There are 8 ways to get from Miami to St. Petersburg by bus, train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus The Florida Express Bus  •  7 h 21 min

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

$27 - $64

7 alternative options

Train  •  7 h 16 min

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

$107 - $197

Bus Greyhound USA  •  11 h 6 min

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

$32 - $76

Drive  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Miami to St. Petersburg 264.8 miles

$25 - $40

Fly Miami to Tampa, line 79 bus  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Miami (MIA) to Tampa (TPA) MIA - TPA
  2. Take the line 79 bus from Ulmerton Rd + 60Th St N to 5Th Ave S + 37Th St S

$71 - $261

Train, train to Fort Lauderdale, fly to Tampa, bus, line 79 bus  •  7 h 7 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
  4. Take the bus from TPA RENTAL CAR FACILITY westbound to Ulmerton Rd + 60Th St N
  5. Take the line 79 bus from Ulmerton Rd + 60Th St N to 5Th Ave S + 37Th St S

$66 - $253

Fly Miami to Orlando, bus  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Miami (MIA) to Orlando (MCO) MIA - MCO
  2. Take the bus from Orlando Amtrak to St Petersburg-Clearwater Amtrak

Train to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach, fly to Tampa, line 79 bus  •  8 h 32 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
  3. Take the line 79 bus from Ulmerton Rd + 60Th St N to 5Th Ave S + 37Th St S

$87 - $429

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Miami to St. Petersburg is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 4 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Miami to St. Petersburg is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 4 h 19 min.

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The distance between Miami and St. Petersburg is 207 miles. The road distance is 264.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 7 h 21 min to get from Miami to St. Petersburg, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Miami to St. Petersburg. However, there are services departing from Port of Miami Cruise Terminal and arriving at 34th St S/1st Ave S via Cypress Creek Blvd/SR 64 Walmart and 13th St W/6th Ave W. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 21 min.

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What companies run services between Miami, FL, USA and St. Petersburg, FL, USA?

The Florida Express Bus operates a bus from Miami to St. Petersburg twice daily. Tickets cost $27 - $65 and the journey takes 4 h 30 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Miami to St. Petersburg 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 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Miami to Orlando
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $600
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
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Miami to Orlando
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $480
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
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
Miami Dade Transit
Phone
+1 305-468-5900
Website
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
Bus operators
The Florida Express Bus
Phone
407-442-2810
Website
busticketreservations.com
Bus from Port of Miami Cruise Terminal to Bradenton, FL - McDonalds
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Schedules at
busticketreservations.com
Book at
busticketreservations.com
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Miami, Fl to Sarasota, Fl
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority
Phone
+1 727-540-1900
Email
ride@psta.net
Website
psta.net
Bus from Ulmerton Rd + 60Th St N to 5Th Ave S + 37Th St S
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
psta.net
Bus from TPA RENTAL CAR FACILITY westbound to Ulmerton Rd + 60Th St N
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
psta.net

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