There are 8 ways to get from West Palm Beach to Gainesville 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 Red Coach  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Miami-Tallahassee

$35 - $90

7 alternative options

Bus Greyhound USA  •  6 h 21 min

  1. 3783 / ...
  2. 1243 / ...

$39 - $92

Train, bus  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Silver Meteor / ...
  2. Miami-Tallahassee

$66 - $167

Bus, Megabus  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Javax Bus

$68 - $78

Drive  •  4 h 29 min

  1. 273.5 miles

$26 - $40

Train to Miami, fly to Gainesville  •  5 h 27 min

  1. MIA - GNV

$151 - $403

Fly West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Tampa, bus  •  7 h 46 min

  1. PBI - TPA

$107 - $522

Train to Fort Lauderdale, fly to Orlando, bus  •  7 h 28 min

  1. FLL - MCO

$92 - $315

What companies run services between West Palm Beach, FL, USA and Gainesville, FL, USA?

Red Coach operates a bus from West Palm Beach to Gainesville every 4 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $90 and the journey takes 5 h 5 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Orlando
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Silver Airways
Website
silverairways.com
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Tampa
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Orlando
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Miami to Gainesville
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Orlando
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from West Palm Beach Amtrak to Orlando Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$200 - $280
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
Red Coach
Phone
+1 877 733 0724
Website
redcoachusa.com
Bus from West Palm Beach, FL to Gainesville
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Schedules at
redcoachusa.com
Standard Fare
$35 - $80
Web Fare
$35 - $55
Flexible Fare
$40 - $90
Bus from Orlando - RedCoach Station, FL to Gainesville
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $65
Schedules at
redcoachusa.com
Standard Fare
$25 - $55
Web Fare
$22 - $40
Flexible Fare
$28 - $65
Bus from Tampa - USF, FL to Gainesville
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $65
Schedules at
redcoachusa.com
Standard Fare
$25 - $55
Web Fare
$22 - $40
Flexible Fare
$29 - $65
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from West Palm Beach, Fl to Orlando, Fl
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Orlando, Fl to Gainesville, Fl
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Javax Bus
Phone
407-299-6360
Email
info@floridatransportation.net
Website
javaxbus.com
Bus from West Palm Beach, FL - Shell to Orlando Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$49
Schedules at
javaxbus.com
Book at
gotobus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between West Palm Beach and Gainesville is 395 km. The road distance is 438 km.

The cheapest way to get from West Palm Beach to Gainesville is to drive which costs $26 - $40 and takes 4 h 29 min.

The quickest way to get from West Palm Beach to Gainesville is to drive which takes 4 h 29 min and costs $26 - $40.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from West Palm Beach, FL and arriving at Gainesville. Services depart every four hours. The journey takes approximately 5 h 5 min.

The bus from West Palm Beach, FL to Gainesville takes 5 h 5 min including transfers and departs every four hours.