There are 6 ways to get from Fort Walton Beach to Ocala by bus, car, plane or taxi

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  •  9 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Ft Walton Beach, Fl to Tallahassee, Fl 1250 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Tallahassee Downtown to Ocala RedCoach

$135 - $204

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Drive  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Fort Walton Beach to Ocala 344.9 miles

$30 - $50

Fly Valparaiso to Gainesville, bus  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Valparaiso (VPS) to Gainesville (GNV) VPS - GNV
  2. Take the bus from Gainesville - Rosa Parks Station to Ocala

$379 - $1,632

Fly Valparaiso to Daytona Beach, bus  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Valparaiso (VPS) to Daytona Beach (DAB) VPS - DAB
  2. Take the bus from Daytona International Speedway to Lady Lake - Bealls Dept Store

$325 - $1,154

Taxi to Pensacola, fly to Tampa, bus  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Take a taxi from Fort Walton Beach to Pensacola
  2. Fly from Pensacola (PNS) to Tampa (TPA) PNS - TPA
  3. Take the bus from Tampa, FL to Ocala, FL

$460 - $706

Bus, bus to Mobile, fly to Orlando Sanford, drive  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Ft Walton Beach, Fl to Pensacola, Fl
  2. Take the bus from Pensacola, Fl to Mobile, Al
  3. Fly from Mobile (MOB) to Orlando Sanford (SFB) MOB - SFB
  4. Drive from Orlando Sanford to Ocala

$367 - $521

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The distance between Fort Walton Beach and Ocala is 283 miles. The road distance is 344.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort Walton Beach to Ocala without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 38 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 9 h 38 min to get from Fort Walton Beach to Ocala, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Valparaiso Airport to Gainesville Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 41 min and has one stopover.

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Ocala is 1 h ahead of Fort Walton Beach. It is currently 7:28 PM in Fort Walton Beach and 8:28 PM in Ocala.

Yes, the driving distance between Fort Walton Beach to Ocala is 345 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 44 min to drive from Fort Walton Beach to Ocala.

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American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Valparaiso Airport to Gainesville Airport.

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

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The best way to get from Fort Walton Beach to Valparaiso Airport is to taxi which takes 13 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Fort Walton Beach to Ocala.
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  • Distance: 283.2 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 38 min

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

You can take a bus from Fort Walton Beach to Ocala via Ft Walton Beach, Fl, Tallahassee, Fl, Tallahassee Downtown, and Ocala in around 9 h 38 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Valparaiso to Gainesville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,500
Flights from Valparaiso to Daytona Beach via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Pensacola to Tampa via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Valparaiso to Gainesville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,600
Flights from Valparaiso to Gainesville via Charlotte, Miami
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,700
Flights from Valparaiso to Daytona Beach via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Pensacola to Tampa via Miami
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Silver Airways
Website
silverairways.com
Flights from Pensacola to Tampa
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
ViaAir
Website
flyviaair.com
Flights from Mobile to Orlando Sanford
Ave. Duration
43 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $400
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.

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 Walton Beach, Fl to Tallahassee, Fl
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Ft Walton Beach, Fl to Pensacola, Fl
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26
Bus from Pensacola, Fl to Mobile, Al
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26
Red Coach
Phone
+1 877 733 0724
Email
webtickets@redcoachusa.com
Website
redcoachusa.com
Bus from Tallahassee Downtown to Ocala
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Book at
redcoachusa.com
First Class
$55 - $80
Business
$45 - $65
Bus from Gainesville - Rosa Parks Station to Ocala
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Book at
redcoachusa.com
First Class
$35 - $55
Business
$26 - $40
Yankee Trails
Website
yankeetrails.com
Bus from Daytona International Speedway to Lady Lake - Bealls Dept Store
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$39
Schedules at
yankeetrails.com
La Cubana
Phone
+1 305-541-1700
Website
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Tampa, FL to Ocala, FL
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$159
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Fort Walton Beach to Pensacola
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Quickie Taxi
Phone
+1 850-716-6545
Website
quickietaxi.com

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