There are 5 ways to get from Miami to Bradenton by bus, car, train or plane

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Bus The Florida Express Bus  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Port of Miami Cruise Terminal to Bradenton, FL - McDonalds 304 / ...

$27 - $62

4 alternative options

Bus Greyhound USA  •  9 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Miami, Fl to Sarasota, Fl 1008 / ...

$32 - $74

Drive  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Miami to Bradenton 242.8 miles

$23 - $35

Train to Miami, fly, bus  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Government Ctr.Stat.Rail Northbound to Miami International Airport Station Northbound
  2. Fly from Miami (MIA) to Tampa (TPA) MIA - TPA
  3. Take the bus from Airport Rental Car Facility to Florida Ave @ Polk St
  4. Take the bus from Tampa Amtrak to Bradenton Amtrak

Train, train to Fort Lauderdale, fly, bus  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Government Ctr.Stat.Rail Northbound to Tri-Rail Station Rail Northbound
  2. Take the train from MetroRail Transfer Station to Fort Lauderdale Airport Station
  3. Fly from Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Tampa (TPA) FLL - TPA
  4. Take the bus from Airport Rental Car Facility to Florida Ave @ Polk St
  5. Take the bus from Tampa Amtrak to Bradenton Amtrak

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The cheapest way to get from Miami to Bradenton is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Miami to Bradenton is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4 h 1 min.

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The distance between Miami and Bradenton is 190 miles. The road distance is 242.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 27 min to get from Miami to Bradenton, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Miami to Bradenton. However, there are services departing from Port of Miami Cruise Terminal and arriving at 2nd St E/Riverside Dr E via Cypress Creek Blvd/SR 64 Walmart. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 27 min.

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There are 1386+ hotels available in Bradenton. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Miami to Bradenton.
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  • Distance: 190.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 27 min

What companies run services between Miami, FL, USA and Bradenton, FL, USA?

The Florida Express Bus operates a bus from Miami to Bradenton twice daily. Tickets cost $27 - $65 and the journey takes 4 h 30 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Tampa
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $360
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Miami to Tampa
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Silver Airways
Website
silverairways.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Tampa
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Tampa
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Train operators
Miami Dade Transit
Phone
+1 305-468-5900
Website
miamidade.gov
Train from Government Ctr.Stat.Rail Northbound to Miami International Airport Station Northbound
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
miamidade.gov
Train from Government Ctr.Stat.Rail Northbound to Tri-Rail Station Rail Northbound
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
miamidade.gov
Bus operators
The Florida Express Bus
Phone
407-442-2810
Website
busticketreservations.com
Bus from Port of Miami Cruise Terminal to Bradenton, FL - McDonalds
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Schedules at
busticketreservations.com
Book at
busticketreservations.com
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 Miami, Fl to Sarasota, Fl
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Hillsborough Area Regional Transit
Website
gohart.org
Bus from Airport Rental Car Facility to Florida Ave @ Polk St
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
gohart.org
Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority
Phone
+1 727-540-1900
Email
ride@psta.net
Website
psta.net
Bus from TPA Rental Car Facility eastbound to Marion St N + Cass St E
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
psta.net

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