There are 8 ways to get from Miami to Bradenton by bus, train, car or plane

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 The Florida Express Bus  •  5 h 27 min

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

$54 - $57

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  9 h 18 min

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

$32 - $74

6 alternative options

Train, bus  •  9 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Miami Amtrak to Tampa Amtrak Silver Star
  2. Take the bus from Tampa Amtrak to Bradenton Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

Drive  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Miami to Bradenton 242.8 miles

$23 - $35

Train to Miami, fly to Tampa, line 30 bus, bus  •  6 h 15 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 line 30 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 to Tampa, line 30 bus, bus  •  7 h 20 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 line 30 bus from Airport Rental Car Facility to Florida Ave @ Polk St
  5. Take the bus from Tampa Amtrak to Bradenton Amtrak

Fly Miami to Orlando, bus  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Miami (MIA) to Orlando (MCO) MIA - MCO
  2. Take the bus from Orlando, FL - McDonalds to Bradenton, FL - McDonalds

$139 - $401

Train to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach, fly to Tampa, bus  •  8 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from MetroRail Transfer Station to West Palm Beach Station
  2. Fly from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach (PBI) to Tampa (TPA) PBI - TPA
  3. Take the bus from Tampa Amtrak to Bradenton Amtrak

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 $54 - $55 and the journey takes 4 h 30 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Miami to Tampa
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Miami to Orlando
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Tampa
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $360
Silver Airways
Website
silverairways.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Tampa
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Tampa
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Tampa
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Miami to Orlando
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $480
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Miami Amtrak to Tampa Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$85 - $120
Room
$220 - $310
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
Tri Rail
Website
tri-rail.com
Train from MetroRail Transfer Station to Fort Lauderdale Airport Station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tri-rail.com
Train from MetroRail Transfer Station to West Palm Beach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
tri-rail.com
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
$54 - $55
Schedules at
busticketreservations.com
Book at
busticketreservations.com
Bus from Orlando, FL - McDonalds to Bradenton, FL - McDonalds
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
busticketreservations.com
Book at
busticketreservations.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
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

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Miami and Bradenton is 305 km. The road distance is 389 km.

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

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

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.

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