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Fort Lauderdale - Miami Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are usually 18 daily train trips available from Fort Lauderdale to Miami. Traveling by train from Fort Lauderdale to Miami usually takes 38 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance25 mi (40 km)
Fastest train0h 38m
Lowest price$10.00
Trains per day18
Most frequent serviceBrightline
Train lines1

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for trains from Fort Lauderdale to Miami

(Based on 2 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

Stacey

February 25, 2024- Visiting family

Brightline

Pros: Everything…….Safe. Easy. Inexpensive. Comfortable. Quick. Efficient. Clean. Best kept secret in Florida. Cons: Build more lines!!!! Tips: Buy early… prices go up in time.

5.0

Polina

November 25, 2019

Brightline

Very comfortable train, great amenities and a perfect way to avoid the crazy traffic between fort lauderdale and miami, especially during rush hour! This is a no brainer!

What is the price of a train ticket from Fort Lauderdale to Miami?

In the last month, the average price of a train ticket from Fort Lauderdale to Miami was $26.83. This is basically as cheap as train fares can get. Good news! You can find the cheapest tickets if you book your trip at least 12 days prior to the travel date. You’ll likely pay around $16.63 more if you wait to book until the last minute.

Average prices by travel date

$60$40$20AprMay

Over the next 30 days, a one-way train trip from Fort Lauderdale to Miami will cost between $33 and $53. Book in advance to secure the best price in the next few weeks.

Monthly average prices

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Ticket prices for the train from Fort Lauderdale to Miami often fluctuate based on the time of year. For the best prices on this route, book in September when the average ticket price is only $17. If you're thinking of traveling from Fort Lauderdale to Miami during August, keep in mind that train ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of $31 during this time of year. The best way to score a cheap deal, even in August, is to book your trip well in advance.

Prices as travel date approaches

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By booking your train trip from Fort Lauderdale to Miami on Wanderu at least 12 days ahead of time, you can save about $16.63 on your ticket. Waiting until the last minute means missing out on these savings!

Which train should you take from Fort Lauderdale to Miami?

Brightline is the one and only train line which connects Fort Lauderdale to Miami. However, there are 18 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Brightline180h 39m$35.60
  • Brightline is a popular train service that provides comfortable, convenient travel within Florida. The trip from Fort Lauderdale to Miami usually lasts around 0 hours and 39 minutes, which gives you plenty of time to enjoy the train's free WiFi, comfy seats, and snacks available onboard. You can pick from 18 daily departures from Fort Lauderdale to Miami on Brightline.

Frequently Asked Questions

The distance between Fort Lauderdale and Miami is approximately 25 miles, or 40 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 38 minutes, It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Miami.

Trains from Fort Lauderdale to Miami are the most crowded on Tuesday. 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 Monday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

The earliest train departs Fort Lauderdale at 12:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 11:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

There are 18 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Fort Lauderdale to Miami.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Miami to Fort Lauderdale.

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 is the train station in Fort Lauderdale?

Main departure station: Brightline Station

There is one train station in Fort Lauderdale.

All train stations in Fort Lauderdale:

  • Brightline Station

Where is the train station in Miami?

Main arrival station: Brightline at MiamiCentral

Miami has one train station.

All train stations in Miami:

  • Brightline at MiamiCentral

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