There are 4 ways to get from Gainesville to Brandon by bus or car

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Bus  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Gainesville - UF to Tampa Downtown RedCoach

$45 - $68

3 alternative options

Bus, line 32 bus, line 37 bus  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Gainesville - UF to Ocala
  2. Take the bus from Ocala, FL to Tampa, FL
  3. Take the line 32 bus from M L King Jr Blvd @ Central Av to Netpark Transfer Center 32
  4. Take the line 37 bus from Netpark Transfer Center to Grand Regency Blvd @ Tealwood Dr 37

$187 - $197

Bus La Cubana  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Gainesville - Rosa Parks Station to Ocala RedCoach
  2. Take the bus from Ocala, FL to Tampa, FL Atlanta route

$187 - $197

Drive  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Gainesville to Brandon 133.5 miles

$13 - $19

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Gainesville to Brandon. However, there are services departing from Gainesville - UF and arriving at Brandon via Tampa, Fl. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 12 min.

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The distance between Gainesville and Brandon is 119 miles. The road distance is 133.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Gainesville to Brandon without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 12 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 12 min to get from Gainesville to Brandon, including transfers.

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Gainesville to Brandon bus services, operated by Red Coach, depart from Gainesville - UF station.

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Gainesville to Brandon bus services, operated by Red Coach, arrive at Tampa Downtown station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gainesville to Brandon is 134 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 14 min to drive from Gainesville to Brandon.

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There are 197+ hotels available in Brandon. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Gainesville to Brandon.
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  • Distance: 119.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 12 min

What companies run services between Gainesville, FL, USA and Brandon, FL, USA?

Red Coach operates a bus from Gainesville to Brandon 3 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 3 h 10 min.

Bus operators
Red Coach
Phone
+1 877 733 0724
Email
webtickets@redcoachusa.com
Website
redcoachusa.com
Bus from Gainesville - UF to Tampa Downtown
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Book at
redcoachusa.com
First Class
$45 - $65
Business
$35 - $55
Bus from Gainesville - UF to Ocala
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Book at
redcoachusa.com
First Class
$35 - $55
Business
$26 - $40
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
La Cubana
Phone
+1 305-541-1700
Website
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Ocala, FL to Tampa, FL
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$159
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com
Hillsborough Area Regional Transit
Phone
+1 813-254-4278
Website
gohart.org
Bus from M L King Jr Blvd @ Central Av to Netpark Transfer Center
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Website
HART
Bus from Netpark Transfer Center to Grand Regency Blvd @ Tealwood Dr
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0
Website
HART

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