There are 7 ways to get from Plantation to Tampa by train, bus, 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Fort Lauderdale Amtrak to Tampa Amtrak Silver Star

$47 - $122

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort Lauderdale to Tampa

$12 - $37

5 alternative options

Train, bus  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Fort Lauderdale Broward Station to West Palm Beach Station Trnb
  2. Take the bus from West Palm Beach, Fl to Tampa, Fl 3790

$35 - $79

Drive  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Plantation to Tampa 258 miles

$25 - $40

Fly from Fort Lauderdale, line 30 bus  •  4 h 18 min

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

$63 - $250

Line 22 bus, train to Miami, fly, line 30 bus  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Take the line 22 bus from Broward B/Fig Tree L to Tcra/Ft Lauderdale Station
  2. Take the train from Fort Lauderdale Broward Station to Miami Airport Station
  3. Fly from Miami (MIA) to Tampa (TPA) MIA - TPA
  4. Take the line 30 bus from Airport Rental Car Facility to Marion Transit Center

$73 - $265

Line 22 bus, train to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach, fly, line 30 bus  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the line 22 bus from Broward B/Fig Tree L to Tcra/Ft Lauderdale Station
  2. Take the train from Fort Lauderdale Broward Station to West Palm Beach Station
  3. Fly from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach (PBI) to Tampa (TPA) PBI - TPA
  4. Take the line 30 bus from Airport Rental Car Facility to Marion Transit Center

$84 - $426

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

Amtrak operates a train from Plantation to Tampa once daily. Tickets cost $45 - $120 and the journey takes 4 h 43 min. Alternatively, Megabus operates a bus from Plantation to Tampa every 3 hours. Tickets cost $10 - $35 and the journey takes 4 h 57 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Tampa
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $360
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Miami to Tampa
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 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
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Fort Lauderdale Amtrak to Tampa Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$210 - $300
Tri Rail
Website
tri-rail.com
Train from Fort Lauderdale Broward Station to West Palm Beach Station
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
tri-rail.com
Train from Fort Lauderdale Broward Station to Miami Airport Station
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
tri-rail.com
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from West Palm Beach, Fl to Tampa, Fl
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
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
Broward County Transit
Website
broward.org
Bus from Broward B/Fig Tree L to Tcra/Ft Lauderdale Station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
broward.org

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Plantation to Tampa?

The distance between Plantation and Tampa is 299 km. The road distance is 413 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Plantation to Tampa?

The cheapest way to get from Plantation to Tampa is to bus which costs $11 - $40 and takes 6 h 26 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Plantation to Tampa?

The quickest way to get from Plantation to Tampa is to drive which takes 4 h 13 min and costs $25 - $40.

Is there a direct bus between Plantation and Tampa?

No, there is no direct bus from Plantation to Tampa. However, there are services departing from Lauderhill Mall Terminal - and arriving at Tampa via Fort Lauderdale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 26 min.

How long does it take to get from Plantation to Tampa?

It takes approximately 5 h 58 min to get from Plantation to Tampa, including transfers.