There are 9 ways to get from Los Angeles to Fort Lauderdale by plane, train, 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.

Recommended option

Fly Los Angeles to Fort Lauderdale  •  7 h 25 min

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

$118 - $560

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Fly Los Angeles to Miami, train  •  8 h 16 min

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

$130 - $614

Fly Long Beach to Fort Lauderdale  •  8 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Long Beach (LGB) to Fort Lauderdale (FLL) LGB - FLL

$166 - $606

Train to San Diego, fly to Fort Lauderdale  •  10 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
  2. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Fort Lauderdale (FLL) SAN - FLL

$157 - $569

Fly Los Angeles to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach, train  •  10 h 34 min

  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

$165 - $677

Bus  •  2 days 16 h

  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 - $678

Train, bus  •  2 days 21 h

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak 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

$344 - $958

Train  •  3 days 12 h

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak 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

$526 - $1,568

Drive  •  43 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Fort Lauderdale 2721.8 miles

$260 - $390

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Fort Lauderdale is to fly which costs $110 - $600 and takes 7 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Fort Lauderdale is to fly which costs $110 - $600 and takes 7 h 25 min.

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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 16 h.

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

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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 16 h and costs $280 - $700.

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It takes approximately 7 h 25 min 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 Amtrak.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Fort Lauderdale is to fly which takes 7 h 25 min and costs $110 - $600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $280 - $700 and takes 2 days 16 h, you could also train, which costs $500 - $1,600 and takes 3 days 12 h.

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Map of how to get from Los Angeles to Fort Lauderdale.
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  • Distance: 2342.2 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 25 min

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

Spirit Airlines, JetBlue Airways 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 16 h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Fort Lauderdale via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Flights from Los Angeles to Miami
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Miami via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Miami via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Fort Lauderdale via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Los Angeles to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Los Angeles to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Los Angeles to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
9 h 59 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Fort Lauderdale via Dallas
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,800
Flights from Los Angeles to Fort Lauderdale via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,800
Flights from Los Angeles to Fort Lauderdale via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,800
Flights from Long Beach to Fort Lauderdale via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Flights from Long Beach to Fort Lauderdale via Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Flights from San Diego to Fort Lauderdale via San Antonio
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from San Diego to Fort Lauderdale via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from San Diego to Fort Lauderdale via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from San Diego to Fort Lauderdale via Austin
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from San Diego to Fort Lauderdale via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from San Diego to Fort Lauderdale via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Los Angeles to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Los Angeles to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Miami via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 14 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Long Beach to Fort Lauderdale via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
9 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Los Angeles to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Los Angeles to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 54 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Los Angeles to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach via Detroit
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Fort Lauderdale via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Miami via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from San Diego to Fort Lauderdale via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Los Angeles to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 9 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Los Angeles to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach via Newark
Ave. Duration
9 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Flights from Long Beach to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Long Beach to Fort Lauderdale via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Long Beach to Fort Lauderdale via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
8 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Long Beach to Fort Lauderdale via Boston
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Long Beach to Fort Lauderdale via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
10 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from San Diego to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Los Angeles to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
10 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from Los Angeles to Fort Lauderdale via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from San Diego to Fort Lauderdale via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from San Diego to Fort Lauderdale via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7 h 4 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
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
9 h 44 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
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 Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
45 h 40 min
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 Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
42 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice 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
17 h 25 min
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
Ave. Duration
22 h 18 min
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
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
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
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
27 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $320
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $210
Flexible
$240 - $320
Bus from San Antonio, Tx to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Bus from Houston, Tx to West Palm Beach, Fl
Ave. Duration
29 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
21 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
pbcgov.com

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