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There are 3 ways to get from Gainesville to Brandon by bus or car

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Bus La Cubana  •  4h 18m

  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 - $198

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4h 33m

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

$39 - $54

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2h 14m

  1. Drive from Gainesville to Brandon 133.5 miles

$13 - $19

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The cheapest way to get from Gainesville to Brandon is to drive which costs $13 - $19 and takes 2h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Gainesville to Brandon is to drive which costs $13 - $19 and takes 2h 14m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Gainesville station to Brandon. However, there are services departing from Gainesville - Rosa Parks Station and arriving at Grand Regency Blvd @ Tealwood Dr via Ocala, FL, M L King Jr Blvd @ Central Av and Netpark Transfer Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 18m.

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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 4h 18m and costs $180 - $200.

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It takes approximately 4h 18m to get from Gainesville to Brandon, including transfers.

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Gainesville to Brandon bus services, operated by Red Coach, arrive at Gainesville - Rosa Parks Station.

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Gainesville to Brandon bus services, operated by La Cubana, arrive at Tampa, FL station.

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

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There are 205+ hotels available in Brandon. Prices start at $77 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: 4h 18m

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

You can take a bus from Gainesville to Brandon via Ocala, FL, Tampa, FL, M L King Jr Blvd @ Central Av, and Netpark Transfer Center in around 4h 18m.

Bus operators
Red Coach
Phone
+1 877 733 0724
Email
webtickets@redcoachusa.com
Website
redcoachusa.com
Bus from Gainesville - Rosa Parks Station to Ocala
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Book at
redcoachusa.com
First Class
$35 - $55
Business
$26 - $40
Bus from Gainesville - UF to Tampa Downtown
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Book at
redcoachusa.com
First Class
$45 - $65
Business
$35 - $55
La Cubana
Phone
+1 305-541-1700
Website
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Ocala, FL to Tampa, FL
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$159
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com

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