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Amtrak is the national railway company operating trains from Miami to Orlando. These train lines are part of the Silver Service, including the Silver Meteor and the Silver Star. In this case, both the Silver Meteor and the Silver Star offer complimentary Wi-Fi service on board their routes. This free Wi-Fi connection allows passengers to browse the Internet, check their emails as well as engage in simple messaging. The free Wi-Fi on the Amtrak trains is not available for downloading large files or for streaming videos and only permits low bandwidth use. One other service provided on the Silver Meteor and Silver Star trains to Orlando from Miami is a café or dining option for passengers to buy hot meals, snacks or hot and cold beverages. Travelers can purchase train tickets to Orlando from Miami on both the Silver Meteor and Silver Star routes to ride in either Coach Class or Room Cabins.
The luggage allowance on Amtrak trains from Miami to Orlando depends on the route you travel with as well as the stations you depart from and arrive at. Amtrak generally allows on all its trains, including the Silver Meteor and Silver Star, two small personal items along with two carry-on bags. The personal items must not weigh over 25 lbs and the carry-on bags or suitcases cannot exceed 28x2x14 inches, or 50 lbs. The luggage on board the Miami to Orlando trains must be stowed under the seat, in the overhead racks or in the space reserved for luggage. As for checked items, both the Silver Meteor and Silver Star routes have amenities for checked baggage on board. Nonetheless, to be able to check luggage, the service must be available at the departure and arrival stations as well. Incidentally, both Miami and Orlando offer this service. Therefore, passengers are allowed up to two checked bags.
Trains to Orlando from Miami depart from the Miami Amtrak Train Station, north of the city center near the area of Hialeah. However, the city of Miami has a Tri-Rail train system, which should not be confused with the Silver Service trains of Amtrak. Near the Miami Amtrak Train Station is the Tri-Rail/Metro-Rail Transfer Station. To get between these two stations, you can walk in about 6 minutes while heading north along NW 37th Avenue. In Orlando, your arrival station will be the Orlando Amtrak Train Station. This train terminal is south of the center of Orlando and has connection lines with buses into the Orlando city center, as well as the Florida SunRail that travels the coastline of the state.
The two routes running the Miami to Orlando trains are the Silver Meteor and the Silver Star. In this case, the Silver Meteor is the most direct journey to get from Miami to Orlando. The Silver Star stops at more stations along the way, detouring to Tampa. Heading north from Miami, both train routes make the same stops until Winter Haven Station. This is where the Amtrak Silver Services part ways. The Silver Meteor continues its trip north through Kissimmee, arriving in Orlando shortly after. The Silver Star, on the other hand, makes its way west towards the Florida city of Tampa. This train stops in Lakeland, Tampa and Lakeland again, before continuing due north through Kissimmee and Orlando. Because of this, the Silver Meteor takes just over five hours, and the Silver Star takes more or less seven and a half hours.
See available tickets from Miami to Orlando for this week that start at $38 one-way. How much you’ll pay for a train on average this month is $38 one-way. Keep in mind that the ticket price is generally dependent on when you book, the desired route, and class.
The quickest train available from Miami will take 5h 11m to arrive in Orlando. Travel time can vary by 1h 09m, so prioritize nonstop options for the quickest arrival. Look into Amtrak, they have one of the quickest options available.
Currently, train tickets prices from Miami to Orlando are generally similar no matter when you choose to book them. Prices are $38 one-way on average.
Amtrak will take you from Miami to Orlando. Amtrak has been recently found as the cheapest option from $76 round-trip.
At 1h 08m, choosing to opt for a flight from Miami to Orlando for this trip versus opting for a train from Miami to Orlando or a bus from Miami to Orlando can save you time on travel.
A flight from Miami to Orlando is currently going to be the least expensive option currently available. You can also find deals for a train from Miami to Orlando starting at $76, or consider a bus from Miami to Orlando starting at $45. Both of these alternative options are worth considering when looking to reach your destination.
The straight-line distance from Miami to Orlando is 204.4 mi, but the actual distance you’ll travel by train depends on the route taken. In terms of time, a normal route is around 5h 11m.