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There are 6 ways to get from Gainesville to New Jersey by bus, plane, 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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Megabus to Orlando, fly to Newark  •  7h 12m

  1. Take the Megabus from Gainesville to Orlando
  2. Fly from Orlando (MCO) to Newark (EWR) MCO - EWR

$95 - $730

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Bus, bus to Tampa, fly to Philadelphia, train  •  9h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Gainesville - Rosa Parks Station to Ocala
  2. Take the bus from Ocala, FL to Tampa, FL
  3. Fly from Tampa (TPA) to Philadelphia (PHL) TPA - PHL
  4. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Trenton Amtrak Station

$281 - $794

Bus La Cubana  •  23h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Gainesville - Rosa Parks Station to Ocala RedCoach
  2. Take the bus from Ocala, FL to Union City, NJ Atlanta route

$147 - $200

Megabus, train  •  24h 43m

  1. Take the Megabus from Gainesville to Orlando
  2. Take the train from Winter Park Amtrak Station to Newark Penn Station Silver Meteor / ...

$156 - $445

Bus Greyhound USA  •  34h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Gainesville - UF to Tampa Downtown RedCoach
  2. Take the bus from Tampa, Fl to New York, Ny 1008

$148 - $335

Drive  •  16h 41m

  1. Drive from Gainesville to Newark 997.9 miles

$95 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Gainesville to New Jersey is to drive which costs $95 - $150 and takes 16h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Gainesville to New Jersey is to Megabus and fly which costs $95 - $750 and takes 7h 12m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Gainesville station to New Jersey. However, there are services departing from Gainesville - Rosa Parks Station and arriving at Park Place At Raymond Blvd via Ocala, FL and 31St St At Bergenline Ave. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23h 47m.

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The distance between Gainesville and New Jersey is 853 miles. The road distance is 997.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Gainesville to New Jersey without a car is to bus which takes 23h 47m and costs $140 - $200.

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It takes approximately 7h 12m to get from Gainesville to New Jersey, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Orlando Airport to Newark Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 25m.

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Gainesville to New Jersey bus services, operated by La Cubana, arrive at Union City, NJ station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gainesville to New Jersey is 998 miles. It takes approximately 16h 41m to drive from Gainesville to New Jersey.

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Map of how to get from Gainesville to New Jersey.
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  • Distance: 852.8 miles
  • Duration: 7h 12m

What companies run services between Gainesville, FL, USA and New Jersey, USA?

You can take a bus from Gainesville to Newark via Ocala, FL, Union City, NJ, and 31St St At Bergenline Ave in around 23h 47m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Orlando to Newark
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Orlando to Newark via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,900
Flights from Tampa to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Tampa to Philadelphia via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Orlando to Newark
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Orlando to Newark
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,600
Flights from Tampa to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Orlando to Newark
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $1,100
Flights from Tampa to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Orlando to Newark via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,700
Flights from Tampa to Philadelphia via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Tampa to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $800
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Trenton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Winter Park Amtrak Station to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
20h 48m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$140 - $420
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$140 - $220
Flexi Coach Seat
$250 - $370
Business Coach Seat
$300 - $420
Room
$550 - $800
Bus operators
Red Coach
Phone
+1 877 733 0724
Email
webtickets@redcoachusa.com
Website
redcoachusa.com
Bus from Gainesville - Rosa Parks Station to Ocala
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Book at
redcoachusa.com
First Class
$35 - $55
Business
$26 - $40
Bus from Gainesville - UF to Tampa Downtown
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Book at
redcoachusa.com
First Class
$45 - $65
Business
$35 - $55
La Cubana
Phone
+1 305-541-1700
Website
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Ocala, FL to Tampa, FL
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$159
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Ocala, FL to Union City, NJ
Ave. Duration
21h 7m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Tampa, Fl to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
29h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $280
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$110 - $180
Flexible
$210 - $280

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Southwest Airlines, Delta, Spirit Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Orlando Airport to Newark Airport.

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