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Tampa-Fort Lauderdale Train Timetable

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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Tampa to Fort Lauderdale?

Lowest price£16.01
Fastest train4h 40m
Trains per day1
Train lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Tampa to Fort Lauderdale during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

Can you take a train all the way from Tampa to Fort Lauderdale?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Tampa to Fort Lauderdale. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

What is the price of a train ticket from Tampa to Fort Lauderdale?

In the last month, £23.14 was the average price of a train ticket from Tampa, FL to Fort Lauderdale, FL. This is a good price that is inexpensive compared to most train fares. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 12 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around £11.71 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Tampa to Fort Lauderdale?

The distance between Tampa and Fort Lauderdale is approximately 191 miles, or 307 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 6 hours and 7 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 40 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.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Tampa to Fort Lauderdale are the most crowded on Thursday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Tuesday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Tampa at 10:00 and arrives in Fort Lauderdale around 4 hours later.

Is there a direct train from Tampa to Fort Lauderdale?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Fort Lauderdale with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Fort Lauderdale to Tampa. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Tampa to Fort Lauderdale for £14.56.

Which train should you take from Tampa to Fort Lauderdale?

2 train services operate from Tampa, Florida to Fort Lauderdale, Florida. However, each train line only offers one daily trip.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak17h 29m£29.87
Amtrak Silver Service14h 40m£23.91

Amtrak train tickets from Tampa to Fort Lauderdale start from £23, and on average cost £30. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Fort Lauderdale. Amtrak in Tampa leaves from Union Station - 601 N Nebraska Ave, And in Fort Lauderdale trains arrive at Tri-Rail Station - 200 SW 21 Ter, From Tampa to Fort Lauderdale train travel on Amtrak takes 7 hours and 29 minutes. If you are looking to get to Fort Lauderdale faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 4 hours and 40 minutes.

Amtrak Silver Service train tickets from Tampa to Fort Lauderdale start from £16, and on average cost £24. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Silver Service schedules to Fort Lauderdale. Amtrak Silver Service in Tampa leaves from Union Station - 601 N Nebraska Ave, And in Fort Lauderdale trains arrive at Tri-Rail Station - 200 SW 21 Ter, From Tampa to Fort Lauderdale train travel on Amtrak Silver Service takes 4 hours and 40 minutes. If you are looking to travel to Fort Lauderdale on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Silver Service scheduled trip per day, which will cost £24 for a one-way weekend reservation from Tampa.

Price trends for trains from Tampa to Fort Lauderdale

Average prices by travel date

£44£29£15AprApr

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

£55£44£33£22£113020100

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Tampa, FL to Fort Lauderdale, FL

(Based on 5 ratings and reviews)

4.6

5.0

Karen

3 November 2019 - Visiting friends

Amtrak Silver Service

Pros: Good. Cons: Car sickness. Tips: No. Pros: Good. Cons: Car sickness. Tips: No.

3.0

Jeannette

11 July 2019 - Visiting friends

Amtrak Silver Service

Pros: Scenery. Cons: Making sure reasons arrive in time. Waited 2.5 hours for reason arrival and the bathrooms we not the cleanest. Tips: Make sure you have headphones to tune out chatty passengers. Pros: Scenery. Cons: Making sure reasons arrive in time. Waited 2.5 hours for reason arrival and the bathrooms we not the cleanest. Tips: Make sure you have headphones to tune out chatty passengers.

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