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.

Recommended option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  6 h 45 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

Cheapest option

Fly to Sarasota/Bradenton  •  6 h 26 min

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

$212 - $954

4 alternative options

Bus Megabus  •  7 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Jacksonville, FL to Orlando
  2. Take the bus from Orlando Amtrak to Bradenton Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

Train, bus  •  9 h 12 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 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

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The cheapest way to get from Jacksonville to Bradenton is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Jacksonville to Bradenton is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4 h 11 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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It takes approximately 6 h 45 min to get from Jacksonville to Bradenton, including transfers.

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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 6 h 45 min.

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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 6 h 45 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
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Jacksonville to Sarasota/Bradenton via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Jacksonville to Sarasota/Bradenton via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Jacksonville to Sarasota/Bradenton via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
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
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Jacksonville to Sarasota/Bradenton via Covington
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Train operators
Amtrak
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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
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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
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $45
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
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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
4 times a day
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Orlando Amtrak to Bradenton Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
amtrak.com
Hillsborough Area Regional Transit
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
Schedules at
gohart.org
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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