There are 5 ways to get from Tampa to Jacksonville by bus, train, car 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.

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Bus via Orlando, Fl  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Tampa, Fl to Orlando, Fl 1008 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Orlando, Fl to Jacksonville, Fl 1002 / ...

$34 - $82

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Tampa, Fl to Jacksonville, Fl 1002 / ...

$27 - $65

3 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Tampa Amtrak to Jacksonville Amtrak Silver Star

$48 - $115

Drive  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Tampa to Jacksonville 200.6 miles

$19 - $29

Bus, fly  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Marion Transit Center to Airport Rental Car Facility
  2. Fly from Tampa (TPA) to Jacksonville (JAX) TPA - JAX

$89 - $314

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The cheapest way to get from Tampa to Jacksonville is to drive which costs $19 - $29 and takes 3 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tampa to Jacksonville is to drive which costs $19 - $29 and takes 3 h 32 min.

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The distance between Tampa and Jacksonville is 173 miles. The road distance is 200.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 25 min to get from Tampa to Jacksonville, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Tampa, Fl and arriving at Jacksonville, Fl. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 40 min.

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

You can take a bus from Tampa to Jacksonville via Orlando, Fl in around 4 h 25 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Tampa to Jacksonville once daily. Tickets cost $45 - $120 and the journey takes 5 h 16 min.

Airlines
Silver Airways
Website
silverairways.com
Flights from Tampa to Jacksonville
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $420
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Tampa Amtrak to Jacksonville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 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
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Tampa, Fl to Orlando, Fl
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Orlando, Fl to Jacksonville, Fl
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Tampa, Fl to Jacksonville, Fl
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
Hillsborough Area Regional Transit
Website
gohart.org
Bus from Marion Transit Center to Airport Rental Car Facility
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
gohart.org
Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority
Phone
+1 727-540-1900
Email
ride@psta.net
Website
psta.net
Bus from Marion Transit Parking Lot to TPA RENTAL CAR FACILITY westbound
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
psta.net

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