There are 6 ways to get from Gainesville to Miami by plane, bus, train or car

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

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Fly from Gainesville  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Gainesville (GNV) to Miami (MIA) GNV - MIA

$190 - $440

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Megabus, bus  •  7 h 45 min

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

$40 - $61

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Megabus to Orlando, fly  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the Megabus from Gainesville to Orlando
  2. Fly from Orlando (MCO) to Miami (MIA) MCO - MIA

$125 - $395

Bus  •  7 h 7 min

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

$114 - $138

Bus, train  •  9 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Gainesville - UF to Ocala
  2. Take the bus from Ocala, FL to Tampa, FL
  3. Take the train from Tampa Amtrak to Miami Amtrak

$241 - $329

Drive  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Gainesville to Miami 337.3 miles

$30 - $50

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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, FL - Holiday Inn via Miami Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 7 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 7 min and costs .

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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 best way to get from Gainesville to Miami is to fly which takes 3 h 4 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 7 min.

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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 Red Coach, arrive at Miami Airport 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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American Airlines offers flights from Gainesville Airport to Miami Airport.

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Map of how to get 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?

American Airlines flies from Gainesville to Miami twice daily. Alternatively, Red Coach operates a bus from Gainesville to Miami every 3 hours. 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 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Flights from Orlando to Miami
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Orlando to Miami
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $480
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Tampa Amtrak to Miami Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$85 - $120
Room
$220 - $310
Bus operators
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
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megabus.com
Bus from Orlando to Miami
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Book at
megabus.com
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
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Book at
redcoachusa.com
First Class
$70 - $110
Business
$65 - $90
Bus from Gainesville - UF to Ocala
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Book at
redcoachusa.com
First Class
$35 - $55
Business
$26 - $40
La Cubana
Phone
+1 305-541-1700
Website
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Ocala, FL to Tampa, FL
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$159
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com

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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 .

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