The driving distance from Fort Lauderdale, Florida to Miami, Florida is:

27 miles / 43 km

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Driving distance from Fort Lauderdale, FL to Miami, FL

The total driving distance from Fort Lauderdale, FL to Miami, FL is 27 miles or 43 kilometers.

Your trip begins in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. It ends in Miami, Florida.

If you are planning a road trip, you might also want to calculate the total driving time from Fort Lauderdale, FL to Miami, FL so you can see when you'll arrive at your destination.

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If you're meeting a friend, you might be interested in finding the city that is halfway between Fort Lauderdale, FL and Miami, FL.

Planning to fly a plane instead? You might be more interested in calculating the straight line distance to fly from Fort Lauderdale, FL to Miami, FL.

Visitors who prefer quieter and cheaper places to stay usually choose in Fort Lauderdale instead of Miami. Miami is less than an hour drive from Fort Lauderdale. Because of the diverse and vast dining options in Miami, most locals and visitors drive into Miami for food.

Where would you go for the best dining experience? has lists of top 50 best restaurants, kid-friendly restaurants, 10 best food trucks in Miami and more. Here are 5 compiled from Zagat:

1. BC Tacos food truck - offers 10 different tacos with homemade salsas.
2. El Rey de las Fritas food truck and restaurant - Cuban burgers and the original frita topped with crispy shoestring fries.
3. Islas Canarias Restaurant (kid-friendly) - authentic Cuban and Spanish food located in Little Havana since 1977.
4. Station 4 Table+Bar (kid-friendly)- located in South Miami. Serves seafood, pulled pork, meatloaf, steak and more.
5. Joe's Stone Crab - located in South Beach and Miami's most popular restaurant. Of course try the stone crab and key lime pie.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida

City: Fort Lauderdale
State: Florida
Country: United States
Category: cities

Miami, Florida

City: Miami
State: Florida
Country: United States
Category: cities

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