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Miami to Gainesville, FL bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$32.00
Shortest Duration5h 45m
Trips per day11
bus carriers5
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Overall score for Miami to Gainesville
4.3
Based on 6 reviews

Based on 2 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
1.0
Staff
5.0
Value
3.0
Condition
3.0
Chandra
1.0
June 24, 2019Regular commuter
Pros
I don't appreciate that they let people drink on the bus and they start causing a ruckus in the back of the bus
Cons
Make sure people don't bring alchohol on the bus
Tips
Don't sit in the back where the driver can't see what happening

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Is there a train from Miami to Gainesville?

There is no direct train from Miami to Gainesville. You can take a train to cover a portion of the trip, such as from Miami to Lakeland, but you’ll have to then transfer to a bus for the rest of the way. The total trip takes an average of 9 hours 34 minutes and usually costs about $67. Instead, it may be a better bet to just take a bus the entire way. Bus tickets from Miami to Gainesville start at just $43 and take as little as 6 hours and 45 minutes.

How long does it take to drive from Miami to Gainesville?

The drive from Miami to Gainesville covers about 337 miles north on Florida’s Turnpike, and takes about 6 hours and 45 minutes by bus

What is halfway between Miami and Gainesville?

Three Lakes Wildlife Management Area is about halfway between Miami and Gainesville, and provides a scenic drive as you drive through. About two thirds of the way to Gainesville, you’ll pass through the outskirts of Orlando.

How much does a bus ticket from Miami to Gainesville, FL cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Miami to Gainesville were $41.19.

The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Miami to Gainesville is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 20 days out, tickets are on average $24.30 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from Miami to Gainesville, FL?

The distance between Miami and Gainesville is approximately 298.92 miles, or 480.94 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 8 hours and 8 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 5 hours and 45 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Miami to Gainesville?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Miami to Gainesville, FL by bus is usually on Friday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out and you may find buses more full than usual. Tuesday tends to be when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, buses departing at this time are the least likely to be crowded.

What bus companies travel from Miami to Gainesville?

On average there are 11 scheduled bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most regularly scheduled departures from Miami to Gainesville, FL, with an average of 4 trips per day and 98 monthly trips. 5 bus carriers serve the route from Miami to Gainesville. Of the 11 trips there are 7 trips that are direct connections to Gainesville.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from Miami to Gainesville, FL start at $63.00.

5 carriers offer Miami to Gainesville, FL bus trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from Miami to Gainesville from $32.00. There are 4 trips per day offered by Greyhound from Miami to Gainesville and you can expect on average to pay $41.98 for a Greyhound ticket to Gainesville. In Miami, Greyhound departs to Gainesville from Miami Intermodal Ctr - 3801 NW 21 St and one other station. In Gainesville, Greyhound arrives at Bus Terminal - 101 NE 23rd Ave,

An average trip on Greyhound from Miami to Gainesville takes 9 hours and 6 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Gainesville in 5 hours and 45 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 5 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $41.29 for a weekend trip to Gainesville.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
9h 6m
Avg. Price
$41.98

RedCoach Business

Book RedCoach Business from Miami to Gainesville from $45.00. There are 4 trips per day offered by RedCoach Business from Miami to Gainesville and you can expect on average to pay $77.75 for a RedCoach Business ticket to Gainesville. In Miami, RedCoach Business departs to Gainesville from Miami Intl Airport - Departure Level, Concourse H, Bus Stop 5-6, In Gainesville, RedCoach Business arrives at Frazier Rogers Hall (after Feb 1, 1596 Gale Lemerand Dr),

An average trip on RedCoach Business from Miami to Gainesville takes 7 hours and 20 minutes, while the fastest available RedCoach Business trip will get you to Gainesville in 5 hours and 45 minutes,

On weekends, RedCoach Business offers 4 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $84.05 for a weekend trip to Gainesville.

Restroom
WiFi
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
7h 20m
Avg. Price
$77.75

RedCoach Economy

Book RedCoach Economy from Miami to Gainesville from $45.00. Typically there is one RedCoach Economy schedule per day from Miami to Gainesville and you can expect on average to pay $55.75 for a RedCoach Economy ticket to Gainesville. In Miami, RedCoach Economy departs to Gainesville from Miami Intl Airport - Departure Level, Concourse H, Bus Stop 5-6, In Gainesville, RedCoach Economy arrives at Frazier Rogers Hall (after Feb 1, 1596 Gale Lemerand Dr),

An average trip on RedCoach Economy from Miami to Gainesville takes 7 hours and 2 minutes, while the fastest available RedCoach Economy trip will get you to Gainesville in 5 hours and 45 minutes,

On weekends, RedCoach Economy offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $61.33 for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Gainesville.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
7h 2m
Avg. Price
$55.75

RedCoach First Class

Book RedCoach First Class from Miami to Gainesville from $56.00. There are 2 trips per day offered by RedCoach First Class from Miami to Gainesville and you can expect on average to pay $89.42 for a RedCoach First Class ticket to Gainesville. In Miami, RedCoach First Class departs to Gainesville from Miami Intl Airport - Departure Level, Concourse H, Bus Stop 5-6, In Gainesville, RedCoach First Class arrives at Frazier Rogers Hall (after Feb 1, 1596 Gale Lemerand Dr),

An average trip on RedCoach First Class from Miami to Gainesville takes 6 hours and 45 minutes, while the fastest available RedCoach First Class trip will get you to Gainesville in 5 hours and 45 minutes,

On weekends, RedCoach First Class offers 2 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $93.08 for a weekend trip to Gainesville.

Restroom
WiFi
Movies
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
6h 45m
Avg. Price
$89.42

Tornado Bus

Book Tornado Bus from Miami to Gainesville from $65.00. Typically there is one Tornado Bus schedule per day from Miami to Gainesville and you can expect on average to pay $65.00 for a Tornado Bus ticket to Gainesville. In Miami, Tornado Bus departs to Gainesville from 2980 NW 7th St, In Gainesville, Tornado Bus arrives at 3509 SW Williston Rd,

An average trip on Tornado Bus from Miami to Gainesville takes 9 hours and 41 minutes, while the fastest available Tornado Bus trip will get you to Gainesville in 5 hours and 45 minutes,

On weekends, Tornado Bus offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $65.00 for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Gainesville.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
9h 41m
Avg. Price
$65.00

Plan your next adventure

There are 4 stations you could depart from, depending on the bus line you travel with. Most bus trips to Gainesville will depart from these stations in Miami:
  • Miami Intl Airport - Departure Level, Concourse H, Bus Stop 5-6
  • Miami Intermodal Ctr - 3801 NW 21 St
  • Perimeter Rd & Nw 20th St
  • 2980 NW 7th St
Buses arrive in Gainesville at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Gainesville for trips arriving from Miami:
  • Frazier Rogers Hall (after Feb 1, 1596 Gale Lemerand Dr)
  • Bus Terminal - 101 NE 23rd Ave
  • 3509 SW Williston Rd

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