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There are 8 ways to get from Washington to Tampa by plane, subway, bus, train or car

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Fly Reagan Washington to Tampa  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Tampa (TPA) DCA - TPA

$125 - $606

Cheapest option

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly to Tampa, bus  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Take the subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Tampa (TPA) IAD - TPA
  3. Take the bus from Airport Rental Car Facility to Marion Transit Center

$71 - $613

6 alternative options

Train to Baltimore, fly to Tampa  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Tampa (TPA) BWI - TPA

$148 - $703

Fly Reagan Washington to Sarasota/Bradenton, bus  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Sarasota/Bradenton (SRQ) DCA - SRQ
  2. Take the bus from Sarasota, Fl to Tampa, Fl

$188 - $884

Bus La Cubana  •  17 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Arlington, VA to Tampa, FL Atlanta route

$144 - $188

Bus Lacubanabus  •  18 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Arlington, VA to Orlando, FL Direct route
  2. Take the bus from Orlando to Marion Transit Center Tampa

$140 - $153

Train  •  21 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Tampa Amtrak Silver Star

$130 - $400

Drive  •  14 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Tampa 911.6 miles

$85 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from Washington to Tampa is to drive which costs $85 - $130 and takes 14 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Tampa is to fly which costs $120 - $650 and takes 4 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Tampa. However, there are services departing from 19Th St & G St and arriving at Marion Transit Center Tampa via Arlington, VA, S Semoran Boulevard And Andora Street and Orlando. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Washington Union Station station and arriving at Tampa Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 21 h 18 min.

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The distance between Washington and Tampa is 823 miles. The road distance is 911.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Tampa without a car is to bus which takes 17 h 53 min and costs $140 - $190.

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It takes approximately 4 h 37 min to get from Washington to Tampa, including transfers.

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Washington to Tampa bus services, operated by , depart from Arlington, VA station.

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

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The best way to get from Washington to Tampa is to fly which takes 4 h 37 min and costs $120 - $650. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $140 - $190 and takes 17 h 53 min, you could also train, which costs $130 - $400 and takes 21 h 18 min.

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Map of how to get from Washington to Tampa.
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  • Distance: 822.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 37 min

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Tampa, FL, USA?

American Airlines, JetBlue Airways and two other airlines fly from Washington to Tampa hourly. Alternatively, La Cubana operates a bus from Washington to Tampa 3 times a week. Tickets cost $120 - $160 and the journey takes 17 h 45 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Tampa
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Reagan Washington to Tampa via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Washington Dulles to Tampa via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,500
Flights from Baltimore to Tampa
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Tampa
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Reagan Washington to Tampa via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Washington Dulles to Tampa via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
Flights from Reagan Washington to Sarasota/Bradenton
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,700
Flights from Reagan Washington to Sarasota/Bradenton via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,700
Flights from Reagan Washington to Sarasota/Bradenton via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Tampa via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,200
Flights from Washington Dulles to Tampa via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,700
Flights from Reagan Washington to Sarasota/Bradenton via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $2,400
Flights from Reagan Washington to Sarasota/Bradenton via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $2,400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Tampa
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,200
Flights from Reagan Washington to Sarasota/Bradenton via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $3,400
Flights from Reagan Washington to Sarasota/Bradenton via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $3,400
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Tampa
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Baltimore to Tampa
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $900
Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
Amtrak Acela Express

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 Washington Union Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
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
Train from Washington Union Station to Tampa Amtrak
Ave. Duration
21 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $400
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Flexi Coach Seat
$240 - $350
Business Coach Seat
$280 - $400
Room
$500 - $750
Bus operators
Hillsborough Area Regional Transit
Phone
+1 813-254-4278
Website
gohart.org
Bus from Airport Rental Car Facility to Marion Transit Center
Ave. Duration
37 min
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 TPA Rental Car Facility eastbound to Marion Transit Parking Lot
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
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 Sarasota, Fl to Tampa, Fl
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $29
La Cubana
Phone
+1 305-541-1700
Website
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Arlington, VA to Tampa, FL
Ave. Duration
17 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com
bus
Bus from Arlington, VA to Orlando, FL
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$125
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Tampa Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 24 min.

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Washington to Tampa bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Marion Transit Center Tampa station.

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Washington to Tampa train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Tampa Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Tampa is 912 miles. It takes approximately 14 h 59 min to drive from Washington to Tampa.

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JetBlue Airways, Delta, American Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Tampa Airport.

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There are 221+ hotels available in Tampa. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Washington to Reagan Washington Airport is to subway which takes 15 min and costs $2 - $4.

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