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

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

Bus, train  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Cape Canaveral - Royal CCL to Fort Pierce, FL
  2. Take the bus from Ft Pierce, Fl to West Palm Beach, Fl
  3. Take the train from West Palm Beach Station to Fort Lauderdale Broward Station

$111 - $159

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Port Canaveral, FL - Carnival to Boca Raton, FL Javax Bus

$92 - $108

4 alternative options

Bus, train via Fort Lauderdale Station  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Port Canaveral, FL - Carnival to Fort Pierce, FL
  2. Take the bus from Ft Pierce, Fl to West Palm Beach, Fl
  3. Take the train from West Palm Beach Station to Fort Lauderdale Station

$122 - $169

Drive  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Merritt Island to Fort Lauderdale 199.4 miles

$19 - $29

Bus, fly to Fort Lauderdale  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Cape Canaveral - Carnival CL to Orlando Airport
  2. Fly from Orlando (MCO) to Fort Lauderdale (FLL) MCO - FLL

$146 - $335

Bus, fly to Miami  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Cape Canaveral - Carnival CL to Orlando Airport
  2. Fly from Orlando (MCO) to Miami (MIA) MCO - MIA
  3. Take the bus from Miami, FL to Fort Lauderdale

$162 - $441

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Merritt Island to Fort Lauderdale is to drive which costs $19 - $29 and takes 3 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Merritt Island to Fort Lauderdale is to drive which costs $19 - $29 and takes 3 h 1 min.

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The distance between Merritt Island and Fort Lauderdale is 171 miles. The road distance is 199.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 26 min to get from Merritt Island to Fort Lauderdale, including transfers.

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

Javax Bus operates a bus from Merritt Island to Fort Lauderdale 5 times a day. Tickets cost $44 - $49 and the journey takes 3 h 14 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Orlando to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Orlando to Miami
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Silver Airways
Website
silverairways.com
Flights from Orlando to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Orlando to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Sunwing Airlines
Website
sunwing.ca
Flights from Orlando to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$26 - $190
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Orlando to Miami
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $480
Train operators
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
Javax Bus
Phone
407-299-6360
Email
info@floridatransportation.net
Website
javaxbus.com
Bus from Cape Canaveral - Royal CCL to Fort Pierce, FL
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$49
Schedules at
javaxbus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Bus from Port Canaveral, FL - Carnival to Boca Raton, FL
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$44 - $49
Schedules at
javaxbus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Bus from Port Canaveral, FL - Carnival to Fort Pierce, FL
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$49
Schedules at
javaxbus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Bus from Cape Canaveral - Carnival CL to Orlando Airport
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$49
Schedules at
javaxbus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Greyhound USA
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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 Pierce, Fl to West Palm Beach, Fl
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Red Coach
Phone
+1 877 733 0724
Website
redcoachusa.com
Bus from Fort Pierce to West Palm Beach, FL
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $50
Schedules at
redcoachusa.com
Standard Fare
$19 - $45
Web Fare
$16 - $29
Flexible Fare
$22 - $50

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