Travel from Atlanta to Fort Lauderdale

12h 54min
72 lb of CO2
1d 17h 24min
455 lb of CO2
1h 48min
163 lb of CO2

Atlanta to Fort Lauderdale Flights

There are 1 airports — ATL — that make sense to fly out of from Atlanta and 2 airports — FLL, MIA — to access Fort Lauderdale. The best deals are usually found by flying out of ATL.

Spirit Airlines, Southwest Airlines, United, Alaska Airlines, Frontier Airlines operate flights which can help you travel from Atlanta to Fort Lauderdale.

The cheapest way by air is via Spirit Airlines and flies from Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta Intl (ATL) to Fort Lauderdale Hollywood Intl (FLL). Spirit Airlines flies from Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta Intl (ATL) to Fort Lauderdale Hollywood Intl (FLL) and is the quickest flight to get you from Atlanta to Fort Lauderdale.Out of the 4 total modes of travel to Fort Lauderdale from Atlanta, a flight is the quickest method.
10h 4min
114 lb of CO2

Drive from Atlanta to Fort Lauderdale

It's 585 miles between Atlanta to Fort Lauderdale. On a typical day, it might take between 10h 4min and 10h 34min from Atlanta to Fort Lauderdale under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 11h 4min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Fort Lauderdale by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $78.

What is the best way to travel from Atlanta to Fort Lauderdale?

Because Fort Lauderdale is so far away from Atlanta, we recommend simply booking a flight. Other options to Fort Lauderdale do exist, but going by plane will save you valuable time. Spirit Airlines operates from Atlanta to Fort Lauderdale, so you book your trip with them! The best time to book shorter flights is 2-3 weeks before your trip.

When to book trip from Atlanta to Fort Lauderdale?

For these medium length trips, it's important to book your tickets as soon as possible. While there are bus, train, flight or by car transportation options available, the sooner to book the better. While prices for buses or trains might not fluctuate as much as flights, their availability certainly will. It's recommended to book these flights at least 2 weeks away, but even more if you are able.

Atlanta to Fort Lauderdale FL - take the train or bus?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from Atlanta to Fort Lauderdale. There are quite a few things to consider for each. On a positive note, be glad you have the choice! Further, whenever you avoid driving - you don't have to worry about parking, focusing on the road. Additionally - you can focus on reading, work, or just relax.

While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to Fort Lauderdale is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the Atlanta/Fort Lauderdale buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from Atlanta is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between Atlanta GA and Fort Lauderdale during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!

The plus side of taking the train from Atlanta to Fort Lauderdale? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of Fort Lauderdale traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to Fort Lauderdale is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.

What's the cheapest way from Atlanta to Fort Lauderdale?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Atlanta to Fort Lauderdale is by flight. The flight costs $44 roughly and will take 1 hour 48 minutes.

Does Amtrak go from Atlanta to Fort Lauderdale?

Yes, Amtrak has serivce between Atlanta area and Fort Lauderdale, but there is no direct route. In total, it will take roughly 1 day 17 hours 43 minutes. We recommend catching the train at ATL Atlanta Amtrak, which is about 4 miles from Atlanta. Also with this train or you will have to make a connection at NYP New York City.

How long does it take from Atlanta to Fort Lauderdale by car?

The total distance between Atlanta and Fort Lauderdale is 585 miles and will take you about 10 hours 4 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $79.

Atlanta to Fort Lauderdale Travel Information

Cheapest Way Flight — $44
Fastest Way Flight — 1h 48min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 72 lb CO2
Available Modes 4 modes — bus, train, flight and by car
Distance 585 miles
Travel Companies Greyhound, Amtrak, Alaska Airlines, Frontier Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Spirit Airlines, United, Multiple Airlines

Travel companies on this route

Greyhound from Atlanta to Fort Lauderdale
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Amtrak from Atlanta to Fort Lauderdale
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Alaska Airlines from Atlanta to Fort Lauderdale
Alaska Airlines
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Frontier Airlines from Atlanta to Fort Lauderdale
Frontier Airlines
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Southwest Airlines from Atlanta to Fort Lauderdale
Southwest Airlines
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Spirit Airlines from Atlanta to Fort Lauderdale
Spirit Airlines
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United from Atlanta to Fort Lauderdale
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