There are 9 ways to get from Tampa to Miami by bus, train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus Red Coach  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Tampa, FL to Miami International Airport Tallahassee-Miami

$84 - $137

Cheapest option

Bus The Florida Express Bus  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Tampa, FL - McDonalds to Port of Miami Cruise Terminal 300

$27 - $65

7 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Tampa Amtrak to Fort Lauderdale Amtrak Silver Star

$48 - $114

Bus Greyhound USA  •  9 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Tampa, Fl to Miami, Fl 3799 / ...

$38 - $87

Drive  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Tampa to Miami 279.6 miles

$27 - $40

Bus to Tampa, fly to Miami  •  3 h 31 min

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

$111 - $301

Fly Tampa to Fort Lauderdale, bus  •  4 h

  1. Fly from Tampa (TPA) to Fort Lauderdale (FLL) TPA - FLL
  2. Take the bus from Fort Lauderdale Airport to Miami, FL - Holiday Inn

$105 - $291

Fly Tampa to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach, bus  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Tampa (TPA) to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach (PBI) TPA - PBI
  2. Take the bus from West Palm Beach Airport to Miami

$121 - $461

Bus to Orlando, fly to Miami  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Tampa, FL - McDonalds to Orlando, FL - McDonalds
  2. Fly from Orlando (MCO) to Miami (MIA) MCO - MIA

$185 - $477

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tampa to Miami is to drive which costs $27 - $40 and takes 4 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tampa to Miami is to bus and fly which costs $110 - $310 and takes 3 h 31 min.

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The distance between Tampa and Miami is 206 miles. The road distance is 279.6 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 5 h 7 min to get from Tampa to Miami, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Tampa, FL - McDonalds and arriving at Port of Miami Cruise Terminal. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 5 h 20 min.

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

Red Coach operates a bus from Tampa to Miami once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $90 and the journey takes 4 h 30 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Tampa to Miami once daily. Tickets cost $45 - $120 and the journey takes 4 h 40 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Tampa to Miami
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Orlando to Miami
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Tampa to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $360
Silver Airways
Website
silverairways.com
Flights from Tampa to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Tampa to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Tampa to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Orlando to Miami
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $480
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Tampa Amtrak to Fort Lauderdale Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$210 - $300
Bus operators
Red Coach
Phone
+1 877 733 0724
Website
redcoachusa.com
Bus from Tampa, FL to Miami International Airport
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Schedules at
redcoachusa.com
Standard Fare
$35 - $80
Web Fare
$35 - $55
Flexible Fare
$40 - $90
The Florida Express Bus
Phone
407-442-2810
Website
busticketreservations.com
Bus from Tampa, FL - McDonalds to Port of Miami Cruise Terminal
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Schedules at
busticketreservations.com
Book at
busticketreservations.com
Bus from Tampa, FL - McDonalds to Orlando, FL - McDonalds
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Schedules at
busticketreservations.com
Book at
busticketreservations.com
Greyhound USA
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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 Miami, Fl
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$65 - $85
Hillsborough Area Regional Transit
Website
gohart.org
Bus from Marion Transit Center to Airport Rental Car Facility
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
gohart.org
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
Javax Bus
Phone
407-299-6360
Email
info@floridatransportation.net
Website
javaxbus.com
Bus from Fort Lauderdale Airport to Miami, FL - Holiday Inn
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$48 - $49
Schedules at
javaxbus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Bus from West Palm Beach Airport to Miami
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$49
Schedules at
javaxbus.com
Book at
gotobus.com

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