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Miami - Daytona Beach Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are usually 2 daily train trips available from Miami to Daytona Beach. Traveling by train from Miami to Daytona Beach usually takes 8 hours and 58 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak train can make the trip in 7 hours and 50 minutes.

Distance244 mi (392 km)
Fastest train7h 50m
Lowest price$129.06
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
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Price trends for trains from Miami to Daytona Beach

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Which train should you take from Miami to Daytona Beach?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Miami to Daytona Beach. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak28h 58m$186.72
  • Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey. On average, there are 2 Amtrak trains from Miami to Daytona Beach every day, as well as 0 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $129.

Frequently Asked Questions

While the train is the main method of transportation from Miami to Daytona Beach, it will only take you part of the way there. Please note that part of your trip will be on a different vehicle, most commonly a bus or express shuttle.

The distance between Miami and Daytona Beach is approximately 244 miles, or 392 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 8 hours and 58 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 7 hours and 50 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

Saturday tends to be the busiest day of the week with travelers taking trains from Miami to Daytona Beach. Ticket price also tend to be more expensive on Saturday than other days. If you are hoping to have more room on the train and even save some change check out travel options on Saturday instead, as less people travel then and deals are more likely to be found.

The earliest train departs Miami at 8:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 11:00am. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Trains leave the station in Miami twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. However, there are no direct trains. This means that you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train at some point during your journey. You will need to remember to bring your carry-on luggage with you when you change trains. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Daytona Beach to Miami.

City Information

Miami

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With its sprawling beaches, beaming sunshine and thriving nightlife, Miami is one of the most popular vacation destinations in the United States, if not the world. Boasting an incredible 35-mile stretch of beachfront and warm ocean water, Miami is the perfect place to relax and recharge under the sun. And recharge you must, as it is at night when the city really comes to life. Famous for its vibrant bars and nightclubs, Miami will help you dance all your troubles away.

If you are a foodie, you will be delighted to know that Miami is the city with the highest number of restaurants per capita in the U.S., giving you the unique opportunity to treat your tastebuds to fine cuisine from all over the world, including Cuba, Colombia, Russia and Ethiopia. And if you’re a brew connoisseur, keep in mind that Miami has some of the highest-rated beer in the country.

While you’re in Miami, make your way to the Wynwood district and check out the world-famous Wynwood Walls – a growing outdoor art exhibit featuring large-scale works by some of the best-known street artists from around the globe. After that, head over to the Miami Design District for a well-deserved shopping spree.

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 is the train station in Miami?

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Main departure station: 8303 NW 37th Ave

The Amtrak Station at 8303 NW 37th Ave in Miami opened in 1978 as the southern destination of Amtrak's Silver Service trains. Parking is available at the station, and at the large waiting area inside, you'll find vending machines, restrooms, and on-site Amtrak customer service staff. The train station is located in the Hialeah area of Miami, just a few blocks from the Tri-Rail and Metrorail Transfer Station, making it easy to connect with public transit lines to other areas of sunny Miami.

All train stations in Miami:

  • 8303 NW 37th Ave

Where is the train station in Daytona Beach?

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Main arrival station: Hilton Daytona Beach Ocean Walk - 100 North Atlantic Av

The bus stop at 100 North Atlantic Avenue is a curbside stop outside the Hilton Daytona Beach Ocean Walk. Amtrak Thruway buses stop at this outdoor stop on the way to Fort Lauderdale, Gainesville, and more Florida destinations. Although there is not a station building, it's worth stopping in the lobby of the Hilton Daytona Beach if you have a while to wait for your bus. This bus stop is conveniently located right off the Ocean Walk and near some of the top oceanfront resorts in Daytona Beach.

Train stations in Daytona Beach:

  • Hilton Daytona Beach Ocean Walk - 100 North Atlantic Av

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