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Pompano Beach - Gainesville Coach Timetable

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Journey Information

There is one daily coach from Pompano Beach to Gainesville. Traveling by coach from Pompano Beach to Gainesville usually takes around 8 hours and 55 minutes, but some coaches might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled depending on traffic conditions.

Distance271 mi (437 km)
Shortest duration8h 55m
Cheapest price£77.26
Trips per day1
Most frequent serviceTornado Bus
Coach lines1

Price trends for coaches from Pompano Beach to Gainesville

Monthly average prices

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What coach companies travel from Pompano Beach to Gainesville?

On Wanderu there is one intercity coach company that operates from Pompano Beach to Gainesville. Tornado Bus is the only company to provides coach transportation available to search and book at the moment. It only makes the trip once a day on most days.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Tornado Bus18h 56m£77.26
  • Tornado Bus

    Tornado Bus

    Tornado Bus is a regional bus company that primarily serves the southern United States and Mexico. Founded in 1993, Tornado Bus Company is headquartered in Dallas, Texas. For Tornado travel from Pompano Beach to Gainesville, Tornado operates 1 scheduled trips per day with prices starting from £77.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by coach from Pompano Beach to Gainesville during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our coach 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, coach 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 coach 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 coach.

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 coach ride from Pompano Beach to Gainesville?

The coach takes an average of 8 hours and 55 minutes to cover the 271 miles from Pompano Beach to Gainesville. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual coach may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by coach?

"Because many passengers travel from Pompano Beach to Gainesville at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for coaches. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, 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 coach 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 coaches leave Pompano Beach?

There is usually only one coach per day from Pompano Beach to Gainesville. It leaves the station in Pompano Beach at 09:00 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 coach schedules are there most days?

There is usually only one coach per day from Pompano Beach to Gainesville. Fortunately, this happens to be a direct coach, meaning that you do not have to get on a different coach at any point during your trip.

City Information

Pompano Beach

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Known for its amazing beaches and marinas, Pompano Beach is a popular tourist destination just north of Fort Lauderdale. Among the must-visit destinations in the city is the eponymous Pompano Beach itself, which features a vast expanse of azure-blue water and excellent coral reefs. If you are a diving enthusiast, Pompano Beach will be a great choice of destination! However, the city features much more than just beaches. You can enjoy a luxurious lifestyle at one of the local country clubs, like the Palm-Aire Country Club, for example. Alternatively, take a stroll at one of the city's 50 different parks for a therapeutic experience!

For food, Pompano Beach is a popular spot to get some of the freshest seafood in the area. Some notable names include Fish Shack and Calypso Restaurant. For a more exotic taste, try some Japanese foods at Miyako Japanese Buffet.

Pompano Beach is connected to other Florida destinations by numerous bus routes. Nearby airports include ones in Fort Lauderdale, Palm Beach), and Miami. If you're catching a flight from Miami, it's easiest to start from neighboring Fort Lauderdale, then check out our complete guide to getting from Fort Lauderdale to the Miami Airport.

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 coach leave from in Pompano Beach?

Main departure station: Pompano Beach Travel Plaza - Florida Turnpike Mile 65

Most coaches to Pompano Beach stop at the Pompano Beach Travel Plaza off Florida Turnpike. The plaza has a gas station and a modern rest stop building with several fast food options inside. The restrooms are clean and updated, and there is plenty of seating inside. Jet Set Express, Tornado Bus, and Red Coach coaches stop at this location, and passengers board in front of the gas station. Downtown Pompano Beach is about five miles east of the coach stop, and the beach itself is about eight miles east.

All coach stations in Pompano Beach:

  • Pompano Beach Travel Plaza - Florida Turnpike Mile 65

Where does the coach arrive in Gainesville?

Main arrival station: 3509 SW Williston Rd

The station at 3509 SW Williston Rd is a small bus stop where Tornado buses pick up passengers in Gainesville. It is located in front of a Circle K convenience store, allowing travelers to wait in safety for their buses. Between the convenience store’s offerings and the nearby deli, you can stock up on snacks or a quick meal before your trip. The station is about 5 miles southwest of downtown Gainesville; if your destination is near the University of Florida, the city’s bustling Main Street, or one of the surrounding golf courses, you may want to open up a rideshare app to continue onward from the Circle K station.

Coach stations in Gainesville:

  • 3509 SW Williston Rd

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