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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Fort Lauderdale to Jacksonville?

Lowest Price$35.00
Fastest Train7h 57m
Trains Per Day1
Train Lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Fort Lauderdale to Jacksonville right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

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

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Fort Lauderdale to Jacksonville. 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 Fort Lauderdale to Jacksonville?

In the last month, $35.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Fort Lauderdale, FL to Jacksonville, FL. This is a great price, especially considering the length of the route. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 10 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $36.05 more than that for a same-day booking.

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

The distance between Fort Lauderdale and Jacksonville is approximately 305 miles, or 491 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 11 hours and 53 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 7 hours and 57 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 Fort Lauderdale to Jacksonville are the most crowded on Sunday. 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 Wednesday 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 Fort Lauderdale at 8:00am and arrives in Jacksonville around 7 hours later.

Is there a direct train from Fort Lauderdale to Jacksonville?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Jacksonville 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 Jacksonville to Fort Lauderdale. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Fort Lauderdale to Jacksonville for $35.00.

Which train should you take from Fort Lauderdale to Jacksonville?

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

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak118h 50m$37.60
Amtrak Silver Service18h 56m$38.65

Where is the train station in Fort Lauderdale?

There is one train station in Fort Lauderdale:

  • Tri-Rail Station - 200 SW 21 Ter

Where is the train station in Jacksonville?

Jacksonville has one train station:

  • 3570 Clifford Ln

Price trends for trains from Fort Lauderdale to Jacksonville

Average prices by travel date

$45$30$15OctNov

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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