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There are 6 ways to get from Miami Airport (MIA) to Clearwater by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from Miami, line 300 bus  •  4h 24m

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

$69 - $248

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  12h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Miami, Fl to Tampa, Fl 1008 / ...

$39 - $94

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Fly from Fort Lauderdale, line 300 bus, line 73 bus  •  6h 2m

  1. Fly from Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Tampa (TPA) FLL - TPA
  2. Take the line 300 bus from TPA RENTAL CAR FACILITY westbound to Ulmerton Park N Ride Lot
  3. Take the line 73 bus from Starkey Rd + Ulmerton Rd to Park St Terminal - Platform - F

$85 - $278

Train  •  7h 40m

  1. Take the train from Hollywood Amtrak Station to Tampa Union Station Silver Star

$103 - $195

Bus Red Coach  •  8h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Miami Airport to Tampa Downtown RedCoach

$62 - $82

Drive  •  4h 45m

  1. Drive from Miami Airport (MIA) to Clearwater 280.1 miles

$27 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Miami Airport (MIA) to Clearwater is to drive which costs $27 - $40 and takes 4h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Miami Airport (MIA) to Clearwater is to fly and line 300 bus which costs $65 - $250 and takes 4h 24m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Miami Airport (MIA) to Clearwater. However, there are services departing from Miami Airport and arriving at Park St Terminal - Platform - F via Marion Transit Parking Lot and Starkey Rd + Ulmerton Rd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 10m.

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The distance between Miami Airport (MIA) and Clearwater is 217 miles. The road distance is 280.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Miami Airport (MIA) to Clearwater without a car is to train which takes 7h 40m and costs $100 - $200.

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It takes approximately 4h 24m to get from Miami Airport (MIA) to Clearwater, including transfers.

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Miami Airport (MIA) to Clearwater bus services, operated by Red Coach, depart from Miami Airport station.

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The best way to get from Miami Airport (MIA) to Clearwater is to train which takes 7h 40m and costs $100 - $200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $60 - $85 and takes 8h 10m.

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The quickest flight from Miami Airport to Tampa Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Miami Airport (MIA) to Clearwater bus services, operated by Red Coach, arrive at Tampa Downtown station.

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Map of how to get from Miami Airport (MIA) to Clearwater.
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  • Distance: 217.2 miles
  • Duration: 4h 24m

What companies run services between Miami Airport (MIA), USA and Clearwater, FL, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Miami Airport (MIA) to Clearwater once daily. Tickets cost $45 - $120 and the journey takes 4h 59m. Alternatively, Red Coach operates a bus from Miami Airport (MIA) to Clearwater once daily. Tickets cost $55 - $80 and the journey takes 4h 35m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Tampa
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $360
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Miami to Tampa
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Tampa
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Silver Airways
Website
silverairways.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Tampa
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
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
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$210 - $300
Bus operators
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
Bus from Starkey Rd + Ulmerton Rd to Park St Terminal - Platform - F
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
psta.net
Red Coach
Phone
+1 877 733 0724
Email
webtickets@redcoachusa.com
Website
redcoachusa.com
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
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Miami, Fl to Tampa, Fl
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$65 - $85

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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Miami Airport (MIA) to Clearwater is 280 miles. It takes approximately 4h 45m to drive from Miami Airport (MIA) to Clearwater.

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American Airlines offers flights from Miami Airport to Tampa Airport.

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There are 798+ hotels available in Clearwater. Prices start at $96 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Miami Airport (MIA) to Fort Lauderdale Airport is to bus which takes 30m and costs $23 - $35.

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