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There are 10 ways to get from Tampa to Louisiana by bus, plane, train, night bus or car

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 to Tampa, fly to New Orleans  •  3h 15m

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

$112 - $412

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Bus  •  16h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Tampa, Fl to Tallahassee, Fl
  2. Take the bus from Tallahassee, Fl to Mobile, Al
  3. Take the bus from Mobile, Al to New Orleans, La

$80 - $115

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Fly Tampa to Baton Rouge  •  6h 1m

  1. Fly from Tampa (TPA) to Baton Rouge (BTR) TPA - BTR

$193 - $878

Fly Tampa to Lafayette  •  6h 4m

  1. Fly from Tampa (TPA) to Lafayette (LFT) TPA - LFT

$163 - $765

Fly Tampa to Lake Charles  •  6h 1m

  1. Fly from Tampa (TPA) to Lake Charles (LCH) TPA - LCH

$183 - $815

Fly Tampa to Shreveport  •  6h 7m

  1. Fly from Tampa (TPA) to Shreveport (SHV) TPA - SHV

$195 - $880

Train to Orlando, fly to New Orleans  •  5h 29m

  1. Take the train from Tampa Union Station to Kissimmee Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Orlando (MCO) to New Orleans (MSY) MCO - MSY

$128 - $519

Train  •  38h 10m

  1. Take the train from Tampa Union Station to Cary Amtrak Station
  2. Take the train from Cary Amtrak Station to Greensboro Amtrak Station
  3. Take the train from Greensboro Amtrak Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal

$195 - $279

Bus, night bus  •  17h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Tampa, Fl to Orlando, Fl
  2. Take the night bus from Orlando, Fl to Mobile, Al
  3. Take the bus from Mobile, Al to New Orleans, La

$85 - $125

Drive  •  10h 42m

  1. Drive from Tampa to New Orleans 661.2 miles

$60 - $95

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tampa to Louisiana is to drive which costs $60 - $95 and takes 10h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Tampa to Louisiana is to bus and fly which costs $110 - $420 and takes 3h 15m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tampa to Louisiana. However, there are services departing from Tampa, Fl and arriving at New Orleans, La via Tallahassee, Fl and Mobile, Al. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Tampa station to Louisiana. However, there are services departing from Tampa Union Station and arriving at New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal via Cary Amtrak Station and Greensboro Amtrak Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38h 10m.

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The distance between Tampa and Louisiana is 612 miles. The road distance is 661.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Tampa to Louisiana without a car is to bus which takes 16h 30m and costs $75 - $120.

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It takes approximately 3h 15m to get from Tampa to Louisiana, including transfers.

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Tampa to Louisiana bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Tampa, Fl station.

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Tampa to Louisiana train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Tampa Union Station.

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The best way to get from Tampa to Louisiana is to fly which takes 6h 1m and costs $190 - $900. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $75 - $120 and takes 16h 30m, you could also train, which costs $190 - $280 and takes 38h 10m.

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Map of how to get from Tampa to Louisiana.
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  • Distance: 612.5 miles
  • Duration: 3h 15m

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

Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines fly from Tampa to Baton Rouge hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tampa to New Orleans via Tallahassee, Fl and Mobile, Al in around 16h 30m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Tampa to Baton Rouge via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Tampa to Lafayette via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Tampa to Lafayette via Raleigh/Durham, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 2m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Tampa to Shreveport via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Orlando to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Tampa to Baton Rouge via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Tampa to Baton Rouge via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Tampa to Lafayette via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Tampa to Lake Charles via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Tampa to Lake Charles via Miami, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Tampa to Shreveport via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Tampa to Shreveport via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Tampa to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from Orlando to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Tampa to Baton Rouge via Houston
Ave. Duration
4h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Tampa to Lafayette via Houston
Ave. Duration
4h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Tampa to Lake Charles via Houston
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Tampa to Shreveport via Houston
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Tampa to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from Orlando to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Orlando to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $850
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
$26 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Train from Tampa Union Station to Cary Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
14h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Premium
$280 - $390
Flexi Coach Seat
$150 - $230
Business Seat
$160 - $230
Train from Cary Amtrak Station to Greensboro Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Train from Greensboro Amtrak Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
20h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Premium
$310 - $430
Flexi Coach Seat
$180 - $270
Business Seat
$190 - $270
Bus operators
Hillsborough Area Regional Transit
Phone
+1 813-254-4278
Website
gohart.org
Bus from Marion Transit Center to Airport Rental Car Facility
Ave. Duration
31m
Frequency
Every 20 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
18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
psta.net
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 Tallahassee, Fl
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $75
Bus from Tallahassee, Fl to Mobile, Al
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $45
Flexible
$55 - $80
Bus from Mobile, Al to New Orleans, La
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $29
Flexible
$40 - $60
Bus from Tampa, Fl to Orlando, Fl
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$30 - $50
Night bus from Orlando, Fl to Mobile, Al
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $130
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Mobile to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

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The quickest flight from Tampa Airport to New Orleans Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Tampa to Louisiana bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at New Orleans, La station.

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Louisiana is 1h behind Tampa. It is currently 12:09 PM in Tampa and 11:09 AM in Louisiana.

Tampa to Louisiana train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tampa to Louisiana is 661 miles. It takes approximately 10h 42m to drive from Tampa to Louisiana.

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Spirit Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Tampa Airport to New Orleans Airport.

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