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There are 4 ways to get from Jacksonville to Ocala by train, car or bus

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Train, drive  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Jacksonville Amtrak to DeLand Amtrak Silver Star / ...
  2. Drive from DeLand Amtrak to Ocala

$38 - $80

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Train, drive via Main St. & 1st St.  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Jacksonville Amtrak to DeLand Amtrak Silver Star / ...
  2. Drive from DeLand Amtrak to Ocala

$38 - $80

Megabus, bus  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Take the Megabus from Jacksonville to Daytona Beach
  2. Take the bus from Daytona International Speedway to Lady Lake - Bealls Dept Store Daytona

$104 - $127

Drive  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Jacksonville to Ocala 102.5 miles

$10 - $15

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The cheapest way to get from Jacksonville to Ocala is to drive which costs $10 - $15 and takes 1 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Jacksonville to Ocala is to drive which costs $10 - $15 and takes 1 h 57 min.

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The distance between Jacksonville and Ocala is 85 miles. The road distance is 102.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Jacksonville to Ocala without a car is to Megabus and bus which takes 7 h 22 min and costs $100 - $130.

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It takes approximately 4 h 44 min to get from Jacksonville to Ocala, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Jacksonville to Ocala is 103 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 57 min to drive from Jacksonville to Ocala.

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There are 31+ hotels available in Ocala. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Jacksonville to Ocala.
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  • Distance: 84.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 44 min

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

You can take a bus from Jacksonville to Ocala via Daytona Beach, Daytona International Speedway, Lady Lake - Bealls Dept Store, Oak Rd. & SE Maricamp Rd., and Florida Dept. of Health Marion County in around 7 h 22 min.

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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Jacksonville Amtrak to DeLand Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
Bus operators
Yankee Trails
Website
yankeetrails.com
Bus from Daytona International Speedway to Lady Lake - Bealls Dept Store
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$39
Schedules at
yankeetrails.com

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