There are 5 ways to get from Jacksonville to Busch Gardens Tampa by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Jacksonville, Fl to Orlando, Fl 1019 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Orlando, Fl to Tampa, Fl 3749 / ...

$36 - $85

Cheapest option

Megabus, bus  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Take the Megabus from Jacksonville to Orlando
  2. Take the bus from Orlando to Marion Transit Center Tampa

$28 - $49

3 alternative options

Train  •  7 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Jacksonville Amtrak to Tampa Amtrak Silver Star

$48 - $124

Drive  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Jacksonville to Busch Gardens Tampa 196.6 miles

$19 - $28

Fly, bus, line 9 bus  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Jacksonville (JAX) to Tampa (TPA) JAX - TPA
  2. Take the bus from Airport Rental Car Facility to Marion Transit Center
  3. Take the line 9 bus from Marion Transit Center to 30th St @ 97th Av

$90 - $318

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Jacksonville to Busch Gardens Tampa. However, there are services departing from Jacksonville, Fl and arriving at 30th St @ 97th Av via Orlando, Fl and Marion Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 17 min.

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The distance between Jacksonville and Busch Gardens Tampa is 166 miles. The road distance is 196.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Jacksonville to Busch Gardens Tampa without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 17 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 17 min to get from Jacksonville to Busch Gardens Tampa, including transfers.

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Jacksonville to Busch Gardens Tampa bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Jacksonville, Fl station.

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The best way to get from Jacksonville to Busch Gardens Tampa is to bus which takes 6 h 17 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 7 h 57 min.

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The quickest flight from Jacksonville Airport to Tampa Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 7 min.

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Jacksonville to Busch Gardens Tampa bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Tampa, Fl station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Jacksonville to Busch Gardens Tampa is 197 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 30 min to drive from Jacksonville to Busch Gardens Tampa.

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Silver Airways offers flights from Jacksonville Airport to Tampa Airport.

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Map of how to get from Jacksonville to Busch Gardens Tampa.
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  • Distance: 166.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 17 min

What companies run services between Jacksonville, FL, USA and Busch Gardens Tampa, FL, USA?

You can take a bus from Jacksonville to Busch Gardens Tampa via Orlando, Fl, Tampa, Fl, Marion Transit Center, and 30th St @ 97th Av in around 6 h 17 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Jacksonville to Busch Gardens Tampa once daily. Tickets cost $45 - $120 and the journey takes 5 h 24 min.

Airlines
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
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Jacksonville to Orlando
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Orlando to Marion Transit Center Tampa
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Book at
megabus.com
Hillsborough Area Regional Transit
Phone
+1 813-254-4278
Website
gohart.org
Bus from Airport Rental Car Facility to Marion Transit Center
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Website
HART
Bus from Marion Transit Center to 30th St @ 97th Av
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
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 Transit Parking Lot
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
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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