There are 6 ways to get from South Carolina to Ocala by plane, car, bus or train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Greenville/Spartanburg to Orlando Sanford, drive  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Greenville/Spartanburg (GSP) to Orlando Sanford (SFB) GSP - SFB
  2. Drive from Orlando Sanford to Ocala

$213 - $603

Cheapest option

Train, drive  •  9 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Florence Amtrak to DeLand Amtrak Silver Meteor
  2. Drive from DeLand Amtrak to Ocala

$77 - $198

4 alternative options

Fly Charlotte to Daytona Beach, bus  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Daytona Beach (DAB) CLT - DAB
  2. Take the bus from Daytona International Speedway to Lady Lake - Bealls Dept Store

$407 - $657

Fly Charlotte to Gainesville, bus  •  5 h 10 min

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

$411 - $1,595

Fly Charlotte to Orlando Sanford, drive  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Orlando Sanford (SFB) CLT - SFB
  2. Drive from Orlando Sanford to Ocala

$365 - $504

Drive  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Florence to Ocala 409.5 miles

$40 - $60

Questions & Answers

The distance between South Carolina and Ocala is 329 miles. The road distance is 409.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 25 min to get from South Carolina to Ocala, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Greenville/Spartanburg Airport to Orlando Sanford Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 23 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between South Carolina to Ocala is 409 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 54 min to drive from South Carolina to Ocala.

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Allegiant Air offers flights from Greenville/Spartanburg Airport to Orlando Sanford Airport.

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There are 31+ hotels available in Ocala. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from South Carolina to Greenville/Spartanburg Airport is to taxi which takes 18 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from South Carolina to Ocala.
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  • Distance: 328.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 25 min

What companies run services between South Carolina, USA and Ocala, FL, USA?

There is no direct connection from Greenville to Ocala. However, you can take the taxi to Greenville/Spartanburg airport, fly to Orlando Sanford, then take the drive to Ocala. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Charlotte airport, fly to Daytona Beach, take the walk to Daytona International Speedway, take the bus to Lady Lake - Bealls Dept Store, then take the taxi to Ocala.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Charlotte to Daytona Beach
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $750
Flights from Charlotte to Gainesville
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Charlotte to Daytona Beach via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from Charlotte to Gainesville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Orlando Sanford
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
ViaAir
Website
flyviaair.com
Flights from Charlotte to Orlando Sanford
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $400
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 Florence Amtrak to DeLand Amtrak
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Room
$300 - $420
Bus operators
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
Red Coach
Phone
+1 877 733 0724
Email
webtickets@redcoachusa.com
Website
redcoachusa.com
Bus from Gainesville - Rosa Parks Station to Ocala
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Book at
redcoachusa.com
First Class
$35 - $55
Business
$26 - $40

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