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

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Fly Ft. Myers to New Bern, drive  •  10h 39m

  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  •  19h 35m

  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

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Fly Ft. Myers to Greenville, drive  •  10h 15m

  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  •  11h 48m

  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  •  9h 43m

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

$216 - $925

Bus, bus to Orlando, fly to Norfolk, drive  •  12h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Ft Myers, Fl to Port Charlotte, Fl
  2. Take the bus from Port Charlotte,FL - Burger King to Orlando, FL - McDonalds
  3. Fly from Orlando (MCO) to Norfolk (ORF) MCO - ORF
  4. Drive from Norfolk to Buxton

$233 - $954

Bus to Miami, fly to Norfolk, drive  •  11h 43m

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

$202 - $836

Bus La Cubana, drive, ferry, car ferry  •  40h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Fort Myers, FL to Union City, NJ
  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

$201 - $273

Bus, train, drive, ferry, car ferry via Swan Quarter, NC  •  44h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Ft Myers, Fl to West Palm Beach, Fl
  2. Take the train from West Palm Beach Amtrak Station 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

$252 - $638

Bus, train, drive, ferry, car ferry  •  46h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Ft Myers, Fl to West Palm Beach, Fl
  2. Take the train from West Palm Beach Amtrak Station 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

$267 - $658

Amtrak Thruway, train, drive, ferry, car ferry  •  46h 7m

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Fort Myers, FL to Tampa, FL
  2. Take the train from Tampa Union Station 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

$226 - $564

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

  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  •  16h 54m

  1. Drive from Fort Myers to Buxton 967.9 miles

$95 - $140

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Fort Myers to Outer Banks is to drive which costs $95 - $140 and takes 16h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Fort Myers to Outer Banks is to fly and drive which costs $210 - $950 and takes 9h 43m.

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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 10h 39m 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 3h 50m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort Myers to Outer Banks is 968 miles. It takes approximately 16h 54m 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 six+ 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: 10h 39m

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
4h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Ft. Myers to New Bern via Miami, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 56m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Ft. Myers to New Bern via Philadelphia, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Ft. Myers to Greenville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Ft. Myers to Greenville via Miami, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8h 3m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Ft. Myers to Greenville via Philadelphia, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Ft. Myers to Jacksonville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Ft. Myers to Jacksonville via Miami, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Ft. Myers to Jacksonville via Reagan Washington, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7h 44m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Ft. Myers to Jacksonville via Philadelphia, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Ft. Myers to Norfolk via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Ft. Myers to Norfolk via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Ft. Myers to Norfolk via Miami
Ave. Duration
4h 44m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Ft. Myers to Norfolk via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Orlando to Norfolk via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Miami to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Miami to Norfolk via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Miami to Norfolk via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Ft. Myers to New Bern via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 34m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Ft. Myers to Jacksonville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Ft. Myers to Jacksonville via Covington, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 14m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Ft. Myers to Norfolk via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Ft. Myers to Norfolk via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Orlando to Norfolk via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Miami to Norfolk via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Ft. Myers to Norfolk via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Orlando to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Orlando to Norfolk via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Ft. Myers to Norfolk via Newark
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Orlando to Norfolk via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Orlando to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from West Palm Beach Amtrak Station to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
24h 53m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$170 - $500
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$170 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$300 - $430
Business Coach Seat
$350 - $500
Room
$650 - $900
Train from Tampa Union Station to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
24h 56m
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
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 Ft Myers, Fl to West Palm Beach, Fl
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Ft Myers, Fl to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
33h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $310
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $200
Flexible
$230 - $310
The Florida Express Bus
Phone
407-442-2810
Website
busticketreservations.com
Bus from Port Charlotte,FL - Burger King to Orlando, FL - McDonalds
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $60
More information at
American Bus Tickets
Bus from Fort Myers, FL - McDonalds to Miami Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $60
More information at
American Bus Tickets
La Cubana
Phone
+1 305-541-1700
Website
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Fort Myers, FL to Union City, NJ
Ave. Duration
24h 43m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com
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
Ferry operators
North Carolina Department of Transportation - NCDOT
Website
ncdot.gov
Car ferry from Swan Quarter, NC to Ocracoke, NC
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
ncdot.gov
Car ferry from Ocracoke, NC to Hatteras Island, NC
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
ncdot.gov
Car ferry from Cedar Island, NC to Ocracoke, NC
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
ncdot.gov

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