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

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Bus  •  2 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Tampa, Fl to Lakeland, Fl 1002 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lakeland, Fl to Lake Wales 3799

$55 - $87

2 alternative options

Bus, taxi  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Tampa, Fl to Lakeland, Fl 1002 / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Lakeland, Fl to Lake Wales

$130 - $181

Drive  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Tampa to Lake Wales 57.4 miles

$5 - $9

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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 bus which takes 2 h 28 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 28 min 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 1 h 8 min to drive from Tampa to Lake Wales.

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There are 71+ 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: 2 h 28 min

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

You can take a bus from Tampa to Lake Wales via Lakeland, Fl and Lake Wales in around 2 h 28 min.

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 Lakeland, Fl
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$17 - $22
Bus from Lakeland, Fl to Lake Wales
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $21
Other operators
Taxi from Lakeland, Fl to Lake Wales
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Imperial Cab Co
Phone
+1 863-293-2929
Website
imperialcabllc.com
Angel Taxi Cab
Phone
+1 863-533-6999
Website
polkcab.com

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