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Fort Lauderdale - Miami Beach Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There is one daily bus from Fort Lauderdale to Miami Beach. Traveling by bus from Fort Lauderdale to Miami Beach usually takes around one hour, but some buses might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled depending on traffic conditions.

Distance23 mi (37 km)
Shortest duration1h 0m
Cheapest price$13.69
Trips per day1
Most frequent serviceFlixBus US
Bus lines1

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

Bus tickets for a trip from Fort Lauderdale to Miami Beach cost $13.69 on average. This is an excellent value for the trip. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price

Monthly avg. prices

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Traveling from Fort Lauderdale to Miami Beach by bus will cost you about the same throughout the year. In general, bus ticket prices for this route are fairly consistent, so expect to pay around $12 whenever you decide to travel.

Prices as travel date approaches

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Most bus companies charge higher ticket prices closer to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your bus tickets as early as possible. To find the cheapest bus tickets, book your trip at least 21 days in advance. This way, you can save up to $0.18 on your bus ticket compared to booking last-minute.

What bus companies travel from Fort Lauderdale to Miami Beach?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Fort Lauderdale to Miami Beach. FlixBus US is the only company that has bus schedules available to search and book at the moment. It only makes the trip once a day on most days.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus US11h 0m$14.25
  • 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 1 trips per day from Fort Lauderdale to Miami Beach, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of one hour to cover the 37 kilometers from Fort Lauderdale to Miami Beach. You'll have just enough time for a small nap on this relatively short bus 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.

"Friday is the busiest travel day for buses as people head from Fort Lauderdale to Miami Beach for the weekend. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Monday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. For a less crowded trip, try to book your bus travel for the beginning of the week."

There is usually only one bus per day from Fort Lauderdale to Miami Beach. It leaves the station in Fort Lauderdale at 10:00pm each day. The time might vary for specific dates, so be sure to search on Wanderu for the most up-to-date information.

There is usually only one bus per day from Fort Lauderdale to Miami Beach. Fortunately, this happens to be a direct bus, meaning that you do not have to get on a different bus at any point during your trip.

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 Miami Airport for more flight options.

Miami Beach

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Are you ready for some fun under the sun? Miami Beach is a popular tourist attraction in Florida, and for good reason! The crown attraction of the city is South Beach, nicknamed America's Riviera. This vast beach features soft white sand and an extensive range of activities to enjoy, from pampering yourself at a spa to spending the whole day window-shopping at the local shopping venues. Soak up some history with your sun at the Ancient Spanish Monastery, a unique architectural site preserved for over 800 years. The local Miami Children's Museum is a great spot to give little ones' sunburned skin a break.

Miami Beach is much more than just a place to get seafood. The local Cuban food scene is bustling with activities, like at the local favorite Las Olas Café. Another option is Joe's Stone Crab, home to some of the best crab dishes around.

Most transport options depart from Miami Beach's big sister, Miami, including from the Miami International Airport. However, FlixBus US and Jet Set Express offer direct bus service to Miami Beach so that you can get your toes in the sand faster.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Fort Lauderdale?

Main departure station: Ft Lauderdale Intl Airport - 320 Terminal Drive

Most buses depart from the main station in Fort Lauderdale.

All bus stations in Fort Lauderdale:

  • Ft Lauderdale Intl Airport - 320 Terminal Drive

Where does the bus arrive in Miami Beach?

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Main arrival station: Best Western Atlantic Bus Stop

FlixBus and Jet Set Express buses to Miami Beach stop in front of the West Western Plus Atlantic Beach Resort. This is one of many hotels on Collins Ave, just one block from the Miami Beach boardwalk and the sandy beach itself. Buses pull up to the sidewalk in front of the hotel, and unfortunately, there is no formal waiting area for bus passengers. If you need any last-minute supplies before your trip, head to the CVS across the street.

Bus stations in Miami Beach:

  • Best Western Atlantic Bus Stop

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