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About Brightline

Brightline is a U.S. train carrier providing intercity rail service in Florida. Currently, the company operates passenger trains between Miami and West Palm Beach, with an additional stop at Fort Lauderdale in between. On a regular day, Brightline conducts 343 trips with one-way prices ranging from €5.93 to €154.07.

Launched in 2018, Brightline is the only privately owned and operated passenger railroad system in the United States. In late 2020, the carrier plans to rebrand as Virgin Trains USA and will continue to expand its service across the Florida peninsula and beyond.

Brightline Amenities

Air conditioningAir conditioning
Extra legroomExtra legroom
Power outletPower outlet
USB powerUSB power


Brightline train coverage

Daily Trips343

What travelers are saying about Brightline

Here’s what Wanderu users who have booked trips with Brightline had to say about their travel experience.

Onboard Experience

“The WiFi actually worked for the entire trip”
based on 6 reviews
“I’ll travel with them again just for the staff!”
based on 10 reviews
“Really cheap tickets and really good service.”
based on 11 reviews
“The train got there on time.”
based on 11 reviews
“Seats were really comfy and spacious”
based on 10 reviews
“The train was almost suspiciously clean”
based on 11 reviews

Brightline reviews from Wanderu customers

Overall review score for Brightline

(Based on 11 reviews)

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Brightline passenger reviews



23 February 2020- Visiting friends

Miami to West Palm Beach

It was such a smooth and seamless experience. Loved the food and drink options, and the cabin was very clean and modern.



21 January 2020- Solo travel

West Palm Beach to Miami

Pros: Smooth stip. Cons: Employees attitude... Tips: Safe and easy.



2 January 2020- Couples trip

West Palm Beach to Miami

Pros: easy and efficient, checking luggage was a snap, entire process was easy. Cons: all good.



22 December 2019- Visiting family

Fort Lauderdale to West Palm Beach

Pros: New facilities. Cons: Seats werent amazing. But honestly it wasnt an issue. Tips: Do it great price.



16 December 2019- Visiting friends

Fort Lauderdale to West Palm Beach

Pros: Relaxing, able to sleep as I was coming from ft lauderdale airport after a 2 hr flight. Cons: Friendliness of staff and promptness of coffee shop workers to appear from the back. Tips: Enjoy!

Brightline Routes & Network

Brightline’s train network features 30 train routes that connect 6 cities serving 6 stations. On average, Brightline performs about 343 train trips every day. The top cities to which Brightline offers the highest number of daily train service include Miami and West Palm Beach.

Top Cities Served by Brightline

CityRouteEarliest trainLatest train
Miami105:10 am4:58 am
West Palm Beach65:00 am4:59 am
Fort Lauderdale75:00 am4:59 am
Orlando105:08 am4:54 am
Boca Raton55:00 am4:59 am
Aventura55:45 am4:59 am

Most popular Brightline routes

The train from Miami to West Palm Beach is Brightline’s most popular route. Trips from Fort Lauderdale to Miami and West Palm Beach to Fort Lauderdale are also highly popular.

Top Brightline routes

RouteDaily TripsDurationPrice
Miami to West Palm Beach151h 15m€14
Fort Lauderdale to Miami170h 38m€9
West Palm Beach to Fort Lauderdale160h 37m€9
Orlando to Miami163h 31m€36
Orlando to West Palm Beach162h 11m€18
Orlando to Fort Lauderdale162h 51m€36
Boca Raton to Miami80h 56m€18
Orlando to Boca Raton82h 35m€26
Orlando to Aventura153h 7m€36

Brightline Train Guide & FAQs

Brightline is expected to be rebranded as Virgin Trains USA at some point in 2020 without any major changes to the current service. A specific date has not been announced yet and may have pushed back due to the coronavirus pandemic.

A Brightline ticket will cost you between $17 and $28 depending on your origin point and final destination. Unlike other carriers, Brightline’s ticket prices don’t fluctuate based on time of travel or how far in advance you book your trip. In other words, you will spend the same amount whether you book a week in advance or an hour prior to departure.

Brightline allows you to bring one checked bag free of charge. For any additional bags, you will be charged a fee based on your travel class. Checked items may not weigh more than 50 lbs (22 kg) and their exterior dimensions must not exceed 33” x 22” x 15” (84 x 56 x 38 cm).

For bags weighing between 51 and 70 lbs, overweight luggage fees will apply. Brightline will not accept any luggage that weighs more than 70 lbs (31 kg). Please check your baggage at the station’s Guest Services counter at least 10 minutes prior to departure.

You may also bring up to two carry-on items. Each item may not weigh more than 40 lbs (18 kg) and its exterior dimensions must not exceed 28” x 22” x 14” (71 x 56 x 35 cm).

Yes, Brightline offers WiFi on their trains. Although most trips with Brightline will have WiFi as advertised, some trains might not come equipped with WiFi and onboard WiFi can lose its connection in rural areas. We recommend you bring a book or download a movie just to play it safe. Brightline WiFi is generally best used for surfing the web, checking emails and chatting with friends; you shouldn’t count on the WiFi to binge watch your favorite show.

Brightline provides both regular power outlets and USB outlets on board their train trips. This helps ensure to ensure your electronics never run out of power. Your laptop can be juicing up while your phone stays charged as well. Of course, even with all these options, it’s possible that a Brightline vehicle might have an issue with its power supply, so to cover that situation bring a charged power bank.

On a typical day, Brightline has 343 scheduled train trips in total. However, the exact departure and arrival times vary depending on the day and route. The best way to find the exact schedule for your trip is to use the search tool on this page.

No, Brightline does not offer will call tickets. You should purchase your tickets online and make sure you have everything you need to board before you arrive at the station.

Yes, Brightline requires you to present an ID to an agent to be allowed to board the train. Make sure you have identification issued by a government agency that meets the carrier’s requirements. Alternative IDs, such as a college ID, won’t work.

Visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide to view the most up-to-date information about Brightline’s cleaning protocols and adjusted ticket change policies during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Yes, there are bathrooms on Brightline trains. The bathrooms are pretty basic and include a toilet, toilet paper and hand sanitizer. Most bathrooms don’t have running water. As you will be using a bathroom on a moving vehicle, please use caution and hold on to a rail at all times.

Brightline provides snacks to satisfy your hunger during your travels. Be sure to pack a credit card and some cash in case you get hungry.

Don’t worry about being parched while traveling with Brightline as they offer a beverage service to make sure you stay hydrated. Though we always recommend bringing a reusable water bottle with you to make sure you have water within easy reach and help reduce unnecessary plastic waste.

Yes, Brightline requires that all passengers have printed tickets to board the train. When you book with Wanderu and activate your account, you will be able to easily find and download your tickets for most trains.

Brightline goes the extra distance to deliver premium features to its customers.

Do you find yourself squished in a regular seat or just love having extra room to sprawl out? Well you’re in luck as Brightline offers extra legroom seating. Since there is no standard of what extra legroom is, the extra space you get may vary between train lines, but getting extra is always good.

Cheap Brightline tickets recently found on Wanderu

With 343 Brightline trips per day, there are a lot of great deals to uncover for the bargain hunter and Brightline tickets start at just €5.93. Check out some of the latest and greatest deals snatched up by Wanderu users.

How do I get the best deal on Brightline tickets?

Wanderu is the best place to score cheap Brightline tickets. Wanderu offers the lowest available fares every day and charges no extra booking fees. Plus, you can compare Brightline prices with trips offered by other train companies to be sure you’re getting the best deal on your tickets!

Pro travelers know that booking your ticket well in advance is key to finding the lowest price. Ticket prices normally go up the closer you get to the travel date, so don’t miss out on a good deal when you see one. If you can be flexible with your travel date, you can also get cheap tickets by traveling on weekdays instead of weekends.

When you’re ready to book, type your departure city and destination city in the search bar above, select your travel date, and let Wanderu work its magic to show you all of the best bus and train ticket prices available for your trip. Pick the ticket that’s best for your budget, schedule, and preferences, and complete the booking right on Wanderu to secure your great deal.

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