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There are 5 ways to get from Gainesville to Miami by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly, train  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Gainesville (GNV) to Miami (MIA) GNV - MIA
  2. Take the train from Miami International Airport Station Southbound to Government Ctr.Stat.Rail Southbound

$144 - $394

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Megabus, bus  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Take the Megabus from Gainesville to Orlando
  2. Take the bus from Orlando to Miami

$40 - $61

3 alternative options

Bus  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Gainesville - Rosa Parks Station to Miami Airport RedCoach

$68 - $92

Bus via Port St Lucie, FL - Travel Plaza  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Gainesville - Rosa Parks Station to Fort Pierce RedCoach
  2. Take the bus from Port St Lucie, FL - Travel Plaza to Miami 1100 / ...

$77 - $128

Drive  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Gainesville to Miami 337.3 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Gainesville to Miami is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gainesville to Miami is to fly and train which costs $140 - $400 and takes 3 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Gainesville station to Miami. However, there are services departing from Gainesville - Rosa Parks Station and arriving at Miami via Port St Lucie, FL - Travel Plaza. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 40 min.

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The distance between Gainesville and Miami is 300 miles. The road distance is 337.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Gainesville to Miami without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 1 min and costs $65 - $95.

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It takes approximately 3 h 4 min to get from Gainesville to Miami, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Gainesville Airport to Miami Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 8 min.

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Gainesville to Miami bus services, operated by The Florida Express Bus, arrive at Miami station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gainesville to Miami is 337 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 31 min to drive from Gainesville to Miami.

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  • Distance: 299.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 4 min

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

Red Coach operates a bus from Gainesville to Miami 3 times a day. Tickets cost $65 - $90 and the journey takes 6 h 30 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Gainesville to Miami
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Train operators
Miami Dade Transit
Phone
+1 305-468-5900
Website
miamidade.gov
Train from Miami International Airport Station Southbound to Government Ctr.Stat.Rail Southbound
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
miamidade.gov
Bus operators
Red Coach
Phone
+1 877 733 0724
Email
webtickets@redcoachusa.com
Website
redcoachusa.com
Bus from Gainesville - Rosa Parks Station to Miami Airport
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Book at
redcoachusa.com
First Class
$70 - $110
Business
$65 - $90
Bus from Gainesville - Rosa Parks Station to Fort Pierce
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Book at
redcoachusa.com
First Class
$60 - $85
Business
$50 - $70
The Florida Express Bus
Phone
407-442-2810
Website
busticketreservations.com
Bus from Port St Lucie, FL - Travel Plaza to Miami
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $60
More information at
American Bus Tickets
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Gainesville to Orlando
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Orlando to Miami
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Book at
megabus.com

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American Airlines offers flights from Gainesville Airport to Miami Airport.

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The best way to get from Gainesville to Gainesville Airport is to line 26 bus which takes 25 min and costs $2.

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