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There are 3 ways to get from Ocala to Lakewood Ranch by bus or car

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Amtrak Thruway, bus

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Ocala to Lakeland
  2. Take the bus from Lakeland to Sarasota Cattlemen Transfer Center

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Ocala Amtrak Bus Stop to Lakeland
  2. Take the bus from Lakeland to Sarasota

Drive

  1. Drive from Ocala to Lakewood Ranch

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The cheapest way to get from Ocala to Lakewood Ranch is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 2h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Ocala to Lakewood Ranch is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 2h 19m.

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The distance between Ocala and Lakewood Ranch is 126 miles. The road distance is 141.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Ocala to Lakewood Ranch without a car is to Amtrak Thruway and bus which takes 6h 8m and costs .

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It takes approximately 6h 8m to get from Ocala to Lakewood Ranch, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ocala to Lakewood Ranch is 142 miles. It takes approximately 2h 19m to drive from Ocala to Lakewood Ranch.

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  • Distance: 126.4 miles
  • Duration: 6h 8m

What companies run services between Ocala, FL, USA and Lakewood Ranch, FL, USA?

You can take a bus from Ocala to Lakewood Ranch via Lakeland and Sarasota Cattlemen Transfer Center in around 6h 8m.

Bus 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
Bus from Ocala to Lakeland
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Bus from Ocala Amtrak Bus Stop to Lakeland
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
amtrak.com
FlixBus-us
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Lakeland to Sarasota Cattlemen Transfer Center
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Lakeland to Sarasota
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $25
Flexible
$35 - $55

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