There are 13 ways to get from Fort Myers to Outer Banks by plane, car, bus, train or car ferry

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Fly Ft. Myers to New Bern, drive  •  11 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Ft. Myers (RSW) to New Bern (EWN) RSW - EWN
  2. Drive from New Bern to Buxton

$212 - $932

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Drive, ferry, car ferry  •  19 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Fort Myers to Cedar Island, NC
  2. Take the ferry from Cedar Island, NC to Ocracoke, NC
  3. Take the car ferry from Ocracoke, NC to Hatteras Island, NC

$104 - $145

11 alternative options

Fly Ft. Myers to Greenville, drive  •  10 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Ft. Myers (RSW) to Greenville (PGV) RSW - PGV
  2. Drive from Greenville to Buxton

$250 - $1,130

Fly Ft. Myers to Jacksonville, drive  •  11 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Ft. Myers (RSW) to Jacksonville (OAJ) RSW - OAJ
  2. Drive from Jacksonville to Buxton

$166 - $740

Fly Ft. Myers to Norfolk, drive  •  10 h

  1. Fly from Ft. Myers (RSW) to Norfolk (ORF) RSW - ORF
  2. Drive from Norfolk to Buxton

$216 - $925

Bus to Miami, fly to Norfolk, drive  •  8 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort Myers, FL to Miami Airport
  2. Fly from Miami (MIA) to Norfolk (ORF) MIA - ORF
  3. Drive from Norfolk to Buxton

$214 - $819

Bus to Orlando, fly to Norfolk, drive  •  10 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort Myers - Walmart to Orlando Airport
  2. Fly from Orlando (MCO) to Norfolk (ORF) MCO - ORF
  3. Drive from Norfolk to Buxton

$242 - $919

Bus, train, drive, ferry, car ferry via Port Charlotte, Fl  •  45 h 41 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 Newark Penn Station
  4. Drive from Hoboken to Swan Quarter, NC
  5. Take the ferry from Swan Quarter, NC to Ocracoke, NC
  6. Take the car ferry from Ocracoke, NC to Hatteras Island, NC

$250 - $627

Bus, train, drive, ferry, car ferry  •  45 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Ft Myers, Fl to Tampa, Fl
  2. Take the train from Tampa Amtrak to Newark Penn Station
  3. Drive from Hoboken to Swan Quarter, NC
  4. Take the ferry from Swan Quarter, NC to Ocracoke, NC
  5. Take the car ferry from Ocracoke, NC to Hatteras Island, NC

$243 - $610

Bus, train, drive, ferry, car ferry via Hollywood Amtrak  •  47 h

  1. Take the bus from Fort Myers, FL to Fort Lauderdale
  2. Take the train from Hollywood Amtrak to Newark Penn Station
  3. Drive from Hoboken to Cedar Island, NC
  4. Take the ferry from Cedar Island, NC to Ocracoke, NC
  5. Take the car ferry from Ocracoke, NC to Hatteras Island, NC

$288 - $719

Bus, drive, ferry, car ferry via Swan Quarter, NC  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the bus from Ft Myers, Fl to New York, Ny
  2. Drive from Hoboken Terminal Lane 6 to Swan Quarter, NC
  3. Take the ferry from Swan Quarter, NC to Ocracoke, NC
  4. Take the car ferry from Ocracoke, NC to Hatteras Island, NC

$185 - $395

Bus, drive, ferry, car ferry  •  2 days 2 h

  1. Take the bus from Ft Myers, Fl to New York, Ny
  2. Drive from Hoboken Terminal Lane 6 to Cedar Island, NC
  3. Take the ferry from Cedar Island, NC to Ocracoke, NC
  4. Take the car ferry from Ocracoke, NC to Hatteras Island, NC

$200 - $415

Drive  •  16 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Fort Myers to Buxton 967.9 miles

$95 - $140

Questions & Answers

The distance between Fort Myers and Outer Banks is 728 miles. The road distance is 967.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 11 h 3 min to get from Fort Myers to Outer Banks, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Ft. Myers Airport to New Bern Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 14 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort Myers to Outer Banks is 968 miles. It takes approximately 16 h 54 min to drive from Fort Myers to Outer Banks.

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Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Ft. Myers Airport to New Bern Airport.

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There are eight+ hotels available in Outer Banks. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Fort Myers to Outer Banks.
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  • Distance: 727.7 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 3 min

What companies run services between Fort Myers, FL, USA and Outer Banks, NC, USA?

There is no direct connection from Fort Myers to Buxton. However, you can take the line 140 bus to Bell Tower Shops @ Bell Tower Shops Avenue, take the line 50 bus to Southwest Florida International Airport, take the walk to Ft. Myers airport, fly to New Bern, then take the drive to Buxton. Alternatively, you can take the line 140 bus to Bell Tower Shops @ Bell Tower Shops Avenue, take the line 50 bus to Southwest Florida International Airport, take the walk to Ft. Myers airport, fly to Greenville, then take the drive to Buxton.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Ft. Myers to New Bern via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Ft. Myers to New Bern via Miami, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Ft. Myers to New Bern via Philadelphia, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Ft. Myers to Greenville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Ft. Myers to Greenville via Miami, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Ft. Myers to Greenville via Philadelphia, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Ft. Myers to Jacksonville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Ft. Myers to Jacksonville via Miami, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Ft. Myers to Jacksonville via Philadelphia, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Ft. Myers to Norfolk via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Ft. Myers to Norfolk via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Ft. Myers to Norfolk via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 49 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Miami to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Miami to Norfolk via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Miami to Norfolk via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Miami to Norfolk via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Orlando to Norfolk via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Ft. Myers to New Bern via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Ft. Myers to Jacksonville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Ft. Myers to Norfolk via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Ft. Myers to Norfolk via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Ft. Myers to Norfolk via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Miami to Norfolk via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from Orlando to Norfolk via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Ft. Myers to Norfolk via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Orlando to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Orlando to Norfolk via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Ft. Myers to Norfolk via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Miami to Norfolk via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,400
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Orlando to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $450
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 Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
24 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $470
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Flexi Coach Seat
$280 - $410
Business Coach Seat
$330 - $470
Room
$600 - $900
Train from Hollywood Amtrak to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
26 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$170 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$310 - $440
Business Coach Seat
$370 - $550
Room
$650 - $950
Bus operators
Javax Bus
Phone
407-299-6360
Email
info@floridatransportation.net
Website
javaxbus.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
Bus from Fort Myers - Walmart to Orlando Airport
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$49
Schedules at
javaxbus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Bus from Fort Myers, FL to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
javaxbus.com
Book at
gotobus.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 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
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
Bus from Ft Myers, Fl to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
33 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $310
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $200
Flexible
$230 - $310
Ferry operators
North Carolina Department of Transportation - NCDOT
Website
ncdot.gov
Car ferry from Swan Quarter, NC to Ocracoke, NC
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
ncdot.gov
Car ferry from Ocracoke, NC to Hatteras Island, NC
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
ncdot.gov
Car ferry from Cedar Island, NC to Ocracoke, NC
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
ncdot.gov

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