There are 3 ways to get from St. Petersburg to Universal Studios Florida by taxi, train, bus or car

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Taxi, train  •  2 h 27 min

  1. Take a taxi from St. Petersburg to Tampa Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Tampa Amtrak to Orlando Amtrak Silver Star

$125 - $182

2 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from St Petersburg-Clearwater Amtrak to Orlando Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

Drive  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Drive from St. Petersburg to Universal Studios Florida 100.4 miles

$9 - $15

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The cheapest way to get from St. Petersburg to Universal Studios Florida is to drive which costs $9 - $15 and takes 1 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from St. Petersburg to Universal Studios Florida is to drive which takes 1 h 45 min and costs $9 - $15.

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The distance between St. Petersburg and Universal Studios Florida is 142 km. The road distance is 161 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 27 min to get from St. Petersburg to Universal Studios Florida, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from St. Petersburg to Universal Studios Florida. However, there are services departing from Central Ave + 35Th St N and arriving at Universal Boulevard And Hollywood Way via St Petersburg-Clearwater Amtrak and Orland Health Sunrail Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 13 min.

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What companies run services between St. Petersburg, FL, USA and Universal Studios Florida, FL, USA?

Amtrak operates a bus from St. Petersburg to Universal Studios Florida 4 times a day, and the journey takes 2 h 55 min.

Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Tampa Amtrak to Orlando Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from St. Petersburg to Tampa Amtrak
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
United Taxi
Phone
+1 727-777-7777
Website
gounitedtaxi.com
Yellow Cab of Florida
Phone
+1 727-222-2222
Website
facebook.com
American Taxi
Phone
+1 727-678-3495
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 813-253-0121
Website
yellowcaboftampa.com
Cab Plus
Phone
+1 813-288-8888
Website
cabplus.com

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