The Tri-Rail mass-transit system offers transportation from Fort Lauderdale to Miami. A one-way ticket from Fort Lauderdale to Miami costs $5.00, as of 2015, and typically takes about 55 minutes with six stops in between the two cities.
The weekday schedule includes 25 departures beginning at 5 a.m. with at least one departure every hour, and the weekend schedule includes 15 hourly departures starting at 7 a.m. Tickets can be purchased at any Tri-Rail station. Specific information about the Tri-Rail including fare prices, schedules and free shuttle buses to and from Tri-Rail stations is available at the Tri-Rail website. The Tri-Rail, operated by the South Florida Regional Transportation Authority, connects major metro areas in Southwest Florida including Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Pompano Beach, Boca Raton and West Palm Beach.