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There are 4 ways to get from Tampa to Melbourne by bus, shuttle, train or car

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Bus  •  5h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Tampa, Fl to Orlando, Fl 1008 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Orlando, Fl to Melbourne, Fl 3796 / ...

$30 - $64

3 alternative options

Bus, line 42 bus, shuttle  •  6h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Tampa, FL - McDonalds to Orlando, FL - McDonalds 301 / ...
  2. Take the line 42 bus from International Drive And Hawaiian Court to Oia Transfer Center 42 / ...
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Orlando International Airport to Melbourne Airport

$95 - $129

Train, drive  •  2h 27m

  1. Take the train from Tampa Union Station to Kissimmee Amtrak Station Silver Star
  2. Drive from Kissimmee Amtrak Station to Melbourne

$32 - $63

Drive  •  2h 23m

  1. Drive from Tampa to Melbourne 134.4 miles

$13 - $19

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The cheapest way to get from Tampa to Melbourne is to drive which costs $13 - $19 and takes 2h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Tampa to Melbourne is to drive which costs $13 - $19 and takes 2h 23m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tampa to Melbourne. However, there are services departing from Tampa, Fl and arriving at Melbourne Square Mall via Orlando, Fl and West New Haven Ave @ Goodwill. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 42m.

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The distance between Tampa and Melbourne is 114 miles. The road distance is 134.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Tampa to Melbourne without a car is to bus which takes 5h 42m and costs $29 - $65.

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It takes approximately 5h 42m to get from Tampa to Melbourne, including transfers.

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

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Tampa to Melbourne bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Melbourne, Fl station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tampa to Melbourne is 134 miles. It takes approximately 2h 23m to drive from Tampa to Melbourne.

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There are 58+ hotels available in Melbourne. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Tampa to Melbourne.
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  • Distance: 113.9 miles
  • Duration: 5h 42m

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

You can take a bus from Tampa to Melbourne via Orlando, Fl, Melbourne, Fl, and West New Haven Ave @ Goodwill in around 5h 42m.

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 Orlando, Fl
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Orlando, Fl to Melbourne, Fl
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$23 - $30
The Florida Express Bus
Phone
407-442-2810
Website
busticketreservations.com
Bus from Tampa, FL - McDonalds to Orlando, FL - McDonalds
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $60
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Melbourne Airport Express
Phone
+1 (321) 724-1600 / +1 (800) 826-4544
Website
melbourneairportexpress.com
Shuttle from Orlando International Airport to Melbourne Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$63
Schedules at
melbourneairportexpress.com

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