There are 9 ways to get from Tampa to Dry Tortugas by bus, ferry, train 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

Bus, ferry  •  10 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Tampa, FL to Naples, FL
  2. Take the ferry from Marco Island, FL to Key West, FL
  3. Take the ferry from Bight Ferry Terminal to Fort Jefferson

$341 - $398

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus, ferry  •  15 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Tampa to Miami, FL
  2. Take the bus from Miami, Fl to Big Pine Key
  3. Take the bus from Lower Keys Shuttle to Key West, FL - Caroline & Grinnell
  4. Take the ferry from Bight Ferry Terminal to Fort Jefferson

$206 - $261

7 alternative options

Bus The Florida Express Bus, ferry  •  13 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Tampa, FL - McDonalds to Port of Miami Cruise Terminal 300
  2. Take the bus from Miami, FL to Key West, FL
  3. Take the ferry from Bight Ferry Terminal to Fort Jefferson

$255 - $262

Bus, ferry #2  •  14 h

  1. Take the bus from Tampa, Fl to Ft Myers, Fl
  2. Take the ferry from Fort Myers Beach, FL to Key West, FL
  3. Take the ferry from Bight Ferry Terminal to Fort Jefferson

$304 - $336

Train, bus, ferry  •  15 h

  1. Take the train from Tampa Amtrak to Hollywood Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Miami, FL - Airport Regency Hotel to Key West, FL - Mel Fisher Museum 400
  3. Take the ferry from Bight Ferry Terminal to Fort Jefferson

$257 - $342

Fly Tampa to Key West, ferry  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Tampa (TPA) to Key West (EYW) TPA - EYW
  2. Take the ferry from Bight Ferry Terminal to Fort Jefferson

$282 - $617

Fly Tampa to Havana, travel  •  8 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Tampa (TPA) to Havana (HAV) TPA - HAV
  2. Travel from Havana to Dry Tortugas

Line 30 bus to Tampa, fly to Miami, ferry  •  11 h 10 min

  1. Take the line 30 bus from Marion Transit Center to Airport Rental Car Facility
  2. Fly from Tampa (TPA) to Miami (MIA) TPA - MIA
  3. Take the ferry from Bight Ferry Terminal to Fort Jefferson

$324 - $529

Bus to Orlando, fly to Key West, ferry  •  9 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Tampa, FL - McDonalds to Orlando, FL - McDonalds
  2. Fly from Orlando (MCO) to Key West (EYW) MCO - EYW
  3. Take the ferry from Bight Ferry Terminal to Fort Jefferson

$352 - $677

What companies run services between Tampa, FL, USA and Dry Tortugas, FL, USA?

There is no direct connection from Tampa to Dry Tortugas. However, you can take the bus to Naples, FL, take the taxi to Marco Island, FL, take the ferry to Key West, FL, take the walk to Bight Ferry Terminal, take the ferry to Fort Jefferson, then take the travel to Dry Tortugas. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Tampa to Dry Tortugas via Port of Miami Cruise Terminal, Miami, FL, Key West, FL, Bight Ferry Terminal, and Fort Jefferson in around 13 h 51 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Tampa to Key West via Miami
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Tampa to Miami
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Orlando to Key West via Miami
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Silver Airways
Website
silverairways.com
Flights from Tampa to Key West
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Orlando to Key West
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Orlando to Key West via Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Tampa to Havana
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Tampa to Havana via Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Tampa Amtrak to Hollywood Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 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
Bus operators
Red Coach
Phone
+1 877 733 0724
Website
redcoachusa.com
Bus from Tampa, FL to Naples, FL
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $70
Schedules at
redcoachusa.com
Standard Fare
$28 - $60
Web Fare
$25 - $45
Flexible Fare
$30 - $70
The Florida Express Bus
Phone
407-442-2810
Website
busticketreservations.com
Bus from Tampa, FL - McDonalds to Port of Miami Cruise Terminal
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $65
Schedules at
busticketreservations.com
Book at
busticketreservations.com
Bus from Miami, FL - Airport Regency Hotel to Key West, FL - Mel Fisher Museum
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
thefloridaexpressbus.com
Book at
busticketreservations.com
Bus from Tampa, FL - McDonalds to Orlando, FL - McDonalds
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
busticketreservations.com
Book at
busticketreservations.com
Go Buses
Phone
1 855 888-7160
Email
gobuses@facebook.com
Website
gobuses.com
Bus from Miami, FL to Key West, FL
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
gobuses.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Tampa, Fl to Ft Myers, Fl
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Miami, Fl to Big Pine Key
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$30 - $45
Key West Transit
Website
kwtransit.com
Bus from Lower Keys Shuttle to Key West, FL - Caroline & Grinnell
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
cityofkeywest-fl.gov
Hillsborough Area Regional Transit
Website
gohart.org
Bus from Marion Transit Center to Airport Rental Car Facility
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
gohart.org
Ferry operators
Key West Express
Website
seakeywestexpress.com
Ferry from Marco Island, FL to Key West, FL
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$95
Schedules at
keywestexpress.net
Book at
booking.keywestexpress.net
Ferry from Fort Myers Beach, FL to Key West, FL
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95
Schedules at
keywestexpress.net
Dry Tortugas NP Ferry
Website
drytortugas.com
Ferry from Bight Ferry Terminal to Fort Jefferson
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$175
Schedules at
drytortugas.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Tampa and Dry Tortugas is 367 km.

The cheapest way to get from Tampa to Dry Tortugas is to bus and ferry which costs $200 - $270 and takes 15 h 43 min.

The quickest way to get from Tampa to Dry Tortugas is to fly and ferry which takes 8 h 33 min and costs $280 - $650.

It takes approximately 10 h 49 min to get from Tampa to Dry Tortugas, including transfers.