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Tampa to Fort Lauderdale bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$8.00
Shortest Duration4h 35m
Trips per day8
bus carriers4
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bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for Tampa to Fort Lauderdale
4.4
Based on 15 reviews

Based on 3 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)

Based on 3 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with RedCoach Business report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 67 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
3.3
Value
3.0
Condition
3.7
Carline
5.0
August 24, 2019Solo travel
Pros
They don’t charge extra for you bags
Cons
Hmm a place to eat earlier
Stefanie
1.0
June 18, 2019Business
Pros
That I arrived
Cons
The bus driver was a very aggressive driver going over the speed limit, honking at other cars and on 2 occasions talking on his cell phone.
Tips
I would not recommend using Red Coach Bus. It was very worn and dated on the bus.

Based on 9 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with OurBus report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 75 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
3.5
Value
2.8
Condition
4.0
Patricia
5.0
October 13, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
Ride was relaxing; went to sleep before Sarasota and then next voice I heard: ladies and gentlemen we have arrive at Fort Lauderdale airport...👍🌞
Cons
You have a great team of professionals!!! 👏👏👏
Munja Dnyanoba
4.0
September 13, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
on time departure
Cons
please call the traveler for bus update and timings
Tips
could not talk on mobile phone
Magdelyn
1.0
June 24, 2019Visiting family
Pros
I did not like anything, The our bus driver that changed shift on Fort Myers was very rude I advised him that I was pregnant and very hungry, that if I could grab something while the shift was changing and he simply say no even if he stood there for over 15 minutes or m...More

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a bus ticket from Tampa to Fort Lauderdale cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Tampa to Fort Lauderdale were $17.63.

The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Tampa to Fort Lauderdale is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 28 days out, tickets are on average $11.77 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from Tampa to Fort Lauderdale?

The distance between Tampa and Fort Lauderdale is approximately 190.72 miles, or 306.86 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 6 hours and 40 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 35 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses 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 bus 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.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Tampa to Fort Lauderdale?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Tampa to Fort Lauderdale by bus is usually on Saturday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out and you may find buses more full than usual. Tuesday tends to be when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, buses departing at this time are the least likely to be crowded.

What bus companies travel from Tampa to Fort Lauderdale?

On average there are 8 scheduled bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most regularly scheduled departures from Tampa to Fort Lauderdale, with an average of 5 trips per day and 71.25 monthly trips. 4 bus carriers serve the route from Tampa to Fort Lauderdale. Of the 8 trips there are 4 trips that are direct connections to Fort Lauderdale.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from Tampa to Fort Lauderdale start at $22.00.

4 carriers offer Tampa to Fort Lauderdale bus trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from Tampa to Fort Lauderdale from $16.00. There are 5 trips per day offered by Greyhound from Tampa to Fort Lauderdale and you can expect on average to pay $21.24 for a Greyhound ticket to Fort Lauderdale. In Tampa, Greyhound departs to Fort Lauderdale from Bus Terminal - 610 E Polk St, In Fort Lauderdale, Greyhound arrives at Bus Terminal - 515 NE 3rd St,

An average trip on Greyhound from Tampa to Fort Lauderdale takes 7 hours and 22 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Fort Lauderdale in 4 hours and 35 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 4.285714 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $22.17 for a weekend trip to Fort Lauderdale.

Avg. Time
7h 22m
Avg. Price
$21.24

RedCoach Business

Book RedCoach Business from Tampa to Fort Lauderdale from $8.00. Typically there is one RedCoach Business schedule per day from Tampa to Fort Lauderdale and you can expect on average to pay $51.78 for a RedCoach Business ticket to Fort Lauderdale. In Tampa, RedCoach Business departs to Fort Lauderdale from USF - Theatre Ctr - 3837 USF Holly Dr, In Fort Lauderdale, RedCoach Business arrives at Ft Lauderdale Intl Airport - Ground Transportation Area 1, Arrivals Level, Concourse C, btwn Terminals 1-2,

An average trip on RedCoach Business from Tampa to Fort Lauderdale takes 4 hours and 35 minutes,

On weekends, RedCoach Business offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $59.90 for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Fort Lauderdale.

Avg. Time
4h 35m
Avg. Price
$51.78

OurBus

Book OurBus from Tampa to Fort Lauderdale from $20.00. Typically there is one OurBus schedule per day from Tampa to Fort Lauderdale and you can expect on average to pay $22.03 for a OurBus ticket to Fort Lauderdale. In Tampa, OurBus departs to Fort Lauderdale from Nebraska Ave & Twiggs St, In Fort Lauderdale, OurBus arrives at Ft Lauderdale Intl Airport - Arrivals Level, btwn Terminals 2 and 3,

An average trip on OurBus from Tampa to Fort Lauderdale takes 4 hours and 36 minutes, while the fastest available OurBus trip will get you to Fort Lauderdale in 4 hours and 35 minutes,

On weekends, OurBus offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $21.95 for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Fort Lauderdale.

Avg. Time
4h 36m
Avg. Price
$22.03

RedCoach Express

Book RedCoach Express from Tampa to Fort Lauderdale from $22.00. There are 3.447368 trips per day offered by RedCoach Express from Tampa to Fort Lauderdale and you can expect on average to pay $58.91 for a RedCoach Express ticket to Fort Lauderdale. In Tampa, RedCoach Express departs to Fort Lauderdale from USF - Theatre Ctr - 3837 USF Holly Dr and one other station. In Fort Lauderdale, RedCoach Express arrives at Ft Lauderdale Intl Airport - Ground Transportation Area 1, Arrivals Level, Concourse C, btwn Terminals 1-2,

An average trip on RedCoach Express from Tampa to Fort Lauderdale takes 5 hours and 55 minutes, while the fastest available RedCoach Express trip will get you to Fort Lauderdale in 4 hours and 35 minutes,

On weekends, RedCoach Express offers 3.727273 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $70.90 for a weekend trip to Fort Lauderdale.

Avg. Time
5h 55m
Avg. Price
$58.91

Plan your next adventure

There are 4 stations you could depart from, depending on the bus line you travel with. Most bus trips to Fort Lauderdale will depart from these stations in Tampa:
  • Bus Terminal - 610 E Polk St
  • USF - Theatre Ctr - 3837 USF Holly Dr
  • Marion Transit Ctr - 1211 N Marion St
  • Nebraska Ave & Twiggs St
Buses arrive in Fort Lauderdale at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Fort Lauderdale for trips arriving from Tampa:
  • Bus Terminal - 515 NE 3rd St
  • Ft Lauderdale Intl Airport - Ground Transportation Area 1, Arrivals Level, Concourse C, btwn Terminals 1-2
  • Ft Lauderdale Intl Airport - Arrivals Level, btwn Terminals 2 and 3

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