There are 6 ways to get from Tampa Airport (TPA) to Lakeland by bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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

Line 60 bus, bus  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Take the line 60 bus from TPA Internat'l Airport Post Office to Marion Transit Center 60
  2. Take the bus from Tampa, Fl to Lakeland, Fl 1002

$12 - $24

5 alternative options

Line 30 bus, bus  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Take the line 30 bus from Airport Rental Car Facility to Florida Ave @ Polk St 30
  2. Take the bus from Tampa, Fl to Lakeland, Fl 1002

$14 - $26

Taxi  •  46 min

  1. Take a taxi from Tampa Airport (TPA) to Lakeland 42.7 miles

$170 - $210

Drive  •  46 min

  1. Drive from Tampa Airport (TPA) to Lakeland 42.7 miles

$4 - $6

Shuttle  •  46 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Tampa Airport to Lakeland

$70 - $100

Towncar  •  46 min

  1. Take a town car from Tampa Airport to Lakeland 42.7 miles

$120 - $170

What companies run services between Tampa Airport (TPA), USA and Lakeland, FL, USA?

You can take a bus from Tampa Airport (TPA) to Lakeland via Marion Transit Center and Tampa, Fl in around 1 h 38 min.

Bus operators
Hillsborough Area Regional Transit
Website
gohart.org
Bus from TPA Internat'l Airport Post Office to Marion Transit Center
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
gohart.org
Bus from Airport Rental Car Facility to Florida Ave @ Polk St
Ave. Duration
35 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 Tampa, Fl to Lakeland, Fl
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$17 - $22
Other operators
Taxi from Tampa Airport (TPA) to Lakeland
Ave. Duration
46 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 813-253-0121
Website
yellowcaboftampa.com
Cab Plus
Phone
+1 813-288-8888
Website
cabplus.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Tampa Airport to Lakeland
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Towncar from Tampa Airport to Lakeland
Estimated price
$120 - $170

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Tampa Airport (TPA) and Lakeland is 58 km. The road distance is 68 km.

The cheapest way to get from Tampa Airport (TPA) to Lakeland is to drive which costs $4 - $6 and takes 46 min.

The quickest way to get from Tampa Airport (TPA) to Lakeland is to taxi which takes 46 min and costs $170 - $210.

No, there is no direct bus from Tampa Airport (TPA) to Lakeland. However, there are services departing from TPA Internat'l Airport Post Office and arriving at Lakeland, Fl via Tampa, Fl. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 38 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 38 min to get from Tampa Airport (TPA) to Lakeland, including transfers.