Distance between Miami FL and Fort Lauderdale FL

The distance from Miami to Fort Lauderdale is 28 miles by road including 26 miles on motorways. Road takes approximately 29 minutes and goes through North Miami, North Miami Beach, Hollywood and Dania Beach.

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Point Distance Time Fuel
Miami 0 mi 0:00 00 min 0.0 gal
I 95 9 mi, 09 min
North Miami 9 mi 0:09 09 min 0.3 gal
1 mi, 01 min
Biscayne Gardens 10 mi 0:10 10 min 0.3 gal
I 95 2 mi, 01 min
North Miami Beach 12 mi 0:12 12 min 0.4 gal
I 95 2 mi, 02 min
Highland Lakes 15 mi 0:15 15 min 0.5 gal
I 95 3 mi, 03 min
Hollywood 17 mi 0:18 18 min 0.6 gal
4 mi, 03 min
Dania Beach 21 mi 0:22 22 min 0.7 gal
I 95 6 mi, 07 min
Fort Lauderdale 28 mi 0:29 29 min 0.9 gal

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to drive from Miami to Fort Lauderdale?

Fuel cost: 3.8 USD

This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 28 mi) / (Fuel consumption 29.4 mpg) * (Fuel price 3.98 USD / gal)

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How long is a car ride from Miami to Fort Lauderdale?

Driving time: 29 min

This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.

  • 2 mi with a maximum speed 65 mph = 1 min
  • 6 mi with a maximum speed 62 mph = 6 min
  • 6 mi with a maximum speed 60 mph = 6 min
  • 8 mi with a maximum speed 55 mph = 9 min
  • 3 mi with a maximum speed 50 mph = 3 min
  • 1 mi with a maximum speed 35 mph = 1 min

The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.

How far is Miami to Fort Lauderdale by land?

The distance between Miami and Fort Lauderdale is 28 mi by road including 26.1 mi on motorways.

Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Miami and Fort Lauderdale respectively.

How far is Miami to Fort Lauderdale by plane?

The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Miami and Fort Lauderdale is 24.2 mi.

This distance is calculated using the Haversine formula as a great-circle distance between two points on the surface of a sphere. The start and finish points are the centers of Miami and Fort Lauderdale respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.

How many hours is Miami from Fort Lauderdale by plane?

Boeing 737 airliner needs 2 min to cover the distance of 24 mi at a cruising speed of 497 mph.

Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 10 min to flight this distance at average speed of 136 mph.

This time is approximate and do not take into account takeoff and landing times, airport location and other real world factors.

How long is a helicopter ride from Miami to Fort Lauderdale?

Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 9 min to cover the distance of 24 mi at a cruising speed of 149 mph.

Popular "Robinson R44" needs 11 min to flight this distance at average speed of 130 mph.

This time is approximate and do not take into account takeoff and landing times, aerodrome location and other real world factors.

What city is halfway between Miami and Fort Lauderdale?

The halfway point between Miami and Fort Lauderdale is Highland Lakes. It is located about 1 mi from the exact midpoint by road.

The distance from Highland Lakes to Miami is 15 mi and driving will take about 15 min. The road between Highland Lakes and Fort Lauderdale has length 13 mi and will take approximately 14 min.

The other cities located close to halfway point:

  • North Miami Beach is in 12 mi from Miami and 16 mi from Fort Lauderdale
  • Hollywood is in 17 mi from Miami and 10 mi from Fort Lauderdale
  • Biscayne Gardens is in 10 mi from Miami and 18 mi from Fort Lauderdale

Where is Miami in relation to Fort Lauderdale?

Miami is located 24 mi south of Fort Lauderdale.

Miami has geographic coordinates: latitude 25.77427, longitude -80.19366. Click here to see Miami on map.

Fort Lauderdale has geographic coordinates: latitude 26.12231, longitude -80.14338. Click here to see Fort Lauderdale on map.

Which highway goes from Miami to Fort Lauderdale?

The route from Miami to Fort Lauderdale follows I 95.

Other minor sections pass along the road:

  • FL 842: 2 mi
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