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There are 5 ways to get from Phoenix to Tampa by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to Tampa (TPA) PHX - TPA

$164 - $485

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Bus  •  2 days 4 h

  1. Take the bus from Phoenix, Az to San Antonio, Tx
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Houston, Tx
  3. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to Orlando, Fl
  4. Take the bus from Orlando, Fl to Tampa, Fl

$227 - $567

Bus via Buckeye Rd & 24th St  •  2 days 6 h

  1. Take the bus from Phoenix to San Antonio
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Houston, Tx
  3. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to Orlando, Fl
  4. Take the bus from Orlando, Fl to Tampa, Fl

$225 - $478

Bus, train  •  2 days 11 h

  1. Take the bus from Phoenix, Az to Benson
  2. Take the train from Benson Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
  3. Take the bus from New Orleans, La to Orlando, Fl
  4. Take the bus from Orlando, Fl to Tampa, Fl

$282 - $808

Drive  •  34 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Phoenix to Tampa 2166.6 miles

$210 - $310

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The cheapest way to get from Phoenix to Tampa is to drive which costs $210 - $310 and takes 34 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Phoenix to Tampa is to fly which costs $160 - $490 and takes 6 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Phoenix to Tampa. However, there are services departing from Phoenix, Az and arriving at Tampa, Fl via San Antonio, Tx, Houston, Tx and Orlando, Fl. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 4 h.

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The distance between Phoenix and Tampa is 1804 miles. The road distance is 2166.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Phoenix to Tampa without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 4 h and costs $220 - $600.

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It takes approximately 6 h 32 min to get from Phoenix to Tampa, including transfers.

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Phoenix to Tampa bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Phoenix, Az station.

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The best way to get from Phoenix to Tampa is to fly which takes 6 h 32 min and costs $160 - $490. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $220 - $600 and takes 2 days 4 h.

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The quickest flight from Phoenix Airport to Tampa Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 50 min.

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Phoenix to Tampa bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Tampa, Fl station.

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Map of how to get from Phoenix to Tampa.
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  • Distance: 1804.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 32 min

What companies run services between Phoenix, AZ, USA and Tampa, FL, USA?

Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Phoenix to Tampa hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Phoenix to Tampa via San Antonio, Tx, Houston, Tx, and Orlando, Fl in around 2 days 4 h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Phoenix to Tampa
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Phoenix to Tampa via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Phoenix to Tampa via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Phoenix to Tampa via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Phoenix to Tampa via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Phoenix to Tampa
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Phoenix to Tampa via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Phoenix to Tampa via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Phoenix to Tampa via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Train operators
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Benson Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
34 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$180 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$320 - $470
Business Coach Seat
$390 - $550
Room
$700 - $1,000
Bus operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Phoenix, Az to San Antonio, Tx
Ave. Duration
19 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$90 - $240
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$90 - $150
Flexible
$180 - $240
Bus from San Antonio, Tx to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Bus from Houston, Tx to Orlando, Fl
Ave. Duration
24 h 49 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$95 - $240
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$95 - $160
Flexible
$180 - $240
Bus from Orlando, Fl to Tampa, Fl
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Phoenix, Az to Benson
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from New Orleans, La to Orlando, Fl
Ave. Duration
17 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $170
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Phoenix to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
20 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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Tampa is 2 h ahead of Phoenix. It is currently 4:49 AM in Phoenix and 7:49 AM in Tampa.

Yes, the driving distance between Phoenix to Tampa is 2167 miles. It takes approximately 34 h 53 min to drive from Phoenix to Tampa.

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United Airlines, Delta, American Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Phoenix Airport to Tampa Airport.

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Book your Phoenix to Tampa bus tickets online with Greyhound, Greyhound and two other operators.

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