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There are 5 ways to get from Fort Myers to Cumberland Island by bus, ferry 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.

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Bus, ferry  •  14 h 24 min

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

$63 - $122

4 alternative options

Bus, ferry via Orlando, Fl  •  14 h 55 min

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

$77 - $158

Fly from Ft. Myers, ferry  •  8 h 51 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 Fort Lauderdale, fly, ferry  •  9 h 32 min

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

$118 - $372

Bus to Miami, fly, ferry  •  10 h 23 min

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

$144 - $412

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Fort Myers to Cumberland Island is to bus and ferry which costs $60 - $130 and takes 14 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Fort Myers to Cumberland Island is to fly and ferry which costs $170 - $800 and takes 8 h 51 min.

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

It takes approximately 14 h 24 min to get from Fort Myers to Cumberland Island, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Ft. Myers Airport to Jacksonville Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 18 min and has one stopover.

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United Airlines, Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Ft. Myers Airport to Jacksonville Airport.

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There are 120+ hotels available in Cumberland Island. Prices start at $60 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 24 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 Bay St. & Clay St., take the bus to Nassau Express, 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, Orlando, Fl, Jacksonville, Fl, Bay St. & Clay St., Nassau Express, Saint Marys, and Cumberland Island in around 14 h 55 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Ft. Myers to Jacksonville via Miami
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Ft. Myers to Jacksonville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Ft. Myers to Jacksonville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
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 Ft. Myers to Jacksonville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Ft. Myers to Jacksonville via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Ft. Myers to Jacksonville via Dallas
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Ft. Myers to Jacksonville via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Jacksonville
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Ft. Myers to Jacksonville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Ft. Myers to Jacksonville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Jacksonville
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $390
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Ft. Myers to Jacksonville via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Jacksonville
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $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
3 times a day
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
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$17 - $21
Bus from Port Charlotte, Fl to Orlando, Fl
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60
Bus from Orlando, Fl to Jacksonville, Fl
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
The Florida Express Bus
Phone
407-442-2810
Website
busticketreservations.com
Bus from Fort Myers, FL - McDonalds to Fort Lauderdale – Hollywood International Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $60
More information at
American Bus Tickets
Bus from Fort Myers, FL - McDonalds to Miami Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $60
More information at
American Bus Tickets
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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