Coaches from Pompano Beach to Ocala

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Pompano Beach - Ocala Coach Timetable

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Journey Information

There is one daily coach from Pompano Beach to Ocala. Traveling by coach from Pompano Beach to Ocala usually takes around 8 hours and 25 minutes, but some coaches might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled depending on traffic conditions.

Distance238 mi (383 km)
Shortest duration8h 25m
Cheapest price£85.48
Trips per day1
Most frequent serviceTornado Bus
Coach lines1

Price trends for coaches from Pompano Beach to Ocala

Monthly average prices

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What coach companies travel from Pompano Beach to Ocala?

On Wanderu there is one intercity coach company that operates from Pompano Beach to Ocala. 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 26m£85.48
  • 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 Ocala, Tornado operates 1 scheduled trips per day with prices starting from £85.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by coach from Pompano Beach to Ocala 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 Ocala?

The coach takes an average of 8 hours and 25 minutes to cover the 238 miles from Pompano Beach to Ocala. 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?

The busiest and least busy days to travel on this route tend to change frequently from week to week. Weather, holidays, local events, and other factors can affect how crowded the bus is on any given day.

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Pompano Beach?

There is usually only one coach per day from Pompano Beach to Ocala. 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 trips to Ocala are there per day?

There is usually only one coach per day from Pompano Beach to Ocala. 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.

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.

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 Ocala?

Main arrival station: 4185 W Silver Springs Blvd

All coaches from Pompano Beach arrive at one main station in Ocala.

Coach stations in Ocala:

  • 4185 W Silver Springs Blvd

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