Getting to and from the FAU Fort Lauderdale Campus by transit is easier than ever!
Tri-Rail is the Tri-County commuter rail system. Tri-Rail has 18 stations along the eastern corridor of South Florida, operating from Mangonia Park in Palm Beach County to the Miami Airport in Miami-Dade.
The Fort Lauderdale Tri-Rail Station is located on the West side of I-95 on Broward Blvd. To get to campus from the Tri-Rail Station, take the FL1 Shuttle which provides direct connection to the Fort Lauderdale Campus.
Students receive a 50% discount on monthly, roundtrip, and one-way tickets. Click here to view Tri-Rail's discount fares.
Faculty & Staff receive a 25% discount on monthly or 12-trip tickets through the Employer Discount Program. Click Here to enroll as an EDP member.
Click Here to calculate your fare.
The first weekday train arriving to the Fort Lauderdale Station is at 4:56 AM, and the last train departs at 10:00 PM. On weekends, the first train arrives in Fort Lauderdale at 6:40 AM, and the last train departs at 9:26 PM Click Here to view the complete Tri-Rail schedule.
BCT is Broward County’s public bus system. Over 15 routes connect to the BCT Central Terminal, which is on the northwest corner of Broward Blvd and Brickell Ave, within walking distance of the FAU Fort Lauderdale Campus. Also, Broward County Transit (BCT) Routes # 9, # 22, and # 81 all provide connections between the Fort Lauderdale Tri-Rail Station and the BCT Central Terminal, which is near the corner of Broward Blvd and Andrews Ave, within walking distance of the Fort Lauderdale Campus.
The easiest way to plan your trip to campus is through Google Transit! Click Here to obtain your Google step-by-step transit directions!
BCT offers a discounted College Student Pass. Click Here for more information.
The Sun Trolley is Fort Lauderdale’s Community Bus Service which brings you to destinations in Fort Lauderdale with their vintage-style trolleys. The Sun Trolley passes right by FAU Fort Lauderdale Campus to connect you to world-class dining, shopping, beaches, and entertainment. Just wave to the driver and the bus will stop to pick you up. Most fares are as little as $.0.50 to ride.
Click Here for more information on Sun Trolley maps, schedules, and fares.
Miami-Dade Transit (MDT)
MDT is Miami-Dade County’s public transit system. MDT offers Metrorail, Metrobus, and Metromover service to bring you to destinations within Miami-Dade County. Click Here for more information on MDT schedules, fares, and passes.
The easiest way to plan your trip on MDT is through Google Transit! Click Here to obtain your Google step-by-step transit directions!
Palm Tran is Palm Beach County's public bus system, which operates over 30 fixed bus routes to bring you to destinations in Palm Beach County and to connect you to neighboring county transit systems.
Each agency has different transfer policies, enabling you to use a combination of bus and train services to get you to your destination. Be sure to check the websites of the transit systems you plan to use for information regarding their policies, or contact South Florida Commuter Services at 1-800-234-RIDE (7433) for more information.
Bicycles are allowed on all of the transit systems in South Florida. The links below will connect you with the policies for each agency:
Amtrak is a nationwide train system that allows you to affordably get from one city or state to the next. It is a great option if you want to visit family or friends in a different city or state, for a weekend, or a long vacation! It costs an average of just $40 round trip to travel from Deerfield Beach, Delray Beach or West Palm Beach to Orlando or Tampa! To book your trip and learn more, Click Here
Visit South Florida Commuter Services at www.1800234RIDE.com
or call 1-800-234-RIDE for more information.
South Florida Commuter Services is a program of the Florida Department of Transportation.
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