There are 6 ways to get from Buffalo to Tampa by plane, train, 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Tampa  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Tampa (TPA) BUF - TPA

$132 - $620

5 alternative options

Fly to Orlando, train  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Orlando (MCO) BUF - MCO
  2. Take the train from Orlando Amtrak to Tampa Amtrak

$142 - $687

Bus La Cubana  •  29 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY to Philadelphia PA
  2. Take the bus from Philadelphia, PA to Tampa, FL Atlanta route

$160 - $246

Bus Atlanta Tours Inc  •  30 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to New York, Ny 329 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Tampa, FL Atlanta Tours

$149 - $211

Train  •  34 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Buffalo to New York VIA Rail
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Tampa Amtrak Silver Star

$223 - $687

Drive  •  20 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Buffalo to Tampa 1245.2 miles

$120 - $180

What companies run services between Buffalo, NY, USA and Tampa, FL, USA?

Southwest Airlines, Frontier Airlines and three other airlines fly from Buffalo to Tampa hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Buffalo to Tampa via Philadelphia PA, 30th St Station - MFL, Girard Station - MFL, Girard Av & Front St, Allegheny Av & Emery St, and Philadelphia, PA in around 29 h 57 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Buffalo to Tampa
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Buffalo to Tampa via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Buffalo to Orlando
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Flights from Buffalo to Orlando via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Buffalo to Tampa via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Buffalo to Tampa via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Buffalo to Orlando via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Flights from Buffalo to Orlando via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Buffalo to Tampa
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Buffalo to Orlando
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Buffalo to Tampa via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $2,000
Flights from Buffalo to Orlando via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,500
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Buffalo to Orlando
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Buffalo to Orlando via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Orlando Amtrak to Tampa Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
Train from New York Penn Station to Tampa Amtrak
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
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Buffalo to New York
Ave. Duration
8 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $210
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$60 - $90
Economy
$100 - $150
Economy Plus
$150 - $210
Business
$150 - $220
Business Plus/Sleeper
$270 - $390
Bus operators
La Cubana
Phone
+1 305-541-1700
Website
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Philadelphia, PA to Tampa, FL
Ave. Duration
20 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Buffalo, Ny to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Buffalo, NY to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.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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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Buffalo to Tampa?

The distance between Buffalo and Tampa is 1692 km. The road distance is 1992 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Buffalo to Tampa?

The cheapest way to get from Buffalo to Tampa is to drive which costs $120 - $180 and takes 20 h 57 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Buffalo to Tampa?

The quickest way to get from Buffalo to Tampa is to fly which takes 5 h 17 min and costs $130 - $650.

Is there a direct train between Buffalo and Tampa?

No, there is no direct train from Buffalo to Tampa. However, there are services departing from Buffalo and arriving at Tampa Amtrak via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34 h 53 min.

How long does it take to get from Buffalo to Tampa?

It takes approximately 5 h 17 min to get from Buffalo to Tampa, including transfers.