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Belle Isle to Gainesville bus

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Belle Isle - Gainesville Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 6 intercity buses per day from Belle Isle to Gainesville. Traveling by bus from Belle Isle to Gainesville usually takes around one hour and 57 minutes, but the fastest RedCoach Business bus can make the trip in just one hour and 50 minutes.

Distance101 mi (162 km)
Shortest duration1h 50m
Cheapest price$28.70
Trips per day6
Most frequent serviceRedCoach Business
Bus lines3

How much is a bus ticket from Belle Isle to Gainesville?

$44.19 is the average price of a bus ticket from Belle Isle to Gainesville. Taking a bus is an affordable way to make this trip. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Monthly average prices

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If you're on the hunt for the cheapest bus tickets from Belle Isle to Gainesville, mark your calendar for February. During this period, you can expect to find the lowest average ticket price of the year, just $57. However, taking the bus from Belle Isle to Gainesville during March is not so cheap. This time of year, ticket prices often reach an average of $64. The best way to find deals on a trip in March is to plan ahead and book your bus ticket as early as possible.

Prices as travel date approaches

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To save money on bus tickets, buy them as early as possible. Bus carriers usually charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel. Book your ticket at least 16 days in advance to save up to $24.90.

What bus companies travel from Belle Isle to Gainesville?

There are 3 bus lines from Belle Isle to Gainesville available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 4 daily trips, RedCoach Business usually has the most buses running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
RedCoach Business41h 55m$51.60
RedCoach Economy12h 2m$57.48
RedCoach First Class12h 0m$66.94
  • Red Coach is an American bus company headquartered in Orlando, FL and one of the most prominent ground travel providers in the United States. Red Coach buses are some of the best in the industry, featuring large reclining seats, extra legroom, flat screen TVs, as well as free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. Red Coach Business service features 18 inch wide seats, foot rests and 2 checked bags. For journeys from Belle Isle to Gainesville, Red Coach’s schedule offers 4 bus trips every day with prices starting from $29.
  • Red Coach is an American bus company headquartered in Orlando, FL and one of the most prominent ground travel providers in the United States. Red Coach buses are some of the best in the industry, featuring large reclining seats, extra legroom, flat screen TVs, as well as free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. For journeys from Belle Isle to Gainesville, Red Coach’s schedule offers 1 bus trips every day with prices starting from $46.
  • Red Coach is an American bus company headquartered in Orlando, FL and one of the most prominent ground travel providers in the United States. Red Coach buses are some of the best in the industry, featuring large reclining seats, extra legroom, flat screen TVs, as well as free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. Red Coach First Class is one of the most luxurious way to travel featuring 21 inch wide seats that recline up to 140 degrees, footrests and 2 included checked bags. For journeys from Belle Isle to Gainesville, Red Coach’s schedule offers 1 bus trips every day with prices starting from $56.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of one hour and 57 minutes to cover the 162 kilometers from Belle Isle to Gainesville. However, the fastest bus only takes an hour and 50 minutes. You'll have just enough time for a small nap on this relatively short bus trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

Friday is the busiest travel day for buses as people head from Belle Isle to Gainesville for the weekend. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Tuesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Tuesday ticket is the way to go.

The first bus leaves at 5:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Belle Isle to Gainesville, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 6 scheduled buses that travel from Belle Isle to Gainesville every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from Belle Isle to Gainesville without transferring.

City Information

Gainesville

Blessed with amazing natural landmarks and a vibrant cultural life, Gainesville offers a whole new Florida experience that is far from the decadence often associated with the state. If you wish to explore creative works made by local artists, head over to the Cade Museum for Creativity & Invention, which features great exhibitions that dive into the life of many inventors and entrepreneurs. Another great museum to visit is the Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art. For those who want to marvel at the city’s natural landmarks, go for a hiking trip along the trails of Alfred A. Ring Park, or the Barr Hammock Preserve.

Gainesville’s local favorite is the 4 Rivers Smokehouse, which offers delicious briskets. For some of the freshest local dishes, head over to Alpin Bistro.

The main bus station in Gainesville is the Greyhound Bus Terminal located on NE 23rd Ave, which welcomes buses from Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Houston and beyond. There is no rail service to Gainesville. However, the city is part of Amtrak’s network via the carrier’s Thruway bus service, which operates out of the same station. The main airport is the Gainesville Regional Airport, which lies in the northeast part of the city.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Belle Isle?

Main departure station: 1777 McCoy Rd

Most buses depart from the main station in Belle Isle.

All bus stations in Belle Isle:

  • 1777 McCoy Rd

Where does the bus arrive in Gainesville?

Main arrival station: 1956 Gale Lemerand Drive

All buses from Belle Isle arrive at one main station in Gainesville.

Bus stations in Gainesville:

  • 1956 Gale Lemerand Drive

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