There are 9 ways to get from Seattle to Tampa by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Tampa  •  8 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Tampa (TPA) SEA - TPA

$196 - $407

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Fly to Orlando, train  •  11 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Orlando (MCO) SEA - MCO
  2. Take the train from Kissimmee Amtrak to Tampa Amtrak

$195 - $476

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Fly to Sarasota/Bradenton, bus  •  11 h 25 min

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

$338 - $1,337

Fly to Daytona Beach, bus  •  12 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Daytona Beach (DAB) SEA - DAB
  2. Take the bus from Daytona International Speedway to Village Inn, Tampa

$288 - $999

Train, bus  •  2 days 21 h

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the bus from Chicago to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb
  3. Take the bus from Atlanta, GA to Tampa, FL

$496 - $1,056

Train  •  3 days 13 h

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Washington Union Station
  3. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Tampa Amtrak

$502 - $1,516

Bus  •  3 days 14 h

  1. Take the bus from Seattle, Wa to Los Angeles, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to San Antonio, Tx
  3. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Houston, Tx
  4. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to Orlando, Fl
  5. Take the bus from Orlando, Fl to Tampa, Fl

$361 - $924

Train via Alexandria Amtrak  •  3 days 19 h

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Alexandria Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Alexandria Amtrak to Tampa Amtrak

$522 - $1,546

Drive  •  2 days 1 h

  1. Drive from Seattle to Tampa 3165 miles

$310 - $450

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Seattle to Tampa. However, there are services departing from Seattle, Wa and arriving at Tampa, Fl via Los Angeles, Ca, San Antonio, Tx, Houston, Tx and Orlando, Fl. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 14 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Seattle station to Tampa. However, there are services departing from Seattle King Street Station and arriving at Tampa Amtrak via Chicago Union Station and Washington Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 13 h.

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The distance between Seattle and Tampa is 2541 miles. The road distance is 3165 miles.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Tampa without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 days 21 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 51 min to get from Seattle to Tampa, including transfers.

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Seattle to Tampa bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Seattle, Wa station.

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Seattle to Tampa train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Seattle King Street Station.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Tampa is to fly which takes 8 h 51 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 3 days 13 h, you could also bus, which costs and takes 3 days 14 h.

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The quickest flight from Seattle Airport to Tampa Airport is the direct flight which takes 5 h 33 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Seattle to Tampa.
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  • Distance: 2540.9 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 51 min

What companies run services between Seattle, WA, USA and Tampa, FL, USA?

Alaska Airlines, Inc., Delta and three other airlines fly from Seattle to Tampa hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Seattle to Tampa via Chicago Union Station and Washington Union Station in around 3 days 13 h.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to Tampa via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Seattle to Tampa via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Seattle to Sarasota/Bradenton via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Seattle to Sarasota/Bradenton via Detroit
Ave. Duration
9 h 36 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Seattle to Sarasota/Bradenton via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,500
Flights from Seattle to Sarasota/Bradenton via Boston
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,500
Flights from Seattle to Orlando
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Seattle to Orlando via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Seattle to Orlando via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 18 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Seattle to Daytona Beach via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Daytona Beach via Covington, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 56 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Seattle to Daytona Beach via Minneapolis, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Seattle to Daytona Beach via Salt Lake City, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Seattle to Daytona Beach via Chicago O'Hare, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9 h 54 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Seattle to Tampa via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $850
Flights from Seattle to Tampa via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $850
Flights from Seattle to Orlando via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $900
Flights from Seattle to Orlando via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $900
Flights from Seattle to Orlando via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Seattle to Tampa via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Flights from Seattle to Sarasota/Bradenton via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,300
Flights from Seattle to Sarasota/Bradenton via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9 h 13 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from Seattle to Sarasota/Bradenton via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
9 h 36 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,300
Flights from Seattle to Daytona Beach via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
9 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Seattle to Tampa via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Seattle to Tampa via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Seattle to Sarasota/Bradenton via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
Flights from Seattle to Sarasota/Bradenton via Newark
Ave. Duration
9 h 49 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Flights from Seattle to Orlando via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Seattle to Tampa
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Seattle to Orlando
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Seattle to Sarasota/Bradenton via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
8 h 56 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,600
Flights from Seattle to Sarasota/Bradenton via Boston
Ave. Duration
11 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,600
Flights from Seattle to Daytona Beach via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
8 h 54 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
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 Kissimmee Amtrak to Tampa Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$150 - $210
Train from Seattle King Street Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
45 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$270 - $400
Flexi Coach Seat
$480 - $700
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $850
Room
$1,000 - $1,400
Train from Chicago Union Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
17 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $310
Room
$440 - $600
Train from Washington Union Station to Tampa Amtrak
Ave. Duration
21 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $400
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Flexi Coach Seat
$240 - $350
Business Coach Seat
$280 - $400
Room
$500 - $750
Train from Chicago Union Station to Alexandria Amtrak
Ave. Duration
23 h 14 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $350
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Flexi Coach Seat
$210 - $310
Business Coach Seat
$250 - $350
Room
$490 - $700
Train from Alexandria Amtrak to Tampa Amtrak
Ave. Duration
21 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Flexi Coach Seat
$240 - $350
Business Coach Seat
$280 - $390
Room
$500 - $750
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 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 Seattle, Wa to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
27 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$100 - $180
Flexible
$210 - $270
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to San Antonio, Tx
Ave. Duration
27 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $320
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $210
Flexible
$240 - $320
Bus from San Antonio, Tx to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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
Hourly
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 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Escot Bus Lines
Phone
+1-888-571-7778
Website
escotbuslines.com
Bus from Daytona International Speedway to Village Inn, Tampa
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45
Schedules at
escotbuslines.com
Megabus
La Cubana
Phone
+1 305-541-1700
Website
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Atlanta, GA to Tampa, FL
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$159
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com

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Tampa is 3 h ahead of Seattle. It is currently 1:12 AM in Seattle and 4:12 AM in Tampa.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Seattle to Tampa is 3165 miles. It takes approximately 2 days 1 h to drive from Seattle to Tampa.

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Alaska Airlines, Inc., American Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Seattle Airport to Tampa Airport.

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Book your Seattle to Tampa train tickets online with Rome2rio.

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Book your Seattle to Tampa bus tickets online with Greyhound, Greyhound and three other operators.

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There are 227+ hotels available in Tampa. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Seattle Airport is to tram which takes 34 min and costs .

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