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How to get to Orlando by bus

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What is a good price for a bus ticket to Orlando?

$10.00 is the cheapest price for a bus ticket to Orlando, according to recent searches on Wanderu. You can use our search to check if this price is currently available on buses from your city to Orlando. In the last month, buses from Lakeland to Orlando had the lowest average price at $11.00. The bus from Winter Haven to Orlando also tends to start at relatively low prices.

Where is the bus station in Orlando, FL?

The busiest bus station in Orlando is Bus Terminal - 555 N John Young Pkwy. There are several other active stations in addition to this main station. The most popular bus stations in Orlando are:

  • Bus Terminal - 555 N John Young Pkwy
  • Baymont Orlando
  • 1777 McCoy Rd

Where should you stay in Orlando?

A couple of great neighborhoods to stay in Orlando are the Park Central and Millenia areas. They’re near Orlando’s Orange Blossom Center bus station, which means you can take a bus or take a quick ride in an Uber or Lyft to get there. The neighborhoods have an assortment of restaurants in walking distance, and most AirBnBs in the area average between $25 and $55 per night.

A little further afield (but closer to Orlando’s downtown), you might consider staying in the Griffin Park Historic District, which is about a 12-minute drive from Orange Blossom Center. From there you can easily commute into the city, and will be near all the exciting dining and nightlife that downtown Orlando has to offer.

If you’re looking to stay closer to Disney World, take a look at the neighborhoods surrounding Lake Ruby. You can find a reasonable price on accommodations while still being just 10 minutes away from the resort. The area surrounding Lake Ruby also has a number of reasonably priced restaurants, and some places where you can purchase snacks (if you don’t want to spend $6 on an in-park churro).

How do you get around Orlando?

The public transit provider in Orlando is called LYNX, and is mostly made up of city buses. LYNX covers more than 2.500 square miles through multiple counties. You can either buy a bus pass for a single ride (which starts at $2) or you can buy a 7-day standard pass for $16. These buses have fixed routes, so it would be wise to look in advance to see which route(s) you will need before purchasing bus passes. From Orange Blossom Center, you can board a bus that heads directly to the Lynx Central Station in downtown Orlando (about a 25- to 30-minute ride).

Another option provided by LYNX is the LYMMO, a bus rapid transit service that has dedicated lanes to avoid traffic congestion. LYMMO service runs Monday–Friday, 6 a.m. to 10:45 p.m., and on Saturday–Sunday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Even better, LYMMO service is free. Each LYMMO bus has its own color, indicating which routes it provides.

What are some places to visit in Orlando?

Orlando is well-known for its outdoor theme parks, with multiple to choose from. A few of the best include the famous Walt Disney World Resort (which includes the Magic Kingdom Park, Epcot and more), the Universal Orlando Resort (which includes The Wizarding World of Harry Potter) and Gatorland. All of these parks are a bit pricey — however, they are a great way to spend the day with family and friends.

If you’re looking for something a bit more gentle on the wallet, Orlando has many other fun activities, some of which are free. The East End Market is a terrific place to walk around and browse products from many local artisans. Lake Eola Park and Bill Frederick Park are also awesome if you want to spend some time outdoors.

Another good spot, just outside of Universal Studios, is the Universal Citywalk. It’s an exciting place to grab a bite to eat, as well as just enjoy the energy and atmosphere (even if you don’t actually visit the theme park). Oftentimes you’ll come across street performers or live music.

What are some good restaurants in Orlando?

In the Millenia neighborhood, Sushi Katana is also an excellent choice. Here you can find mouth-watering maki rolls and fresh fish, as well as some noodle dishes if raw fish isn’t your jam.

Another nice place to grab a bite to eat is Nikki’s Place, a fun and friendly soul food restaurant. The restaurant is situated near the Griffin Park Historic District, and serves up tasty specials like meatloaf, and shrimp and grits.

What is the best time to visit Orlando by bus?

The best time to visit Orlando is from March to May. That’s when you’ll find the weather at its most pleasant, with lows in the 70s to highs in the 80s. At this time the prices are also lower for travel and lodging. Avoiding both summer and winter in Orlando is ideal if you want to skip the crowds and overall price hikes.

Miami

There are 18 scheduled buses per day from Miami to Orlando. The route can be as long as 206 miles, or 331 kilometers. On average, the journey takes 5 hours and 17 minutes. There are 7 bus lines that operate on this route. Greyhound has the most daily buses. Buses from Miami usually arrive in Orlando at Bus Terminal - 555 N John Young Pkwy.
Avg. Time
5h 17m
Avg. Price
$32.34

Houston

There are 14 scheduled buses per day from Houston to Orlando. The route can be as long as 848 miles, or 1365 kilometers. On average, the journey takes 25 hours and 8 minutes. There are 3 bus lines that operate on this route. Greyhound has the most daily buses. Buses from Houston usually arrive in Orlando at 2417 W OakRidge Rd.
Avg. Time
1d 1h 8m
Avg. Price
$178.63

Fort Lauderdale

There are 9 scheduled buses per day from Fort Lauderdale to Orlando. The route can be as long as 184 miles, or 296 kilometers. On average, the journey takes 4 hours and 43 minutes. There are 5 bus lines that operate on this route. Greyhound has the most daily buses. Buses from Fort Lauderdale usually arrive in Orlando at Bus Terminal - 555 N John Young Pkwy.
Avg. Time
4h 43m
Avg. Price
$37.45

Nuevo Laredo

There are 9 scheduled buses per day from Nuevo Laredo to Orlando. The route can be as long as 1110 miles, or 1786 kilometers. On average, the journey takes 33 hours and 59 minutes. One bus company, Tornado Bus, connects Nuevo Laredo to Orlando. Buses from Nuevo Laredo usually arrive in Orlando at 2417 W OakRidge Rd.
Avg. Time
1d 9h 59m
Avg. Price
$222.78

New York

There are 9 scheduled buses per day from New York to Orlando. The route can be as long as 939 miles, or 1512 kilometers. On average, the journey takes 25 hours and 17 minutes. There are 3 bus lines that operate on this route. Greyhound has the most daily buses. Buses from New York usually arrive in Orlando at Bus Terminal - 555 N John Young Pkwy.
Avg. Time
1d 1h 17m
Avg. Price
$105.99

Located in Florida, Orlando is accessible by bus from 267 other cities. You can choose from 618 daily scheduled trips when you search for buses to Orlando on Wanderu. Greyhound usually has the most buses on any given day.

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Bus companies serving Orlando

Greyhound

There are 84 scheduled Greyhound buses per day. Greyhound can get you to Orlando from 283 cities, including New York.
Greyhound
Greyhound
Avg. Time
23h 8m
Avg. Price
$122.38

Tornado Bus

There are 8 scheduled Tornado Bus buses per day. Tornado Bus can get you to Orlando from 34 cities, including Houston.
Tornado Bus
Tornado Bus
Avg. Time
23h 34m
Avg. Price
$183.34

PandaNY Bus

There are 10 scheduled PandaNY Bus buses per day. PandaNY Bus can get you to Orlando from 12 cities, including Fayetteville.
PandaNY Bus
PandaNY Bus
Avg. Time
10h 10m
Avg. Price
$58.32

RedCoach Economy

There are 9 scheduled RedCoach Economy buses per day. RedCoach Economy can get you to Orlando from 9 cities, including Fort Lauderdale.
RedCoach Economy
RedCoach Economy
Avg. Time
3h 6m
Avg. Price
$44.60

RedCoach Business

There are 9 scheduled RedCoach Business buses per day. RedCoach Business can get you to Orlando from 7 cities, including Miami.
RedCoach Business
RedCoach Business
Avg. Time
3h 7m
Avg. Price
$54.82

RedCoach First Class

There are 7 scheduled RedCoach First Class buses per day. RedCoach First Class can get you to Orlando from 7 cities, including Lake Worth.
RedCoach First Class
RedCoach First Class
Avg. Time
3h 9m
Avg. Price
$69.05

Bus Line Orlando Miami

There are 9 scheduled Bus Line Orlando Miami buses per day. Bus Line Orlando Miami can get you to Orlando from 6 cities, including Miami.
Bus Line Orlando Miami
Bus Line Orlando Miami
Avg. Time
2h 45m
Avg. Price
$25.00

El Expreso Bus

There are 8 scheduled El Expreso Bus buses per day. El Expreso Bus can get you to Orlando from 6 cities, including Houston.
El Expreso Bus
El Expreso Bus
Avg. Time
23h 22m
Avg. Price
$193.59

Jet Set Express

There are 13 scheduled Jet Set Express buses per day. Jet Set Express can get you to Orlando from 5 cities, including Miami.
Jet Set Express
Jet Set Express
Avg. Time
5h 5m
Avg. Price
$27.23

OurBus

There are 3 scheduled OurBus buses per day. OurBus can get you to Orlando from 3 cities, including Miami.
OurBus
OurBus
Avg. Time
3h 48m
Avg. Price
$21.03

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