There are 3 ways to get from West Palm Beach to The Villages by train, car or bus

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Train, drive  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from West Palm Beach Amtrak to Orlando Amtrak Silver Meteor / ...
  2. Drive from Orlando Amtrak to The Villages

$47 - $107

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  7 h 8 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

$128 - $213

Drive  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Drive from West Palm Beach to The Villages 217.1 miles

$21 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from West Palm Beach to The Villages is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from West Palm Beach to The Villages is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3 h 42 min.

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The distance between West Palm Beach and The Villages is 194 miles. The road distance is 217.1 miles.

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The best way to get from West Palm Beach to The Villages without a car is to train and bus which takes 7 h 8 min and costs $120 - $220.

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It takes approximately 4 h 41 min to get from West Palm Beach to The Villages, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between West Palm Beach to The Villages is 217 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 42 min to drive from West Palm Beach to The Villages.

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There are 61+ hotels available in The Villages. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 193.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 41 min

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

There is no direct connection from West Palm Beach to The Villages. However, you can take the train to Orlando Amtrak then take the drive to The Villages. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from West Palm Beach to The Villages via Tampa Amtrak, Nebraska Ave @ Twiggs St MetroRapid, Marion Transit Center, Tampa Downtown, and Ocala in around 7 h 8 min.

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
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
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
Bus operators
Red Coach
Phone
+1 877 733 0724
Email
webtickets@redcoachusa.com
Website
redcoachusa.com
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

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