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Buses from Miami to Key West

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Journey Information

There are 4 intercity buses per day from Miami to Key West. Traveling by bus from Miami to Key West usually takes around 3 hours and 53 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus US bus can make the trip in 3 hours and 40 minutes.

Distance130 mi (209 km)
Shortest duration3h 40m
Cheapest price$14.99
Trips per day4
Most frequent serviceFlixBus US
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How much is a bus ticket from Miami to Key West?

$14.99 is the average price of a bus ticket from Miami to Key West. This is currently one of the best deals in bus travel. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Monthly average prices

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Traveling from Miami to Key West 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 $26 whenever you decide to travel.

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 17 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save $11.31 on your bus ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

What bus companies travel from Miami to Key West?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Miami to Key West. FlixBus US connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus US43h 53m$21.61
  • 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 4 trips per day from Miami to Key West, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Miami to Key West 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.

In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.

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 Miami to Key West?

The bus takes an average of 3 hours and 53 minutes to cover the 130 miles from Miami to Key West. However, the fastest bus only takes 3 hours and 40 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?

Travelers prefer riding the bus on Saturday to enjoy the weekend in Key West. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

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

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Miami?

The first bus leaves at 7:00am and the last bus leaves at 12:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Miami to Key West, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus departures serve Key West each day?

There are 4 scheduled buses that travel from Miami to Key West 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 Miami to Key West without transferring.

City Information

Miami

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With its sprawling beaches, beaming sunshine and thriving nightlife, Miami is one of the most popular vacation destinations in the United States, if not the world. Boasting an incredible 35-mile stretch of beachfront and warm ocean water, Miami is the perfect place to relax and recharge under the sun. And recharge you must, as it is at night when the city really comes to life. Famous for its vibrant bars and nightclubs, Miami will help you dance all your troubles away.

If you are a foodie, you will be delighted to know that Miami is the city with the highest number of restaurants per capita in the U.S., giving you the unique opportunity to treat your tastebuds to fine cuisine from all over the world, including Cuba, Colombia, Russia and Ethiopia. And if you’re a brew connoisseur, keep in mind that Miami has some of the highest-rated beer in the country.

While you’re in Miami, make your way to the Wynwood district and check out the world-famous Wynwood Walls – a growing outdoor art exhibit featuring large-scale works by some of the best-known street artists from around the globe. After that, head over to the Miami Design District for a well-deserved shopping spree.

Key West

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Key West is the southernmost city in the contiguous U.S. and a popular tourist destination in Florida. Known for its abundance of sea wildlife, Key West is a fantastic place for you to book a boat tour and enjoy the Gulf of Mexico's coral reefs. Tours also offer unique opportunities like dolphin watching, snorkeling, and much more. For the best beach around, head toward the Fort Zachary Taylor Historic State Park, where you can sunbathe and fish with ease. The Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory is a magical spot to learn more about different butterfly variations.

Seafood is still the staple of Key West's cuisine, but the distinct Caribbean and Cuban touch will set the city's food scene apart from others. For the best authentic Cuban specialties, try El Siboney. If you enjoy classic Floridan dishes, Blue Heaven will not disappoint you.

Although Key West is an island city on the Florida Keys archipelago, the Overseas Highway connects to the mainland. This means you can easily catch a bus directly to Key West. Domestic and international flights go through the centrally-located Key West International Airport.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Miami?

Main departure station: Miami International Airport

Miami has two bus stations with service to Key West.

All bus stations in Miami:

  • Miami International Airport

  • Bayside Market Place (In front of the Flags - NE 4th St)

Where does the bus arrive in Key West?

Main arrival station: 908 Caroline St, between Grinnell and Margaret Sts

All buses from Miami arrive at one main station in Key West.

All bus stations in Key West:

  • 908 Caroline St, between Grinnell and Margaret Sts

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