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For the passengers who enjoy riding a train and don’t want to miss a chance of classical ride sightseeing, it is possible to buy tickets on the train to/from Fort Lauderdale airport.
The main route of the tri-rail commuter train includes the Miami, Broward, and Palm Beach Counties.

Train station

For all passengers who just arrived at the FLL airport, it is necessary to move to the nearest rail station which is located a few miles away from the terminal buildings. There is no rail station at the airport territory, but visitors can take free shuttles to reach the station. The closest Fort Lauderdale airport tri-rail station is located at Dania Beach.

Shuttles that go to Dania Beach depart from:

– West end of Terminal 1
– Between Terminal 2 and Terminal 3
– Between Terminal 3 and Terminal 4.

To get the exact station location, all visitors are welcome to check the online map.

Shuttles that go to Dania Beach depart from


All passengers are recommended to buy tickets or charge cards beforehand. It is impossible to pay for a ride already on the train.

There are three payment methods to board the train to FLL airport:

  • Paper ticket (can buy at all Ticket Vending Machines and print it out);
  • Easy card (card is available for $2 charge at TVM and ticket kiosks);
  • Easy ticket (a special type of ticket for special events and people with disabilities).

To pay for the train ride, Easy card holders must tap on the boarding validator to validate the fare and tap off again after exiting the train to confirm the fare was deducted correctly.

If a passenger failed to show a valid fair ticket upon the control request, he will be charged a fine from $50 to $1,000 or removed from the train at the nearest station.

Fare TypesTri-rail is divided into six zones. The total number of zones you are going to pass to reach your final destination will be included in the ticket price. To determine the number of zones, passengers must start counting from the zone they are going to enter on the train.

All fare types depend on the travel rounds (one-way, round-trip, 12-trip) and visiting zones:

One-way pass: the best option for one-way travel. Should be used within the date of purchase.

Round-trip pass: is used to travel to and from the zones indicated at the time of purchase. Should be used within the date of purchase.

Weekend/Holiday day pass: guarantees unlimited travel through the entire Tri-Rail system on the date of pass purchase.

12-trip pass: is used for 12 one-way rides to/from the zones indicated in the fare pass.

Monthly pass: provides unlimited travel within the entire tri-rail stations for one month.

Regional monthly pass: provides unlimited travel within the entire tri-rail and Miami-Dade transit stations for one month.

Easy-card holders also can charge money for each of the travel routes every time they want to use the tri-rail.

It is recommended to visit the main tri-rail website to check fares according to the traveling route and choose a fare type.

Fare policy

All local fare types and conduction while boarding the train are regulated by the FSS341.3025 or FSS812.015 normative documents.

The tri-rail policy bans replacement or refund of lost or stolen tickets except in cases regulated in the fare policy.

All card holders are recommended to register cards by the following number 1-800-TRI-RAIL (874-7245).

Mobile App

It is easy as ever before to buy a tri-rail pass from mobile. Tri-rail mobile app can be downloaded both from Google Play and App Store. To find it in the search bar, just type in Tri-rail.
The Tri-rail app allows you to buy different types of pass tickets, check train schedules, browse your payment and train entry history, follow the real-time tracker, get important alerts, and much more.

Tips for traveling from/to tri-rail at Fort Lauderdale Airport:

  • It is suggested to arrive at station 15-20 minutes before the train departure;
  • Check if the Easy card is charged for several trips ahead;
  • After getting off the train, check all your baggage quantity and safety.