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There are 3 ways to get from Clearwater to Key West by bus, ferry, car or plane

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Recommended option

Bus, ferry  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Tampa Downtown to Naples RedCoach
  2. Take the ferry from Marco Island, FL to Key West, FL Marco Island

$238 - $284

Cheapest option

Line 73 bus, line 300 bus, fly  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Take the line 73 bus from Park St Terminal - Platform - F to Starkey Rd + 132Nd Ave
  2. Take the line 300 bus from Ulmerton Park N Ride Lot to TPA Rental Car Facility eastbound
  3. Fly from Tampa (TPA) to Key West (EYW) TPA - EYW

$107 - $439

1 alternative option

Drive  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Clearwater to Key West 427.4 miles

$40 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Clearwater to Key West is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 7 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Clearwater to Key West is to line 73 bus and line 300 bus and fly which costs $100 - $440 and takes 5 h 42 min.

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The distance between Clearwater and Key West is 245 miles. The road distance is 427.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Clearwater to Key West without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 6 h 58 min and costs $230 - $290.

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It takes approximately 6 h 58 min to get from Clearwater to Key West, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Tampa Airport to Key West Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Clearwater to Key West is 427 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 54 min to drive from Clearwater to Key West.

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Silver Airways and American Airlines offer flights from Tampa Airport to Key West Airport.

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There are 373+ hotels available in Key West. Prices start at $134 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Clearwater to Key West.
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  • Distance: 245.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 58 min

What companies run services between Clearwater, FL, USA and Key West, FL, USA?

There is no direct connection from Clearwater to Key West. However, you can take the taxi to Tampa Downtown, take the bus to Naples, take the taxi to Marco Island, FL, then take the ferry to Key West, FL. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Key West.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Tampa to Key West via Miami
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Silver Airways
Website
silverairways.com
Flights from Tampa to Key West
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Bus operators
Red Coach
Phone
+1 877 733 0724
Email
webtickets@redcoachusa.com
Website
redcoachusa.com
Bus from Tampa Downtown to Naples
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Book at
redcoachusa.com
First Class
$50 - $70
Business
$40 - $60
Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority
Phone
+1 727-540-1900
Email
ride@psta.net
Website
psta.net
Bus from Park St Terminal - Platform - F to Starkey Rd + 132Nd Ave
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
psta.net
Bus from Ulmerton Park N Ride Lot to TPA Rental Car Facility eastbound
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
psta.net
Ferry operators
Key West Express
Phone
+1 239-463-5733
Website
keywestexpress.net
Ferry from Marco Island, FL to Key West, FL
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95
Book at
Key West Express

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