There are 8 ways to get from Gainesville to Port Charlotte by bus, car or plane

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

Recommended option

Bus  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Gainesville - UF to Ocala RedCoach
  2. Take the bus from Ocala, FL to Punta Gorda, FL Atlanta route

$207 - $222

Cheapest option

Megabus, bus  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Take the Megabus from Gainesville to Orlando
  2. Take the bus from Orlando, FL - McDonalds to Port Charlotte,FL - Burger King 300 / ...

$59 - $106

6 alternative options

Bus via Gainesville - Rosa Parks Station  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Gainesville - Rosa Parks Station to Ocala RedCoach
  2. Take the bus from Ocala, FL to Punta Gorda, FL Atlanta route

$207 - $222

Bus via Tampa Downtown  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Gainesville - UF to Tampa Downtown RedCoach
  2. Take the bus from Tampa, Fl to Port Charlotte, Fl 3749 / ...

$66 - $108

Drive  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Gainesville to Port Charlotte 220.6 miles

$21 - $35

Fly to Sarasota/Bradenton, bus  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Gainesville (GNV) to Sarasota/Bradenton (SRQ) GNV - SRQ
  2. Take the bus from Sarasota, Fl to Port Charlotte, Fl

$286 - $1,446

Fly to Ft. Myers, bus  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Gainesville (GNV) to Ft. Myers (RSW) GNV - RSW
  2. Take the bus from Fort Myers, FL - McDonalds to Port Charlotte,FL - Burger King

$254 - $1,180

Fly to Miami, bus  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Gainesville (GNV) to Miami (MIA) GNV - MIA
  2. Take the bus from Miami Airport to Port Charlotte,FL - Burger King

$182 - $468

Questions & Answers

The distance between Gainesville and Port Charlotte is 186 miles. The road distance is 220.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Gainesville to Port Charlotte without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 1 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 1 min to get from Gainesville to Port Charlotte, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Gainesville Airport to Sarasota/Bradenton Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gainesville to Port Charlotte is 221 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 42 min to drive from Gainesville to Port Charlotte.

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American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Gainesville Airport to Sarasota/Bradenton Airport.

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There are 47+ hotels available in Port Charlotte. Prices start at $69 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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Map of how to get from Gainesville to Port Charlotte.
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  • Distance: 186.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 1 min

What companies run services between Gainesville, FL, USA and Port Charlotte, FL, USA?

You can take a bus from Gainesville to Port Charlotte via Ocala, Ocala, FL, and Punta Gorda, FL in around 5 h 1 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Gainesville to Sarasota/Bradenton via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Flights from Gainesville to Ft. Myers via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Gainesville to Ft. Myers via Atlanta, Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 34 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Gainesville to Ft. Myers via Atlanta, Covington
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Gainesville to Sarasota/Bradenton via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from Gainesville to Sarasota/Bradenton via Miami, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,500
Flights from Gainesville to Ft. Myers via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Gainesville to Ft. Myers via Miami
Ave. Duration
8 h 34 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Gainesville to Miami
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Bus operators
Red Coach
Phone
+1 877 733 0724
Email
webtickets@redcoachusa.com
Website
redcoachusa.com
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
Bus from Gainesville - Rosa Parks Station to Ocala
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Book at
redcoachusa.com
First Class
$35 - $55
Business
$26 - $40
Bus from Gainesville - UF to Tampa Downtown
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
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 Punta Gorda, FL
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$159
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 Port Charlotte, Fl
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Sarasota, Fl to Port Charlotte, Fl
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$18 - $23
The Florida Express Bus
Phone
407-442-2810
Website
busticketreservations.com
Bus from Orlando, FL - McDonalds to Port Charlotte,FL - Burger King
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $60
More information at
American Bus Tickets
Bus from Fort Myers, FL - McDonalds to Port Charlotte,FL - Burger King
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $60
More information at
American Bus Tickets
Bus from Miami Airport to Port Charlotte,FL - Burger King
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $60
More information at
American Bus Tickets

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