There are 5 ways to get from Jacksonville to Clearwater 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  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Jacksonville, Fl to Orlando, Fl 1003
  2. Take the bus from Orlando, Fl to Tampa, Fl 3749 / ...

$40 - $86

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  9 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Jacksonville, FL to Orlando
  2. Take the bus from Orlando to Tampa via Tampa

$32 - $53

3 alternative options

Train  •  10 h 1 min

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

$54 - $130

Drive  •  4 h

  1. Drive from Jacksonville to Clearwater 220.5 miles

$21 - $35

Fly  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Jacksonville (JAX) to Tampa (TPA) JAX - TPA

$132 - $372

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

You can take a bus from Jacksonville to Clearwater via Orlando, Fl, Tampa, Fl, Marion Transit Parking Lot, Ulmerton Park N Ride Lot, and Starkey Rd + Ulmerton Rd in around 7 h 31 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Jacksonville to Clearwater 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 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $420
Train operators
Amtrak
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
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
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Jacksonville, FL to Orlando
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $26
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from Orlando to Tampa
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Book at
us.megabus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Jacksonville and Clearwater is 286 km. The road distance is 353 km.

The cheapest way to get from Jacksonville to Clearwater is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 4 h.

The quickest way to get from Jacksonville to Clearwater is to fly which takes 3 h 19 min and costs $130 - $380.

No, there is no direct bus from Jacksonville to Clearwater. However, there are services departing from Jacksonville, Fl and arriving at Park St Terminal - Platform - F via Orlando, Fl, Marion Transit Parking Lot and Starkey Rd + Ulmerton Rd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 31 min.

It takes approximately 7 h 31 min to get from Jacksonville to Clearwater, including transfers.