There are 4 ways to get from Fort Myers to Ocala by bus or car

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Recommended option

Bus La Cubana  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Punta Gorda, FL to Ocala, FL Atlanta route

$253 - $268

Cheapest option

Amtrak Thruway, bus  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Fort Myers, FL to Tampa, FL
  2. Take the bus from Tampa Downtown to Ocala RedCoach

$77 - $108

2 alternative options

Bus Greyhound USA  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Ft Myers, Fl to Tampa, Fl 1008 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Tampa Downtown to Ocala RedCoach

$94 - $149

Drive  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Fort Myers to Ocala 221.4 miles

$21 - $35

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The distance between Fort Myers and Ocala is 179 miles. The road distance is 221.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort Myers to Ocala without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 50 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 50 min to get from Fort Myers to Ocala, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort Myers to Ocala is 221 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 38 min to drive from Fort Myers to Ocala.

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There are 31+ hotels available in Ocala. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Fort Myers to Ocala.
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  • Distance: 179.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 50 min

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

La Cubana operates a bus from Fort Myers to Ocala once daily. Tickets cost $159 and the journey takes 3 h 5 min.

Bus operators
La Cubana
Phone
+1 305-541-1700
Website
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Punta Gorda, FL to Ocala, FL
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$159
Schedules at
lacubanabus.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Ft Myers, Fl to Tampa, Fl
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$35 - $45
Red Coach
Phone
+1 877 733 0724
Email
webtickets@redcoachusa.com
Website
redcoachusa.com
Bus from Tampa Downtown to Ocala
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Book at
redcoachusa.com
First Class
$40 - $60
Business
$30 - $45
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Fort Myers, FL to Tampa, FL
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

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