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There are 3 ways to get from Tampa to Lake Wales by train, taxi, bus or car

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Train, taxi  •  2h 13m

  1. Take the train from Tampa Union Station to Kissimmee Amtrak Station Silver Star
  2. Take a taxi from Kissimmee Amtrak Station to Lake Wales

$197 - $265

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Tampa, Fl to Lake Wales 3799

$48 - $74

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1h 8m

  1. Drive from Tampa to Lake Wales 57.4 miles

$5 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Tampa to Lake Wales is to drive which costs $5 - $9 and takes 1h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Tampa to Lake Wales is to drive which costs $5 - $9 and takes 1h 8m.

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The distance between Tampa and Lake Wales is 54 miles. The road distance is 57.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Tampa to Lake Wales without a car is to train and taxi which takes 2h 13m and costs $190 - $270.

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It takes approximately 2h 13m to get from Tampa to Lake Wales, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tampa to Lake Wales is 57 miles. It takes approximately 1h 8m to drive from Tampa to Lake Wales.

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There are 53+ hotels available in Lake Wales. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Tampa to Lake Wales.
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  • Distance: 53.7 miles
  • Duration: 2h 13m

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Tampa to Lake Wales 3 times a day. Tickets cost $13 - $30 and the journey takes 2h 30m.

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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Tampa Union Station to Kissimmee Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$150 - $210
Bus operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Tampa, Fl to Lake Wales
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$23 - $30
Other operators
Taxi from Kissimmee Amtrak Station to Lake Wales
Ave. Duration
52m
Estimated price
$170 - $210
Wheeler Taxi Service
Phone
+1 321-662-9111
Rapid Transportation Service
Phone
+1 407-557-5143
24Seven Taxi
Phone
+1 321-247-8294
Website
24seven-taxi.com
Orlando Cab Co.
Phone
+1 407-575-7757
Website
myorlandocab.com
Diamond Cab Company
Phone
+1 407-523-3333
Website
diamondcabco.com

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