Tampa to Miami Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $23
Fastest Way Flight — 1h 0min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 24 lb CO2
Available Modes 4 modes — bus, flight, train and by car
Distance 205 miles
Travel Companies Greyhound, Amtrak, Alaska Airlines, jetBlue, Silver Airways, Spirit Airlines, Multiple Airlines, Florida Red Line, Redcoach
Bus
$26 · 4h 15min · 24 lb of CO2
Tampa to Miami
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Flight
$40 · 1h 0min · 116 lb of CO2
TPA to MIA
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Tampa to Miami Flights

There are 2 airports — TPA, PIE — that make sense to fly out of from Tampa and 2 airports — MIA, FLL — to access Miami. The best deals are usually found by flying out of TPA.

jetBlue, Alaska Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Silver Airways operate flights which can help you travel from Tampa to Miami.

The cheapest way by air is via Spirit Airlines and flies from Tampa Intl (TPA) to Fort Lauderdale Hollywood Intl (FLL). Spirit Airlines flies from Tampa Intl (TPA) to Fort Lauderdale Hollywood Intl (FLL) and is the quickest flight to get you from Tampa to Miami.Out of the 4 total modes of travel to Miami from Tampa, a flight is the quickest method.

Train
$53 · 4h 20min · 50 lb of CO2
TPA to MIA
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Drive
$28 · 3h 44min · 43 lb of CO2
Tampa to Miami

Drive from Tampa to Miami

It's 205 miles between Tampa to Miami. On a typical day, it might take between 3h 44min and 3h 56min from Tampa to Miami under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 4h 7min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Miami by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $27.

What is the best way to travel from Tampa to Miami?

The are 12 different ways across 4 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from Tampa to Miami. If you're only considering the price, you should check out the bus out of Tampa towards Miami, as it is the cheapest to Miami. It's common to find tickets for as low as $23. Florida Red Line operates from Tampa to Miami, so you book your trip with them! Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from Tampa to Miami?

On your trip from Tampa to Miami, it is best to book as soon as possible. It won't necessarily help reduce your price by a large amount, but will ensure that you have a spot on the bus or train.

Is the train or the bus better from Tampa to Miami FL?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from Tampa to Miami. There are quite a few things to consider for each. On a positive note, be glad you have the choice! Further, whenever you avoid driving - you don't have to worry about parking, focusing on the road. Additionally - you can focus on reading, work, or just relax.

While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to Miami is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the Tampa/Miami buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from Tampa is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between Tampa FL and Miami during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!

The plus side of taking the train from Tampa to Miami? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of Miami traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to Miami is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.

What's the cheapest way from Tampa to Miami?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Tampa to Miami is by bus. The bus costs $23 roughly and will take 4 hours 15 minutes.

How much does Amtrak cost from Tampa to Miami?

Amtrak costs about $55 between Tampa and Miami. In total, the train will take roughly 4 hours 33 minutes and there are no connections that you will have to make. We recommend catching the train at TPA Tampa Amtrak, which is 1 miles from Tampa. Further, once you arrive at MIA Miami Amtrak or you will still have 7 miles to Miami.

How long does it take from Tampa to Miami by car?

The total distance between Tampa and Miami is 205 miles and will take you about 3 hours 44 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $28.

Travel companies on this route

Bus
Greyhound Greyhound from Tampa to Miami
Useful Links Greyhound Contact Page Greyhound Bustracker Website
Customer Service1-214-849-8966
Customer Service Español1-800-531-5332
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Train
Amtrak Amtrak from Tampa to Miami
Useful Links Map Coverage Schedule Pet Policy Website
Customer Service and Reservations1-800-872-7245
International Visitors215-856-7952
Group Travel Requests1-800-872-1477
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Flight
Alaska Airlines Alaska Airlines from Tampa to Miami
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jetBlue jetBlue from Tampa to Miami
Useful Links Website
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Silver Airways Silver Airways from Tampa to Miami
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Spirit Airlines Spirit Airlines from Tampa to Miami
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Florida Red Line Florida Red Line from Tampa to Miami
Useful Links Reservations Schedule Website
General1-800-591-2522
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Redcoach Redcoach from Tampa to Miami
Useful Links Coverage Baggage Schedule Website
Customer Service+1-877-733-0724
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