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There are 3 ways to get from Fort Myers to Lakeland by bus or car

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Bus  •  5h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Ft Myers, Fl to Port Charlotte, Fl 1008 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Port Charlotte,FL - Burger King to Lakeland, FL - McDonalds 301 / ...

$39 - $83

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Amtrak Thruway, bus  •  5h 52m

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Fort Myers, FL to Tampa, FL
  2. Take the bus from Tampa, Fl to Lakeland, Fl 1002 / ...

$10 - $22

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Drive  •  2h 16m

  1. Drive from Fort Myers to Lakeland 110.6 miles

$10 - $16

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The cheapest way to get from Fort Myers to Lakeland is to drive which costs $10 - $16 and takes 2h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Fort Myers to Lakeland is to drive which costs $10 - $16 and takes 2h 16m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Fort Myers to Lakeland. However, there are services departing from Ft Myers, Fl and arriving at N. Florida Ave. & W. Parker St. via Port Charlotte,FL - Burger King and U.S. 98 N. & Lakeland Park Center Dr.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 5m.

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The distance between Fort Myers and Lakeland is 99 miles. The road distance is 110.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort Myers to Lakeland without a car is to bus which takes 5h 5m and costs $35 - $85.

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It takes approximately 5h 5m to get from Fort Myers to Lakeland, including transfers.

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Fort Myers to Lakeland bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Ft Myers, Fl station.

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Fort Myers to Lakeland bus services, operated by The Florida Express Bus, arrive at Lakeland, FL - McDonalds station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort Myers to Lakeland is 111 miles. It takes approximately 2h 16m to drive from Fort Myers to Lakeland.

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There are 62+ hotels available in Lakeland. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Fort Myers to Lakeland.
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  • Distance: 98.8 miles
  • Duration: 5h 5m

What companies run services between Fort Myers, FL, USA and Lakeland, FL, USA?

You can take a bus from Fort Myers to Lakeland via Port Charlotte, Fl, Port Charlotte,FL - Burger King, Lakeland, FL - McDonalds, and U.S. 98 N. & Lakeland Park Center Dr. in around 5h 5m.

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 Port Charlotte, Fl
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$17 - $21
Bus from Tampa, Fl to Lakeland, Fl
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$17 - $22
The Florida Express Bus
Phone
407-442-2810
Website
busticketreservations.com
Bus from Port Charlotte,FL - Burger King to Lakeland, FL - McDonalds
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $60
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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 Fort Myers, FL to Tampa, FL
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

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