There are 5 ways to get from Gainesville to Live Oak by bus, taxi, car or towncar

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

Line 1 bus, bus, taxi  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Take the line 1 bus from Hampton Inn Hotel to Butler Plaza RTS Transfer Station 1
  2. Take the bus from Gainesville, FL to Lake City, FL
  3. Take a taxi from Lake City, FL to Live Oak

$236 - $258

Cheapest option

Uber  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Take an Uber from Gainesville to Live Oak 66.3 miles

$80 - $110

3 alternative options

Bus, taxi via Ocala, FL  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Gainesville - Rosa Parks Station to Ocala
  2. Take the bus from Ocala, FL to Lake City, FL
  3. Take a taxi from Lake City, FL to Live Oak

$250 - $280

Bus, taxi  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Gainesville, FL to Lake City, FL Atlanta route
  2. Take a taxi from Lake City, FL to Live Oak

$245 - $269

Drive  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Gainesville to Live Oak 66.3 miles

$6 - $10

Questions & Answers

The distance between Gainesville and Live Oak is 60 miles. The road distance is 66.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Gainesville to Live Oak without a car is to line 1 bus and bus and taxi which takes 2 h 37 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 37 min to get from Gainesville to Live Oak, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gainesville to Live Oak is 66 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 14 min to drive from Gainesville to Live Oak.

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There are five+ hotels available in Live Oak. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Gainesville to Live Oak.
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  • Distance: 59.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 37 min

What companies run services between Gainesville, FL, USA and Live Oak, FL, USA?

There is no direct connection from Gainesville to Live Oak. However, you can take the line 1 bus to Butler Plaza RTS Transfer Station, take the taxi to Gainesville, FL, take the bus to Lake City, FL, then take the taxi to Live Oak. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Ocala, take the walk to Ocala, FL, take the bus to Lake City, FL, then take the taxi to Live Oak.

Bus operators
Regional Transit System
Website
go-rts.com
Bus from Hampton Inn Hotel to Butler Plaza RTS Transfer Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
go-rts.com
La Cubana
Phone
+1 305-541-1700
Website
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Gainesville, FL to Lake City, FL
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$159
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Ocala, FL to Lake City, FL
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$159
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com
Red Coach
Phone
+1 877 733 0724
Email
webtickets@redcoachusa.com
Website
redcoachusa.com
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
Other operators
Uber Gainesville
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Gainesville to Live Oak
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Signup at
uber.com
UberX
$80 - $110
UberXL
$120 - $160
Taxi from Lake City, FL to Live Oak
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
$65 - $85

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