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There are 8 ways to get from Miami to The Villages 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.

Recommended option

Bus La Cubana  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Miami, FL to Ocala, FL Atlanta route

$214 - $229

Cheapest option

Train, drive  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Miami Amtrak to Orlando Amtrak Silver Meteor / ...
  2. Drive from Orlando Amtrak to The Villages

$52 - $140

6 alternative options

Bus Red Coach  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Miami Airport to Ocala RedCoach

$117 - $157

Drive  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Miami to The Villages 280.9 miles

$27 - $40

Fly Miami to Tampa, bus  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Miami (MIA) to Tampa (TPA) MIA - TPA
  2. Take the bus from Tampa, FL to Ocala, FL

$278 - $483

Fly Miami to Gainesville, bus  •  5 h 52 min

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

$225 - $504

Train to Fort Lauderdale, fly to Tampa, line 32 bus, bus, taxi  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Miami to Fort Lauderdale Station
  2. Fly from Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Tampa (TPA) FLL - TPA
  3. Take the line 32 bus from Airport Rental Car Facility to M L King Jr Blvd @ Central Av
  4. Take the bus from Tampa, FL to Ocala, FL
  5. Take a taxi from Ocala, FL to The Villages

$283 - $488

Fly Miami to Orlando, bus  •  8 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Miami (MIA) to Orlando (MCO) MIA - MCO
  2. Take the bus from Skyview Plaza Orlando to Daytona International Speedway
  3. Take the bus from Daytona International Speedway to Lady Lake - Bealls Dept Store

$149 - $409

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The cheapest way to get from Miami to The Villages is to drive which costs $27 - $40 and takes 4 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Miami to The Villages is to drive which costs $27 - $40 and takes 4 h 44 min.

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The distance between Miami and The Villages is 245 miles. The road distance is 280.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Miami to The Villages without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 43 min and costs $210 - $230.

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It takes approximately 6 h 43 min to get from Miami to The Villages, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Miami Airport to Tampa Airport is the direct flight which takes 59 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Miami to The Villages is 281 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 44 min to drive from Miami to The Villages.

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American Airlines offers flights from Miami Airport to Tampa Airport.

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There are 59+ hotels available in The Villages. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 245.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 43 min

What companies run services between Miami, FL, USA and The Villages, FL, USA?

La Cubana operates a bus from Miami to The Villages once daily. Tickets cost $159 and the journey takes 6 h 20 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Miami to Tampa
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Miami to Gainesville
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Flights from Miami to Orlando
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 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
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Tampa
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Silver Airways
Website
silverairways.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Tampa
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
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
+1 215-856-7924
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
Brightline
Phone
+1 305-521-4800
Email
guestservices@gobrightline.com
Website
gobrightline.com
Train from Miami to Fort Lauderdale Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
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Brightline
SmartPlus
$14 - $20
Smart
$10 - $14
Select
$26 - $31
Bus operators
La Cubana
Phone
+1 305-541-1700
Website
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Miami, FL to Ocala, FL
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$159
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Tampa, FL to Ocala, FL
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$159
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com
Red Coach
Phone
+1 877 733 0724
Email
webtickets@redcoachusa.com
Website
redcoachusa.com
Bus from Miami Airport to Ocala
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Book at
redcoachusa.com
First Class
$65 - $95
Business
$60 - $85
Bus from Gainesville - Rosa Parks Station to Ocala
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Book at
redcoachusa.com
First Class
$35 - $55
Business
$26 - $40
Hillsborough Area Regional Transit
Phone
+1 813-254-4278
Website
gohart.org
Bus from Airport Rental Car Facility to M L King Jr Blvd @ Central Av
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Website
HART
Escot Bus Lines
Phone
+1-888-571-7778
Website
escotbuslines.com
Bus from Skyview Plaza Orlando to Daytona International Speedway
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$42
Schedules at
escotbuslines.com
Yankee Trails
Website
yankeetrails.com
Bus from Daytona International Speedway to Lady Lake - Bealls Dept Store
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$39
Schedules at
yankeetrails.com
Other operators
Taxi from Ocala, FL to The Villages
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
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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