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

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

Fly to Gainesville  •  3 h 47 min

  1. MIA - GNV

$147 - $397

Cheapest option

Bus, Megabus  •  12 h 7 min

$20 - $75

6 alternative options

Fly to Orlando, bus  •  6 h 18 min

  1. MIA - MCO

$90 - $393

Bus  •  8 h 9 min

  1. 1006 / ...
  2. 1243 / ...

$47 - $112

Train, bus  •  8 h 22 min

  1. Trnb
  2. Miami-Tallahassee

$43 - $100

Train Amtrak, bus  •  10 h 21 min

  1. Silver Meteor / ...
  2. Miami-Tallahassee

$71 - $200

Train Amtrak, bus #2  •  11 h 1 min

  1. Silver Star
  2. 3734

$63 - $162

Drive  •  5 h 31 min

  1. 337.2 miles

$30 - $50

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

American Airlines flies from Miami to Gainesville twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Miami to Gainesville via Airport Station, Miami, Fl, and Orlando, Fl in around 8 h 9 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Miami to Gainesville
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Flights from Miami to Orlando
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $600
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 Orlando Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Room
$220 - $320
Train from Miami Amtrak to Lakeland Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Room
$210 - $290
Bus operators
Red Coach
Phone
+1 877 733 0724
Website
redcoachusa.com
Bus from Orlando - RedCoach Station, FL to Gainesville
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $65
Schedules at
redcoachusa.com
Standard Fare
$25 - $55
Web Fare
$22 - $40
Flexible Fare
$28 - $65
Bus from West Palm Beach, FL to Gainesville
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Schedules at
redcoachusa.com
Standard Fare
$35 - $80
Web Fare
$35 - $55
Flexible Fare
$40 - $90
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Miami, Fl to Orlando, Fl
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
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
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
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Miami to Orlando
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $50
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Miami and Gainesville is 479 km. The road distance is 540 km.

The cheapest way to get from Miami to Gainesville is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5 h 31 min.

The quickest way to get from Miami to Gainesville is to fly which takes 3 h 47 min and costs $140 - $400.

No, there is no direct bus from Miami to Gainesville. However, there are services departing from Nw 6 St & 2 Av and arriving at Gainesville, Fl via Miami, Fl and Orlando, Fl. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 9 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 47 min to get from Miami to Gainesville, including transfers.