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There are 12 ways to get from New York to Tampa by plane, train, 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.

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Fly Newark to Tampa  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Tampa (TPA) EWR - TPA

$129 - $622

Cheapest option

Bus Atlanta Tours Inc  •  20 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY to Tampa, FL Atlanta Tours

$100

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Fly New York JFK to Tampa  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Tampa (TPA) JFK - TPA

$121 - $614

Fly New York La Guardia to Tampa  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Tampa (TPA) LGA - TPA

$107 - $563

Train to White Plains, fly to Tampa, bus  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Grand Central to White Plains
  2. Fly from White Plains (HPN) to Tampa (TPA) HPN - TPA
  3. Take the bus from Airport Rental Car Facility to Marion Transit Center

$164 - $574

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Tampa  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Tampa (TPA) PHL - TPA

$167 - $763

Train to Islip, fly to Tampa  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Penn Station to Ronkonkoma
  2. Fly from Islip (ISP) to Tampa (TPA) ISP - TPA

$176 - $671

Fly Newark to Sarasota/Bradenton, bus  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Sarasota/Bradenton (SRQ) EWR - SRQ
  2. Take the bus from Sarasota, Fl to Tampa, Fl

$162 - $510

Train to Baltimore, fly to Tampa  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Tampa (TPA) BWI - TPA

$208 - $862

Bus La Cubana  •  23 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Union City, NJ to Tampa, FL Atlanta route

$124 - $165

Train  •  25 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Tampa Amtrak Silver Star

$160 - $480

Drive  •  19 h 3 min

  1. Drive from New York to Tampa 1140 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from New York to Tampa is to bus which costs $100 and takes 20 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Tampa is to fly which costs $120 - $650 and takes 5 h 19 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New York, NY and arriving at Tampa, FL. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 20 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from New York Penn Station station and arriving at Tampa Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 25 h 21 min.

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The distance between New York and Tampa is 1011 miles. The road distance is 1140 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Tampa without a car is to bus which takes 20 h 15 min and costs $100.

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It takes approximately 5 h 19 min to get from New York to Tampa, including transfers.

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New York to Tampa bus services, operated by Atlanta Tours Inc, depart from New York, NY station.

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New York to Tampa train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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The best way to get from New York to Tampa is to fly which takes 5 h 19 min and costs $120 - $650. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $100 and takes 20 h 15 min, you could also train, which costs $160 - $480 and takes 25 h 21 min.

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  • Distance: 1011.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 19 min

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Tampa, FL, USA?

United Airlines, JetBlue Airways and three other airlines fly from New York to Tampa hourly. Alternatively, Atlanta Tours Inc operates a bus from New York to Tampa once daily. Tickets cost $100 and the journey takes 20 h 15 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Newark to Tampa via Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to Tampa
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from New York La Guardia to Tampa via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Philadelphia to Tampa
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to Tampa via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Islip to Tampa
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $950
Flights from Islip to Tampa via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $950
Flights from Islip to Tampa via Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$310 - $950
Flights from Baltimore to Tampa
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to Tampa via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Newark to Tampa via Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from New York JFK to Tampa
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to Tampa via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from New York La Guardia to Tampa
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to Tampa via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to Tampa via Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from White Plains to Tampa via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from White Plains to Tampa via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Philadelphia to Tampa via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to Tampa via Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Sarasota/Bradenton via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newark to Tampa via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from New York JFK to Tampa via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to Tampa via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to Tampa via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to Tampa via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from White Plains to Tampa via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from White Plains to Tampa via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Philadelphia to Tampa
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Tampa via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Newark to Sarasota/Bradenton via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Tampa
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to Tampa via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Tampa via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Sarasota/Bradenton
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Newark to Sarasota/Bradenton via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Newark to Tampa
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from New York JFK to Tampa
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from White Plains to Tampa
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Sarasota/Bradenton via Boston
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,800
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Tampa
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $800
Flights from Islip to Tampa
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Tampa
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Baltimore to Tampa
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $900
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Newark to Sarasota/Bradenton via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,300
Train operators
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to White Plains
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$9 - $11
Off-peak onboard
$15 - $16
Onboard
$13 - $18
At station
$8 - $13
Amtrak Acela Express

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Train from New York Penn Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$110 - $240
First Class Seat
$200 - $310
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Ronkonkoma
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
LIRR
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 New York Penn Station to Tampa Amtrak
Ave. Duration
25 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Flexi Coach Seat
$280 - $410
Business Coach Seat
$340 - $480
Room
$600 - $900
Bus operators
Hillsborough Area Regional Transit
Phone
+1 813-254-4278
Website
gohart.org
Bus from Airport Rental Car Facility to Marion Transit Center
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
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
19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
psta.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.

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 Sarasota, Fl to Tampa, Fl
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $29
Atlanta Tours Inc
Bus from New York, NY to Tampa, FL
Ave. Duration
20 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
La Cubana
Phone
+1 305-541-1700
Website
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Union City, NJ to Tampa, FL
Ave. Duration
22 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Tampa Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 51 min.

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New York to Tampa bus services, operated by Atlanta Tours Inc, arrive at Tampa, FL station.

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New York to Tampa train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Tampa Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Tampa is 1140 miles. It takes approximately 19 h 3 min to drive from New York to Tampa.

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JetBlue Airways, Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Newark Airport to Tampa Airport.

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There are 221+ hotels available in Tampa. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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