There are 6 ways to get from New York to Gainesville by plane, bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Fly to Gainesville  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Gainesville (GNV) EWR - GNV

$299 - $1,321

Cheapest option

Bus, Megabus  •  23 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY - 95 Canal St. to Orlando, FL - 5144 W Colonial Dr. Star Line Express
  2. Take the Megabus from Orlando to Gainesville

$106 - $116

4 alternative options

Fly to Orlando, Megabus  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Orlando (MCO) EWR - MCO
  2. Take the Megabus from Orlando to Gainesville

$108 - $745

Bus  •  24 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Union City, NJ to Ocala, FL Atlanta route
  2. Take the bus from Ocala to Gainesville - Rosa Parks Station RedCoach

$146 - $202

Train, Megabus  •  25 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Winter Park Amtrak Silver Meteor / ...
  2. Take the Megabus from Orlando to Gainesville

$164 - $450

Drive  •  16 h 53 min

  1. Drive from New York to Gainesville 1011.1 miles

$95 - $150

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from New York to Gainesville. However, there are services departing from New York, NY - 95 Canal St. and arriving at Gainesville via W Colonial Drive And Deauville Drive, Lynx Central Station - Sunrail and Orlando. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 2 min.

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The distance between New York and Gainesville is 903 miles. The road distance is 1011.1 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Gainesville without a car is to bus and Megabus which takes 23 h 2 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 14 min to get from New York to Gainesville, including transfers.

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New York to Gainesville bus services, operated by Starline Bus, depart from New York, NY - 95 Canal St. station.

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The best way to get from New York to Gainesville is to fly which takes 7 h 14 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus and Megabus, which costs and takes 23 h 2 min.

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There is no direct flight from Newark Airport to Gainesville Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 29 min and has one stopover.

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New York to Gainesville bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Gainesville station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Gainesville is 1011 miles. It takes approximately 16 h 53 min to drive from New York to Gainesville.

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American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Newark Airport to Gainesville Airport.

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Map of how to get from New York to Gainesville.
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  • Distance: 902.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 14 min

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Gainesville, FL, USA?

American Airlines and Delta fly from New York to Gainesville hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New York to Gainesville via Orlando, FL - 5144 W Colonial Dr., W Colonial Drive And Deauville Drive, Lynx Central Station - Sunrail, E Colonial Drive And N Semoran Boulevard, and Orlando in around 23 h 2 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Orlando
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,400
Flights from Newark to Orlando via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,400
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to Gainesville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Gainesville via Raleigh/Durham, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newark to Gainesville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Gainesville via Miami
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Newark to Orlando via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,900
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Newark to Orlando
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Newark to Orlando
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $1,100
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Newark to Orlando
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,600
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 New York Penn Station to Winter Park Amtrak
Ave. Duration
21 h 11 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$140 - $430
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$140 - $220
Flexi Coach Seat
$260 - $370
Business Coach Seat
$300 - $430
Room
$550 - $800
Bus operators
Starline Bus
Website
starlinebus.com
Bus from New York, NY - 95 Canal St. to Orlando, FL - 5144 W Colonial Dr.
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$90
Schedules at
starlinebus.com
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gotobus.com
Starline Express
Phone
917-656-4221
Email
nycstarline@gmail.com
Website
starlinebus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Orlando, FL
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$90
Schedules at
starlinebus.com
Book at
starlinebus.com
La Cubana
Phone
+1 305-541-1700
Website
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Union City, NJ to Ocala, FL
Ave. Duration
21 h 7 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com
Red Coach
Phone
+1 877 733 0724
Email
webtickets@redcoachusa.com
Website
redcoachusa.com
Bus from Ocala to Gainesville - Rosa Parks Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Book at
redcoachusa.com
First Class
$35 - $55
Business
$26 - $40

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