There are 4 ways to get from St. Petersburg to Jacksonville by train, bus, car or plane

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

Recommended option

Train  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Tampa Amtrak to Jacksonville Amtrak Silver Star

$108 - $194

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Tampa, Fl to Orlando, Fl 1008 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Orlando, Fl to Jacksonville, Fl 1002 / ...

$38 - $90

2 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Drive from St. Petersburg to Jacksonville 222.6 miles

$21 - $35

Line 79 bus, bus, fly  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Take the line 79 bus from 34Th St S + 2Nd Ave S to Ulmerton Rd + 60Th St N
  2. Take the bus from Ulmerton Rd + 60Th St N to TPA Rental Car Facility eastbound
  3. Fly from Tampa (TPA) to Jacksonville (JAX) TPA - JAX

$92 - $317

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from St. Petersburg to Jacksonville is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from St. Petersburg to Jacksonville is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3 h 56 min.

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The distance between St. Petersburg and Jacksonville is 189 miles. The road distance is 222.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 6 h 38 min to get from St. Petersburg to Jacksonville, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from St. Petersburg to Jacksonville. However, there are services departing from 3Rd St N + 3Rd Ave N and arriving at Jacksonville, Fl via Gateway Mall - Shelter - 1, Tampa, Fl and Orlando, Fl. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 48 min.

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What companies run services between St. Petersburg, FL, USA and Jacksonville, FL, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from St. Petersburg to Jacksonville once daily. Tickets cost $45 - $120 and the journey takes 5 h 16 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from St. Petersburg to Jacksonville via Gateway Mall - Shelter - 1, Marion St N + Cass St E, Tampa, Fl, and Orlando, Fl in around 6 h 48 min.

Airlines
Silver Airways
Website
silverairways.com
Flights from Tampa to Jacksonville
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $420
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Tampa Amtrak to Jacksonville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$210 - $300
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Tampa, Fl to Orlando, Fl
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Orlando, Fl to Jacksonville, Fl
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority
Phone
+1 727-540-1900
Email
ride@psta.net
Website
psta.net
Bus from 34Th St S + 2Nd Ave S to Ulmerton Rd + 60Th St N
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
psta.net
Bus from Ulmerton Rd + 60Th St N to TPA Rental Car Facility eastbound
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
psta.net

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