There are 6 ways to get from West Palm Beach to Bradenton by train, bus, car or plane

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from West Palm Beach Amtrak to Tampa Amtrak Silver Star
  2. Take the bus from Tampa Amtrak to Bradenton Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from West Palm Beach, Fl to Ft Myers, Fl 3700
  2. Take the bus from Ft Myers, Fl to Sarasota, Fl 1008 / ...

$33 - $74

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Drive  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Drive from West Palm Beach to Bradenton 179.6 miles

$17 - $26

Fly from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach, bus  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Fly from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach (PBI) to Tampa (TPA) PBI - TPA
  2. Take the bus from Tampa Amtrak to Bradenton Amtrak

Train to Fort Lauderdale, fly, bus  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from West Palm Beach Station to Fort Lauderdale Station
  2. Fly from Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Tampa (TPA) FLL - TPA
  3. Take the bus from Tampa Amtrak to Bradenton Amtrak

Train to Miami, fly, bus  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from West Palm Beach Station to Miami Airport Station
  2. Fly from Miami (MIA) to Tampa (TPA) MIA - TPA
  3. Take the bus from Tampa Amtrak to Bradenton Amtrak

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The cheapest way to get from West Palm Beach to Bradenton is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from West Palm Beach to Bradenton is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from West Palm Beach to Bradenton. However, there are services departing from West Palm Beach, Fl and arriving at 14Th St W @ 9Th Av W Nb Manatee via Ft Myers, Fl, Cattlemen Transfer Station Leave and Downtown Sarasota Transfer Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 43 min.

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The distance between West Palm Beach and Bradenton is 165 miles. The road distance is 179.6 miles.

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The best way to get from West Palm Beach to Bradenton without a car is to train and bus which takes 6 h 6 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 6 min to get from West Palm Beach to Bradenton, including transfers.

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West Palm Beach to Bradenton bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from West Palm Beach, Fl station.

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The quickest flight from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach Airport to Tampa Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 11 min.

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West Palm Beach to Bradenton bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Sarasota, Fl station.

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Yes, the driving distance between West Palm Beach to Bradenton is 180 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 36 min to drive from West Palm Beach to Bradenton.

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  • Distance: 165.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 6 min

What companies run services between West Palm Beach, FL, USA and Bradenton, FL, USA?

You can take a bus from West Palm Beach to Bradenton via Ft Myers, Fl, Sarasota, Fl, Cattlemen Transfer Station Leave, and Downtown Sarasota Transfer Station in around 7 h 43 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Tampa
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $360
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Miami to Tampa
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Silver Airways
Website
silverairways.com
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Tampa
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Tampa
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Tampa
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from West Palm Beach Amtrak to Tampa Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Room
$190 - $270
Brightline
Website
gobrightline.com
Train from West Palm Beach Station to Fort Lauderdale Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
gobrightline.com
Book at
gobrightline.com
Bus operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Tampa Amtrak to Bradenton Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Website
amtrak.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from West Palm Beach, Fl to Ft Myers, Fl
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Ft Myers, Fl to Sarasota, Fl
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$23 - $30

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Silver Airways offers flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach Airport to Tampa Airport.

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There are 1456+ hotels available in Bradenton. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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The best way to get from West Palm Beach to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach Airport is to bus which takes 10 min and costs $3.

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