Oakland Park travel guide

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You're Going to Love Oakland Park

With a population of 41,363, Oakland Park is a must-see destination in Florida, United States.

Where to Eat in Oakland Park

If you’re looking for affordable options, Bahama Breeze - Oakland Park (3339 North Federal Highway) and Tatts and Tacos (3200 NE 12th Ave) are great picks.

When to visit Oakland Park

Oakland Park in August
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Oakland Park in August
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Oakland Park


When flying to Oakland Park, you’ll arrive at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood Airport (FLL), which is located 11 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Oakland Park from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 25h 54m.


Amtrak is the most popular train carrier serving Oakland Park, followed by Train. The train journey from Oakland Park to Fort Lauderdale takes 0h 38m and costs around $19 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Tampa, expect to pay about $17 for a 2h 20m trip.


Another option to get to Oakland Park is to pick up a car hire from Orlando, which is about 290 km from Oakland Park. You’ll find branches of Dollar and Hertz, among others, in Orlando.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Oakland Park, including Jet Set Express, RedCoach and Bus. From Fort Lauderdale, the bus ride to Oakland Park takes 48 km and will cost you around $74. From West Palm Beach, the ticket costs about $37 for a journey of 193 km.

Airports near Oakland Park

Airlines serving Oakland Park

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British Airways
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Turkish Airlines
Good (2,067 reviews)
Air France
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Qatar Airways
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United Airlines
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Austrian Airlines
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Brussels Airlines
Good (203 reviews)
Air Canada
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Scandinavian Airlines
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Singapore Airlines
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Etihad Airways
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Where to stay in popular areas of Oakland Park

Most booked hotels in Oakland Park

Hyatt Centric Las Olas Fort Lauderdale
Excellent (8.8, Excellent reviews)
Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort
Excellent (8.8, Excellent reviews)
The Westin Fort Lauderdale
Excellent (8, Excellent reviews)
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino
Good (7.9, Good reviews)
B Ocean Resort
Good (6.9, Good reviews)
Plaza Hotel Fort Lauderdale
Mediocre (3.9, Mediocre reviews)

Hiring a car in Oakland Park

Expect to pay $1.83 per litre in Oakland Park (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $21.94 and $29.25. The most frequently booked car type in Oakland Park is Economy (Nissan Versa or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Supplier choice car hire (Class Special Car or similar) is, on average, 62% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.