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There are 4 ways to get from Tampa to Key West by bus, ferry, car or plane

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Bus Red Coach, ferry  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Tampa Downtown to Naples RedCoach
  2. Take the ferry from Marco Island, FL to Key West, FL Marco Island

$181 - $211

Cheapest option

Bus, fly  •  4 h 17 min

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

$104 - $436

2 alternative options

Bus, ferry  •  10 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Tampa, Fl to Ft Myers, Fl 3749 / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Fort Myers Beach, FL to Key West, FL Fort Myers Beach

$129 - $161

Drive  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Tampa to Key West 422.6 miles

$40 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Tampa to Key West is to drive which costs $40 - $60 and takes 7 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tampa to Key West is to bus and fly which costs $100 - $440 and takes 4 h 17 min.

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The distance between Tampa and Key West is 239 miles. The road distance is 422.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Tampa to Key West without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 6 h 28 min and costs $180 - $220.

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It takes approximately 6 h 28 min to get from Tampa to Key West, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Tampa Airport to Key West Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tampa to Key West is 423 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 44 min to drive from Tampa to Key West.

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Silver Airways and American Airlines offer flights from Tampa Airport to Key West Airport.

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There are 369+ hotels available in Key West. Prices start at $138 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Tampa to Key West.
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  • Distance: 239.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 28 min

What companies run services between Tampa, FL, USA and Key West, FL, USA?

There is no direct connection from Tampa to Key West. However, you can take the bus to Naples, take the taxi to Marco Island, FL, then take the ferry to Key West, FL. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Tampa to Key West via Ft Myers, Fl, Rosa Parks Transportation Center, Edison Mall Transfer Station, Beach Park & Ride, and Fort Myers Beach, FL in around 10 h 40 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Tampa to Key West via Miami
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Silver Airways
Website
silverairways.com
Flights from Tampa to Key West
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Bus operators
Red Coach
Phone
+1 877 733 0724
Email
webtickets@redcoachusa.com
Website
redcoachusa.com
Bus from Tampa Downtown to Naples
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Book at
redcoachusa.com
First Class
$50 - $70
Business
$40 - $60
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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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 Ft Myers, Fl
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$30 - $45
Hillsborough Area Regional Transit
Phone
+1 813-254-4278
Website
gohart.org
Bus from Marion Transit Center to Airport Rental Car Facility
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Website
HART
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
Ferry operators
Key West Express
Phone
+1 239-463-5733
Website
keywestexpress.net
Ferry from Marco Island, FL to Key West, FL
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95
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Key West Express
Ferry from Fort Myers Beach, FL to Key West, FL
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95
Book at
Key West Express

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