There are 6 ways to get from Jacksonville to Bradenton by bus, train, 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.

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Bus  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Jacksonville, Fl to Orlando, Fl
  2. Take the bus from Orlando, Fl to Tampa, Fl
  3. Take the bus from Tampa Amtrak to Bradenton Amtrak

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Megabus, bus  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Take the Megabus from Jacksonville to Orlando
  2. Take the bus from Orlando, FL - McDonalds to Bradenton, FL - McDonalds 300 / ...

$49 - $93

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Train, bus  •  9 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Jacksonville Amtrak to Tampa Amtrak Silver Star
  2. Take the bus from Tampa Amtrak to Bradenton Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

Drive  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Jacksonville to Bradenton 238.5 miles

$23 - $35

Fly to Sarasota/Bradenton  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Jacksonville (JAX) to Sarasota/Bradenton (SRQ) JAX - SRQ

$192 - $954

Fly to Tampa, bus  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Jacksonville (JAX) to Tampa (TPA) JAX - TPA
  2. Take the bus from Airport Rental Car Facility to Florida Ave @ Polk St
  3. Take the bus from Tampa Amtrak to Bradenton Amtrak

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Jacksonville to Bradenton. However, there are services departing from Jacksonville, Fl and arriving at Bradenton Amtrak via Orlando, Fl and Tampa Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 29 min.

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The distance between Jacksonville and Bradenton is 205 miles. The road distance is 238.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Jacksonville to Bradenton without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 29 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 29 min to get from Jacksonville to Bradenton, including transfers.

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Jacksonville to Bradenton bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Jacksonville, Fl station.

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The best way to get from Jacksonville to Bradenton is to bus which takes 7 h 29 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 6 h 21 min.

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There is no direct flight from Jacksonville Airport to Sarasota/Bradenton Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 34 min and has one stopover.

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Jacksonville to Bradenton bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Bradenton Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Jacksonville to Bradenton is 239 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 11 min to drive from Jacksonville to Bradenton.

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JetBlue Airways, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Jacksonville Airport to Sarasota/Bradenton Airport.

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Map of how to get from Jacksonville to Bradenton.
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  • Distance: 204.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 29 min

What companies run services between Jacksonville, FL, USA and Bradenton, FL, USA?

You can take a bus from Jacksonville to Bradenton via Orlando, Fl, Tampa, Fl, and Tampa Amtrak in around 7 h 29 min. Alternatively, Delta, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Jacksonville to Bradenton hourly.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Jacksonville to Sarasota/Bradenton via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Jacksonville to Sarasota/Bradenton via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Jacksonville to Sarasota/Bradenton via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Jacksonville to Sarasota/Bradenton via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Jacksonville to Sarasota/Bradenton via Boston
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Jacksonville to Tampa
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $420
Silver Airways
Website
silverairways.com
Flights from Jacksonville to Tampa
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $420
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Jacksonville Amtrak to Tampa Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$210 - $300
Bus operators
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 Jacksonville, Fl to Orlando, Fl
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Orlando, Fl to Tampa, Fl
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Tampa Amtrak to Bradenton Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Website
amtrak.com
The Florida Express Bus
Phone
407-442-2810
Website
busticketreservations.com
Bus from Orlando, FL - McDonalds to Bradenton, FL - McDonalds
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $60
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American Bus Tickets
Hillsborough Area Regional Transit
Phone
+1 813-254-4278
Website
gohart.org
Bus from Airport Rental Car Facility to Florida Ave @ Polk St
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Website
HART
Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority
Phone
+1 727-540-1900
Email
ride@psta.net
Website
psta.net
Bus from TPA Rental Car Facility eastbound to Marion St N + Cass St E
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
psta.net

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The best way to get from Jacksonville to Jacksonville Airport is to line 1 bus which takes 49 min and costs .

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