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Orlando to Gainesville bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$1.32
Fastest time2h 0m
Trips per day12
bus carriers6
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Overall score for Orlando to Gainesville
4.5
Based on 2 reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
3.0
Staff
5.0
Value
3.0
Condition
4.0
Griffin
4.0
November 9, 2019Solo travel
Pros
It was average.
Cons
Arrival time. I would really appreciate it if the bus left stops on time and arrived at the destination on time. My bus stayed at the gas station for well over the time we were scheduled to be there, and it resulted in the bus arriving to the stop in Gainesville over ha...More

Based on 1 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with RedCoach First Class report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Staff
5.0
Value
3.0
Condition
5.0

How much does a bus ticket from Orlando to Gainesville cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Orlando to Gainesville were $15.24.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from Orlando to Gainesville is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 29 days out, tickets are on average $9.85 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from Orlando to Gainesville?

The distance between Orlando and Gainesville is approximately 95.85 miles, or 154.21 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 2 hours and 22 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours,

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What's the best day to take the bus from Orlando to Gainesville?

If you want to avoid a crowded bus, Saturday is the best day to travel as it is the least busy day for buses from Orlando to Gainesville.

In contrast, the busiest bus day of the week is usually Wednesday. If you are planning to book travel for Wednesday, make sure to book your bus tickets well in advance as they may sell out and you may find buses more full than usual.

Which bus should you take from Orlando to Gainesville?

Typically there are 12 scheduled buses per day. 6 bus companies serve the route from Orlando to Gainesville.

The best option will depend on the time of your trip, available prices and other factors, but Greyhound has the most regularly scheduled departures from Orlando to Gainesville, with an average of 4 trips per day and 101 monthly trips.

Of the 12 trips there are 12 trips that are direct connections to Gainesville.

6 carriers offer Orlando to Gainesville bus trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from Orlando to Gainesville from $13.21. There are 4 Greyhound schedules from Orlando to Gainesville and you can expect on average to pay $20.27 for a Greyhound ticket to Gainesville. In Orlando, Greyhound departs to Gainesville from Bus Terminal - 555 N John Young Pkwy and no other station. In Gainesville, Greyhound arrives at Bus Terminal - 101 NE 23rd Ave and no other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from Orlando to Gainesville takes 2 hours and 28 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Gainesville in 2 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 5 trips per day and you could expect to pay $23.10 for a weekend getaway trip to Gainesville.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
2h 28m
Avg. Price
$20.27

Megabus

Book Megabus from Orlando to Gainesville from $1.32. There are 1 Megabus schedules from Orlando to Gainesville and you can expect on average to pay $12.04 for a Megabus ticket to Gainesville. In Orlando, Megabus departs to Gainesville from Orange Blossom Center - 4652 S Orange Blossom Tr and no other station. In Gainesville, Megabus arrives at Rosa Parks Downtown Station - 700 SE 3rd St and no other station.

An average trip on Megabus from Orlando to Gainesville takes 2 hours and 21 minutes, while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to Gainesville in 2 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Megabus offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $15.58 for a weekend getaway trip to Gainesville.

Restroom
WiFi
Movies
Power outlet
Green certified
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
2h 21m
Avg. Price
$12.04

RedCoach Business

Book RedCoach Business from Orlando to Gainesville from $31.70. There are 2 RedCoach Business schedules from Orlando to Gainesville and you can expect on average to pay $57.53 for a RedCoach Business ticket to Gainesville. In Orlando, RedCoach Business departs to Gainesville from 1777 McCoy Rd and no other station. In Gainesville, RedCoach Business arrives at Frazier Rogers Hall and no other station.

An average trip on RedCoach Business from Orlando to Gainesville takes 2 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, RedCoach Business offers 2 trips per day and you could expect to pay $63.67 for a weekend getaway trip to Gainesville.

Restroom
WiFi
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
2h 0m
Avg. Price
$57.53

RedCoach Economy

Book RedCoach Economy from Orlando to Gainesville from $36.98. There are 1 RedCoach Economy schedules from Orlando to Gainesville and you can expect on average to pay $44.73 for a RedCoach Economy ticket to Gainesville. In Orlando, RedCoach Economy departs to Gainesville from 1777 McCoy Rd and 1 other station. In Gainesville, RedCoach Economy arrives at Frazier Rogers Hall and no other station.

An average trip on RedCoach Economy from Orlando to Gainesville takes 2 hours and 2 minutes, while the fastest available RedCoach Economy trip will get you to Gainesville in 2 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, RedCoach Economy offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $51.07 for a weekend getaway trip to Gainesville.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
2h 2m
Avg. Price
$44.73

RedCoach First Class

Book RedCoach First Class from Orlando to Gainesville from $46.22. There are 3 RedCoach First Class schedules from Orlando to Gainesville and you can expect on average to pay $71.90 for a RedCoach First Class ticket to Gainesville. In Orlando, RedCoach First Class departs to Gainesville from 1777 McCoy Rd and no other station. In Gainesville, RedCoach First Class arrives at Frazier Rogers Hall and no other station.

An average trip on RedCoach First Class from Orlando to Gainesville takes 2 hours and 2 minutes, while the fastest available RedCoach First Class trip will get you to Gainesville in 2 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, RedCoach First Class offers 3 trips per day and you could expect to pay $77.35 for a weekend getaway trip to Gainesville.

Restroom
WiFi
Movies
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
2h 2m
Avg. Price
$71.90

Tornado Bus

Book Tornado Bus from Orlando to Gainesville from $99.05. There are 1 Tornado Bus schedules from Orlando to Gainesville and you can expect on average to pay $108.96 for a Tornado Bus ticket to Gainesville. In Orlando, Tornado Bus departs to Gainesville from 2417 W OakRidge Rd and no other station. In Gainesville, Tornado Bus arrives at 3509 SW Williston Rd and no other station.

An average trip on Tornado Bus from Orlando to Gainesville takes 8 hours and 56 minutes, while the fastest available Tornado Bus trip will get you to Gainesville in 2 hours and 0 minutes,

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
8h 56m
Avg. Price
$108.96

Plan your next adventure

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 5 stations that have bus departures from Orlando. Most bus trips to Gainesville will depart from:
  • 1777 McCoy Rd
  • Bus Terminal - 555 N John Young Pkwy
  • Orange Blossom Center - 4652 S Orange Blossom Tr
  • 2417 W OakRidge Rd
  • University of Central Florida
Bus trips arrive in Gainesville at 4 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Gainesville for trips arriving from Orlando:
  • Frazier Rogers Hall
  • Bus Terminal - 101 NE 23rd Ave
  • Rosa Parks Downtown Station - 700 SE 3rd St
  • 3509 SW Williston Rd