There are 7 ways to get from Gainesville to Fort Myers by bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus La Cubana  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Gainesville, FL to Punta Gorda, FL Atlanta route

$229 - $233

Cheapest option

Bus Red Coach  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Gainesville to Tampa, FL Tallahassee-Miami
  2. Take the bus from Tampa, Fl to Ft Myers, Fl 3749 / ...

$42 - $108

5 alternative options

Bus Greyhound USA  •  9 h 11 min

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

$43 - $104

Megabus, Amtrak Thruway  •  9 h 38 min

  1. Take the Megabus from Gainesville, FL to Orlando, FL
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Orlando, FL to Fort Myers, FL 6097

Drive  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Gainesville to Fort Myers 254.8 miles

$25 - $40

Fly to Ft. Myers  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Gainesville (GNV) to Ft. Myers (RSW) GNV - RSW

$244 - $1,206

Fly to Miami, bus  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Gainesville (GNV) to Miami (MIA) GNV - MIA
  2. Take the bus from Miami - Airport Regency Hotel to Fort Myers, FL - Walmart

$196 - $446

What companies run services between Gainesville, FL, USA and Fort Myers, FL, USA?

La Cubana operates a bus from Gainesville to Fort Myers 3 times a week. Tickets cost $159 and the journey takes 3 h 45 min. Alternatively, Delta and American Airlines fly from Gainesville to Fort Myers hourly.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Gainesville to Ft. Myers via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Gainesville to Ft. Myers via Atlanta, Detroit
Ave. Duration
8 h 51 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,500
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Gainesville to Ft. Myers via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Gainesville to Ft. Myers via Miami, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 31 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Gainesville to Ft. Myers via Charlotte, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
8 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,400
Flights from Gainesville to Miami
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Bus operators
La Cubana
Phone
+1 305-541-1700
Website
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Gainesville, FL to Punta Gorda, FL
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$159
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com
Red Coach
Phone
+1 877 733 0724
Website
redcoachusa.com
Bus from Gainesville to Tampa, FL
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $65
Schedules at
redcoachusa.com
Standard Fare
$26 - $55
Web Fare
$23 - $40
Flexible Fare
$30 - $65
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Tampa, Fl to Ft Myers, Fl
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$30 - $45
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 Ft Myers, Fl
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Javax Bus
Phone
407-299-6360
Email
info@floridatransportation.net
Website
javaxbus.com
Bus from Miami - Airport Regency Hotel to Fort Myers, FL - Walmart
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$49
Schedules at
javaxbus.com
Book at
gotobus.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Gainesville to Fort Myers?

The distance between Gainesville and Fort Myers is 340 km. The road distance is 408 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Gainesville to Fort Myers?

The cheapest way to get from Gainesville to Fort Myers is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 4 h 11 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Gainesville to Fort Myers?

The quickest way to get from Gainesville to Fort Myers is to drive which takes 4 h 11 min and costs $25 - $40.

Is there a direct bus between Gainesville and Fort Myers?

No, there is no direct bus from Gainesville to Fort Myers. However, there are services departing from Gainesville and arriving at Ft Myers, Fl via Tampa, Fl. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 20 min.

How long does it take to get from Gainesville to Fort Myers?

It takes approximately 5 h 13 min to get from Gainesville to Fort Myers, including transfers.