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Fort Lauderdale - Miami Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 33 intercity buses per day from Fort Lauderdale to Miami. Traveling by bus from Fort Lauderdale to Miami usually takes around 51 minutes, but the fastest RedCoach Business bus can make the trip in 30 minutes.

Distance25 mi (40 km)
Shortest duration0h 30m
Cheapest price$11.99
Trips per day33
Most frequent serviceFlixBus US
Bus lines5

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for buses from Fort Lauderdale to Miami

(Based on 2 ratings and reviews)

4.5

4.0

Kimberly

October 7, 2019- Couples trip

Greyhound

Bus floor was dirty and sticky. Wifi wasn’t working well.

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

Bus tickets for a trip from Fort Lauderdale to Miami cost $11.99 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.

Average prices by travel date

$30$20$10JunJun

If you're planning to travel by bus from Fort Lauderdale to Miami in the next month, the average ticket price is expected to range from $12 to $17. The cheapest bus tickets available in the next few weeks are for trips departing on July 1, 2024.

If you’re looking to travel to Miami this week, bus tickets are available starting at $15.

Monthly avg. prices

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Bus tickets from Fort Lauderdale to Miami are at their cheapest average price in January. This time of year usually offers the best deals on bus tickets for this route, with ticket prices around $12. On the other hand, traveling on this route during June might cost you a bit more than usual. Bus tickets for June trips cost $17, on average. But no need to stress — booking your bus ticket in advance can help you snag cheaper tickets.

Prices as travel date approaches

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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 17 days in advance to save up to $1.77.

What bus companies travel from Fort Lauderdale to Miami?

There are 5 bus lines from Fort Lauderdale to Miami available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 19 daily trips, FlixBus US usually has the most buses running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus US190h 59m$12.13
Greyhound70h 44m$12.11
RedCoach Business40h 30m$35.66
RedCoach Economy30h 34m$30.85
RedCoach First Class20h 30m$44.89
  • 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 19 trips per day from Fort Lauderdale to Miami, 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 7 bus trips from Fort Lauderdale to Miami every day, with the average journey taking around 0 hours and 44 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Miami usually start from $12.

  • Red Coach is an American bus company headquartered in Orlando, FL and one of the most prominent ground travel providers in the United States. Red Coach buses are some of the best in the industry, featuring large reclining seats, extra legroom, flat screen TVs, as well as free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. Red Coach Business service features 18 inch wide seats, foot rests and 2 checked bags. For journeys from Fort Lauderdale to Miami, Red Coach’s schedule offers 4 bus trips every day with prices starting from $19.
  • Red Coach is an American bus company headquartered in Orlando, FL and one of the most prominent ground travel providers in the United States. Red Coach buses are some of the best in the industry, featuring large reclining seats, extra legroom, flat screen TVs, as well as free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. For journeys from Fort Lauderdale to Miami, Red Coach’s schedule offers 3 bus trips every day with prices starting from $19.
  • Red Coach is an American bus company headquartered in Orlando, FL and one of the most prominent ground travel providers in the United States. Red Coach buses are some of the best in the industry, featuring large reclining seats, extra legroom, flat screen TVs, as well as free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. Red Coach First Class is one of the most luxurious way to travel featuring 21 inch wide seats that recline up to 140 degrees, footrests and 2 included checked bags. For journeys from Fort Lauderdale to Miami, Red Coach’s schedule offers 2 bus trips every day with prices starting from $40.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 51 minutes to cover the 25 miles from Fort Lauderdale to Miami. However, the fastest bus only takes 30 minutes. It's a short trip that goes by very quickly. 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.

Travelers prefer riding the bus on Saturday to enjoy the weekend in Miami. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Thursday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.

The first bus leaves at 1:00am and the last bus leaves at 10:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Fort Lauderdale to Miami, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 33 scheduled buses that travel from Fort Lauderdale to Miami every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from Fort Lauderdale to Miami without transferring.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Fort Lauderdale to Miami; ticket prices start at $10.00.

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

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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.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Fort Lauderdale?

Main departure station: Broward Blvd Park & Ride - 216 NW 22nd Ave

Buses to Miami leave from 4 stations in Fort Lauderdale.

All bus stations in Fort Lauderdale:

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

  • Ft Lauderdale Intl Airport - 320 Terminal Drive

  • Ft Lauderdale Intl Airport - 320 Terminal Drive

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

Where does the bus arrive in Miami?

Main arrival station: Miami International Airport

Buses arrive in Miami at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.

All bus stations in Miami:

  • Miami International Airport

  • Miami Intl Airport - Departure Level, Concourse H, Bus Stop 5-6

  • Bayside Market Place (In front of the Flags - NE 4th St)

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