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Planes, Trains + Automobiles

Planes, Trains + Automobiles

In a world where our lives are constantly on hyper speed with a “Go, Go, Go!” mentality, we rely heavily on the transportation that gets us from one place to the next in our busy schedule. Thankfully, we live in a city that has an ever-growing transportation system in order to include as many areas and communities as possible.


Traveling within Greater Gainesville

Regional Transport System

 Gainesville Regional Transport System, otherwise known as RTS, is the transportation system that services areas throughout Gainesville, Alachua, the University of Florida, and Sante Fe College. The busses run from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Friday and are closed on the weekend and holidays. Bus routes, bus stop locations, and fares can all be found on the RTS page below:

34 SE 13th Street, Gainesville, Florida 32601




 Uber Technologies, Inc. is a technology company that services rides, food and package delivery, transporting freights, and electric bicycle/scooter rentals. Not only does Uber provide transportation from point A to B at the click of a button, they are also committed to heightening their own sustainability, diversity, and safety as much as possible throughout the years to come. Learn more about it below:



 Lyft is a ridesharing company that provides transportation services throughout Gainesville and over 600 cities all over the United States. They are committed to providing the world’s greatest transportation one individual at a time by prioritizing safety and health first. Learn more about this reliable service below:



Taxi Service

 Whether you need a quick ride or planning a trip ahead of time, taxi services are provided throughout Greater Gainesville. Below is a list of these services:

  • Gainesville Cab: (352) 371-1515
  • Luxury Cab Service, LLC: (352) 682-4019
  • On Time Taxi Transportation Services: (352)792-9817
  • G Taxi: (352)777-9488
  •  Yellow Cab 24 Hr: (352) 374-8484
  •  Independent Taxi Services: (352)316-1396
  •  Florida Jitney: (877)355-4863
  •  Central Cab: (352)281-1793
  •  GNV Taxi Services: (352)281-1793
  •  Unimet Taxicab Company: (352)380-0830
  •  OnTimeTaxi24Hr: (352)246-8559
  •  CITI TAXI: (352)359-6418
  •  Gatorland Taxi: (352)359-7142
  •  Gainesville Airport Taxi Cab: (352)575-0355


Travling out of Greater Gainesville

RedCoach USA

 RedCoach USA is an express bus that centers around the comfort and affordability of the trips. These express busses are serviced with Wi-Fi, tables, restrooms, and wall plugs in order to offer guests the maximum amount of comfort during a trip. RedCoach busses travel to the heart of a multitude of large cities throughout the state of Florida. Find out more at:

700 SE 3rd Street, Gainesville, Florida 32601

 1956 Gale Lemerand Drive, Gainesville, Florida 32611




 If you are on the hunt for a more cost-effective way to travel from state to state, look no further than Megabus. With fares as low as $1, Megabus is known for the great service and safe ride all for a low fare. Megabus services over 100 cities throughout the United States and Canada to keep you connected. To discover more about the cities and fares, visit the page below:

700 SE 3rd Street, Gainesville, Florida 32601

 101 NE 23rd Street, Gainesville, Florida 32609




For long-distance travel that does not break the wallet, Greyhound Lines has been providing reliable and comfortable fares for over 100 years. Greyhound busses service over 4200 destinations throughout the United States and Canada, and provides exceptional service to over 16 million passengers annually. To find out more, visit:

 101 NE 23rd Street, Gainesville, Florida 32609




 For over 50 years, Amtrak has provided passenger railroad service to 46 states and millions of passengers. Throughout North America, Amtrak services over 500 destinations and has on average 300 trains per day, each traveling up to 150 mph. For more details and tickets, visit:


700 SE 3rd Street, Gainesville, Florida 32601


Gainesville Airport

 Gainesville Regional Airport is a public airport located on the outskirts of northeast Gainesville. This airport has on average 16 departure flights daily and has service to many International hubs, including Atlanta, Charlotte, Miami, and Dallas/Fort Worth. With two RTS bus routes and six different rental car agencies on site, transportation to and from the airport is easily accessible. This facility houses three bridge terminals and has plans of expansion. Find out more about future flights and details below:

3880 NE 39th Blvd A, Gainesville, Florida 32609



Article written by Skylar Carter

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