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  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Miami (MIA) to Gainesville (GNV) MIA - GNV

$147 - $397

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Miami Airport to Orlando RedCoach Station RedCoach
  2. Take the bus from Orlando RedCoach Station to Gainesville - Rosa Parks Station RedCoach

$56 - $150

6 alternative options

Fly to Orlando, bus  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Miami (MIA) to Orlando (MCO) MIA - MCO
  2. Take the bus from Orlando RedCoach Station to Gainesville - Rosa Parks Station

$89 - $388

Bus via Fort Pierce  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Miami to Port St Lucie, FL - Travel Plaza 1301 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Fort Pierce to Gainesville - Rosa Parks Station RedCoach

$57 - $139

Train, bus via Orlando RedCoach Station  •  10 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Miami Amtrak to Kissimmee Amtrak Silver Meteor / ...
  2. Take the bus from Orlando RedCoach Station to Gainesville - Rosa Parks Station RedCoach

$70 - $186

Bus La Cubana  •  10 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Miami Beach, FL to Ocala, FL Atlanta route
  2. Take the bus from Ocala to Gainesville - Rosa Parks Station RedCoach

$176 - $211

Train, bus  •  11 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Miami Amtrak to Lakeland Amtrak Silver Star
  2. Take the bus from Lakeland, Fl to Gainesville, Fl 3734

$63 - $162

Drive  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Miami to Gainesville 337.2 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from Miami to Gainesville is to fly which costs $140 - $400 and takes 4 h 7 min.

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The distance between Miami and Gainesville is 300 miles. The road distance is 337.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 7 min to get from Miami to Gainesville, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Miami to Gainesville station. However, there are services departing from Miami and arriving at Gainesville - Rosa Parks Station via Fort Pierce. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 45 min.

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There are 47+ hotels available in Gainesville. Prices start at $60 USD per night.

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Miami to Gainesville bus services, operated by The Florida Express Bus, arrive at Orlando Super Tours Terminal station.

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Map of how to get from Miami to Gainesville.
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  • Distance: 299.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 7 min

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 Port St Lucie, FL - Travel Plaza and Fort Pierce in around 7 h 45 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Miami to Gainesville
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 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 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $480
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Miami Amtrak to Kissimmee Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$220 - $310
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 to Gainesville - Rosa Parks Station
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $60
Schedules at
redcoachusa.com
Standard Fare
$24 - $55
Web Fare
$21 - $40
Flexible Fare
$28 - $60
Bus from Fort Pierce to Gainesville - Rosa Parks Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Schedules at
redcoachusa.com
Standard Fare
$30 - $70
Web Fare
$30 - $50
Flexible Fare
$35 - $80
Bus from Miami Airport to Orlando RedCoach Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Schedules at
redcoachusa.com
Standard Fare
$30 - $75
Web Fare
$30 - $50
Flexible Fare
$40 - $85
Bus from Ocala to Gainesville - Rosa Parks Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $50
Schedules at
redcoachusa.com
Standard Fare
$19 - $45
Web Fare
$15 - $28
Flexible Fare
$21 - $50
The Florida Express Bus
Phone
407-442-2810
Website
busticketreservations.com
Bus from Miami to Port St Lucie, FL - Travel Plaza
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Schedules at
webstore.thefloridaexpressbus.com
Book at
busticketreservations.com
La Cubana
Phone
+1 305-541-1700
Website
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Miami Beach, FL to Ocala, FL
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$159
Schedules at
lacubanabus.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 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

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