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There are 8 intercity buses per day from Dallas to Fort Lauderdale. Traveling by bus from Dallas to Fort Lauderdale usually takes around 43 hours and 38 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus US bus can make the trip in 38 hours and 10 minutes.
|Distance||1101 mi (1772 km)|
|Shortest duration||38h 10m|
|Most frequent service||FlixBus US|
How much is a bus ticket from Dallas to Fort Lauderdale?
Bus tickets for a trip from Dallas to Fort Lauderdale cost $155.97 on average. Bus tickets on this route can be a bit expensive due to the length of the trip. But even with a higher price tag, taking the bus is often more affordable than flying to Fort Lauderdale. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price.
Monthly average prices
Prices as travel date approaches
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 23 days in advance to save up to $219.36.
What bus companies travel from Dallas to Fort Lauderdale?
There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Dallas to Fort Lauderdale. FlixBus US connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.
|Bus||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|FlixBus US||8||1d 19h 39m||$269.95|
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 8 trips per day from Dallas to Fort Lauderdale, and the average ticket for this route costs only .
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The bus takes an average of 43 hours and 38 minutes to cover the 1101 miles from Dallas to Fort Lauderdale. However, the fastest bus only takes 38 hours and 10 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. 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.
Thursday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Thursday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Monday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. For a less crowded trip, try to book your bus travel for the beginning of the week.
The first bus leaves at 11:00am and the last bus leaves at 5:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Dallas to Fort Lauderdale, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
There are 8 scheduled buses that travel from Dallas to Fort Lauderdale every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which bus you take, you will have to transfer buses at least once during your journey.
Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Dallas, TX to Fort Lauderdale, FL; ticket prices start at $290.00.
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Dallas is one of the most vibrant and modern cities in Texas, as well as one of the state's best vacation destinations. While it is one of the foremost business, telecommunications and transportation hubs in the United States, Dallas is also one of the most exciting cities when it comes to culture and nightlife opportunities.
When you are planning a trip to Dallas, make sure you leave time in your schedule to check out some of the city’s world-famous museums. Some must-visits include The Sixth Floor Museum (that commemorates the assassination of John F. Kennedy), the Dallas Museum of Art, and the Perot Museum of Nature and Science.
If you want some fresh air and a feast to the eyes, you must visit the remarkable Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden, which boasts one of the best botanical collections in the entire country. And if you are after some tasty grub and good people watching, then head to Stone Street Gardens, a row of restaurants located on a charming red brick strip surrounded with tons of greenery.
Both the main train station in Dallas, the Eddie Bernice Johnson Union Station, and the main bus station are located in the heart of the city’s downtown historic district just a few blocks away from each other. That makes it super convenient to travel to Dallas from various places in Texas and the rest of the U.S. or Mexico. The stations’ central location also allows for an easy transfer to and from the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport that is located pretty far outside the city.
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 the Miami Airport for more flight options.
Where does the bus leave from in Dallas?
Main departure station: 2424 Swiss Ave (Lizard Lounge)
Dallas has two bus stations with service to Fort Lauderdale.
All bus stations in Dallas:
2424 Swiss Ave (Lizard Lounge)
4500 Harry Hines Blvd (Holiday Inn Market Ctr, rear lot)
Where does the bus arrive in Fort Lauderdale?
Main arrival station: Broward Blvd Park & Ride - 216 NW 22nd Ave
Buses arrive in Fort Lauderdale at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.
All bus stations in Fort Lauderdale:
Broward Blvd Park & Ride - 216 NW 22nd Ave
Broward Blvd Park & Ride - 299 NW 22nd Ave
Ft Lauderdale Intl Airport - 320 Terminal Drive
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