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There is one daily bus from Port Charlotte to Orlando. Traveling by bus from Port Charlotte to Orlando usually takes around 5 hours and 3 minutes, but the fastest Greyhound bus can make the trip in 4 hours and 50 minutes.
|Distance||116 mi (187 km)|
|Shortest duration||4h 50m|
|Trips per day||1|
|Most frequent service||Greyhound|
How much is a bus ticket from Port Charlotte to Orlando?
The average bus ticket price from Port Charlotte to Orlando is C$52.36. That price is based on the daily average cost for all bus trips from Port Charlotte to Orlando in the last 30 days. Any tickets cheaper than C$52.36 can be considered a great deal. You are very likely to find a bus ticket at this price or lower if you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.
Monthly average prices
If you are trying to decide when to travel from Port Charlotte to Orlando by bus so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for August. That’s when the average price for a bus ticket is expected to be just C$44 – the lowest of the year.
Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Port Charlotte to Orlando in November, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to C$66 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.
What bus companies travel from Port Charlotte to Orlando?
There is one bus company that operates from Port Charlotte to Orlando. Greyhound is the only company to provide bus transportation at the moment. It only operates one bus trip per day, which really narrows down the options.
|Bus||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
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 1 bus trips from Port Charlotte to Orlando every day, with the average journey taking around 5 hours and 3 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Orlando usually start from $44.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from Port Charlotte to Orlando during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.
Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.
How long is the bus ride?
The bus usually takes around 5 hours and 3 minutes to cover the 116 miles (187 kilometers) from Port Charlotte, FL to Orlando, FL. However, the fastest bus only takes 4 hours and 50 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?
Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Orlando. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Friday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Friday ticket is the way to go.
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Port Charlotte?
There is usually only one bus per day from Port Charlotte to Orlando. It leaves the station in Port Charlotte at 8:00am each day. The time might vary for specific dates, so be sure to search on Wanderu for the most up-to-date information.
How many buses are there each day?
There is usually only one bus per day from Port Charlotte to Orlando. Fortunately, this happens to be a direct bus, meaning that you do not have to get on a different bus at any point during your trip.
Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Port Charlotte to Orlando; ticket prices start at $35.31.
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Where does the bus leave from in Port Charlotte?
Most buses depart from the main station in Port Charlotte.
Where does the bus arrive in Orlando?
The Bus Terminal at 555 N John Young Pkwy is the primary Greyhound bus station in Orlando, where travelers can catch a bus to other destinations throughout Florida and beyond. The station is located under 3 miles from downtown Orlando and the nearest SunRail station. There is also a Lynx public bus stop which conveniently drops people off right at the Greyhound Bus Terminal. Open 24 hours a day, the bus station provides vending machines if you need a quick bite, and there are also several fast food options within a short walk to fuel up before your trip.
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