The journey from Orlando, FL to Fort Lauderdale, FL by train is 183.3 mi and takes 20 h 5 min. There are 1 connections per day, with the first departure at 6:41pm and the last at 6:41pm. It is possible to travel from Orlando, FL to Fort Lauderdale, FL by train for as little as $45.02 or as much as $45.02. The best price for this journey is $45.02.
|Journey Duration||20 h 5 min|
|Connection per Day||1|
|Arrival||Fort Lauderdale, FL|
The train from Orlando, FL, to Fort Lauderdale lasts on average 5 h 8 min. Around 2 trains depart a day between Orlando, FL, and Fort Lauderdale, FL, the average price is $45.38 and the lowest ticket pricing starts at around $28.76.
Amtrak, the largest passenger railroad service in the U.S., operates the train from Orlando to Fort Lauderdale. The two Floridian cities are on the Silver Service line, composed of Silver Meteor and Silver Bullet trains.
The Silver Service is a long-distance Amtrak service connecting New York and Miami, serving many smaller cities. On the train journey from Orlando to Fort Lauderdale, you can book a unit in a Viewliner sleeper car. There is a choice between a small but practical Roomete and a more comfortable Bedroom. As for the food options, there is a dining car, a cafe, and a room service for the sleeper passengers.
If you opt for the sleeping car, you must book the entire unit, alone or with someone. Also, the coach has comfortable reclining seats, perfect for getting some shut-eye, so give it a chance.
The central Orlando Amtrak station, located at 1400 Sligh Blvd, offers the convenient service of checked baggage and free overnight parking. If you are going to Disney World, we recommend leaving from the Kissimmee station. The city center, Universal Studio, and Disney World are approximately 10 miles away, but the only way to reach them is by taxi (Uber, Lyft).
Fort Lauderdale Brightline Station has free Wi-Fi, charging stations, and a comfortable waiting area, with customer service for assistance and digital signage for train information. The station is located downtown near various restaurants, shops, and attractions, providing accessibility features like elevators and ramps.
Fort Lauderdale is a popular tourist destination for its beaches, boating canals, and nightlife. Often referred to as the "Venice of America" due to its expansive canal system, the city offers many water-related activities. Fort Lauderdale's cultural attractions include the Museum of Discovery and Science, the NSU Art Museum, and the historic Bonnet House. Miami is also only a short train, or Uber ride away.
So if you plan to travel to Fort Lauderdale from Orlando by train, let us help you plan it. We check thousands of rail, bus, and flight destinations to help you find the best price. Check out our handy price calendar below, where you can see the best prices across all modes of transport between Orlando and Fort Lauderdale.
If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Orlando, FL to Fort Lauderdale, FL, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.
Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Orlando, FL to Fort Lauderdale, FL.
Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.
If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.
Virail Pro Tip ✌: Booking 10 days in advance save 10% on average
Train companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $28 to $53 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 46% on your trip!
When travelling to Fort Lauderdale, FL by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!
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Amtrak, formally known as the National Railroad Passenger Corporation, is a U.S. government-owned entity that delivers intercity passenger train services across the country. Operating over 300 trains daily, Amtrak connects more than 500 destinations in 46 states, the District of Columbia, and three Canadian provinces. Its services include a variety of routes, from short-distance commuter lines to extended journeys featuring sleeper car accommodations.
Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by Amtrak when traveling from Orlando, FL to Fort Lauderdale, FL.
Coach Class passengers enjoy reclining seats with plenty of legroom and fold-down tray tables, along with outlets for electronic devices. They also have access to the Cafe car for food and beverages, along with carry-on baggage service and, on some routes, checked baggage service.
On Acela trains, First Class passengers enjoy all the benefits of Business Class with further enhancements. The seats are adjustable leather with extra space for comfort. There is also a complimentary meal service delivered directly to the passengers' seats. First Class travelers have access to ClubAcela lounges at select stations.
Stepping up to Business Class, passengers receive all the amenities of Coach Class plus additional legroom and complimentary non-alcoholic drinks. They also gain access to lounges at select stations for a more relaxed wait before boarding.
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