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Baton Rouge - Jacksonville Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 3 intercity buses per day from Baton Rouge to Jacksonville. Traveling by bus from Baton Rouge to Jacksonville usually takes around 22 hours and 35 minutes, but the fastest Greyhound bus can make the trip in 19 hours and 20 minutes.

Distance565 mi (910 km)
Shortest duration19h 20m
Cheapest price$76.00
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
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How much is a bus ticket from Baton Rouge to Jacksonville?

$88.93 is the average price of a bus ticket from Baton Rouge to Jacksonville. While it’s on the pricier side for a bus ticket, taking the bus is still a cheaper alternative to flying. 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.

Average prices by travel date


Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from Baton Rouge to Jacksonville is expected to range from $85 to $105. If you are looking to travel to Jacksonville within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from $85. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are $85 and can be found on May 24, 2022.

Monthly average prices


The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in May. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just $78 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Baton Rouge to Jacksonville in October, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to $111 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.

What bus companies travel from Baton Rouge to Jacksonville?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Baton Rouge to Jacksonville. Greyhound connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound322h 36m$93.42
  • Greyhound


    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 3 bus trips from Baton Rouge to Jacksonville every day, with the average journey taking around 22 hours and 36 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Jacksonville usually start from $76.


Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Baton Rouge to Jacksonville 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.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the bus or in stations.

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 Baton Rouge to Jacksonville?

The bus takes an average of 22 hours and 35 minutes to cover the 565 miles from Baton Rouge to Jacksonville. However, the fastest bus only takes 19 hours and 20 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.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

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, Monday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. For a less crowded trip, try to book your bus travel for the beginning of the week.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Baton Rouge?

The first bus leaves at 1:00am and the last bus leaves at 6:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Baton Rouge to Jacksonville, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus trips to Jacksonville are there per day?

There are 3 scheduled buses that travel from Baton Rouge to Jacksonville every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which bus you take, you will have to transfer buses at least once during your journey.

City Information

Baton Rouge

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The humbler and more genial cousin of New Orleans, Baton Rouge is an attractive city with a rich history and remarkable cultural landmarks. The top destination in Baton Rouge is Louisiana's Old State Capitol. Boasting a Gothic Revival architectural style and awe-inspiring towers, the building is now a museum with numerous exhibits about the state's history. Next, visit the USS Kidd, considered one of the world's most authentically restored marine vessels. For those interested in rural American life, check out the LSU Rural Museum, whose exhibitions focus on the working classes of the 18th and 19th centuries.

Baton Rouge's food scene is just as vibrant as New Orleans', with a wide range of options to choose from. Those who love fine dining should not miss out on St Francisville Inn & Restaurant, which offers Southern specialties and amazing pub dishes. For a more unique taste, check out Cocha, which offers seasonal local dishes.

Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport is the main airport in the city, located just 10 miles north of downtown. The city's bus terminal on Florida Blvd serves Amtrak trains as well as intercity Greyhound and Jefferson Lines buses.


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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 Baton Rouge?

Main departure station: Bus Terminal - 1253 Florida Blvd

The Greyhound bus station at 1253 Florida Blvd. is located 12 blocks from downtown Baton Rouge, and local public buses connect the station to the rest of the city. It is a simple and clean facility offering daily bus service to New Orleans and other destinations. The bus station is open 24 hours, while the information desk is staffed from 7 AM to 1 AM. A snack bar and vending machines in the station offer quick bites and restrooms are available for travelers.

All bus stations in Baton Rouge:

  • Bus Terminal - 1253 Florida Blvd

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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