There are 4 ways to get from Tampa to East Lake by bus, taxi, car 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 30 bus, line 35 bus, taxi  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Take the line 30 bus from Kennedy Blvd @ Ashley Dr to Airport Rental Car Facility 30
  2. Take the line 35 bus from Airport Rental Car Facility to Northwest Transfer Center 35
  3. Take a taxi from Northwest Transfer Center to East Lake

$39 - $49

Cheapest option

Uber  •  34 min

  1. Take an Uber from Tampa to East Lake 24.2 miles

$28 - $40

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  34 min

  1. Take a taxi from Tampa to East Lake 24.2 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  34 min

  1. Drive from Tampa to East Lake 24.2 miles

$2 - $4

Questions & Answers

The distance between Tampa and East Lake is 18 miles. The road distance is 24.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Tampa to East Lake without a car is to line 30 bus and line 35 bus and taxi which takes 1 h 44 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 44 min to get from Tampa to East Lake, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tampa to East Lake is 24 miles. It takes approximately 34 min to drive from Tampa to East Lake.

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There are 433+ hotels available in East Lake. Prices start at $66 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Tampa to East Lake.
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  • Distance: 18.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 44 min

What companies run services between Tampa, FL, USA and East Lake, FL, USA?

There is no direct connection from Tampa to East Lake. However, you can take the line 30 bus to Airport Rental Car Facility, take the line 35 bus to Northwest Transfer Center, then take the taxi to East Lake. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to East Lake.

Bus operators
Hillsborough Area Regional Transit
Phone
+1 813-254-4278
Website
gohart.org
Bus from Kennedy Blvd @ Ashley Dr to Airport Rental Car Facility
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Website
HART
Bus from Airport Rental Car Facility to Northwest Transfer Center
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Website
HART
Other operators
Uber Tampa Bay
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Tampa to East Lake
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$28 - $40
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uber.com
UberX
$28 - $40
UberXL
$35 - $50
Select
$50 - $70
Taxi from Northwest Transfer Center to East Lake
Ave. Duration
21 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 813-253-0121
Website
yellowcaboftampa.com
Cab Plus
Phone
+1 813-288-8888
Website
cabplus.com
American Taxi
Phone
+1 727-678-3495
Yellow Cab of Florida
Phone
+1 727-222-2222
Website
facebook.com
United Taxi
Phone
+1 727-777-7777
Website
gounitedtaxi.com

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