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Bus Miami - Fort Lauderdale: Trip Overview

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Anne Sophie D.
December 30, 2016 | Staff: 5 | Timeliness: 5

Perfect!!!! I will take this compa again...

Debora L.
September 27, 2016 | Staff: 5 | Timeliness: 5

I loved that there was wifi in the bus

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Miami to Fort Lauderdale by bus

One of the best ways to travel across Florida is by bus. Not only will you get to appreciate the scenic views, bus travel can be inexpensive, too.

If you’re looking to take the bus from Miami to Fort Lauderdale, Florida, here are some things you might want to know about the route.

How long does the trip take and how much is it?

Miami to Fort Lauderdale takes only 40 to 45 minutes by bus. Fares range from $9 to $28 (average price is $18), depending on what time you want to leave and when. You can book via your laptop or your mobile, print your ticket, and go.

What time do buses leave from Miami?

There are a number of trips from Miami to Fort Lauderdale. The earliest leaves at 5 AM while the last trip leaves for Fort Lauderdale at 10:50 PM.

Where are the bus stations in Miami and Fort Lauderdale?

Miami buses will depart at Miami Terminal Bus Stop, Bayside – Guess Store, Miami Cruise Port, Miami Airport – Terminal J, Mid Beach – Best Western Atlantic, Downtown – Holiday Inn, Miami Airport – Regency Hotel, Miami Airport – Central Station Miami Greyhound Bus Station, or Miami Cruise Port.

You can get off in Fort Lauderdale at FLL Airport, Hollywood Denny’s Bus Stop, Fort Lauderdale Greyhound Bus Station, or at Port Everglades Cruise Port.

How early should I get to the station?

There’s no need to arrive more than 10-15 minutes before your scheduled departure time. You’ll have time to check in your luggage (if any) as well as buy snacks which you can bring onboard.

What types of amenities are available on the bus?

All buses are air-conditioned and have a toilet onboard. Some buses have free Wi-Fi, but there are no guarantees. There are power outlets, too. Some buses have them per row while others don’t. If you need to use a power outlet during your trip, make sure to check to see if your seat has one; if not, just choose another seat.

What are the available bus companies going on this route?

There are three bus companies going from Miami to Fort Lauderdale: Greyhound, Florida Red Line, and Red Coach.

Where to sit during the trip?

How crowded the bus is depends on what time you’re leaving. As seats are not assigned, you get to choose your seat when you board. If you want the best one, and if the bus is not too full, your best bet is to be friendly with the driver. He would know a lot about your destination as well as where the best seat on the bus will be, considering the time of travel and the destination.

Why is choosing the bus better than plane or train?

Aside from saving money, you will also see a lot of scenic views that you won’t get to see on a plane or train. You also reduce your carbon footprint, which benefits the planet as a whole.

With its convenience and variety of options available, taking a bus is the best option if you’re traveling from Miami to Fort Lauderdale.

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Bus Travel Tips

    Make friends with the driver. They usually know a lot about your destination and may even recommend which side of the bus to sit on to get the best views on the road between Miami and Fort Lauderdale!
    From miles long of beauteous natural landscapes to impressive man-crafted sights, you’re bound to be in for a visual treat on your bus trip from Miami to Fort Lauderdale.
    Buses are energy-efficient. Carrying a passenger over 100 kms by coach only takes 0.6-0.9 liters of gas. Compare that to the 2.6 liters required by high-speed train, 6.6 liters by airplane and 7.6 liters by gas-powered car, and it's clear that the bus is a more environmentally-conscious option for your bus transportation from Miami to Fort Lauderdale.
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Did you know?

  • Did you know some bus companies in Germany offer to their passenger low-costs snacks and regional beer based on their destination? Prosit!
  • 9.2% of ground transporation in Europe is done by bus versus 7.4% by train.
  • The average number of passengers on a coach bus is 32 meaning that a bus could replace a minimum of at least 30 cars!
  • The bus driver with the longest career in the world drove more than 2,000,000 miles and is a happy World Record holder.

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