COVID-19 Travel Guide
Learn more ›

Buses from Jacksonville to Daytona Beach

Lowest Prices

We partner with the top bus & train carriers to bring you the best deals.

No Wanderu Fees

Without any extra fees, we make it easy to book your tickets.

Best Travel Options

We help you find & compare the best buses & trains in one place.

Jacksonville - Daytona Beach Bus Schedule

Find cheap rental carsFind great deals on cheap cars in the area.
RentalCars logotypeRentalCars logotype
from$30.00

Journey Information

There are 9 intercity buses per day from Jacksonville to Daytona Beach. Traveling by bus from Jacksonville to Daytona Beach usually takes around one hour and 49 minutes, but the fastest Greyhound bus can make the trip in just one hour and 30 minutes.

Distance86 mi (139 km)
Shortest duration1h 30m
Cheapest price$12.99
Trips per day9
Most frequent serviceFlixBus US
Bus lines3

How much is a bus ticket from Jacksonville to Daytona Beach?

The average price for a bus ticket to Daytona Beach is $17.70, This is a superb deal on a bus trip, one of the best that we have seen. 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.

Average prices by travel date

$30$20$10JunJul

Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from Jacksonville to Daytona Beach is expected to range from $18 to $26. If you are looking to travel to Daytona Beach within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from $19. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are $18 and can be found on July 12, 2022.

Monthly average prices

$25$20$15$10$5ASONDJFMAMJJ
Traveling from Jacksonville to Daytona Beach by bus will cost you about the same throughout the year. In general, bus ticket prices for that route are fairly consistent, so expect to pay around $20 whenever you decide to travel.

Prices as travel date approaches

$25$20$15$10$53020100

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 29 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save $3.93 on your bus ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

What bus companies travel from Jacksonville to Daytona Beach?

There are 3 bus lines from Jacksonville to Daytona Beach available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 5 daily trips, FlixBus US usually has the most buses running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus US51h 47m$17.79
Greyhound41h 52m$24.53
OurBus11h 55m$31.78
  • 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 5 trips per day from Jacksonville to Daytona Beach, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

  • Greyhound

    Greyhound

    Greyhound is the largest nationwide bus carrier in the United States, offering cheap, safe and reliable service across the country. Greyhound has become a household name, serving over 16 million passengers per year with daily trips to over 2,400 destinations. Greyhound performs about 4 bus trips from Jacksonville to Daytona Beach every day, with the average journey taking around 1 hours and 52 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Daytona Beach usually start from $17.

  • OurBus

    OurBus

    OurBus is an intercity bus company based in New York City. OurBus provides cheap bus tickets to some of the most popular cities in the United States. All OurBus coaches come equipped with a generous roster of amenities, including extra legroom, freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi, power outlets at every seat, and complimentary bottled water. With cheap bus tickets starting from $30, OurBus is one of the best ways to travel by bus from Jacksonville to Daytona Beach if you are looking for comfort at a good price.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Jacksonville to Daytona Beach 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 Jacksonville to Daytona Beach?

The bus takes an average of one hour and 49 minutes to cover the 86 miles from Jacksonville to Daytona Beach. However, the fastest bus only takes an hour and 30 minutes. You'll have just enough time for a small nap on this relatively short bus trip. 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?

Friday is the busiest travel day for buses as people head from Jacksonville to Daytona Beach for the weekend. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Jacksonville?

The first bus leaves at 6:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Jacksonville to Daytona Beach, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus departures serve Daytona Beach each day?

There are 9 scheduled buses that travel from Jacksonville to Daytona Beach every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from Jacksonville to Daytona Beach without transferring.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Jacksonville to Daytona Beach; ticket prices start at $61.00.

City Information

Jacksonville

Jacksonville, FL - JAX-0

Image credit: Unsplash

Jacksonville, FL - JAX-1

Image credit: Unsplash

Jacksonville, FL - JAX-2

Image credit: Unsplash

Jacksonville, or simply "Jax," is the largest city by area in the continental United States. Located in the northeastern corner of Florida, this sunny city along the St Johns River also boasts 22 miles of beaches along the Atlantic Ocean, coastal cuisine, and many historic neighborhoods to explore.

Natural beauty is king in Jacksonville, and where better to soak in some of the Sunshine State's outdoor wonders than the beach? Try Little Talbot Island for beachcombing or fishing, Big Talbot Island for exploring wetlands and marshes, and Kathryn Abbey Hanna Park for surfing. If you don't have the patience for birdwatching in the wild, the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens will let you get up-close and personal with over 2,400 animals.

To take a break from the sun's rays, head indoors to one of Jacksonville's many eclectic museums. The Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens combines European-inspired gardens with an impressive collection of fine art, while the Museum of Science and History is worth a stop for its planetarium alone. On Saturdays, you wouldn’t want to miss the Riverside Arts Market where artisans and farmers set up stalls along the river, and you can catch live music, food trucks and even free yoga.

Jacksonville is easily accessed by air, train, or bus, and connects Florida to locations throughout the South. Amtrak's Jacksonville train station is located in the northern outskirts of the city, and most bus service in and out of Jacksonville conveniently departs from the JTA Intercity Bus Terminal in the heart of downtown.

Daytona Beach

Daytona Beach, FL - DYA-1

Image credit: Unsplash

Daytona Beach, FL - DYA-0

Image credit: Unsplash

Daytona Beach, FL - DYA-2

Image credit: Unsplash

An attractive destination for spring-breakers, Daytona Beach offers a wide variety of entertainment activities for the whole family! The most popular attraction in the city is Daytona Beach itself, which boasts a coastline of more than 23 miles. The beach is famous for its large crowds and bustling vibe, making it an excellent destination for extroverts who love to meet new people. For those who prefer a bit of peace and quiet, head instead to the Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, the tallest lighthouse in Florida. Climbing up the lighthouse will be a rewarding experience, as the view from the top is absolutely breathtaking. Of course, racing and extreme sports fans will want to spend the entire trip at the Daytona International Speedway.

Thanks to its seaside location, Daytona Beach never lacks fresh seafood! For some of the freshest dishes, head over to Crabby Joe's. Hyde Park Prime Steakhouse has exactly what you need if you wish to try some of the more upscale offerings.

The principal bus station in Daytona Beach is the Bus Terminal on Ridgewood Ave, where Greyhound buses depart heading to destinations like Orlando. You can catch Amtrak trains at Hilton Daytona Beach Ocean Walk. The Daytona Beach International Airport is conveniently located just 3 miles from the city center.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Jacksonville?

JTA Intercity Bus Terminal - JAXMEG4-0

Image credit: 5ivecanons Advertising Agency

Link to image attribution

Main departure station: JTA Intercity Bus Terminal

The modern, light-filled Intercity Bus Terminal at 1111 W Forsyth Street in Jacksonville helps travelers reach destinations throughout Florida and the Southern United States. Bus service to and from Jacksonville’s primary station is operated by Red Coach, Greyhound, and Jefferson Lines. The station is located in the downtown business district and, as the city’s central transportation hub, includes connections to the Skyway monorail as well as rental bike services and taxi services. You’ll find a cafe and grill onsite so you can grab a meal or take snacks to go.

All bus stations in Jacksonville:

  • JTA Intercity Bus Terminal

  • Cracker Barrel - Rear Parking Lot

  • Friendship Park

Where does the bus arrive in Daytona Beach?

Main arrival station: 1429 Cornerstone Blvd

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

All bus stations in Daytona Beach:

  • 1429 Cornerstone Blvd

  • Bus Terminal - 138 S Ridgewood Ave

  • Buc-ee's Travel Center

Need a return trip from Daytona Beach to Jacksonville?

Search Bus Tickets

Plan your next adventure

Wanderu is the simplest way to book bus and train travel.

With just a quick search on Wanderu, you can compare bus and train schedules and prices from hundreds of travel companies in one convenient place to find the trip that works best for you. Wanderu’s simple checkout process makes it easy to book cheap bus and train tickets hassle-free and with no additional fees. Most importantly, as Wanderu is an official partner of all leading bus and train companies, we always have the best bus and train deals out there.

Book buses and trains on the go with the Wanderu app.

Download our app and snag the best travel deals across North America & Europe.Learn more

iPhone
Android
Available on iOS & Android