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There are 4 ways to get from Punta Gorda to Fort Lauderdale by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Port Charlotte,FL - Burger King to Fort Lauderdale – Hollywood International Airport 300 / ...

$62 - $104

3 alternative options

Bus, line 01 bus  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Punta Gorda, FL to Miami Beach, FL Atlanta route
  2. Take the line 01 bus from Aventura Mall to Central Terminal Bay C1 - Rt1 01 / ...

$175 - $178

Drive  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Punta Gorda to Fort Lauderdale 165.7 miles

$16 - $24

Bus, fly  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Punta Gorda, FL to Tampa, FL
  2. Fly from Tampa (TPA) to Fort Lauderdale (FLL) TPA - FLL

$229 - $417

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The cheapest way to get from Punta Gorda to Fort Lauderdale is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 2 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Punta Gorda to Fort Lauderdale is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 2 h 44 min.

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The distance between Punta Gorda and Fort Lauderdale is 131 miles. The road distance is 165.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Punta Gorda to Fort Lauderdale without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 54 min and costs $60 - $110.

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It takes approximately 2 h 54 min to get from Punta Gorda to Fort Lauderdale, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Tampa Airport to Fort Lauderdale Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Punta Gorda to Fort Lauderdale is 166 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 44 min to drive from Punta Gorda to Fort Lauderdale.

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

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There are 1336+ hotels available in Fort Lauderdale. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 130.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 54 min

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

The Florida Express Bus operates a bus from Punta Gorda to Fort Lauderdale twice daily. Tickets cost $27 - $60 and the journey takes 2 h 35 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Tampa to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $360
Silver Airways
Website
silverairways.com
Flights from Tampa to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Tampa to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Bus operators
The Florida Express Bus
Phone
407-442-2810
Website
busticketreservations.com
Bus from Port Charlotte,FL - Burger King to Fort Lauderdale – Hollywood International Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $60
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American Bus Tickets
La Cubana
Phone
+1 305-541-1700
Website
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Punta Gorda, FL to Miami Beach, FL
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$159
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Punta Gorda, FL to Tampa, FL
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$159
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com
Broward County Transit
Website
broward.org
Bus from Aventura Mall to Central Terminal Bay C1 - Rt1
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
broward.org

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