There are 7 ways to get from Miami to Crystal River by bus, train, car, plane or taxi

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus The Florida Express Bus  •  8 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Port of Miami Cruise Terminal to Tampa, FL - McDonalds 304 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Tampa, Fl to Crystal River 3730 / ...

$43 - $98

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Bus Megabus  •  9 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Sheridan Street Tri-Rail Station Fort Lauderdale to Marion Transit Center Tampa
  2. Take the bus from Tampa, Fl to Crystal River 3730 / ...

$41 - $77

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Train, bus  •  9 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Fort Lauderdale Amtrak to Tampa Amtrak Silver Star
  2. Take the bus from Tampa, Fl to Crystal River 3730 / ...

$61 - $157

Drive  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Miami to Crystal River 312.3 miles

$30 - $45

Bus to Fort Lauderdale, fly to Tampa, bus  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Miami, FL - Holiday Inn to Fort Lauderdale Airport
  2. Fly from Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Tampa (TPA) FLL - TPA
  3. Take the bus from Tampa, Fl to Crystal River

$120 - $327

Fly Miami to Tampa, bus  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Miami (MIA) to Tampa (TPA) MIA - TPA
  2. Take the bus from Tampa, Fl to Crystal River

$78 - $290

Fly Miami to Gainesville, bus, taxi  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Miami (MIA) to Gainesville (GNV) MIA - GNV
  2. Take the bus from Gainesville - Rosa Parks Station to Ocala
  3. Take a taxi from Ocala to Crystal River

$280 - $574

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Miami to Crystal River. However, there are services departing from Port of Miami Cruise Terminal and arriving at Crystal River via 7th Av @ 21st St and Tampa, Fl. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 28 min.

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The distance between Miami and Crystal River is 263 miles. The road distance is 312.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Miami to Crystal River without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 28 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 28 min to get from Miami to Crystal River, including transfers.

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Miami to Crystal River bus services, operated by The Florida Express Bus, depart from Port of Miami Cruise Terminal station.

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The quickest flight from Fort Lauderdale Airport to Tampa Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Miami to Crystal River bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Crystal River station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Miami to Crystal River is 312 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 14 min to drive from Miami to Crystal River.

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Spirit Airlines, Silver Airways and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Fort Lauderdale Airport to Tampa Airport.

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There are 42+ hotels available in Crystal River. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Miami to Crystal River.
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  • Distance: 263 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 28 min

What companies run services between Miami, FL, USA and Crystal River, FL, USA?

You can take a bus from Miami to Crystal River via Tampa, FL - McDonalds, 7th Av @ 21st St, Marion St @ Cass St, and Tampa, Fl in around 8 h 28 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Tampa
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $360
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Miami to Tampa
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Miami to Gainesville
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $800
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
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 Fort Lauderdale Amtrak to Tampa Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$210 - $300
Bus operators
The Florida Express Bus
Phone
407-442-2810
Website
busticketreservations.com
Bus from Port of Miami Cruise Terminal to Tampa, FL - McDonalds
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $65
More information at
American Bus Tickets
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Tampa, Fl to Crystal River
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Sheridan Street Tri-Rail Station Fort Lauderdale to Marion Transit Center Tampa
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Book at
megabus.com
Javax Bus
Phone
407-299-6360
Email
info@floridatransportation.net
Website
javaxbus.com
Bus from Miami, FL - Holiday Inn to Fort Lauderdale Airport
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$49
Schedules at
javaxbus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Red Coach
Phone
+1 877 733 0724
Email
webtickets@redcoachusa.com
Website
redcoachusa.com
Bus from Gainesville - Rosa Parks Station to Ocala
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Book at
redcoachusa.com
First Class
$35 - $55
Business
$26 - $40
Other operators
Taxi from Ocala to Crystal River
Ave. Duration
51 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Signature Taxi
Phone
+1 352-207-2008
Website
signatureshuttle.net
A-1 Taxi
Phone
+1 352-753-1415
Website
a1taxi.us

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