There are 3 ways to get from Gainesville to Clearwater by bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Bus, taxi  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Gainesville to Ocala, FL
  2. Take the bus from Ocala, FL to Tampa - USF, FL
  3. Take a taxi from Tampa - USF, FL to Clearwater

$109 - $196

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Gainesville, Fl to Orlando, Fl 1111 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Orlando, Fl to Tampa, Fl 3749 / ...

$40 - $83

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Gainesville to Clearwater 150.2 miles

$14 - $22

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Gainesville to Clearwater is to drive which costs $14 - $22 and takes 2 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gainesville to Clearwater is to drive which costs $14 - $22 and takes 2 h 39 min.

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The distance between Gainesville and Clearwater is 121 miles. The road distance is 150.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 42 min to get from Gainesville to Clearwater, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Gainesville to Clearwater. However, there are services departing from Gainesville, Fl and arriving at Park St Terminal - Platform - C via Orlando, Fl, Marion St N + Cass St E, Gateway Mall - Shelter - 1 and Psta 34Th St Layby - Platform - A. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 43 min.

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

You can take a bus from Gainesville to Clearwater via Orlando, Fl, Tampa, Fl, Marion St N + Cass St E, Gateway Mall - Shelter - 1, Psta 34Th St Layby - Platform - D, and Psta 34Th St Layby - Platform - A in around 8 h 43 min.

Bus operators
Red Coach
Phone
+1 877 733 0724
Website
redcoachusa.com
Bus from Gainesville to Ocala, FL
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $50
Schedules at
redcoachusa.com
Standard Fare
$18 - $40
Web Fare
$15 - $27
Flexible Fare
$21 - $50
Bus from Ocala, FL to Tampa - USF, FL
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $55
Schedules at
redcoachusa.com
Standard Fare
$22 - $50
Web Fare
$19 - $35
Flexible Fare
$25 - $55
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Gainesville, Fl to Orlando, Fl
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Orlando, Fl to Tampa, Fl
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Other operators
Taxi from Tampa - USF, FL to Clearwater
Ave. Duration
42 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 813-253-0121
Website
yellowcaboftampa.com
Cab Plus
Phone
+1 813-288-8888
Website
cabplus.com

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