There are 4 ways to get from Jacksonville to Universal Studios Florida by bus, train or car

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  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Jacksonville, Fl to Orlando, Fl 1003

$50 - $85

Cheapest option

Megabus, line 40 bus  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the Megabus from Jacksonville to Orlando
  2. Take the line 40 bus from Lynx Central Station - Sunrail to Universal Boulevard And Hollywood Way 40

$19 - $28

2 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Jacksonville Amtrak to Orlando Amtrak Silver Star / ...

$72 - $132

Drive  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Jacksonville to Universal Studios Florida 149.2 miles

$14 - $22

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The cheapest way to get from Jacksonville to Universal Studios Florida is to drive which costs $14 - $22 and takes 2 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Jacksonville to Universal Studios Florida is to bus which costs $50 - $85 and takes 2 h 30 min.

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The distance between Jacksonville and Universal Studios Florida is 130 miles. The road distance is 149.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 30 min to get from Jacksonville to Universal Studios Florida, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Jacksonville to Universal Studios Florida. However, there are services departing from Jacksonville and arriving at Universal Boulevard And Hollywood Way via E Colonial Dr And N Semoran Blvd and Lynx Central Station - Sunrail. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 50 min.

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There are 6830+ hotels available in Universal Studios Florida. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Jacksonville to Universal Studios Florida.
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  • Distance: 129.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 30 min

What companies run services between Jacksonville, FL, USA and Universal Studios Florida, FL, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Jacksonville to Universal Studios Florida hourly. Tickets cost $19 - $45 and the journey takes 2 h 20 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Jacksonville to Universal Studios Florida twice daily. Tickets cost $35 - $85 and the journey takes 3 h 7 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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Jacksonville Amtrak to Orlando Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
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

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