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Macon - Jacksonville Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 2 intercity buses per day from Macon to Jacksonville. Traveling by bus from Macon to Jacksonville usually takes around 6 hours and 27 minutes, but the fastest Greyhound bus can make the trip in 5 hours and 15 minutes.

Distance209 mi (336 km)
Shortest duration5h 15m
Cheapest price$21.98
Trips per day1
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
Bus lines1

How much is a bus ticket from Macon to Jacksonville?

Bus tickets for a trip from Macon to Jacksonville cost $43.22 on average. Tickets cheaper than $43.22 are an excellent bargain. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price.

Monthly avg. prices

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If you're on the hunt for the cheapest bus tickets from Macon to Jacksonville, mark your calendar for August. During this period, you can expect to find the lowest average ticket price of the year, just $53. However, taking the bus from Macon to Jacksonville during September is not so cheap. This time of year, ticket prices often reach an average of $79. The best way to find deals on a trip in September is to plan ahead and book your bus ticket as early as possible.

What bus companies travel from Macon to Jacksonville?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Macon to Jacksonville. Greyhound is the one bus line that serves this route. Although it's the sole option, there are a couple of different scheduled times to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound26h 27m$57.41
  • 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 Macon to Jacksonville every day, with the average journey taking around 6 hours and 27 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Jacksonville usually start from $22.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 6 hours and 27 minutes to cover the 209 miles from Macon to Jacksonville. However, the fastest bus only takes 5 hours and 15 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road 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.

Travelers prefer riding the bus on Saturday to enjoy the weekend in Jacksonville. 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, Thursday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.

The first bus leaves at 2:00am and the last bus leaves at 12:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Macon to Jacksonville, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are usually only 2 buses per day from Macon to Jacksonville. One bus is a direct connection, meaning that you can stay on the same vehicle for the entire trip, without having to transfer onto a connecting bus at any point.

City Information

Jacksonville

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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.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Macon?

Main departure station: Macon Terminal Station

Most buses depart from the main station in Macon.

All bus stations in Macon:

  • Macon Terminal Station

Where does the bus arrive in Jacksonville?

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Main arrival 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

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