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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Fort Lauderdale to Tampa?

Lowest Price$22.00
Fastest Train4h 43m
Trains Per Day1
Train Lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Fort Lauderdale to Tampa 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.

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

In the last month, $22.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Fort Lauderdale, FL to Tampa, FL. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. 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 $22.00 more than that for a same-day booking.

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

The distance between Fort Lauderdale and Tampa is approximately 191 miles, or 307 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 hours and 43 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 Tampa are the most crowded on Saturday. 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 Saturday 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 12:00pm and arrives in Tampa around 4 hours later.

Is there a direct train from Fort Lauderdale to Tampa?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Tampa 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 Tampa to Fort Lauderdale. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Fort Lauderdale to Tampa for $23.00.

Which train should you take from Fort Lauderdale to Tampa?

Amtrak Silver Service is the one and only train line which connects Fort Lauderdale, Florida to Tampa, Florida. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Silver Service14h 43m$28.37

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 Tampa?

Tampa has one train station:

  • Union Station - 601 N Nebraska Ave

Price trends for trains from Fort Lauderdale to Tampa

Average prices by travel date

$45$30$15JunJun

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Fort Lauderdale, FL to Tampa, FL
5.0
Based on 7 ratings and reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Staff
4.0
Value
4.0
Condition
5.0
Elba
5.0
August 25, 2019Visiting family
Pros
I love it please come back to chipley Florida or Panama City. I travel by bus to Tampa from Panama city I would like to go by train

Based on 6 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Silver Service report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 83 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Staff
4.7
Value
4.8
Condition
4.6
Anaiah
5.0
January 3, 2020Visiting family
Pros
Everything even though the train arriving from Tampa was 1hr. Late
Cons
Timing
Tips
Bring headphones
Kayla
5.0
December 27, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
Seriously spacious, and seriously awesome!
Cons
Bathroom upgrades. Replace curtains with roll shades. Maybe wash the rail cars more often too.
Tips
Thank the staff, they do an exceptional job.
Nickolas
5.0
October 25, 2019Visiting friends
Cons
The strength of the WiFi signal
Tips
Bring a neck pillow
Marlena
5.0
October 23, 2019Vacation
Pros
The driver was very friendly and courteous he was also very informative. Seats were comfortable. Nice ride
Cons
Instruction on where to catch the bus. I was not sure where the bus would be
Tips
Be on time if you want to catch this bus
Domingo
5.0
August 29, 2019Solo travel
Pros
Pleasant , quiet and comfortable .
Cons
Air conditioning too cold.
Tips
Ladies bring sweater !.

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