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Tampa to Gainesville bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$22.00
Shortest Duration2h 45m
Trips per day4
bus carriers3
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How to book cheap Tampa to Gainesville bus tickets?

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from Tampa to Gainesville is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Tampa to Gainesville were $30.00. By booking 16 days out, tickets are on average $7.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

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

The busiest time of the week for travel from Tampa to Gainesville by bus is usually on Tuesday. 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. Saturday 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.

RedCoach Business from Tampa to Gainesville has the most daily schedules

On average there are 4 scheduled bus trips per day. RedCoach Business has the most regularly scheduled departures from Tampa to Gainesville, with an average of 2 trips per day and 51 monthly trips. 3 bus carriers serve the route from Tampa to Gainesville. Of the 4 trips there are 3 trips that are direct connections to Gainesville.

3 carriers offer Tampa to Gainesville bus trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from Tampa to Gainesville from $22.00. Typically there is one Greyhound schedule per day from Tampa to Gainesville and you can expect on average to pay $27.17 for a Greyhound ticket to Gainesville. In Tampa, Greyhound departs to Gainesville from Bus Terminal - 610 E Polk St, In Gainesville, Greyhound arrives at Bus Terminal - 101 NE 23rd Ave,

An average trip on Greyhound from Tampa to Gainesville takes 5 hours and 55 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Gainesville in 2 hours and 45 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $29.19 for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Gainesville.

Restroom
WiFi
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
5h 55m
Avg. Price
$27.17

RedCoach Business

Book RedCoach Business from Tampa to Gainesville from $24.00. There are 2 trips per day offered by RedCoach Business from Tampa to Gainesville and you can expect on average to pay $37.15 for a RedCoach Business ticket to Gainesville. In Tampa, RedCoach Business departs to Gainesville from USF - Theatre Ctr - 3837 USF Holly Dr and one other station. In Gainesville, RedCoach Business arrives at Frazier Rogers Hall,

An average trip on RedCoach Business from Tampa to Gainesville takes 2 hours and 51 minutes, while the fastest available RedCoach Business trip will get you to Gainesville in 2 hours and 45 minutes,

On weekends, RedCoach Business offers 2 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $41.82 for a weekend trip to Gainesville.

Restroom
WiFi
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
2h 51m
Avg. Price
$37.15

Tornado Bus

Book Tornado Bus from Tampa to Gainesville from $75.00. Typically there is one Tornado Bus schedule per day from Tampa to Gainesville and you can expect on average to pay $75.00 for a Tornado Bus ticket to Gainesville. In Tampa, Tornado Bus departs to Gainesville from 4215 B N Armenia Ave, In Gainesville, Tornado Bus arrives at 3509 SW Williston Rd,

An average trip on Tornado Bus from Tampa to Gainesville takes 4 hours and 26 minutes, while the fastest available Tornado Bus trip will get you to Gainesville in 2 hours and 45 minutes,

On weekends, Tornado Bus offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $75.00 for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Gainesville.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
4h 26m
Avg. Price
$75.00

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 4 stations that have bus departures from Tampa. Most bus trips to Gainesville will depart from USF - Theatre Ctr - 3837 USF Holly Dr, Bus Terminal - 610 E Polk St, 4215 B N Armenia Ave, Marion Transit Ctr - 1211 N Marion St.
  • USF - Theatre Ctr - 3837 USF Holly Dr
  • Bus Terminal - 610 E Polk St
  • 4215 B N Armenia Ave
  • Marion Transit Ctr - 1211 N Marion St
Bus trips arrive in Gainesville at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. Frazier Rogers Hall, Bus Terminal - 101 NE 23rd Ave, 3509 SW Williston Rd are the main bus stations in Gainesville for trips arriving from Tampa.
  • Frazier Rogers Hall
  • Bus Terminal - 101 NE 23rd Ave
  • 3509 SW Williston Rd