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There are 12 ways to get from New York to St. Petersburg by train, plane, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train to Newark, fly to Sarasota/Bradenton, bus  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Sarasota/Bradenton (SRQ) EWR - SRQ
  3. Take the bus from Desoto Station to 34th St S/1st Ave S

$147 - $483

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Bus Atlanta Tours Inc  •  23 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY to Tampa, FL Atlanta Tours

$103

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Train to New York JFK, fly to Sarasota/Bradenton, bus  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Penn Station to Jamaica
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Sarasota/Bradenton (SRQ) JFK - SRQ
  3. Take the bus from Desoto Station to 34th St S/1st Ave S

$149 - $355

Fly Newark to Tampa, line 79 bus  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Tampa (TPA) EWR - TPA
  2. Take the line 79 bus from Ulmerton Rd + 60Th St N to 34Th St S + Carlisle Ave S

$133 - $625

Fly New York La Guardia to Tampa, line 79 bus  •  8 h 7 min

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Tampa (TPA) LGA - TPA
  2. Take the line 79 bus from Ulmerton Rd + 60Th St N to 34Th St S + Carlisle Ave S

$111 - $566

Train to New York JFK, fly to Tampa, line 300 bus, line 79 bus  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Penn Station to Jamaica
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Tampa (TPA) JFK - TPA
  3. Take the line 300 bus from TPA RENTAL CAR FACILITY westbound to Ulmerton Rd + 60Th St N
  4. Take the line 79 bus from Ulmerton Rd + 60Th St N to 34Th St S + Carlisle Ave S

$125 - $617

Train to White Plains, fly to Tampa, line 300 bus, line 79 bus  •  9 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Grand Central to White Plains
  2. Fly from White Plains (HPN) to Tampa (TPA) HPN - TPA
  3. Take the line 300 bus from TPA RENTAL CAR FACILITY westbound to Ulmerton Rd + 60Th St N
  4. Take the line 79 bus from Ulmerton Rd + 60Th St N to 34Th St S + Carlisle Ave S

$168 - $577

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Tampa  •  9 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Tampa (TPA) PHL - TPA

$171 - $766

Train to Baltimore, fly to Tampa  •  9 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Tampa (TPA) BWI - TPA

$212 - $865

Bus Starline Bus  •  20 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY - 95 Canal St. to Tampa, FL - 5050 E. 10th Ave Star Line Express

$165 - $185

Train  •  25 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Tampa Union Station Silver Star

$223 - $547

Drive  •  19 h 27 min

  1. Drive from New York to St. Petersburg 1162.3 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from New York to St. Petersburg is to bus which costs $103 and takes 23 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York to St. Petersburg is to train and fly and bus which costs $140 - $490 and takes 7 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York to St. Petersburg station. However, there are services departing from New York, NY and arriving at Grand Central Station - B via Tampa Union Station and 49Th St N + Lake Blvd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 24 min.

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The distance between New York and St. Petersburg is 1028 miles. The road distance is 1162.3 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to St. Petersburg without a car is to bus which takes 20 h 46 min and costs $160 - $190.

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It takes approximately 7 h 24 min to get from New York to St. Petersburg, including transfers.

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New York to St. Petersburg bus services, operated by Atlanta Tours Inc, depart from New York, NY station.

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The best way to get from New York to St. Petersburg is to bus which takes 20 h 46 min and costs $160 - $190. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $220 - $550 and takes 25 h 48 min.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Sarasota/Bradenton Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 12 min.

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New York to St. Petersburg bus services, operated by Atlanta Tours Inc, arrive at Tampa, FL station.

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Map of how to get from New York to St. Petersburg.
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  • Distance: 1028.2 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 24 min

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and St. Petersburg, FL, USA?

Starline Bus operates a bus from New York to St. Petersburg twice daily. Tickets cost $100 and the journey takes 20 h 15 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from New York to St. Petersburg once daily. Tickets cost $160 - $480 and the journey takes 25 h 21 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newark to Sarasota/Bradenton via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from New York JFK to Sarasota/Bradenton via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Newark to Tampa via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to Tampa via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to Tampa via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to Tampa via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from New York JFK to Tampa via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from White Plains to Tampa via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from White Plains to Tampa via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Philadelphia to Tampa
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Tampa via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Baltimore to Tampa via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $900
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Tampa
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from New York La Guardia to Tampa via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Philadelphia to Tampa
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to Tampa via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Baltimore to Tampa
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to Tampa via Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to Sarasota/Bradenton via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from New York JFK to Sarasota/Bradenton
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from New York JFK to Sarasota/Bradenton via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Newark to Tampa via Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Newark to Tampa via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to Tampa
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to Tampa via Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to Tampa via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Tampa
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to Tampa via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from White Plains to Tampa via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from White Plains to Tampa via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 9 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Philadelphia to Tampa via Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Sarasota/Bradenton
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Newark to Sarasota/Bradenton via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Newark to Tampa
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Tampa via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to Tampa via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Tampa via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Newark to Sarasota/Bradenton via Boston
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,800
Flights from New York JFK to Sarasota/Bradenton
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from New York JFK to Sarasota/Bradenton via Boston
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Newark to Tampa
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from New York JFK to Tampa
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from White Plains to Tampa
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Tampa
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Baltimore to Tampa
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $900
Flights from Baltimore to Tampa via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $900
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Tampa
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $800
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Newark to Sarasota/Bradenton via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,300
Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
LIRR
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to White Plains
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$9 - $11
Off-peak onboard
$15 - $16
Onboard
$13 - $18
At station
$8 - $13
Amtrak Acela Express

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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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Train from New York Penn Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$110 - $240
First Class Seat
$200 - $310
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 New York Penn Station to Tampa Union Station
Ave. Duration
25 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Flexi Coach Seat
$280 - $410
Business Coach Seat
$340 - $480
Room
$600 - $900
Bus operators
Manatee County Area Transit
Phone
(941) 749-7116
Email
mcat@mymanatee.org
Website
mymanatee.org
Bus from Desoto Station to 34th St S/1st Ave S
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$0 - $2
Schedules at
mymanatee.org
Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority
Phone
+1 727-540-1900
Email
ride@psta.net
Website
psta.net
Bus from Ulmerton Rd + 60Th St N to 34Th St S + Carlisle Ave S
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
psta.net
Bus from TPA RENTAL CAR FACILITY westbound to Ulmerton Rd + 60Th St N
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
psta.net
Starline Bus
Website
starlinebus.com
Bus from New York, NY - 95 Canal St. to Tampa, FL - 5050 E. 10th Ave
Ave. Duration
20 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$100
Schedules at
starlinebus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Atlanta Tours Inc
Bus from New York, NY to Tampa, FL
Ave. Duration
20 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Book at
gotobus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to St. Petersburg is 1162 miles. It takes approximately 19 h 27 min to drive from New York to St. Petersburg.

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JetBlue Airways, Air Canada, American Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Newark Airport to Sarasota/Bradenton Airport.

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