There are 8 ways to get from Miami to The Villages by bus, train, car, plane or taxi

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Bus  •  7 h

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

$109 - $204

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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

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Drive  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Miami to The Villages 280.9 miles

$27 - $40

Fly Miami to Gainesville, bus  •  6 h 14 min

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

$217 - $517

Fly Miami to Tampa, bus  •  6 h 35 min

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

$281 - $486

Train, train to Fort Lauderdale, fly to Tampa, line 32 bus, bus, taxi  •  7 h 16 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 32 bus from Airport Rental Car Facility to M L King Jr Blvd @ Central Av
  5. Take the bus from Tampa, FL to Ocala, FL
  6. Take a taxi from Ocala, FL to The Villages

$276 - $478

Fly Miami to Orlando, bus  •  9 h 5 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

$152 - $412

Fly Fort Lauderdale to Orlando, bus  •  9 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Orlando (MCO) FLL - 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

$142 - $324

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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 7 h and costs $100 - $210.

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It takes approximately 7 h to get from Miami to The Villages, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Miami Airport to Gainesville Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 12 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 Gainesville Airport.

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The nearest airport to The Villages is Orlando Sanford (SFB) Airport which is 45 miles away. Other nearby airports include Orlando (MCO) (52.9 miles), Gainesville (GNV) (55.7 miles), Tampa (TPA) (75.2 miles) and Jacksonville (JAX) (109.5 miles).

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There are 61+ hotels available in The Villages. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Miami to The Villages.
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  • Distance: 245.2 miles
  • Duration: 7 h

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

You can take a bus from Miami to The Villages via Port St Lucie, FL - Travel Plaza, Fort Pierce, and Ocala in around 7 h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Tampa
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $360
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Orlando
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Miami to Gainesville
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Flights from Miami to Tampa
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Miami to Orlando
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Silver Airways
Website
silverairways.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Tampa
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Orlando
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Tampa
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Orlando
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Miami to Orlando
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 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 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
Miami Dade Transit
Phone
+1 305-468-5900
Website
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
Bus operators
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
Red Coach
Phone
+1 877 733 0724
Website
redcoachusa.com
Bus from Fort Pierce to Ocala
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $75
Schedules at
redcoachusa.com
Standard Fare
$30 - $65
Web Fare
$27 - $45
Flexible Fare
$35 - $75
Bus from Gainesville - Rosa Parks Station to Ocala
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $50
Schedules at
redcoachusa.com
Standard Fare
$19 - $45
Web Fare
$15 - $28
Flexible Fare
$21 - $50
La Cubana
Phone
+1 305-541-1700
Website
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
Hillsborough Area Regional Transit
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
Schedules at
gohart.org
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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