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Fort Lauderdale - Daytona Beach Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 9 intercity buses per day from Fort Lauderdale to Daytona Beach. Traveling by bus from Fort Lauderdale to Daytona Beach usually takes around 7 hours and 30 minutes, but the fastest Greyhound bus can make the trip in 4 hours and 40 minutes.

Distance220 mi (354 km)
Shortest duration4h 40m
Cheapest price$42.57
Trips per day2
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
Bus lines2

How much is a bus ticket from Fort Lauderdale to Daytona Beach?

$48.14 is the average price of a bus ticket from Fort Lauderdale to Daytona Beach. Taking a bus is an affordable way to make this trip. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Monthly average prices

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The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in June. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just $60 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Fort Lauderdale to Daytona Beach in December, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to $76 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.

Prices as travel date approaches

$103$82$62$41$213020100

To save money on bus tickets, buy them as early as possible. Bus carriers usually charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel. Book your ticket at least 22 days in advance to save up to $37.11.

What bus companies travel from Fort Lauderdale to Daytona Beach?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Fort Lauderdale to Daytona Beach that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, Greyhound usually offers more choice, with 5 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus US46h 15m$75.35
Greyhound57h 44m$69.36
  • FlixBus US is the American branch of German bus company FlixBus, known for providing sustainable, affordable, and modern bus travel. The company offers cheap bus tickets to popular urban destinations throughout the United States. FlixBus US buses include many amenities, including comfortable seats, free WiFi, power outlets at every seat, and an online portal for free entertainment. On average, FlixBus US operates 4 trips per day from Fort Lauderdale to Daytona Beach, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

  • Greyhound is the largest nationwide bus carrier in the United States, offering cheap, safe and reliable service across the country. Greyhound has become a household name, serving over 16 million passengers per year with daily trips to over 2,400 destinations. Greyhound performs about 5 bus trips from Fort Lauderdale to Daytona Beach every day, with the average journey taking around 7 hours and 44 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Daytona Beach usually start from $43.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 7 hours and 30 minutes to cover the 354 kilometers from Fort Lauderdale to Daytona Beach. However, the fastest bus only takes 4 hours and 40 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

Because many passengers travel from Fort Lauderdale to Daytona Beach at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

The first bus leaves at 12:00am and the last bus leaves at 12:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Fort Lauderdale to Daytona Beach, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 9 scheduled buses that travel from Fort Lauderdale to Daytona Beach every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 2 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Fort Lauderdale to Daytona Beach; ticket prices start at $125.01.

City Information

Fort Lauderdale

Nicknamed the Venice of America, Fort Lauderdale offers vast stretches of white sand beaches at affordable prices, allowing the average traveler to enjoy fun under the sun with ease. Fort Lauderdale Beach is the premier destination for beach-goers and nature lovers, and it is noticeably less chaotic than its counterpart at Miami Beach, making it a perfect spot for a quiet and leisurely getaway. Another alternative is the nearby Las Olas Beach, which features clean and refreshing water. Nature lovers can also take an airboat tour to the famous Everglades and get up close to the alligators.

For shopping fans, Sawgrass Mills, a famous shopping outlet with 250 stores, will be a top choice. Don’t forget to take the time for a stroll around the Riverwalk Arts and Entertainment District and enjoy the setting sun as the day comes to a close.

The Fort Lauderdale Amtrak station is the main train station in the city, offering quick access to other cities in the state of Florida. In the center of town, not too far from the train station, you can find the Greyhound station which is the busiest bus travel hub in Fort Lauderdale. The principal airport in the area is the Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport which, as its name suggests, is located right in between the two neighboring cities. However, it's also easy to get from Fort Lauderdale to the Miami Airport for more flight options.

Daytona Beach

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An attractive destination for spring-breakers, Daytona Beach offers a wide variety of entertainment activities for the whole family! The most popular attraction in the city is Daytona Beach itself, which boasts a coastline of more than 23 miles. The beach is famous for its large crowds and bustling vibe, making it an excellent destination for extroverts who love to meet new people. For those who prefer a bit of peace and quiet, head instead to the Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, the tallest lighthouse in Florida. Climbing up the lighthouse will be a rewarding experience, as the view from the top is absolutely breathtaking. Of course, racing and extreme sports fans will want to spend the entire trip at the Daytona International Speedway.

Thanks to its seaside location, Daytona Beach never lacks fresh seafood! For some of the freshest dishes, head over to Crabby Joe's. Hyde Park Prime Steakhouse has exactly what you need if you wish to try some of the more upscale offerings.

The principal bus station in Daytona Beach is the Bus Terminal on Ridgewood Ave, where Greyhound buses depart heading to destinations like Orlando. You can catch Amtrak trains at Hilton Daytona Beach Ocean Walk. The Daytona Beach International Airport is conveniently located just 3 miles from the city center.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Fort Lauderdale?

Main departure station: Broward Blvd Park & Ride - 299 NW 22nd Ave

Buses to Daytona Beach leave from 3 stations in Fort Lauderdale.

All bus stations in Fort Lauderdale:

  • Broward Blvd Park & Ride - 299 NW 22nd Ave

  • Broward Blvd Park & Ride - 216 NW 22nd Ave

  • Ft Lauderdale Intl Airport - 320 Terminal Drive

Where does the bus arrive in Daytona Beach?

Main arrival station: Bus Terminal - 138 S Ridgewood Ave

The brand new bus terminal in Daytona Beach is a modern, angular building at 138 S Ridgewood Ave. It's easy to find by the large Greyhound logo on the exterior. The station is located right off the central intersection of Route (S Ridgewood Ave) and Route 92 (W International Speedway Blvd). Though the station is small, the interior includes seating, a customer service desk, and restrooms. From this station, Greyhound buses travel to other Florida cities such as Tampa, Orlando, and Miami, and cities in neighboring states like Georgia.

Bus stations in Daytona Beach:

  • Bus Terminal - 138 S Ridgewood Ave

  • 1429 Cornerstone Blvd

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