There are 4 ways to get from Lakeland to Gainesville by bus or car

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Recommended option

Bus  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Lakeland, Fl to Gainesville, Fl 3734

$21 - $50

Cheapest option

Bus, Megabus  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Lakeland to Orlando
  2. Take the Megabus from Orlando, FL to Gainesville, FL

$21 - $40

2 alternative options

Bus via Orlando, Fl  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Lakeland, Fl to Orlando, Fl 1002 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Orlando, Fl to Gainesville, Fl 1243 / ...

$29 - $66

Drive  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Lakeland to Gainesville 124.9 miles

$12 - $18

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The cheapest way to get from Lakeland to Gainesville is to drive which costs $12 - $18 and takes 2 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lakeland to Gainesville is to drive which costs $12 - $18 and takes 2 h 20 min.

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The distance between Lakeland and Gainesville is 114 miles. The road distance is 124.9 miles.

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The bus from Lakeland, Fl to Gainesville, Fl takes 4 h 5 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lakeland, Fl and arriving at Gainesville, Fl. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 5 min.

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What companies run services between Lakeland, FL, USA and Gainesville, FL, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Lakeland to Gainesville every 3 hours. Tickets cost $21 - $50 and the journey takes 4 h 5 min.

Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Lakeland, Fl to Gainesville, Fl
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Lakeland, Fl to Orlando, Fl
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26
Bus from Orlando, Fl to Gainesville, Fl
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Lakeland to Orlando
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from Orlando, FL to Gainesville, FL
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Schedules at
us.megabus.com

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