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Tips to know when travelling to Fort Lauderdale

Travelers usually depart from Austin–Bergstrom International, Austin, TX - Greyhound Station, Austin, TX Train Station, Austin, TX - Downtown Bus stop, or Austin-South Congress when they travel from Austin to Fort Lauderdale. Book your trip to arrive at Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International, Ft Lauderdale, Fort Lauderdale Amtrak, or Fort Lauderdale-Broward Blvd Park & Ride. The distance between Austin and Fort Lauderdale is 1777 km. The most popular airlines for this route are American Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Delta Air Lines, JetBlue Airways, and United Airlines. Austin and Fort Lauderdale have 173 direct flights per week.

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American AirlinesAALAAYesNo
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Delta Air LinesDALDLYesOpens 24 days before flight
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JetBlue AirwaysJBUB6YesOpens 24 days before flight
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United AirlinesUALUAYesNo

Fort Lauderdale travel tips

1) Feel free to use public transport in Fort Lauderdale if you do not have a driving license

Getting around Fort Lauderdale by bus is not a problem. For $10 or $15, you can travel even out of Fort Lauderdale to West Palm Beach and Miami without a car. Each ride takes about 30 minutes. Buses operate daily from 5:10 to 00:50.

2) Choose Wilton Manors in Fort Lauderdale as a place for a family

Wilton Manors in Fort Lauderdale is an ideal district for family pastimes. Make sure to visit Colohatchee Park and Richardson Historic Park to distract from the city.

3) Come to Georgie's Alibi bar in Fort Lauderdale after 21:00

When it is 21:00 on your watches in Fort Lauderdale, head to Georgie's Alibi to get drinks at more affordable prices (before 21:00, they cost more). They have a pleasant playlist of Top 40s and country blockbusters.

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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Austin to Fort Lauderdale?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Austin and Fort Lauderdale takes around 2.8 hours.
What is the flight distance between Austin and Fort Lauderdale?
The flight distance between Austin and Fort Lauderdale is 1777 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Austin and Fort Lauderdale?
Several carriers operate flights between Austin and Fort Lauderdale. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Spirit Airlines, JetBlue Airways.
What are the most popular routes to and from Austin?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Austin and Las Vegas, Denver, Orlando, Washington, D.C., San Francisco, San Diego, Chicago, Philadelphia, Seattle, Salt Lake City, Los Angeles, Paris, London, Minneapolis, Atlanta, New Orleans, Cincinnati, New York, Detroit, Santa Ana.
What are the most popular routes to and from Fort Lauderdale?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Fort Lauderdale and New York, Denver, Washington, D.C., Cincinnati, Chicago, Atlanta, Los Angeles, Indianapolis, Boston, Philadelphia, Islip, Syracuse, Las Vegas, Detroit, Salt Lake City, Norfolk, Cleveland, Memphis, Tampa, Dallas.
Which airports are there in Austin?
Austin is mainly served by Austin–Bergstrom International. But there are other airports nearby, including Austin Municipal Airport, Austin Airport.
What airports are near Austin?
The main airport in Austin is Austin–Bergstrom International. It is also served by George Bush Intercontinental, San Antonio International, William P. Hobby, Victoria Regional, Killeen–Fort Hood Regional, Easterwood, Waco Regional.
What airports are near Fort Lauderdale?
The main airport in Fort Lauderdale is Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International. It is also served by Miami International, Southwest Florida International, Palm Beach International, Punta Gorda, Orlando Melbourne International, Vero Beach Regional, Naples Municipal.
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