There are 6 ways to get from Fort Myers to Cumberland Island by bus, ferry, train or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus, ferry  •  14 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Ft Myers, Fl to Jacksonville, Fl 1008
  2. Take the ferry from Saint Marys to Cumberland Island

$66 - $125

5 alternative options

Bus, train, ferry  •  14 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Ft Myers, Fl to Port Charlotte, Fl
  2. Take the bus from Port Charlotte, Fl to Tampa, Fl
  3. Take the train from Tampa Amtrak to Jacksonville Amtrak
  4. Take the ferry from Saint Marys to Cumberland Island

$98 - $211

Bus to Fort Lauderdale, fly, ferry  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort Myers, FL to Fort Lauderdale Airport
  2. Fly from Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Jacksonville (JAX) FLL - JAX
  3. Take the ferry from Saint Marys to Cumberland Island

$138 - $355

Fly from Ft. Myers, ferry  •  9 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Ft. Myers (RSW) to Jacksonville (JAX) RSW - JAX
  2. Take the ferry from Saint Marys to Cumberland Island

$178 - $781

Bus to Miami, fly, ferry  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort Myers, FL to Miami Airport
  2. Fly from Miami (MIA) to Jacksonville (JAX) MIA - JAX
  3. Take the ferry from Saint Marys to Cumberland Island

$155 - $395

Bus, bus to Tampa, fly, ferry  •  9 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Ft Myers, Fl to Port Charlotte, Fl
  2. Take the bus from Port Charlotte, Fl to Tampa, Fl
  3. Fly from Tampa (TPA) to Jacksonville (JAX) TPA - JAX
  4. Take the ferry from Saint Marys to Cumberland Island

$137 - $400

Questions & Answers

The distance between Fort Myers and Cumberland Island is 295 miles.

It takes approximately 14 h 17 min to get from Fort Myers to Cumberland Island, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Fort Lauderdale Airport to Jacksonville Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 11 min.

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JetBlue Airways and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Fort Lauderdale Airport to Jacksonville Airport.

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There are 118+ hotels available in Cumberland Island. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Fort Myers to Cumberland Island.
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  • Distance: 294.9 miles
  • Duration: 14 h 17 min

What companies run services between Fort Myers, FL, USA and Cumberland Island, GA, USA?

There is no direct connection from Fort Myers to Cumberland Island. However, you can take the bus to Jacksonville, Fl, take the walk to Pearl St. & Bay St., take the line 14 bus to Rosa Parks Station Bay R, take the walk to Rosa Parks Station Bay J, take the line 1 bus to River City Marketplace, take the drive to Saint Marys, take the ferry to Cumberland Island, then take the drive to Cumberland Island. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Fort Myers to Cumberland Island via Port Charlotte, Fl, Tampa, Fl, Tampa Amtrak, Jacksonville Amtrak, Amtrak Station, Rosa Parks Station Bay M, Rosa Parks Station Bay J, River City Marketplace, Saint Marys, and Cumberland Island in around 14 h 44 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Ft. Myers to Jacksonville via Miami
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Ft. Myers to Jacksonville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Ft. Myers to Jacksonville via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Ft. Myers to Jacksonville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Ft. Myers to Jacksonville via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Miami to Jacksonville
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Jacksonville
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Ft. Myers to Jacksonville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Ft. Myers to Jacksonville via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Ft. Myers to Jacksonville via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Ft. Myers to Jacksonville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Ft. Myers to Jacksonville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Ft. Myers to Jacksonville via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Ft. Myers to Jacksonville via Newark
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Ft. Myers to Jacksonville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Tampa to Jacksonville
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $420
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Jacksonville
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $390
Flights from Tampa to Jacksonville
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $420
Silver Airways
Website
silverairways.com
Flights from Tampa to Jacksonville
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $420
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 Tampa Amtrak to Jacksonville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$210 - $300
Bus operators
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 Ft Myers, Fl to Jacksonville, Fl
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $65
Flexible
$70 - $95
Bus from Ft Myers, Fl to Port Charlotte, Fl
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$17 - $21
Bus from Port Charlotte, Fl to Tampa, Fl
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Javax Bus
Phone
407-299-6360
Email
info@floridatransportation.net
Website
javaxbus.com
Bus from Fort Myers, FL to Fort Lauderdale Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$49
Schedules at
javaxbus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Bus from Fort Myers, FL to Miami Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Schedules at
javaxbus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Ferry operators
Cunberland Island Ferry
Website
cumberlandislandferry.com
Ferry from Saint Marys to Cumberland Island
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
cumberlandislandferry.com

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