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Miami, FL to Gainesville, FL bus - cost & duration
|Fastest time||6h 45m|
|Trips per day||6|
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Is there a train from Miami to Gainesville?
How long does it take to drive from Miami to Gainesville?
What is halfway between Miami and Gainesville?
Is it safe to travel by bus from Miami to Gainesville right now?
We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.
Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.
In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
How much is a bus ticket from Miami to Gainesville?
Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $59.74 was the low point for bus fares from Miami to Gainesville. Buses from Gainesville to Miami are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $59.74 could be considered a great deal.
The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 29 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $21.12 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.
How long is the bus ride?
The bus usually takes around 7 hours and 39 minutes to cover the 299 miles (481 kilometers) from Miami, FL to Gainesville, FL. However, the fastest bus only takes 6 hours and 45 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?
Tuesday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Thursday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Miami?
The first bus leaves at 12:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Miami to Gainesville, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many buses are there each day?
There are 6 scheduled buses that travel from Miami to Gainesville every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 4 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.
Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Miami, FL to Gainesville, FL; ticket prices start at $65.63.
What bus companies travel from Miami to Gainesville?
There are 4 bus lines from Miami, Florida to Gainesville, Florida. With 4 daily trips, Greyhound usually has the most buses running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:
Where does the bus leave from in Miami?
Buses to Gainesville leave from multiple locations in Miami, Florida. These are the 3 most popular bus stations:
- Miami Intl Airport - Departure Level, Concourse H, Bus Stop 5-6
- Miami Intermodal Ctr - 3801 NW 21 St
- Miami Airline Term - 4450 NW 20th St
- 2980 NW 7th St
Where does the bus arrive in Gainesville?
Buses arrive in Gainesville at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Gainesville, Florida:
- Bus Terminal - 101 NE 23rd Ave
- Frazier Rogers Hall (after Feb 1, 1596 Gale Lemerand Dr)
- 3509 SW Williston Rd
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