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There are 3 ways to get from Jacksonville to Universal Studios Florida by bus, train or car

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Megabus, line 21 bus  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the Megabus from Jacksonville to Orlando
  2. Take the line 21 bus from Lynx Central Station - Sunrail to Universal Boulevard And Hollywood Way 21 / ...

$19 - $28

2 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Jacksonville Amtrak Station to Orlando Amtrak Station 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 drive which costs $14 - $22 and takes 2 h 34 min.

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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 Drive And N Semoran Boulevard and Lynx Central Station - Sunrail. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 15 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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The best way to get from Jacksonville to Universal Studios Florida without a car is to Megabus and line 21 bus which takes 4 h 15 min and costs $18 - $29.

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It takes approximately 4 h 15 min to get from Jacksonville to Universal Studios Florida, including transfers.

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Jacksonville to Universal Studios Florida bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Jacksonville station.

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The best way to get from Jacksonville to Universal Studios Florida is to Megabus and line 21 bus which takes 4 h 15 min and costs $18 - $29. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $70 - $140 and takes 4 h 45 min.

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Jacksonville to Universal Studios Florida bus services, operated by Lynx Central Florida Transport, arrive at Universal Boulevard And Hollywood Way station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Jacksonville to Universal Studios Florida is 149 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 34 min to drive from Jacksonville to Universal Studios Florida.

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  • Distance: 129.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 15 min

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

You can take a bus from Jacksonville to Universal Studios Florida via Orlando, E Colonial Drive And N Semoran Boulevard, Lynx Central Station - Sunrail, and Universal Boulevard And Hollywood Way in around 4 h 15 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.

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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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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Jacksonville Amtrak Station to Orlando Amtrak Station
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
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There are 6640+ hotels available in Universal Studios Florida. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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