There are 9 ways to get from Atlanta to Tampa by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Tampa  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Tampa (TPA) ATL - TPA

$70 - $506

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Bus Greyhound USA #2  •  12 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Tallahassee, Fl 3863
  2. Take the bus from Tallahassee, Fl to Tampa, Fl 3729 / ...

$60 - $147

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Fly to Sarasota/Bradenton, bus  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Sarasota/Bradenton (SRQ) ATL - SRQ
  2. Take the bus from Sarasota, Fl to Tampa, Fl

$158 - $356

Fly to Daytona Beach, bus  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Daytona Beach (DAB) ATL - DAB
  2. Take the bus from Daytona International Speedway to Village Inn, Tampa

$158 - $408

Fly to Orlando, train  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Orlando (MCO) ATL - MCO
  2. Take the train from Kissimmee Amtrak to Tampa Amtrak

$74 - $304

Bus La Cubana  •  8 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Atlanta, GA to Tampa, FL Atlanta route

$162

Megabus, bus  •  10 h 10 min

  1. Take the Megabus from Midtown Atlanta to Gainesville
  2. Take the bus from Gainesville - UF to Tampa Downtown RedCoach

$71 - $103

Bus Greyhound USA  •  12 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Orlando, Fl 1119 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Orlando, Fl to Tampa, Fl 3749 / ...

$61 - $150

Drive  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Atlanta to Tampa 459 miles

$45 - $65

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Atlanta to Tampa. However, there are services departing from Midtown Atlanta and arriving at Tampa Downtown via Rosa Parks Downtown Station, Reitz Student Union and Gainesville - UF. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 10 min.

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The distance between Atlanta and Tampa is 419 miles. The road distance is 459 miles.

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The best way to get from Atlanta to Tampa without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 51 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 21 min to get from Atlanta to Tampa, including transfers.

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Atlanta to Tampa bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Atlanta, Ga station.

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The best way to get from Atlanta to Tampa is to fly which takes 4 h 21 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 8 h 51 min.

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The quickest flight from Atlanta Airport to Tampa Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Atlanta to Tampa bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Tampa, Fl station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Atlanta to Tampa is 459 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 26 min to drive from Atlanta to Tampa.

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Spirit Airlines, Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Atlanta Airport to Tampa Airport.

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  • Distance: 419.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 21 min

What companies run services between Atlanta, GA, USA and Tampa, FL, USA?

Southwest Airlines, Delta and Spirit Airlines fly from Atlanta to Tampa hourly. Alternatively, La Cubana operates a bus from Atlanta to Tampa 3 times a week. Tickets cost $159 and the journey takes 7 h 15 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Atlanta to Tampa
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Atlanta to Sarasota/Bradenton
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Atlanta to Daytona Beach
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Atlanta to Orlando
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Atlanta to Tampa
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Atlanta to Orlando
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Atlanta to Orlando via Nashville
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Atlanta to Tampa
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Atlanta to Orlando
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Atlanta to Sarasota/Bradenton
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Atlanta to Orlando
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $450
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Atlanta to Orlando
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Kissimmee Amtrak to Tampa Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$150 - $210
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 Sarasota, Fl to Tampa, Fl
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $29
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to Orlando, Fl
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$90 - $120
Bus from Orlando, Fl to Tampa, Fl
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to Tallahassee, Fl
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$60 - $80
Bus from Tallahassee, Fl to Tampa, Fl
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Escot Bus Lines
Phone
+1-888-571-7778
Website
escotbuslines.com
Bus from Daytona International Speedway to Village Inn, Tampa
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45
Schedules at
escotbuslines.com
La Cubana
Phone
+1 305-541-1700
Website
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Atlanta, GA to Tampa, FL
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$159
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com
Red Coach
Phone
+1 877 733 0724
Email
webtickets@redcoachusa.com
Website
redcoachusa.com
Bus from Gainesville - UF to Tampa Downtown
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Book at
redcoachusa.com
First Class
$45 - $65
Business
$35 - $55

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