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There are 7 ways to get from Miami to Busch Gardens Tampa by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus The Florida Express Bus  •  6h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Port of Miami Cruise Terminal to Tampa, FL - McDonalds 304 / ...

$29 - $64

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Train  •  7h 20m

  1. Take the train from Miami to West Palm Beach Station Northbound
  2. Take the train from West Palm Beach Amtrak Station to Tampa Union Station Silver Star

$56 - $121

Bus Megabus  •  7h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Miami to Marion Transit Center Tampa

$29 - $45

Drive  •  4h 42m

  1. Drive from Miami to Busch Gardens Tampa 286.4 miles

$28 - $45

Fly from Miami, bus, line 9 bus  •  4h 27m

  1. Fly from Miami (MIA) to Tampa (TPA) MIA - TPA
  2. Take the bus from Airport Rental Car Facility to Marion Transit Center
  3. Take the line 9 bus from Marion Transit Center to 30th St @ 97th Av

$66 - $258

Train to Fort Lauderdale, fly, bus, line 9 bus  •  5h 34m

  1. Take the train from Miami to Fort Lauderdale Station
  2. Fly from Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Tampa (TPA) FLL - TPA
  3. Take the bus from Airport Rental Car Facility to Marion Transit Center
  4. Take the line 9 bus from Marion Transit Center to 30th St @ 97th Av

$71 - $263

Train to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach, fly, bus, line 9 bus  •  6h 28m

  1. Take the train from Miami to West Palm Beach Station
  2. Fly from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach (PBI) to Tampa (TPA) PBI - TPA
  3. Take the bus from Airport Rental Car Facility to Marion Transit Center
  4. Take the line 9 bus from Marion Transit Center to 30th St @ 97th Av

$91 - $437

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The cheapest way to get from Miami to Busch Gardens Tampa is to bus which costs $29 - $45 and takes 7h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Miami to Busch Gardens Tampa is to fly and bus and line 9 bus which costs $65 - $260 and takes 4h 27m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Miami to Busch Gardens Tampa. However, there are services departing from Port of Miami Cruise Terminal and arriving at McKinley Dr @ Linebaugh Av via 22nd St @ 13th Ave. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 29m.

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The distance between Miami and Busch Gardens Tampa is 209 miles. The road distance is 286.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Miami to Busch Gardens Tampa without a car is to bus which takes 6h 29m and costs $29 - $65.

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It takes approximately 6h 29m to get from Miami to Busch Gardens Tampa, including transfers.

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Miami to Busch Gardens Tampa bus services, operated by The Florida Express Bus, depart from Port of Miami Cruise Terminal station.

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The best way to get from Miami to Busch Gardens Tampa is to bus which takes 6h 29m and costs $29 - $65. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $55 - $130 and takes 7h 20m.

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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 to Busch Gardens Tampa bus services, operated by The Florida Express Bus, arrive at Tampa, FL - McDonalds station.

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Map of how to get from Miami to Busch Gardens Tampa.
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  • Distance: 209.3 miles
  • Duration: 6h 29m

What companies run services between Miami, FL, USA and Busch Gardens Tampa, FL, USA?

The Florida Express Bus operates a bus from Miami to Busch Gardens Tampa twice daily. Tickets cost $27 - $65 and the journey takes 5h 30m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Miami to Busch Gardens Tampa via West Palm Beach Station, Quadrille Blvd @ Clematis St, Wpb Itc @ Bay J, West Palm Beach Amtrak Station, Tampa Union Station, Nebraska Ave @ Cass St MetroRapid, and 30th St @ 97th Av in around 7h 20m.

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
Silver Airways
Website
silverairways.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Tampa
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Tampa via Marsh Harbour
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Southern Airways Express
Website
iflysouthern.com
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Tampa
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $240
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Tampa
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Train operators
Brightline
Phone
+1 305-521-4800
Email
guestservices@gobrightline.com
Website
gobrightline.com
Train from Miami to West Palm Beach Station
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
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Brightline
SmartPlus
$16 - $23
Smart
$12 - $17
Select
$36 - $42
Train from Miami to Fort Lauderdale Station
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
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Brightline
SmartPlus
$14 - $20
Smart
$10 - $14
Select
$26 - $31
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 West Palm Beach Amtrak Station to Tampa Union Station
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Room
$190 - $270
Bus operators
The Florida Express Bus
Phone
407-442-2810
Website
busticketreservations.com
Bus from Port of Miami Cruise Terminal to Tampa, FL - McDonalds
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $65
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American Bus Tickets
Hillsborough Area Regional Transit
Phone
+1 813-254-4278
Website
gohart.org
Bus from Airport Rental Car Facility to Marion Transit Center
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Website
HART
Bus from Marion Transit Center to 30th St @ 97th Av
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
HART
Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority
Phone
+1 727-540-1900
Email
ride@psta.net
Website
psta.net
Bus from TPA Rental Car Facility eastbound to Marion Transit Parking Lot
Ave. Duration
19m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
psta.net

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Yes, the driving distance between Miami to Busch Gardens Tampa is 286 miles. It takes approximately 4h 42m to drive from Miami to Busch Gardens Tampa.

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American Airlines offers flights from Miami Airport to Tampa Airport.

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There are 256+ hotels available in Busch Gardens Tampa. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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