There are 8 ways to get from The Villages to Fort Lauderdale by car, train, bus, taxi 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.

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Drive, train  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Drive from The Villages to Orlando Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Orlando Amtrak to Fort Lauderdale Amtrak Silver Meteor

$50 - $128

7 alternative options

Bus, train  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Ocala, FL to West Palm Beach, FL Tallahassee-Miami
  2. Take the train from West Palm Beach Station to Fort Lauderdale Station Northbound / ...

$124 - $193

Drive  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Drive from The Villages to Fort Lauderdale 255.9 miles

$25 - $40

Taxi, bus, line 32 bus to Tampa, fly to Fort Lauderdale  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Take a taxi from The Villages to Ocala, FL
  2. Take the bus from Ocala, FL to Tampa, FL
  3. Take the line 32 bus from M L King Jr Blvd @ Central Av to Airport Rental Car Facility
  4. Fly from Tampa (TPA) to Fort Lauderdale (FLL) TPA - FLL

$280 - $476

Bus, bus to Orlando, fly to Fort Lauderdale  •  7 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Lady Lake - Bealls Dept Store to Daytona International Speedway
  2. Take the bus from Daytona International Speedway to Skyview Plaza Orlando
  3. Fly from Orlando (MCO) to Fort Lauderdale (FLL) MCO - FLL

$136 - $316

Taxi, bus, line 32 bus to Tampa, fly to Miami  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Take a taxi from The Villages to Ocala, FL
  2. Take the bus from Ocala, FL to Tampa, FL
  3. Take the line 32 bus from M L King Jr Blvd @ Central Av to Airport Rental Car Facility
  4. Fly from Tampa (TPA) to Miami (MIA) TPA - MIA
  5. Take the bus from Miami, FL to Fort Lauderdale

$291 - $502

Taxi, bus to Gainesville, fly to Miami, bus  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Take a taxi from The Villages to Ocala, FL
  2. Take the bus from Ocala, FL to Gainesville
  3. Fly from Gainesville (GNV) to Miami (MIA) GNV - MIA
  4. Take the bus from Miami, FL to Fort Lauderdale

$243 - $552

Bus to Tampa, fly to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach, train  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Ocala, FL to Tampa, FL
  2. Fly from Tampa (TPA) to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach (PBI) TPA - PBI
  3. Take the train from West Palm Beach Station to Fort Lauderdale Station

$312 - $663

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from The Villages to Fort Lauderdale is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 4 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from The Villages to Fort Lauderdale is to drive which takes 4 h 23 min and costs $25 - $40.

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The distance between The Villages and Fort Lauderdale is 360 km. The road distance is 409 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 46 min to get from The Villages to Fort Lauderdale, including transfers.

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

There is no direct connection from The Villages to Fort Lauderdale. However, you can take the drive to Orlando Amtrak then take the train to Fort Lauderdale Amtrak. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from The Villages to Fort Lauderdale via Ocala, FL, West Palm Beach, FL, Wpb Itc @ Bay I, Quadrille Blvd @ Evernia St, and West Palm Beach Station in around 6 h 27 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Tampa to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $360
Flights from Orlando to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Silver Airways
Website
silverairways.com
Flights from Tampa to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Orlando to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Tampa to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Tampa to Miami
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Gainesville to Miami
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Tampa to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $250
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
Train operators
Amtrak
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
Book at
gobrightline.com
Bus operators
Red Coach
Phone
+1 877 733 0724
Website
redcoachusa.com
Bus from Ocala, FL to West Palm Beach, FL
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Schedules at
redcoachusa.com
Standard Fare
$35 - $75
Web Fare
$30 - $50
Flexible Fare
$40 - $85
Bus from Ocala, FL to Gainesville
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $50
Schedules at
redcoachusa.com
Standard Fare
$18 - $40
Web Fare
$15 - $27
Flexible Fare
$20 - $50
La Cubana
Phone
+1 305-541-1700
Website
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Ocala, FL to Tampa, FL
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$159
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com
Hillsborough Area Regional Transit
Website
gohart.org
Bus from M L King Jr Blvd @ Central Av to Airport Rental Car Facility
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
gohart.org
Yankee Trails
Website
yankeetrails.com
Bus from Lady Lake - Bealls Dept Store to Daytona International Speedway
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$39
Schedules at
yankeetrails.com
Escot Bus Lines
Phone
+1-888-571-7778
Website
escotbuslines.com
Bus from Daytona International Speedway to Skyview Plaza Orlando
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$42
Schedules at
escotbuslines.com
Other operators
Taxi from The Villages to Ocala, FL
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
A-1 Taxi
Phone
+1 352-753-1415
Website
a1taxi.us

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