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There are 7 ways to get from Washington to Gainesville by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Reagan Washington to Gainesville  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Gainesville (GNV) DCA - GNV

$255 - $1,305

Cheapest option

Fly Reagan Washington to Orlando, Megabus  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Orlando (MCO) DCA - MCO
  2. Take the Megabus from Orlando to Gainesville

$99 - $579

5 alternative options

Fly Washington Dulles to Orlando, Megabus  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Orlando (MCO) IAD - MCO
  2. Take the Megabus from Orlando to Gainesville

$115 - $636

Bus, Megabus  •  18 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Arlington, VA to Orlando, FL Direct route
  2. Take the Megabus from Orlando to Gainesville

$143 - $155

Bus  •  20 h

  1. Take the bus from Arlington, VA to Ocala, FL Atlanta route
  2. Take the bus from Ocala to Gainesville - Rosa Parks Station RedCoach

$138 - $204

Train, Megabus  •  20 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Winter Park Amtrak Silver Meteor / ...
  2. Take the Megabus from Orlando to Gainesville

$138 - $371

Drive  •  12 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Gainesville 782.6 miles

$75 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Washington to Gainesville is to drive which costs $75 - $120 and takes 12 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Gainesville is to fly which costs $250 - $1,400 and takes 6 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Gainesville. However, there are services departing from 19Th St & G St and arriving at Gainesville via Arlington, VA, S Semoran Boulevard And Andora Street and Orlando. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 25 min.

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The distance between Washington and Gainesville is 710 miles. The road distance is 782.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Gainesville without a car is to bus and Megabus which takes 18 h 25 min and costs $140 - $160.

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It takes approximately 6 h 19 min to get from Washington to Gainesville, including transfers.

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Washington to Gainesville bus services, operated by , depart from Arlington, VA station.

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The best way to get from Washington to Gainesville is to fly which takes 6 h 19 min and costs $250 - $1,400. Alternatively, you can bus and Megabus, which costs $140 - $160 and takes 18 h 25 min.

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There is no direct flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Gainesville Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Washington to Gainesville.
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  • Distance: 710.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 19 min

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Gainesville, FL, USA?

Delta and American Airlines fly from Washington to Gainesville hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Washington to Gainesville via Columbia Pike & S Walter Reed Dr, Arlington, VA, Orlando, FL, S Semoran Boulevard And Andora Street, N Semoran Boulevard And E Colonial Drive, and Orlando in around 18 h 25 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Gainesville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Reagan Washington to Gainesville via Miami
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Reagan Washington to Gainesville via Raleigh/Durham, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Reagan Washington to Orlando
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Reagan Washington to Orlando via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Washington Dulles to Orlando via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Orlando
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Washington Dulles to Orlando
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Gainesville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Reagan Washington to Orlando via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $950
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Orlando
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Orlando
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,100
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Orlando
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $1,100
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Winter Park Amtrak
Ave. Duration
17 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $350
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Flexi Coach Seat
$210 - $310
Business Coach Seat
$250 - $350
Room
$480 - $700
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Arlington, VA to Orlando, FL
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$125
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com
La Cubana
Phone
+1 305-541-1700
Website
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Arlington, VA to Ocala, FL
Ave. Duration
16 h 37 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com
Red Coach
Phone
+1 877 733 0724
Email
webtickets@redcoachusa.com
Website
redcoachusa.com
Bus from Ocala to Gainesville - Rosa Parks Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Book at
redcoachusa.com
First Class
$35 - $55
Business
$26 - $40

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Gainesville is 783 miles. It takes approximately 12 h 50 min to drive from Washington to Gainesville.

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Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Gainesville Airport.

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There are 49+ hotels available in Gainesville. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Washington to Reagan Washington Airport is to subway which takes 15 min and costs $2 - $4.

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