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There are 3 ways to get from Tampa to El Yunque National Forest by plane, train or car

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Fly Tampa to San Juan  •  7h 16m

  1. Fly from Tampa (TPA) to San Juan (SJU) TPA - SJU

2 alternative options

Train to Orlando, fly to San Juan  •  9h 19m

  1. Take the train from Tampa to Kissimmee Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Orlando (MCO) to San Juan (SJU) MCO - SJU

Fly Tampa to Mayaguez, drive  •  10h 36m

  1. Fly from Tampa (TPA) to Mayaguez (MAZ) TPA - MAZ
  2. Drive from Mayaguez to El Yunque National Forest

Tampa (TPA) to San Juan (SJU) flights

The flight time between Tampa (TPA) and San Juan (SJU) is around 4h 56m and covers a distance of around 1991 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 11m. The fastest flight normally takes 2h 55m. Services are operated by Spirit Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Southwest Airlines and others. Typically 80 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average flight journey times

Time on flight:
3h 44m
Layover time:
1h 11m
Total time:
4h 56m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
2h 55m
Flight distance:
1991 km
Flights per week:
80
Cheapest price:
$123
Carbon emissions:
403 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
05:58
Last flight departs at:
22:20

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Tampa (TPA) to San Juan (SJU) flight schedules

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Last updated: October 14 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tampa to El Yunque National Forest is to fly which costs $190 - $410 and takes 7h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Tampa to El Yunque National Forest is to fly which costs $190 - $410 and takes 7h 16m.

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The distance between Tampa and El Yunque National Forest is 2010 km.

It takes approximately 7h 16m to get from Tampa to El Yunque National Forest, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Tampa Airport to San Juan Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 55m.

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JetBlue Airways, Spirit Airlines, Delta and two other airlines offer flights from Tampa Airport to San Juan Airport.

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There are 40+ hotels available in El Yunque National Forest. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Tampa to El Yunque National Forest.
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  • Distance: 2010.1 km
  • Duration: 7h 16m

What companies run services between Tampa, FL, USA and El Yunque National Forest, Puerto Rico?

Spirit Airlines, JetBlue Airways and three other airlines fly from Tampa to El Yunque National Forest every 2 hours.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Tampa to San Juan
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $400
Flights from Tampa to San Juan via Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $400
Flights from Orlando to San Juan
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $350
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Tampa to San Juan
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $2,200
Flights from Orlando to San Juan
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Tampa to Mayaguez via San Juan
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Tampa to Mayaguez via New York JFK, San Juan
Ave. Duration
10h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Tampa to Mayaguez via Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International, San Juan
Ave. Duration
9h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Tampa to Mayaguez via Miami, San Juan
Ave. Duration
7h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Tampa to San Juan
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Tampa to San Juan via Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International
Ave. Duration
5h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Orlando to San Juan
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Tampa to San Juan via Miami
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Tampa to San Juan via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Tampa to Mayaguez via San Juan
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $420
Flights from Tampa to Mayaguez via Miami, San Juan
Ave. Duration
7h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Orlando to San Juan
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Tampa to San Juan via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $440
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Tampa to Kissimmee Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55

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