Directions from Sanford to Gainesville

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Recommended option

Train, Megabus  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Sanford to LYNX Central SunRail
  2. Take the Megabus from Orlando, FL to Gainesville, FL

$19 - $30

3 alternative options

Train, bus Red Coach  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Sanford to Sand Lake Road SunRail
  2. Take the bus from Orlando - RedCoach Station, FL to Gainesville Miami-Tallahassee

$25 - $69

Train, bus Greyhound USA  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Sanford to Sand Lake Road SunRail
  2. Take the bus from Orlando, Fl to Gainesville, Fl 1243 / ...

$32 - $66

Drive  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Sanford to Gainesville 113.6 miles

$11 - $17

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

There is no direct connection from Sanford to Gainesville. However, you can take the train to LYNX Central, take the walk to Lynx Central Station - Sunrail, take the line 104 bus to E Colonial Drive And N Semoran Boulevard, take the walk to Orlando, FL, then take the Megabus to Gainesville, FL. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Sanford to Gainesville via Sand Lake Road and Orlando - RedCoach Station, FL in around 4 h 13 min.

Train operators
SunRail
Website
sunrail.com
Train from Sanford to LYNX Central
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
sunrail.com
Train from Sanford to Sand Lake Road
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
sunrail.com
Bus operators
Red Coach
Phone
+1 877 733 0724
Website
redcoachusa.com
Bus from Orlando - RedCoach Station, FL to Gainesville
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $65
Schedules at
redcoachusa.com
Standard Fare
$25 - $55
Web Fare
$22 - $40
Flexible Fare
$28 - $65
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Orlando, Fl to Gainesville, Fl
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Sanford and Gainesville is 139 km. The road distance is 182 km.

The cheapest way to get from Sanford to Gainesville is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2 h 14 min.

The quickest way to get from Sanford to Gainesville is to drive which takes 2 h 14 min and costs $11 - $17.

It takes approximately 4 h 12 min to get from Sanford to Gainesville, including transfers.