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Miami - Key West Bus Schedule

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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 4 hours and 26 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus US bus can make the trip in 4 hours and 5 minutes.

Distance130 mi (209 km)
Shortest duration4h 5m
Cheapest price$24.49
Trips per day4
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
Bus lines2

How much is a bus ticket from Miami to Key West?

Bus tickets for a trip from Miami to Key West cost $24.49 on average. Opting to take a bus is a wallet-friendly way to make this trip. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price.

Average prices by travel date

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If you're planning to travel by bus from Miami to Key West in the next month, the average ticket price is expected to range from $24 to $28. The cheapest bus tickets available in the next few weeks are for trips departing on July 9, 2024.

If you’re looking to travel to Key West this week, bus tickets are available starting at $25.

Monthly avg. prices

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Bus tickets from Miami to Key West are usually around $26 and prices do not fluctuate very much throughout the year.

Prices as travel date approaches

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Most bus companies charge higher ticket prices closer to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your bus tickets as early as possible. To find the cheapest bus tickets, book your trip at least 26 days in advance. This way, you can save up to $10.23 on your bus ticket compared to booking last-minute.

What bus companies travel from Miami to Key West?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Miami to Key West that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, Greyhound usually offers more choice, with 2 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus US24h 20m$27.09
Greyhound24h 30m$26.72
  • 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 2 trips per day from Miami to Key West, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

  • 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 2 bus trips from Miami to Key West every day, with the average journey taking around 4 hours and 30 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Key West usually start from $24.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 4 hours and 26 minutes to cover the 130 miles from Miami to Key West. However, the fastest bus only takes 4 hours and 5 minutes. In other words, you'll have plenty of time to rest and relax on the road. 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.

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to Key West at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, 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.

The first bus leaves at 4:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00am. To see the times for all buses from Miami to Key West, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

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: Ky West Bus Station

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Key West.

All bus stations in Key West:

  • Ky West Bus Station

  • 908 Caroline St, between Grinnell and Margaret Sts

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