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There are 5 ways to get from Gainesville to Palm Bay by bus, car, shuttle or plane

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Megabus, drive  •  3h 17m

  1. Take the Megabus from Gainesville to Orlando
  2. Drive from Orlando to Palm Bay

$20 - $33

4 alternative options

Megabus, shuttle  •  5h 20m

  1. Take the Megabus from Gainesville to Orlando
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Orlando Airport to Palm Bay, FL - Sunoco Southbound

$86 - $98

Megabus, shuttle via Melbourne Airport  •  6h 31m

  1. Take the Megabus from Gainesville to Orlando
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Orlando International Airport to Melbourne Airport

$84 - $93

Drive  •  3h 3m

  1. Drive from Gainesville to Palm Bay 177.5 miles

$17 - $26

Fly  •  6h 25m

  1. Fly from Gainesville (GNV) to Melbourne (MLB) GNV - MLB

$194 - $954

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The cheapest way to get from Gainesville to Palm Bay is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Gainesville to Palm Bay is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3h 3m.

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The distance between Gainesville and Palm Bay is 154 miles. The road distance is 177.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Gainesville to Palm Bay without a car is to Megabus and shuttle which takes 5h 20m and costs $85 - $100.

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It takes approximately 3h 17m to get from Gainesville to Palm Bay, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Gainesville Airport to Melbourne Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 53m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gainesville to Palm Bay is 177 miles. It takes approximately 3h 3m to drive from Gainesville to Palm Bay.

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American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Gainesville Airport to Melbourne Airport.

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There are 53+ hotels available in Palm Bay. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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

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  • Distance: 154.3 miles
  • Duration: 3h 17m

What companies run services between Gainesville, FL, USA and Palm Bay, FL, USA?

Delta and American Airlines fly from Gainesville to Palm Bay every 3 hours.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Gainesville to Melbourne via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Gainesville to Melbourne via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Bus operators
Smart Shuttle Line, Inc.
Phone
772-343-0217
Email
smartshuttleline@hotmail.com
Website
smartshuttleline.com
Shuttle from Orlando Airport to Palm Bay, FL - Sunoco
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
smartshuttleline.com
Florida Shuttle Transportation
Phone
321-250-2820
Email
reservations@floridashuttletransportation.com
Shuttle from Orlando Airport to Melbourne / Palm Bay, FL
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55
Schedules at
bookings.floridashuttletransportation.com
Melbourne Airport Express
Phone
+1 (321) 724-1600 / +1 (800) 826-4544
Website
melbourneairportexpress.com
Shuttle from Orlando International Airport to Melbourne Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$63
Schedules at
melbourneairportexpress.com

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