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There are 5 ways to get from Tampa to Clearwater by bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Line 300 bus, line 73 bus  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Take the line 300 bus from Marion Transit Parking Lot to Ulmerton Park N Ride Lot 300
  2. Take the line 73 bus from Starkey Rd + Ulmerton Rd to Park St Terminal - Platform - F 73

$5

4 alternative options

Line 100 bus, line 52 bus  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Take the line 100 bus from Marion St N + Kennedy Blvd E to Gateway Mall - Shelter - 1 100
  2. Take the line 52 bus from Psta 34Th St Layby - Platform - A to Park St Terminal - Platform - C 52 / ...

$8

Taxi  •  30 min

  1. Take a taxi from Tampa to Clearwater 22.9 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  30 min

  1. Drive from Tampa to Clearwater 22.9 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  30 min

  1. Take an Uber from Tampa to Clearwater 22.9 miles

$27 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Tampa to Clearwater is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tampa to Clearwater is to taxi which costs $55 - $70 and takes 30 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tampa to Clearwater. However, there are services departing from Marion Transit Parking Lot and arriving at Park St Terminal - Platform - F via Starkey Rd + Ulmerton Rd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 35 min.

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The distance between Tampa and Clearwater is 21 miles. The road distance is 22.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Tampa to Clearwater without a car is to line 300 bus and line 73 bus which takes 2 h 35 min and costs $6.

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It takes approximately 2 h 35 min to get from Tampa to Clearwater, including transfers.

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Tampa to Clearwater bus services, operated by Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority, depart from Marion Transit Parking Lot station.

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Tampa to Clearwater bus services, operated by Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority, arrive at Park St Terminal - Platform - F station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tampa to Clearwater is 23 miles. It takes approximately 30 min to drive from Tampa to Clearwater.

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There are 851+ hotels available in Clearwater. Prices start at $72 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Tampa to Clearwater.
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  • Distance: 21 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 35 min

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

You can take a bus from Tampa to Clearwater via Ulmerton Park N Ride Lot and Starkey Rd + Ulmerton Rd in around 2 h 35 min.

Bus operators
Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority
Phone
+1 727-540-1900
Email
ride@psta.net
Website
psta.net
Bus from Marion Transit Parking Lot to Ulmerton Park N Ride Lot
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
psta.net
Bus from Starkey Rd + Ulmerton Rd to Park St Terminal - Platform - F
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
psta.net
Bus from Marion St N + Kennedy Blvd E to Gateway Mall - Shelter - 1
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
psta.net
Bus from Psta 34Th St Layby - Platform - A to Park St Terminal - Platform - C
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
psta.net
Other operators
Uber Tampa Bay
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Tampa to Clearwater
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$27 - $35
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uber.com
UberX
$27 - $35
UberXL
$35 - $50
Select
$50 - $65
Taxi from Tampa to Clearwater
Ave. Duration
30 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 813-253-0121
Website
yellowcaboftampa.com
Cab Plus
Phone
+1 813-288-8888
Website
cabplus.com

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