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traveling from Gainesville to Tampa by bus

Cheapest price$20.00
Shortest Duration2h 40m
Trips per day6
bus carriers3
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How can I get the cheapest bus ticket from Gainesville to Tampa?

The best way to get the cheapest bus tickets from Gainesville to Tampa is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Gainesville to Tampa were $29.37. By booking 17 days out, tickets are on average $18.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel from Gainesville to Tampa?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Gainesville to Tampa by bus is at 11:00 AM on Saturday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 8:00 AM on Wednesday is when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the bus departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

How many daily bus trips are there from Gainesville to Tampa?

On average there are 6 bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most options for departures from Gainesville to Tampa, with an average of 3 trips per day and 78 monthly trips. 3 bus carriers currently travel from Gainesville to Tampa. Of the 6 trips there are 2 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

bus lines that run from Gainesville to Tampa

RedCoach First Class

RedCoach First Class operates, on average, 1 bus schedule(s) from Gainesville to Tampa. The average RedCoach First Class ticket to Tampa costs $49.71. Cheap RedCoach First Class tickets to Tampa are available on Wanderu starting from $34.00. In Gainesville, RedCoach First Class departs from UF Commuter Lot - Gale Lemerand Dr and no other station. In Tampa, RedCoach First Class arrives at USF - Theatre Ctr - 3837 USF Holly Dr and 1 other station.

An average trip on RedCoach First Class from Gainesville to Tampa takes 2 hours and 54 minutes, while the fastest available RedCoach First Class trip will get you to Tampa in 2 hours and 40 minutes,

On weekends, RedCoach First Class offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $53.54 for a weekend getaway trip to Tampa.

RedCoach First Class
RedCoach First Class
Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Free water
Movies
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
2h 54m
Avg. Price
$49.71

RedCoach Business

RedCoach Business operates, on average, 1 bus schedule(s) from Gainesville to Tampa. The average RedCoach Business ticket to Tampa costs $40.65. Cheap RedCoach Business tickets to Tampa are available on Wanderu starting from $23.00. In Gainesville, RedCoach Business departs from UF Commuter Lot - Gale Lemerand Dr and no other station. In Tampa, RedCoach Business arrives at USF - Theatre Ctr - 3837 USF Holly Dr and no other station.

An average trip on RedCoach Business from Gainesville to Tampa takes 2 hours and 41 minutes, while the fastest available RedCoach Business trip will get you to Tampa in 2 hours and 40 minutes,

On weekends, RedCoach Business offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $42.67 for a weekend getaway trip to Tampa.

RedCoach Business
RedCoach Business
Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Free water
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
2h 41m
Avg. Price
$40.65

Greyhound

Greyhound operates, on average, 3 bus schedule(s) from Gainesville to Tampa. The average Greyhound ticket to Tampa costs $27.69. Cheap Greyhound tickets to Tampa are available on Wanderu starting from $20.00. In Gainesville, Greyhound departs from Greyhound Station - 101 NE 23rd Ave and no other station. In Tampa, Greyhound arrives at Greyhound Station - 610 E Polk St and no other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from Gainesville to Tampa takes 6 hours and 26 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Tampa in 2 hours and 40 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 3 trips per day and you could expect to pay $30.34 for a weekend getaway trip to Tampa.

Greyhound
Greyhound
Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
6h 26m
Avg. Price
$27.69

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 2 stations that have bus departures from Gainesville. Most bus trips to Tampa will depart from Greyhound Station - 101 NE 23rd Ave, UF Commuter Lot - Gale Lemerand Dr.
  • Greyhound Station - 101 NE 23rd Ave
  • UF Commuter Lot - Gale Lemerand Dr
Bus trips arrive in Tampa at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. Greyhound Station - 610 E Polk St, USF - Theatre Ctr - 3837 USF Holly Dr, Marion Transit Ctr - 1211 N Marion St are the main bus stations in Tampa for trips arriving from Gainesville.
  • Greyhound Station - 610 E Polk St
  • USF - Theatre Ctr - 3837 USF Holly Dr
  • Marion Transit Ctr - 1211 N Marion St