There are 7 ways to get from Miami to Clearwater by train, plane, 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

Train to Miami, fly  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Government Ctr.Stat.Rail Northbound to Miami International Airport Station Northbound
  2. Fly from Miami (MIA) to Tampa (TPA) MIA - TPA

$110 - $315

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  10 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort Lauderdale to Tampa

$20 - $45

5 alternative options

Train, train to Fort Lauderdale, fly  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Government Ctr.Stat.Rail Northbound to Tri-Rail Station Rail Northbound
  2. Take the train from MetroRail Transfer Station to Fort Lauderdale Airport Station
  3. Fly from Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Tampa (TPA) FLL - TPA

$105 - $307

Train to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach, fly  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from MetroRail Transfer Station to West Palm Beach Station
  2. Fly from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach (PBI) to Tampa (TPA) PBI - TPA

$126 - $483

Bus Red Coach  •  9 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Miami International Airport to Tampa, FL Miami-Tallahassee

$46 - $101

Train  •  9 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Miami Amtrak to Tampa Amtrak Silver Star

$55 - $130

Drive  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Miami to Clearwater 284.5 miles

$27 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Miami to Clearwater is to drive which costs $27 - $40 and takes 4 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Miami to Clearwater is to train and fly which takes 2 h 47 min and costs $110 - $320.

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The distance between Miami and Clearwater is 355 km. The road distance is 455 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 2 h 47 min to get from Miami to Clearwater, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Miami to Clearwater. However, there are services departing from Se 1 St & 1 Av and arriving at Park St Terminal - Platform - F via Fort Lauderdale Broward Station, Fort Lauderdale, Marion St N + Washington St E and Starkey Rd + Ulmerton Rd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 15 min.

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What companies run services between Miami, FL, USA and Clearwater, FL, USA?

Red Coach operates a bus from Miami to Clearwater once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $90 and the journey takes 4 h 35 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Miami to Clearwater once daily. Tickets cost $45 - $120 and the journey takes 5 h 23 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Tampa
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $360
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Miami to Tampa
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Silver Airways
Website
silverairways.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Tampa
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Tampa
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Tampa
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Train operators
Miami Dade Transit
Phone
+1 305-468-5900
Website
miamidade.gov
Train from Government Ctr.Stat.Rail Northbound to Miami International Airport Station Northbound
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
miamidade.gov
Train from Government Ctr.Stat.Rail Northbound to Tri-Rail Station Rail Northbound
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
miamidade.gov
Tri Rail
Website
tri-rail.com
Train from MetroRail Transfer Station to Fort Lauderdale Airport Station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tri-rail.com
Train from MetroRail Transfer Station to West Palm Beach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
tri-rail.com
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Miami Amtrak to Tampa Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$85 - $120
Room
$220 - $310
Bus operators
Red Coach
Phone
+1 877 733 0724
Website
redcoachusa.com
Bus from Miami International Airport to Tampa, FL
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Schedules at
redcoachusa.com
Standard Fare
$35 - $80
Web Fare
$35 - $55
Flexible Fare
$40 - $90

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