There are 4 ways to get from Gainesville to Palm Bay by bus, car or plane

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Megabus, drive  •  3 h 13 min

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

$20 - $34

3 alternative options

Megabus, bus  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the Megabus from Gainesville to Orlando
  2. Take the bus from Orlando Airport Wawa to Melbourne, FL Javax Bus

$69 - $79

Drive  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Gainesville to Palm Bay 177.5 miles

$17 - $26

Fly  •  5 h 57 min

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

$194 - $954

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No, there is no direct bus from Gainesville to Palm Bay. However, there are services departing from Gainesville and arriving at Florida Ave/ Rachel St via N Semoran Boulevard And E Colonial Drive, Orlando Airport Wawa, West New Haven Ave @ Goodwill and Melbourne Square Mall. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 20 min.

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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 bus which takes 6 h 20 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 13 min to get from Gainesville to Palm Bay, including transfers.

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Gainesville to Palm Bay bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Gainesville station.

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The best way to get from Gainesville to Palm Bay is to Megabus and bus which takes 6 h 20 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 5 h 57 min.

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There is no direct flight from Gainesville Airport to Melbourne Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 43 min and has one stopover.

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Gainesville to Palm Bay bus services, operated by Javax Bus, arrive at Melbourne, FL station.

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

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

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  • Distance: 154.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 13 min

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

You can take a bus from Gainesville to Palm Bay via Orlando, N Semoran Boulevard And E Colonial Drive, S Semoran Boulevard And Leevista Boulevard, Orlando Airport Wawa, Melbourne, FL, West New Haven Ave @ Goodwill, and Melbourne Square Mall in around 6 h 20 min. Alternatively, Delta and American Airlines fly from Gainesville to Palm Bay every 2 hours.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Gainesville to Melbourne via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Gainesville to Melbourne via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Gainesville to Melbourne via Miami, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Bus operators
Javax Bus
Phone
407-299-6360
Email
info@floridatransportation.net
Website
javaxbus.com
Bus from Orlando Airport Wawa to Melbourne, FL
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$49
Schedules at
javaxbus.com
Book at
gotobus.com

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There are 48+ hotels available in Palm Bay. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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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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