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Ride Brightline: Get Festive & Ditch Traffic This Season

Get ready for a stress-free, magical holiday trip this holiday season. Ditch the traffic and ride Brightline, the NEW sleek and speedy train service between Miami and Orlando that’s making your family’s holiday travel dreams come true this December with amazing deals, festive fun, and a lot of convenience. Read on to learn more!

Ride Brightline this holiday season -- high-speed train service from Orlando to Miami
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Now that my family lives in Southwest Florida, we’re always looking for fun new Florida places to visit. As we set roots here, it’s been important for us to reconnect with family and friends that live on the east coast of Florida. Unfortunately, we aren’t always up for the long drive. Enter Brightline! Have you heard of their NEW speedy and affordable train service across South Florida?

Skip the Grinch-y Traffic and Save Big with Brightline Train Fares

Whether you live in South Florida or are just visiting for the holidays, Brightline is a great budget-friendly, stress-free option when traveling as a family. Visit friends and family or take the kids to a new Florida destination. High-speed Brightline trains currently run in South Florida with stations serving the Orlando, Ft. Lauderdale, West Palm Beach, Boca Raton, Aventura, and Miami areas. Ditch the insane holiday traffic, ride in comfort, and don’t break the bank this holiday season!

How Much Is Brightline from Miami to Orlando?

Brightline is now offering $39 flat fares on Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve/Day? You read that right! Now you can travel between Miami and Orlando for a steal when you book 7 days in advance (SMART fare) or splurge on the PREMIUM experience for $79 and enjoy perks like priority boarding and comfy seats. Plus, kids ride 50% off with the purchase of any adult SMART fare.

Special Offer – Kids Ride Free on Brightline

For a limited time, kids between 2 and 12 can ride Brightline for free on select trains between South Florida and Orlando — with the purchase of an adult SMART fare. Just look for the KIDS RIDE FREE icon when selecting your train to take advantage of this deal. And kids under 2 always ride free!

Ride Brightline -- kids ride free!
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Festive Fun for All Ages When You Ride Brightline Trains

Cozy up in your PJs and have a little holiday fun before you hop on your train! Witness dazzling performances by the Miami City Ballet and Orlando Ballet at Brightline stations. Strike a pose at the Snow Carnival photo ops – perfect for your holiday cards! Snap a free family photo at MiamiCentral or Orlando stations and bring on the holiday spirit.

At the station, you’ll even find Cookie Decorating with Mrs. Claus and Pictures with Santa. Let your little elves unleash their creativity when they ride Brightline! Have fun decorating cookies with Mrs. Claus and snap a picture with Santa himself. Also, make sure to keep an eye out for Santa’s elves when you ride Brightline between Aventura and Miami  – they’ll  have you singing-along to pass the time as you ride!

Holiday Cheer at MiamiCentral Station

  • Snow Carnival Popup | November 29 – December 26
  • Letter to Santa Station | December 1 – 26
  • Miami City Ballet: The Nutcracker Photo Opportunity | December 4 – 26
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Brightline: Your Gateway to Holiday Fun in Florida

Brightline makes train travel an easy and affordable family-friendly way to travel across South Florida – visit world-famous theme parks, soak up the sun on pristine beaches, or shop ’til you drop in dazzling malls. With more than 30 trains zipping between Miami and Orlando daily, you’ll have plenty of flexibility to plan your holiday adventures. Brightline trains can take you there in comfort and style, while leaving the stress of traffic behind.

Want Even More Travel Savings When You Ride Brightline

In collaboration with Marriott this holiday season, Brightline is also offering guests an additional perk – up to a $50 credit for food and drink purchases at over 120 participating Marriott Bonvoy hotels and resorts located near Brightline stations. For details, visit

Ride Brightline and Save on Marriott Stays near Brightline stations
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Make your holiday season merry and bright with Brightline

This holiday season, ditch the traffic, embrace the cheer, and let Brightline whisk you away to a magical holiday escape in Florida! Visit with family, see your favorite Florida sports team play a game, or just explore a new Florida destination – whatever your reason to travel, Brightline’s bringing holiday cheer!

  • Dec. 20 Magic v HEAT game at Amway Center – Brightline Orlando Station
  • Dec. 24 Dolphins v Dallas Cowboys Hardrock Stadium Brightline Aventura Station
  • Dec. 25 HEAT v 76ers at Kaseya Center – Brightline MiamiCentral Station

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Happy holidays!

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