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There are 6 ways to get from Key West to Clearwater by ferry, bus, train, shuttle, car or plane

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Recommended option

Ferry, bus  •  10h 28m

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

$186 - $216

Cheapest option

Bus  •  14h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Key West, Fl to Miami, Fl 3718 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Miami Airport to Tampa Downtown RedCoach

$85 - $125

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  12h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Key West, FL - Mel Fisher Museum to Miami, FL - Airport Regency Hotel 401
  2. Take the train from Hollywood Amtrak Station to Tampa Union Station Silver Star

$135 - $207

Shuttle, bus  •  14h 27m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Key West, FL to Miami, FL - International Airport To the Airports
  2. Take the bus from Miami Airport to Tampa Downtown RedCoach

$156 - $203

Drive  •  7h 57m

  1. Drive from Key West to Clearwater 428.1 miles

$40 - $65

Fly, line 300 bus  •  5h 53m

  1. Fly from Key West (EYW) to Tampa (TPA) EYW - TPA
  2. Take the line 300 bus from TPA RENTAL CAR FACILITY westbound to Ulmerton Park N Ride Lot

$108 - $440

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The cheapest way to get from Key West to Clearwater is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 7h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Key West to Clearwater is to fly and line 300 bus which costs $100 - $440 and takes 5h 53m.

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The distance between Key West and Clearwater is 245 miles. The road distance is 428.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Key West to Clearwater without a car is to ferry and bus which takes 10h 28m and costs $180 - $220.

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It takes approximately 10h 28m to get from Key West to Clearwater, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Key West Airport to Tampa Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Key West to Clearwater is 428 miles. It takes approximately 7h 57m to drive from Key West to Clearwater.

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

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There are 840+ hotels available in Clearwater. Prices start at $124 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Key West to Key West Airport is to bus which takes 6m and costs $2 - $4.

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Map of how to get from Key West to Clearwater.
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  • Distance: 245.4 miles
  • Duration: 10h 28m

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

You can take a bus from Key West to Clearwater via Key West, Fl, Miami, Fl, Airport Station, Mia@Lower Level Ramp, Miami Airport, Marion Transit Parking Lot, Ulmerton Park N Ride Lot, and Starkey Rd + Ulmerton Rd in around 14h 39m.

Airlines
Silver Airways
Website
silverairways.com
Flights from Key West to Tampa
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Key West to Tampa via Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Key West to Tampa via Miami
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Hollywood Amtrak Station to Tampa Union Station
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$70 - $100
Bus operators
Red Coach
Phone
+1 877 733 0724
Email
webtickets@redcoachusa.com
Website
redcoachusa.com
Bus from Naples to Tampa Downtown
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Book at
redcoachusa.com
First Class
$50 - $75
Business
$40 - $60
Bus from Miami Airport to Tampa Downtown
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Book at
redcoachusa.com
First Class
$65 - $90
Business
$55 - $80
The Florida Express Bus
Phone
407-442-2810
Website
busticketreservations.com
Bus from Key West, FL - Mel Fisher Museum to Miami, FL - Airport Regency Hotel
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $60
More information at
American Bus Tickets
Keys Shuttle
Phone
+1 (888) 765-9997 | (305) 289-9997
Website
keysshuttle.com
Shuttle from Key West, FL to Miami, FL - International Airport
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Schedules at
keysshuttle.com
Book at
keysshuttle.hudsonltd.net
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 Key West, Fl to Miami, Fl
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $65
Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority
Phone
+1 727-540-1900
Email
ride@psta.net
Website
psta.net
Bus from TPA RENTAL CAR FACILITY westbound to Ulmerton Park N Ride Lot
Ave. Duration
45m
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 Key West, FL to Marco Island, FL
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95
Book at
Key West Express

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