There are 7 ways to get from West Palm Beach Station (Brightline) to Ocala by bus, train, 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

Bus  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from West Palm Beach, Fl to Port St Lucie 3798
  2. Take the bus from Fort Pierce to Ocala RedCoach

$114 - $168

Cheapest option

Bus via Tampa, Fl  •  9 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from West Palm Beach, Fl to Tampa, Fl 3790
  2. Take the bus from Tampa Downtown to Ocala RedCoach

$103 - $172

5 alternative options

Train, bus via Tampa, FL  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from West Palm Beach Amtrak to Tampa Amtrak Silver Star
  2. Take the bus from Tampa, FL to Ocala, FL Atlanta route

$253 - $326

Train, bus  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from West Palm Beach Amtrak to Tampa Amtrak Silver Star
  2. Take the bus from Tampa Downtown to Ocala RedCoach

$118 - $203

Drive  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Drive from West Palm Beach Station (Brightline) to Ocala 239.2 miles

$23 - $35

Train to Fort Lauderdale, fly to Tampa, bus  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from West Palm Beach Station to Fort Lauderdale Station
  2. Fly from Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Tampa (TPA) FLL - TPA
  3. Take the bus from Tampa, FL to Ocala, FL

$278 - $479

Train to Miami, fly to Gainesville, bus  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from West Palm Beach Station to Miami Airport Station
  2. Fly from Miami (MIA) to Gainesville (GNV) MIA - GNV
  3. Take the bus from Gainesville - Rosa Parks Station to Ocala

$219 - $500

Questions & Answers

The distance between West Palm Beach Station (Brightline) and Ocala is 214 miles. The road distance is 239.2 miles.

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The best way to get from West Palm Beach Station (Brightline) to Ocala without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 53 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 53 min to get from West Palm Beach Station (Brightline) to Ocala, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Fort Lauderdale Airport to Tampa Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between West Palm Beach Station (Brightline) to Ocala is 239 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 55 min to drive from West Palm Beach Station (Brightline) to Ocala.

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Spirit Airlines, Silver Airways and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Fort Lauderdale Airport to Tampa Airport.

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

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Map of how to get from West Palm Beach Station (Brightline) to Ocala.
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  • Distance: 214.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 53 min

What companies run services between West Palm Beach Station (Brightline), FL, USA and Ocala, FL, USA?

You can take a bus from West Palm Beach Station (Brightline) to Ocala via West Palm Beach, Fl, Port St Lucie, Fort Pierce, and Ocala in around 5 h 53 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Tampa
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $360
Silver Airways
Website
silverairways.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Tampa
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Tampa
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $250
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Miami to Gainesville
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $800
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 West Palm Beach Amtrak to Tampa Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Room
$190 - $270
Brightline
Website
gobrightline.com
Train from West Palm Beach Station to Fort Lauderdale Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
gobrightline.com
Book at
gobrightline.com
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from West Palm Beach, Fl to Port St Lucie
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26
Bus from West Palm Beach, Fl to Tampa, Fl
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Red Coach
Phone
+1 877 733 0724
Email
webtickets@redcoachusa.com
Website
redcoachusa.com
Bus from Fort Pierce to Ocala
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Book at
redcoachusa.com
First Class
$50 - $75
Business
$40 - $60
Bus from Tampa Downtown to Ocala
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Book at
redcoachusa.com
First Class
$40 - $60
Business
$30 - $45
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
La Cubana
Phone
+1 305-541-1700
Website
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Tampa, FL to Ocala, FL
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$159
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com

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