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There are 4 ways to get from West Palm Beach to The Villages by train, car, bus or plane

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Train, drive  •  4h 41m

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

$47 - $107

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  7h 6m

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

$128 - $214

Drive  •  3h 42m

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

$21 - $35

Fly, bus  •  6h 11m

  1. Fly from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach (PBI) to Tampa (TPA) PBI - TPA
  2. Take the bus from Tampa, FL to Ocala, FL

$288 - $643

Questions & Answers

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

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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 3h 42m.

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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 7h 6m and costs $120 - $220.

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

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The quickest flight from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach Airport to Tampa Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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

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Silver Airways and Southern Airways Express offer flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach Airport to Tampa Airport.

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There are 50+ hotels available in The Villages. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from West Palm Beach to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach Airport is to bus which takes 10m and costs $3.

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Map of how to get from West Palm Beach to The Villages.
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  • Distance: 193.7 miles
  • Duration: 4h 41m

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 Station then take the drive to The Villages. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from West Palm Beach to The Villages via Tampa Union Station, Nebraska Ave @ Twiggs St MetroRapid, Marion Transit Center, Tampa Downtown, and Ocala in around 7h 6m.

Airlines
Southern Airways Express
Website
iflysouthern.com
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Tampa
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $240
Silver Airways
Website
silverairways.com
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Tampa via Marsh Harbour
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
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 West Palm Beach Amtrak Station to Orlando Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 34m
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 Station to Tampa Union Station
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
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
La Cubana
Phone
+1 305-541-1700
Website
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Tampa, FL to Ocala, FL
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$159
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com

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