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There are 7 ways to get from Miami to Cape Canaveral by train, bus, car or plane

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  6h 25m

  1. Take the train from MiamiCentral to West Palm Beach Brightline
  2. Take the bus from West Palm Beach to Melbourne "Greyhound"

$133 - $165

Cheapest option

Train, train to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International, fly to Orlando, line 8 bus, line 4 bus  •  7h 55m

  1. Take the train from Government Ctr.Stat.Rail Northbound to Tri-Rail Station Rail Northbound
  2. Take the train from MetroRail Transfer Station to Fort Lauderdale Airport Station
  3. Fly from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International (FLL) to Orlando (MCO) FLL - MCO
  4. Take the line 8 bus from SR 520 / Townsend Rd NE Corner to Transit Center Cocoa
  5. Take the line 4 bus from Transit Center Cocoa to Shepard Park @ Pizza Hut

$78 - $188

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Train, bus via Fort Pierce South  •  6h 30m

  1. Take the train from MiamiCentral to West Palm Beach
  2. Take the bus from West Palm Beach to Ft Pierce
  3. Take the bus from Ft Pierce to Melbourne

$140 - $176

Train, bus via MetroRail Transfer Station  •  7h 16m

  1. Take the train from MetroRail Transfer Station to West Palm Beach Station Trnb
  2. Take the bus from West Palm Beach to Melbourne "Greyhound"

$126 - $159

Drive  •  3h 30m

  1. Drive from Miami to Cape Canaveral 210.1 miles

$20 - $30

Train to Miami, fly to Orlando, line 8 bus, line 4 bus, line 9 bus  •  6h 48m

  1. Take the train from Government Ctr.Stat.Rail Northbound to Earlington Hts.Stat.Rail Northbound
  2. Fly from Miami (MIA) to Orlando (MCO) MIA - MCO
  3. Take the line 8 bus from SR 520 / Townsend Rd NE Corner to Transit Center Cocoa
  4. Take the line 4 bus from Transit Center Cocoa to Shepard Park @ Pizza Hut
  5. Take the line 9 bus from Shepard Park @ Pizza Hut to N Atlantic Ave @ South Gate

$83 - $259

Fly Miami to Tampa, train, drive  •  7h 7m

  1. Fly from Miami (MIA) to Tampa (TPA) MIA - TPA
  2. Take the train from Tampa to Kissimmee Amtrak Station
  3. Drive from Kissimmee Amtrak Station to Cape Canaveral

$81 - $230

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The cheapest way to get from Miami to Cape Canaveral is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3h 30m.

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The fastest way to get from Miami to Cape Canaveral is to drive. Taking this option will cost $20 - $30 and takes 3h 30m.

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The distance between Miami and Cape Canaveral is 184 miles. The road distance is 210.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Miami to Cape Canaveral without a car is to train and bus which takes 6h 25m and costs $130 - $170.

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It takes approximately 6h 25m to get from Miami to Cape Canaveral, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Miami Airport to Orlando Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 7m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Miami to Cape Canaveral is 210 miles. It takes approximately 3h 30m to drive from Miami to Cape Canaveral.

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Frontier Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Miami Airport to Orlando Airport.

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There are 60+ hotels available in Cape Canaveral. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Miami to Cape Canaveral.
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  • Distance: 184.4 miles
  • Duration: 6h 25m

What companies run services between Miami, FL, USA and Cape Canaveral, FL, USA?

There is no direct connection from Miami to Cape Canaveral. However, you can take the train to West Palm Beach, take the walk to Quadrille Blvd @ Clematis St, take the line 1 bus to Wpb Itc @ Bay J, take the walk to West Palm Beach, take the bus to Melbourne, then take the taxi to Cape Canaveral. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Miami to Cape Canaveral via West Palm Beach, Quadrille Blvd @ Clematis St, Wpb Itc @ Bay J, West Palm Beach, Ft Pierce, and Melbourne in around 6h 30m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Miami to Orlando
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $390
Flights from Miami to Tampa
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International to Orlando
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International to Orlando
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $180
Silver Airways
Website
silverairways.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International to Orlando
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Miami to Orlando
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Train operators
Brightline
Phone
+1 305-521-4800
Email
guestservices@gobrightline.com
Website
gobrightline.com
Train from MiamiCentral to West Palm Beach
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Book at
Brightline
SmartPlus
$16 - $23
Smart
$12 - $17
Select
$36 - $42
Tri Rail
Phone
954-783-6030
Website
tri-rail.com
Train from MetroRail Transfer Station to West Palm Beach Station
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
tri-rail.com
Weekend | Holiday
$5
Weekday
$7 - $10
Train from MetroRail Transfer Station to Fort Lauderdale Airport Station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
tri-rail.com
Weekend | Holiday
$5
Weekday
$3 - $5
Miami Dade Transit
Phone
+1 305-468-5900
Website
miamidade.gov
Train from Government Ctr.Stat.Rail Northbound to Earlington Hts.Stat.Rail Northbound
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
miamidade.gov
Train from Government Ctr.Stat.Rail Northbound to Tri-Rail Station Rail Northbound
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
miamidade.gov
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 Tampa to Kissimmee Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
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 West Palm Beach to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $27
Flexible
$35 - $55
Bus from West Palm Beach to Ft Pierce
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Ft Pierce to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$30 - $45
Space Coast Area Transit
Phone
+1 321-633-1878
Website
321transit.com
Bus from SR 520 / Townsend Rd NE Corner to Transit Center Cocoa
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
321transit.com
Bus from Transit Center Cocoa to Shepard Park @ Pizza Hut
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
321transit.com
Bus from Shepard Park @ Pizza Hut to N Atlantic Ave @ South Gate
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
321transit.com

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