Gainesville Regional Airport (GNV) is located just a few miles north of the University of Florida and the symposium host hotel, Hilton University of Florida. You can find information about the taxi companies, rental car companies, and public bus route that service GNV under the Traveler Info section of the airport website.
Additional airports are located in the Jacksonville (JAX), Orlando (MCO), and Tampa (TPA) areas, all within a 2-3 hour drive from the University of Florida. For travel to Gainesville from these regional airports, you may consider renting a car or a shuttle service.
Following are just some of the transportation companies that service Gainesville – all prices are subject to change:
EZ Airport Shuttle: Services roundtrip between Jacksonville and Gainesville for roughly $120 for up to three passengers. To guarantee availability, prior arrangements should be made by 8:00pm the night before and can be arranged by calling 904-741-3740 or 866-722-0111. For more information, visit the EZ Shuttle website.
Executive Limo: Services roundtrip between Orlando and Gainesville. A town car for up to 4 people can be rented for $185.00 between the hours of 7:00am and 7:00pm, and $185 during all other hours. Prior arrangements must be made and can be arranged by calling 1-800-588-9693.
Red Coach USA: Luxury bus company services multiple cities in Florida and would be an ideal option for transportation between Tampa Airport and Gainesville. First and business class stop in Gainesville is the Park-N-Ride Lot #1 on the University of Florida campus, about a 5 minute walk to the symposium host hotel, Hilton University of Florida. Roundtrip transportation between Tampa and Gainesville can be secured for approximately $100. For more information, destination cities, bus schedule, and pricing, visit the Red Coach website.