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Journey Information

There are 3 intercity buses per day from Gainesville to Kissimmee. Traveling by bus from Gainesville to Kissimmee usually takes around 3 hours and 2 minutes, but the fastest RedCoach Business bus can make the trip in 2 hours and 35 minutes.

Distance109 mi (176 km)
Shortest duration2h 35m
Cheapest price$22.99
Trips per day1
Most frequent serviceFlixBus US
Bus lines5

How much is a bus ticket from Gainesville to Kissimmee?

The average price for a bus ticket to Kissimmee is $22.99, Traveling by bus on this route is one of the most affordable ways to hit the road from Gainesville. Wanderu ensures that you find great deals on bus tickets everytime, we search all of the best bus options to present you the lowest prices available from our partner carriers.

Monthly average prices

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The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in February. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just $30 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Gainesville to Kissimmee in July, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to $36 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.

Prices as travel date approaches

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Most bus companies charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your bus tickets as early as possible. The best way to find cheap bus tickets is to book at least 28 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save $43.01 on your bus ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

What bus companies travel from Gainesville to Kissimmee?

There are 5 bus lines from Gainesville to Kissimmee available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. Each of these companies only runs one bus per day. The following table helps you compare your available choices:

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
El Expreso Bus18h 0m$149.17
FlixBus US12h 55m$37.98
RedCoach Business12h 40m$50.88
RedCoach Economy12h 51m$49.90
Tornado Bus18h 35m$150.88
  • El Expreso Bus

    El Expreso Bus

    El Expreso is a bus company with service to nine US states, including Illinois, Alabama, Georgia, and Florida. Their buses have TV screens for onboard entertainment, outlets, complimentary WiFi, restrooms, and air conditioning, and most of their staff is fluent in English and Spanish.

  • FlixBus US

    FlixBus US

    FlixBus US is the American branch of German bus company FlixBus, known for providing sustainable, affordable, and modern bus travel. The company offers cheap bus tickets to popular urban destinations throughout the United States. FlixBus US buses include many amenities, including comfortable seats, free WiFi, power outlets at every seat, and an online portal for free entertainment. On average, FlixBus US operates 1 trips per day from Gainesville to Kissimmee, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

  • RedCoach Business

    RedCoach Business

    Red Coach is an American bus company headquartered in Orlando, FL and one of the most prominent ground travel providers in the United States. Red Coach buses are some of the best in the industry, featuring large reclining seats, extra legroom, flat screen TVs, as well as free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. Red Coach Business service features 18 inch wide seats, foot rests and 2 checked bags. For journeys from Gainesville to Kissimmee, Red Coach’s schedule offers 1 bus trips every day with prices starting from $29.
  • RedCoach Economy

    RedCoach Economy

    Red Coach is an American bus company headquartered in Orlando, FL and one of the most prominent ground travel providers in the United States. Red Coach buses are some of the best in the industry, featuring large reclining seats, extra legroom, flat screen TVs, as well as free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. For journeys from Gainesville to Kissimmee, Red Coach’s schedule offers 1 bus trips every day with prices starting from $34.
  • Tornado Bus

    Tornado Bus

    Tornado Bus is a Texan bus company operating in Texas and Mexico. Their bus service connects cities such as Houston, McAllen, San Antonio, and the international border at El Paso. Their buses offer onboard WiFi, plenty of leg room, air conditioning, restrooms, and power outlets.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Gainesville to Kissimmee 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.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the bus or in stations.

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 from Gainesville to Kissimmee?

The bus takes an average of 3 hours and 2 minutes to cover the 109 miles from Gainesville to Kissimmee. However, the fastest bus only takes 2 hours and 35 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. Keep in mind that your actual bus 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 bus?

Tuesday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Thursday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Gainesville?

The first bus leaves at 9:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00am. To see the times for all buses from Gainesville to Kissimmee, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus trips to Kissimmee are there per day?

There are 3 scheduled buses that travel from Gainesville to Kissimmee every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. However, only one of these is a direct bus. With direct service, you do not have to transfer onto a different bus at any point during your trip. Direct buses also tend to be significantly faster, which is worth bearing in mind as you compare the available options.

City Information

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.

Kissimmee

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A small town in central Florida, Kissimmee is a popular destination for fans of amusement parks and other landmarks. The city is very close to many different amusement parks, including the world-famous Walt Disney World Resort, which is why Kissimmee is a popular place to stay for park-goers. Other surrounding amusement parks to check out include the Universal Orlando Resort and the SeaWorld Parks & Resorts. If amusement parks are not your thing, you could also check out the local Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition, which showcases artifacts related to the ill-fated ship. And don't miss the Bok Tower Gardens, which offers an amazing green space for picnics.

If you wish to try the best dishes in town, try Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak House, which offers some of the best authentically American steaks in town, coupled with fine wine. Another great choice is Jaleo, run by the award-winning chef José Andrés.

The principal train station in Kissimmee is the Grand Central Station, which serves Amtrak Silver Service trains. The main bus station is located at 1979 E Osceola Pkwy. Both bus and train service connect Kissimmee to cities including Orlando, Miami, Atlanta, and more.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Gainesville?

Main departure station: 1956 Gale Lemerand Drive

Buses to Kissimmee leave from 3 stations in Gainesville.

All bus stations in Gainesville:

  • 1956 Gale Lemerand Drive

  • Rosa Parks Downtown Station

  • 3509 SW Williston Rd

Where does the bus arrive in Kissimmee?

Main arrival station: Gateway Station Shopping Ctr

Buses arrive in Kissimmee at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.

All bus stations in Kissimmee:

  • Gateway Station Shopping Ctr

  • 1395 E Osceola Pkwy

  • La Hacienda

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