There are 4 ways to get from Pensacola to Tampa by 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

Fly to Tampa, line 30 bus  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Pensacola (PNS) to Tampa (TPA) PNS - TPA
  2. Take the line 30 bus from Airport Rental Car Facility to Marion Transit Center

$158 - $371

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Pensacola, Fl to Tallahassee, Fl 1262 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Tallahassee, Fl to Tampa, Fl 3729 / ...

$71 - $155

2 alternative options

Fly to Sarasota/Bradenton, bus  •  6 h 39 min

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

$279 - $1,350

Drive  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Pensacola to Tampa 470.7 miles

$45 - $70

What companies run services between Pensacola, FL, USA and Tampa, FL, USA?

You can take a bus from Pensacola to Tampa via Pensacola, Fl and Tallahassee, Fl in around 12 h 10 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Pensacola to Tampa via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Pensacola to Sarasota/Bradenton via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Pensacola to Sarasota/Bradenton via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Silver Airways
Website
silverairways.com
Flights from Pensacola to Tampa
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Bus operators
Hillsborough Area Regional Transit
Website
gohart.org
Bus from Airport Rental Car Facility to Marion Transit Center
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
gohart.org
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Sarasota, Fl to Tampa, Fl
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $29
Bus from Pensacola, Fl to Tallahassee, Fl
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Tallahassee, Fl to Tampa, Fl
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Pensacola and Tampa is 538 km. The road distance is 753 km.

The cheapest way to get from Pensacola to Tampa is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 7 h 37 min.

The quickest way to get from Pensacola to Tampa is to fly and line 30 bus which takes 3 h 12 min and costs $150 - $380.

It takes approximately 3 h 12 min to get from Pensacola to Tampa, including transfers.