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Driving Times and Distances from Miami
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Located in South Florida, Miami is quite far from many other points in our state. That doesn't mean, however, that driving to other Florida destinations is out of the question. In fact, many other Florida cities are great locations for day trips or an extended weekend vacation.

Below are the estimated distances and driving times for other major cities in South Florida. Your choice of route and traffic conditions may cause slight variations from these estimates, which are calculated from downtown Miami.
  • Driving from Miami to Fort Lauderdale
    Distance: 28 miles
    Driving Time: 35 minutes
    Our neighbor to the north, Fort Lauderdale is home to a great restaurant and nightlife scene. Read about the Top Ten Things to do in Fort Lauderdale.


  • Driving from Miami to West Palm Beach
    Distance: 70 miles
    Driving Time: 1 hour, 20 minutes
    Continuing up the east coast brings you to West Palm Beach, with sandy beaches, great shopping and fine dining.


  • Driving from Miami to West Palm Beach
    Distance: 70 miles
    Driving Time: 1 hour, 20 minutes
    Continuing up the east coast brings you to West Palm Beach, with sandy beaches, great shopping and fine dining.


  • Driving from Miami to Key West
    Distance: 160 miles
    Driving Time: 3 hours, 30 minutes
    The slow drive will cause this 160 mile trip to take you up to four hours, but the scenic drive is part of the pleasure of the Keys! Read about Day Trips to the Florida Keys.


  • Driving from Miami to Naples
    Distance: 110 miles
    Driving Time: 2 hours, 10 minutes
    The west coast of Florida brings you into the lap of luxury. Naples' opulent relaxation is a great way to escape the hustle and bustle of life in Miami, especially during the off-season when crowds are light.


  • Driving from Miami to Sarasota
    Distance: 225 miles
    Driving Time: 3 hours, 45 minutes
    Continuing up the west coast, Sarasota is just south of the Tampa area and offers wonderful beaches, arts and culture.


  • Driving from Miami to Tampa
    Distance: 270 miles
    Driving Time: 4 hours, 30 minutes
    Tampa is the third largest city in Florida. It's a young, vibrant city with an active outdoor life.


  • Driving from Miami to Orlando
    Distance: 245 miles
    Driving Time: 4 hours
    The Mouse rules Orlando! If you have kids, you'll want to take advantage of the many Florida resident specials at Disney, Sea World and other Orlando-area attractions.


  • Driving from Miami to Daytona Beach
    Distance: 265 miles
    Driving Time: 4 hours, 15 minutes
    NASCAR fans already understand one of the great reasons to head up to Daytona! This popular spring break destination also boasts of some of Florida's most beautiful beaches.


  • Driving from Miami to Jacksonville
    Distance: 350 miles
    Driving Time: 5 hours, 30 minutes
    Jacksonville has the largest population of Florida cities, mostly because it is the largest city by geographic size in the United States. Jacksonville is a very popular destination among golfers.


  • Driving from Miami to Tallahassee
    Distance: 470 miles
    Driving Time: 7 hours, 30 minutes
    A full day's drive away from Miami, the capital of Florida might as well be in a different state!
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