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There are 7 ways to get from West Palm Beach to Crystal River by train, bus, car, plane or taxi

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Train, bus  •  6h 47m

  1. Take the train from West Palm Beach Amtrak Station to Tampa Union Station Silver Star
  2. Take the bus from Tampa, Fl to Crystal River 3730 / ...

$55 - $131

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Bus  •  9h 25m

  1. Take the bus from West Palm Beach, Fl to Tampa, Fl 3790
  2. Take the bus from Tampa, Fl to Crystal River 3730 / ...

$42 - $102

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Drive  •  4h 12m

  1. Drive from West Palm Beach to Crystal River 248.6 miles

$24 - $35

Fly West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Tampa, bus  •  6h 33m

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

$88 - $450

Train to Fort Lauderdale, fly to Tampa, bus  •  7h 34m

  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 Crystal River

$84 - $296

Train to Miami, fly to Tampa, bus  •  7h 58m

  1. Take the train from West Palm Beach Station to Miami Airport Station
  2. Fly from Miami (MIA) to Tampa (TPA) MIA - TPA
  3. Take the bus from Tampa, Fl to Crystal River

$82 - $296

Train to Miami, fly to Gainesville, bus, taxi  •  8h 1m

  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
  4. Take a taxi from Ocala to Crystal River

$284 - $580

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The cheapest way to get from West Palm Beach to Crystal River is to drive which costs $24 - $35 and takes 4h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from West Palm Beach to Crystal River is to drive which costs $24 - $35 and takes 4h 12m.

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No, there is no direct bus from West Palm Beach to Crystal River. However, there are services departing from West Palm Beach, Fl and arriving at Crystal River via Tampa, Fl. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 25m.

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The distance between West Palm Beach and Crystal River is 218 miles. The road distance is 248.6 miles.

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The best way to get from West Palm Beach to Crystal River without a car is to train and bus which takes 6h 47m and costs $50 - $140.

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It takes approximately 6h 47m to get from West Palm Beach to Crystal River, including transfers.

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West Palm Beach to Crystal River bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from West Palm Beach, Fl station.

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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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West Palm Beach to Crystal River bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Crystal River station.

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Yes, the driving distance between West Palm Beach to Crystal River is 249 miles. It takes approximately 4h 12m to drive from West Palm Beach to Crystal River.

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  • Distance: 217.9 miles
  • Duration: 6h 47m

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

You can take a bus from West Palm Beach to Crystal River via Tampa, Fl in around 9h 25m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Tampa
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $360
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Miami to Tampa
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Miami to Gainesville
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $800
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
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Tampa
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Tampa
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $250
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 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
Brightline
Phone
+1 305-521-4800
Email
guestservices@gobrightline.com
Website
gobrightline.com
Train from West Palm Beach Station to Fort Lauderdale Station
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
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Brightline
SmartPlus
$15 - $21
Smart
$11 - $16
Select
$30 - $35
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 Tampa, Fl to Crystal River
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from West Palm Beach, Fl to Tampa, Fl
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
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 Gainesville - Rosa Parks Station to Ocala
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Book at
redcoachusa.com
First Class
$35 - $55
Business
$26 - $40
Other operators
Taxi from Ocala to Crystal River
Ave. Duration
51m
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Signature Taxi
Phone
+1 352-207-2008
Website
signatureshuttle.net
A-1 Taxi
Phone
+1 352-753-1415
Website
a1taxi.us

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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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Book your West Palm Beach to Crystal River bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 45+ hotels available in Crystal River. Prices start at $72 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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