Travel from Miami to Daytona Beach

11h 0min
61 lb of CO2
5h 16min
474 lb of CO2

Miami to Daytona Beach Flights

There are 2 airports — MIA, FLL — that make sense to fly out of from Miami and 2 airports — DAB, SFB — to access Daytona Beach. The best deals are usually found by flying out of MIA.

jetBlue offers flights from MIA, FLL to DAB, SFB.

4h 52min
58 lb of CO2
4h 22min
50 lb of CO2

Drive from Miami to Daytona Beach

It's 243 miles between Miami to Daytona Beach. On a typical day, it might take between 4h 22min and 4h 35min from Miami to Daytona Beach under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 4h 48min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Daytona Beach 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 $32.

What is the best way to travel from Miami to Daytona Beach?

The are 12 different ways across 4 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from Miami to Daytona Beach. If you're only considering the price, you should check out the bus out of Miami towards Daytona Beach, as it is the cheapest to Daytona Beach. It's common to find tickets for as low as $31. Greyhound operates from Miami to Daytona Beach, so you book your trip with them! Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from Miami to Daytona Beach?

On your trip from Miami to Daytona Beach, it is best to book as soon as possible. It won't necessarily help reduce your price by a large amount, but will ensure that you have a spot on the bus or train.

Miami to Daytona Beach FL - take the train or bus?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from Miami to Daytona Beach. 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 Daytona Beach is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the Miami/Daytona Beach buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from Miami 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 Miami FL and Daytona Beach 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 Miami to Daytona Beach? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of Daytona Beach 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 Daytona Beach 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 Miami to Daytona Beach?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Miami to Daytona Beach is by bus. The bus costs $31 roughly and will take 11 hours.

How much does Amtrak cost from Miami to Daytona Beach?

Amtrak costs about $60 between Miami and Daytona Beach. In total, the train will take roughly 5 hours 14 minutes and there are no connections that you will have to make. We recommend catching the train at MIA Miami Amtrak, which is 7 miles from Miami. Further, once you arrive at DLD DeLand Amtrak or you will still have 24 miles to Daytona Beach.

How long does it take from Miami to Daytona Beach by car?

The total distance between Miami and Daytona Beach is 243 miles and will take you about 4 hours 22 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $33.

Miami to Daytona Beach Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $31
Fastest Way Train — 4h 52min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 37 lb CO2
Available Modes 4 modes — bus, flight, train and by car
Distance 243 miles
Travel Companies Greyhound, Amtrak, jetBlue, Multiple Airlines

Travel companies on this route

Greyhound from Miami to Daytona Beach
Bus company
1 routes
Amtrak from Miami to Daytona Beach
Train company
19015 routes
jetBlue from Miami to Daytona Beach
440 routes