There are 3 ways to get from Gainesville to Ocala by bus, taxi or car

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Bus  •  40 min

  1. Take the bus from Gainesville to Ocala, FL Tallahassee-Miami

$15 - $50

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  42 min

  1. Take a taxi from Gainesville to Ocala 37.8 miles

$120 - $160

Drive  •  42 min

  1. Drive from Gainesville to Ocala 37.8 miles

$3 - $6

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Gainesville to Ocala is to drive which costs $3 - $6 and takes 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gainesville to Ocala is to bus which takes 40 min and costs $15 - $50.

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The distance between Gainesville and Ocala is 55 km. The road distance is 60 km.

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The bus from Gainesville to Ocala, FL takes 40 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Gainesville and arriving at Ocala, FL. Services depart every four hours. The journey takes approximately 40 min.

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

Red Coach operates a bus from Gainesville to Ocala every 4 hours. Tickets cost $15 - $50 and the journey takes 40 min.

Bus operators
Red Coach
+1 877 733 0724
Bus from Gainesville to Ocala, FL
Ave. Duration
40 min
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $50
Schedules at
Standard Fare
$18 - $40
Web Fare
$15 - $27
Flexible Fare
$21 - $50
Other operators
Taxi from Gainesville to Ocala
Ave. Duration
42 min
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Gainesville Cab Co.
+1 352-371-1515
Cabs 24HR
+1 855-374-8484

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