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There are 7 ways to get from West Palm Beach to Bradenton by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, Amtrak Thruway  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from West Palm Beach Amtrak Station to Tampa Union Station Silver Star
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Tampa, FL to Bradenton, FL

Cheapest option

Bus via Ft Myers, Fl  •  8 h 45 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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Bus The Florida Express Bus  •  8 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from West Palm Beach, Fl to Miami, Fl 3799 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Miami Airport to Bradenton, FL - McDonalds 304 / ...

$41 - $98

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, Amtrak Thruway  •  6 h 9 min

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

Train to Fort Lauderdale, fly, Amtrak Thruway  •  7 h 9 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 Amtrak Thruway from Tampa, FL to Bradenton, FL

Train to Miami, fly, Amtrak Thruway  •  7 h 33 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 Amtrak Thruway from Tampa, FL to Bradenton, FL

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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 station. However, there are services departing from West Palm Beach, Fl and arriving at Downtown Station Bradenton via Ft Myers, Fl, Cattlemen Transfer Station Leave and Downtown Sarasota Transfer Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 45 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 Amtrak Thruway 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 25 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 Miami, Fl, Airport Station, Mia@Lower Level Ramp, Miami Airport, Bradenton, FL - McDonalds, and Cypress Creek Blvd/SR 64 Walmart in around 8 h 12 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Tampa
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $360
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Miami to Tampa
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Southern Airways Express
Website
iflysouthern.com
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Tampa
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $240
Silver Airways
Website
silverairways.com
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Tampa via Marsh Harbour
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Tampa
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Tampa
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from West Palm Beach Amtrak Station to Tampa Union Station
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
Phone
+1 305-521-4800
Email
guestservices@gobrightline.com
Website
gobrightline.com
Train from West Palm Beach Station to Fort Lauderdale Station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
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Brightline
SmartPlus
$15 - $21
Smart
$11 - $16
Select
$30 - $35
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Tampa, FL to Bradenton, FL
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
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 Miami, Fl
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$24 - $35
Bus from West Palm Beach, Fl to Ft Myers, Fl
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
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
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$23 - $30
The Florida Express Bus
Phone
407-442-2810
Website
busticketreservations.com
Bus from Miami Airport to Bradenton, FL - McDonalds
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $65
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Silver Airways and Southern Airways Express offer flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach Airport to Tampa Airport.

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There are 1524+ hotels available in Bradenton. Prices start at $144 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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