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

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Bus  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Miami, FL Holiday Inn Hotel to Orlando International Airport, FL Javax Bus

$55

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA, train  •  8 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Miami, Fl to Kissimmee, Fl 3783
  2. Take the train from Kissimmee to Sanford SunRail

$32 - $72

5 alternative options

Bus The Florida Express Bus, train  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort Lauderdale, FL - Tri-Rail Station to Kissimmee, FL - Walmart Supercenter 1301 / ...
  2. Take the train from Tupperware to Sanford SunRail

$35 - $72

Train  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Miami Amtrak to Kissimmee Amtrak Silver Meteor / ...
  2. Take the train from Kissimmee to Sanford SunRail

$50 - $127

Drive  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Miami to Sanford 252.9 miles

$24 - $40

Fly from Miami, train  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Miami (MIA) to Orlando (MCO) MIA - MCO
  2. Take the train from Sand Lake Road to Sanford

$68 - $329

Train, train to Fort Lauderdale, fly  •  5 h 40 min

  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 (FLL) to Orlando (MCO) FLL - MCO
  4. Take the train from Sand Lake Road to Sanford

$61 - $244

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The cheapest way to get from Miami to Sanford is to drive which costs $24 - $40 and takes 4 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Miami to Sanford is to drive which costs $24 - $40 and takes 4 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Miami to Sanford. However, there are services departing from Miami, FL Holiday Inn Hotel and arriving at Us Hwy 17-92 And W 13Th St via Oia Transfer Center, Fern Park Transfer Center and Sanford Seminole Center Superstop. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 16 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Miami to Sanford. However, there are services departing from Government Ctr.Stat.Rail Northbound and arriving at Sanford via Miami Amtrak and Kissimmee. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 15 min.

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The distance between Miami and Sanford is 221 miles. The road distance is 252.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Miami to Sanford without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 16 min and costs $55.

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It takes approximately 7 h 16 min to get from Miami to Sanford, including transfers.

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Miami to Sanford bus services, operated by Javax Bus, depart from Miami, FL Holiday Inn Hotel station.

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Miami to Sanford train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Miami Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Miami to Sanford is to bus which takes 7 h 16 min and costs $55. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $50 - $130 and takes 8 h 15 min.

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The quickest flight from Miami Airport to Orlando Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Miami to Sanford bus services, operated by Javax Bus, arrive at Orlando International Airport, FL station.

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Map of how to get from Miami to Sanford.
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  • Distance: 220.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 16 min

What companies run services between Miami, FL, USA and Sanford, FL, USA?

Javax Bus operates a bus from Miami to Sanford twice daily. Tickets cost $49 and the journey takes 4 h 5 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Miami to Sanford via Tri-Rail Station Rail Northbound, Miami Amtrak, Kissimmee Amtrak, and Kissimmee in around 8 h 15 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Orlando
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Miami to Orlando
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Silver Airways
Website
silverairways.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Orlando
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Orlando
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Miami to Orlando
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $480
Train operators
SunRail
Website
sunrail.com
Train from Tupperware to Sanford
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
sunrail.com
Train from Kissimmee to Sanford
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
sunrail.com
Train from Sand Lake Road to Sanford
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
sunrail.com
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 Miami Amtrak to Kissimmee Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$220 - $310
Miami Dade Transit
Phone
+1 305-468-5900
Website
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
Bus operators
Javax Bus
Phone
407-299-6360
Email
info@floridatransportation.net
Website
javaxbus.com
Bus from Miami, FL Holiday Inn Hotel to Orlando International Airport, FL
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$49
Schedules at
javaxbus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
The Florida Express Bus
Phone
407-442-2810
Website
busticketreservations.com
Bus from Fort Lauderdale, FL - Tri-Rail Station to Kissimmee, FL - Walmart Supercenter
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $60
More information at
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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 Miami, Fl to Kissimmee, Fl
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65

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