There are 6 ways to get from The Villages to Key West by bus, ferry, car, train 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

Bus, ferry  •  9 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Ocala, FL to Naples, FL Atlanta route
  2. Take the ferry from Marco Island, FL to Key West, FL MI Southbound

$359 - $385

Cheapest option

Drive, train, bus  •  12 h 21 min

  1. Drive from The Villages to Orlando Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Orlando Amtrak to Hollywood Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Miami, FL to Key West, FL

$84 - $164

4 alternative options

Drive  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Drive from The Villages to Key West 440.4 miles

$40 - $65

Bus to Tampa, fly  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Ocala, FL to Tampa, FL
  2. Fly from Tampa (TPA) to Key West (EYW) TPA - EYW

$325 - $668

Bus to Ft. Myers, fly  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Ocala, FL to Fort Myers, FL
  2. Fly from Ft. Myers (RSW) to Key West (EYW) RSW - EYW

$356 - $884

Bus, bus to Orlando, fly  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Lady Lake - Bealls Dept Store to Daytona International Speedway
  2. Take the bus from Daytona International Speedway to Skyview Plaza Orlando
  3. Fly from Orlando (MCO) to Key West (EYW) MCO - EYW

$196 - $518

What companies run services between The Villages, FL, USA and Key West, FL, USA?

There is no direct connection from The Villages to Key West. However, you can take the taxi to Ocala, FL, take the bus to Naples, FL, take the taxi to Marco Island, FL, then take the ferry to Key West, FL. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Orlando Amtrak, take the train to Hollywood Amtrak, take the walk to Hollywood Station, take the train to MetroRail Transfer Station, take the walk to Tri-Rail Station Rail Southbound, take the train to Government Ctr.Stat.Rail Southbound, take the walk to Government Center Metromover Station, take the tram to College / Bayside Metromover Station, take the walk to Miami, FL, then take the bus to Key West, FL.

Airlines
Silver Airways
Website
silverairways.com
Flights from Tampa to Key West
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Ft. Myers to Key West
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,000
Flights from Orlando to Key West
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Orlando to Key West via Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Tampa to Key West via Miami
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Orlando to Key West via Miami
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Orlando Amtrak to Hollywood Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$220 - $310
Bus operators
La Cubana
Phone
+1 305-541-1700
Website
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Ocala, FL to Naples, FL
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$159
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Ocala, FL to Tampa, FL
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$159
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Ocala, FL to Fort Myers, FL
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$159
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com
Go Buses
Phone
1 855 888-7160
Email
gobuses@facebook.com
Website
gobuses.com
Bus from Miami, FL to Key West, FL
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
gobuses.com
Yankee Trails
Website
yankeetrails.com
Bus from Lady Lake - Bealls Dept Store to Daytona International Speedway
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$39
Schedules at
yankeetrails.com
Escot Bus Lines
Phone
+1-888-571-7778
Website
escotbuslines.com
Bus from Daytona International Speedway to Skyview Plaza Orlando
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$42
Schedules at
escotbuslines.com
Ferry operators
Key West Express
Website
seakeywestexpress.com
Ferry from Marco Island, FL to Key West, FL
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$95
Schedules at
keywestexpress.net
Book at
booking.keywestexpress.net

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Questions & Answers

The distance between The Villages and Key West is 487 km. The road distance is 705 km.

The cheapest way to get from The Villages to Key West is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 8 h 9 min.

The quickest way to get from The Villages to Key West is to bus and fly which takes 6 h 20 min and costs $320 - $700.

It takes approximately 9 h 40 min to get from The Villages to Key West, including transfers.