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Ocala - Tallahassee Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 2 intercity buses per day from Ocala to Tallahassee. Traveling by bus from Ocala to Tallahassee usually takes around 4 hours and 20 minutes, but the fastest Greyhound bus can make the trip in 4 hours and 5 minutes.

Distance155 mi (249 km)
Shortest duration4h 5m
Cheapest price$40.35
Trips per day1
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
Bus lines1

What bus companies travel from Ocala to Tallahassee?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Ocala to Tallahassee. Greyhound is the one bus line that serves this route. Although it's the sole option, there are a couple of different scheduled times to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound24h 20m$64.65
  • Greyhound is the largest nationwide bus carrier in the United States, offering cheap, safe and reliable service across the country. Greyhound has become a household name, serving over 16 million passengers per year with daily trips to over 2,400 destinations. Greyhound performs about 2 bus trips from Ocala to Tallahassee every day, with the average journey taking around 4 hours and 20 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Tallahassee usually start from $40.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 4 hours and 20 minutes to cover the 249 kilometers from Ocala to Tallahassee. However, the fastest bus only takes 4 hours and 5 minutes. In other words, you'll have plenty of time to rest and relax on the road. 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.

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to Tallahassee at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

The first bus leaves at 6:00am and the last bus leaves at 2:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Ocala to Tallahassee, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are usually only 2 buses per day from Ocala to Tallahassee. One bus is a direct connection, meaning that you can stay on the same vehicle for the entire trip, without having to transfer onto a connecting bus at any point.

City Information

Ocala

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Ocala is where the Florida of theme parks and Gulf of Mexico beaches gives way to the other Florida where traditional southern charm continues to make itself known. Located in the north of the state, just shy of the Florida panhandle, Ocala was established in 1849.

Formerly rich in plantations and citrus fruit orchards, today Ocala is a gateway to Florida's natural landscapes, such as the Rainbow Springs State Park and the Ocala National Forest.

One of the state's largest areas of protected forest, the Ocala National Forest spans a mesmerizing 600 square miles of unspoiled woodland crossed by almost innumerable rivers, footpaths, mountain biking tracks, and horse trails. Learn how to bring your bike on the bus or train with you to save money on renting one there.

But that's not to say central Ocala is free of attractions. The Ocala Historic District contains a blend of residential and non-residential buildings worth exploring. For example, The Appleton Museum of Art has a collection stretching from pre-Columbian tribal objects to the latest in modernism.

If all this has you checking out tickets to Ocala, you'll be happy to hear the city is well served by both bus and train routes. You can catch a bus to anywhere from Tallahassee to Houston, while trains connect the area to places like Winter Haven and Baltimore.

Tallahassee

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State capital since 1824, Tallahassee abounds in southern charm despite its northern location within Florida. Much of this sense of open friendliness has been created by careful town planning that sees wide boulevards and public spaces dotted with shade- and color-providing trees.

A student population of more than 70,000 makes Tallahassee one of northern Florida's most inclusive and exciting cities to visit.

A plethora of nationally-important collections includes the Museum of Florida History and the Tallahassee Automobile Museum. At the same time, Railroad Square Art District is an area brimming with small independent stores and working artists' studios.

Head just a short distance south and you're soon in the wilds of the 1,000-square-mile Apalachicola National Forest and the pristine coastline of Apalachee Bay.

As the largest city in the Florida Big Bend and Panhandle regions, Tallahassee boasts many public transportation options. Popular bus routes include from and to Orlando, Fort Lauderdale, and Miami.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Ocala?

Main departure station: Ocala Bus Stop

Most buses depart from the main station in Ocala.

All bus stations in Ocala:

  • Ocala Bus Stop

Where does the bus arrive in Tallahassee?

Main arrival station: 112 W Tennessee St

The Greyhound bus station on West Tennessee Street is a modest stop in central Tallahassee. There's plenty of parking if you drive your car to the station and indoor seating to stay comfortable while you wait. There are lots of restaurants in the area as well as hotels, shops, and even a few parks within walking distance. If you have a lot of time on your hands, you can stroll through the Florida State University campus, which is about a mile from the bus station.

Bus stations in Tallahassee:

  • 112 W Tennessee St

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