ca and arriving at Broward B/Ne 3 A via San Antonio, Tx, Houston, Tx, Wpb Itc @ Bay I and Camino Real/Us1. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 17h.

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No, there is no direct train from Los Angeles station to Fort Lauderdale station. However, there are services departing from Los Angeles Union Station and arriving at Fort Lauderdale Amtrak Station via Chicago Union Station and Washington Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 12h.

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The distance between Los Angeles and Fort Lauderdale is 2342 miles. The road distance is 2721.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Fort Lauderdale without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 17h and costs $280 - $700.

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It takes approximately 7h 16m to get from Los Angeles to Fort Lauderdale, including transfers.

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Los Angeles to Fort Lauderdale bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Los Angeles, Ca station.

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Los Angeles to Fort Lauderdale train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Los Angeles Union Station.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Fort Lauderdale is to fly which takes 7h 16m and costs $110 - $550. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $280 - $700 and takes 2 days 17h, you could also train, which costs $500 - $1,600 and takes 3 days 12h.

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Map of how to get from Los Angeles to Fort Lauderdale.
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  • Distance: 2342.2 miles
  • Duration: 7h 16m

What companies run services between Los Angeles, CA, USA and Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA?

JetBlue Airways, Spirit Airlines and five other airlines fly from Los Angeles to Fort Lauderdale hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Los Angeles to Fort Lauderdale via San Antonio, Tx, Houston, Tx, West Palm Beach, Fl, Wpb Itc @ Bay I, E Camino Real @ Dixie Hwy, and Camino Real/Us1 in around 2 days 17h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Fort Lauderdale via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 47m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Flights from Los Angeles to Miami
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Miami via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Miami via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Miami via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Los Angeles to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Los Angeles to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Los Angeles to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from San Diego to Miami
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from San Diego to Miami via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from San Diego to Miami via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from San Diego to Miami via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Miami via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Los Angeles to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from San Diego to Miami via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Fort Lauderdale via Austin
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,800
Flights from Los Angeles to Fort Lauderdale via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,800
Flights from Los Angeles to Fort Lauderdale via New Orleans
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,800
Flights from Los Angeles to Fort Lauderdale via Dallas
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,800
Flights from Los Angeles to Fort Lauderdale via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 47m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,800
Flights from Los Angeles to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Los Angeles to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Flights from Los Angeles to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
9h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Fort Lauderdale via Houston
Ave. Duration
6h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Miami via Houston
Ave. Duration
6h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from Los Angeles to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach via Newark
Ave. Duration
9h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from San Diego to Miami via Houston
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from Los Angeles to Fort Lauderdale via Austin
Ave. Duration
6h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,400
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Los Angeles to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach via Toronto
Ave. Duration
9h 23m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Train operators
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
Book at
Brightline
SmartPlus
$15 - $21
Smart
$11 - $16
Select
$30 - $35
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 Los Angeles Union Station to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Train from Los Angeles Union Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
45h 40m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$240 - $360
Flexi Coach Seat
$440 - $650
Business Coach Seat
$500 - $750
Room
$900 - $1,300
Train from Los Angeles Union Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
42h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$270 - $410
Flexi Coach Seat
$480 - $700
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $850
Room
$1,000 - $1,500
Train from Chicago Union Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
17h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $310
Room
$440 - $600
Train from Washington Union Station to Fort Lauderdale Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
22h 18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Flexi Coach Seat
$260 - $380
Business Coach Seat
$310 - $440
Room
$550 - $850
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 Los Angeles, Ca to San Antonio, Tx
Ave. Duration
27h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $320
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $210
Flexible
$240 - $320
Bus from San Antonio, Tx to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Bus from Houston, Tx to West Palm Beach, Fl
Ave. Duration
29h 19m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $280
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$110 - $180
Flexible
$210 - $280
Bus from New Orleans, La to West Palm Beach, Fl
Ave. Duration
21h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $210
Palm Tran
Website
pbcgov.com
Bus from Wpb Itc @ Bay I to E Camino Real @ Dixie Hwy
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
pbcgov.com

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The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to Fort Lauderdale Airport is the direct flight which takes 4h 50m.

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Los Angeles to Fort Lauderdale bus services, operated by Palm Tran, arrive at E Camino Real @ Dixie Hwy station.

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Fort Lauderdale is 3h ahead of Los Angeles. It is currently 10:41 AM in Los Angeles and 1:41 PM in Fort Lauderdale.

Los Angeles to Fort Lauderdale train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Fort Lauderdale Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Los Angeles to Fort Lauderdale is 2722 miles. It takes approximately 43h 44m to drive from Los Angeles to Fort Lauderdale.

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Alaska Airlines, Inc., American Airlines, United Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Los Angeles Airport to Fort Lauderdale Airport.

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Book your Los Angeles to Fort Lauderdale train tickets online with Rome2rio.

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There are 1436+ hotels available in Fort Lauderdale. Prices start at $95 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Los Angeles Airport is to train which takes 30m and costs .

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