There are 4 ways to get from Tampa to Universal Studios Florida by train, 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h

  1. Take the train from Tampa Amtrak to Orlando Amtrak Silver Star

$64 - $106

Cheapest option

Bus, line 40 bus  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Tampa Amtrak to Orlando Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service / ...
  2. Take the line 40 bus from Orland Health Sunrail Station to Universal Boulevard And Hollywood Way 40

$3

2 alternative options

Bus, line 42 bus  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Tampa, FL - McDonalds to Orlando, FL - McDonalds 301 / ...
  2. Take the line 42 bus from Destination Parkway Superstop to W Oak Ridge Road And International Drive 42

$30 - $62

Drive  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Tampa to Universal Studios Florida 78.4 miles

$7 - $12

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The cheapest way to get from Tampa to Universal Studios Florida is to bus and line 40 bus which costs $3 and takes 3 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tampa to Universal Studios Florida is to drive which takes 1 h 21 min and costs $7 - $12.

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The distance between Tampa and Universal Studios Florida is 113 km. The road distance is 125 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h to get from Tampa to Universal Studios Florida, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tampa to Universal Studios Florida. However, there are services departing from Tampa, FL - McDonalds and arriving at W Oak Ridge Road And International Drive via Destination Parkway Superstop. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 42 min.

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What companies run services between Tampa, FL, USA and Universal Studios Florida, FL, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Tampa to Universal Studios Florida once daily. Tickets cost $29 - $65 and the journey takes 1 h 49 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tampa to Universal Studios Florida via Orlando, FL - McDonalds, Destination Parkway Superstop, and W Oak Ridge Road And International Drive in around 2 h 42 min.

Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Tampa Amtrak to Orlando Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
Bus operators
The Florida Express Bus
Phone
407-442-2810
Website
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
Lynx Central Florida Transport
Website
golynx.com
Bus from Destination Parkway Superstop to W Oak Ridge Road And International Drive
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
golynx.com
Bus from Orland Health Sunrail Station to Universal Boulevard And Hollywood Way
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
golynx.com

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