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

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Train  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Orlando Amtrak to Fort Lauderdale Amtrak Silver Meteor / ...

$45 - $120

Cheapest option

Line 18 bus, bus  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Take the line 18 bus from S Orange Avenue And W Anderson Street to Bill Beck Blvd And E. Osceola Pkwy 18
  2. Take the bus from Kissimmee, FL - Walmart Supercenter to Fort Lauderdale, FL - Tri-Rail Station 1100 / ...

$31 - $64

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Orlando, Fl to West Palm Beach, Fl 1262
  2. Take the train from West Palm Beach Station to Fort Lauderdale Station Northbound / ...

$38 - $67

Drive  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Orlando to Fort Lauderdale 208.3 miles

$20 - $30

Fly to Fort Lauderdale  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Orlando (MCO) to Fort Lauderdale (FLL) MCO - FLL

$54 - $234

Fly to Miami, train  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Orlando (MCO) to Miami (MIA) MCO - MIA
  2. Take the train from Miami Airport Station to Fort Lauderdale Broward Station

$66 - $328

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The cheapest way to get from Orlando to Fort Lauderdale is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Orlando to Fort Lauderdale is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Orlando to Fort Lauderdale. However, there are services departing from S Orange Avenue And W Anderson Street and arriving at Central Terminal Bay B6 - Rt6 via Kissimmee, FL - Walmart Supercenter and Airport-Griffin/Tri-Rail Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 21 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Orlando Amtrak and arriving at Fort Lauderdale Amtrak. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 39 min.

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The distance between Orlando and Fort Lauderdale is 184 miles. The road distance is 208.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Orlando to Fort Lauderdale without a car is to train which takes 4 h 39 min and costs $45 - $120.

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The train from Orlando Amtrak to Fort Lauderdale Amtrak takes 4 h 39 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Orlando to Fort Lauderdale bus services, operated by Lynx Central Florida Transport, depart from S Orange Avenue And W Anderson Street station.

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Orlando to Fort Lauderdale train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Orlando Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Orlando to Fort Lauderdale is to train which takes 4 h 39 min and costs $45 - $120. Alternatively, you can line 18 bus and bus, which costs $30 - $65 and takes 6 h 21 min, you could also fly, which costs $50 - $240 and takes 3 h 37 min.

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  • Distance: 184.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 39 min

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

Amtrak operates a train from Orlando to Fort Lauderdale twice daily. Tickets cost $45 - $120 and the journey takes 4 h 39 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Orlando to Fort Lauderdale via Bill Beck Blvd And E. Osceola Pkwy, Kissimmee, FL - Walmart Supercenter, Fort Lauderdale, FL - Tri-Rail Station, and Airport-Griffin/Tri-Rail Station in around 6 h 21 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Orlando to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Orlando to Miami
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Silver Airways
Website
silverairways.com
Flights from Orlando to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Orlando to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
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 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $480
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Orlando Amtrak to Fort Lauderdale Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 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
$210 - $300
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
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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 Orlando, Fl to West Palm Beach, Fl
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Lynx Central Florida Transport
The Florida Express Bus
Phone
407-442-2810
Website
busticketreservations.com
Bus from Kissimmee, FL - Walmart Supercenter to Fort Lauderdale, FL - Tri-Rail Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $60
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The quickest flight from Orlando Airport to Fort Lauderdale Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Orlando to Fort Lauderdale bus services, operated by The Florida Express Bus, arrive at Fort Lauderdale, FL - Tri-Rail Station.

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Orlando to Fort Lauderdale train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Fort Lauderdale Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Orlando to Fort Lauderdale is 208 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 31 min to drive from Orlando to Fort Lauderdale.

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Sunwing Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Silver Airways and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Orlando Airport to Fort Lauderdale Airport.

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There are 1293+ hotels available in Fort Lauderdale. Prices start at $77 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Orlando to Orlando Airport is to line 11 bus which takes 41 min and costs $3.

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