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There are 2 ways to get from Orlando to Gainesville by bus or car

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Megabus  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Take the Megabus from Orlando to Gainesville

$15 - $25

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Drive  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Orlando to Gainesville 112.2 miles

$11 - $16

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The cheapest way to get from Orlando to Gainesville is to drive which costs $11 - $16 and takes 1 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Orlando to Gainesville is to drive which costs $11 - $16 and takes 1 h 52 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Orlando station to Gainesville. However, there are services departing from Lynx Central Station - Sunrail and arriving at Gainesville via Orlando. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 18 min.

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The distance between Orlando and Gainesville is 96 miles. The road distance is 112.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Orlando to Gainesville without a car is to Megabus which takes 3 h 18 min and costs $15 - $26.

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It takes approximately 3 h 18 min to get from Orlando to Gainesville, including transfers.

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Orlando to Gainesville bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Orlando station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Orlando to Gainesville is 112 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 52 min to drive from Orlando to Gainesville.

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There are 49+ hotels available in Gainesville. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 96.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 18 min

What companies run services between Orlando, FL, USA and Gainesville, FL, USA?

Megabus operates a bus from Orlando to Gainesville once daily. Tickets cost $13 - $23 and the journey takes 2 h.

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