There are 10 ways to get from Washington to Tampa by plane, 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

Fly Reagan Washington to Tampa  •  5 h 18 min

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

$126 - $606

Cheapest option

Fly Washington Dulles to Tampa  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Tampa (TPA) IAD - TPA

$72 - $613

8 alternative options

Train to Baltimore, fly to Tampa  •  5 h 31 min

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

$149 - $703

Fly Reagan Washington to Sarasota/Bradenton, bus  •  6 h 49 min

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

$188 - $886

Fly Reagan Washington to Orlando, train  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Orlando (MCO) DCA - MCO
  2. Take the train from Orlando Amtrak to Tampa Amtrak

$117 - $624

Fly Washington Dulles to Orlando, train  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Orlando (MCO) IAD - MCO
  2. Take the train from Orlando Amtrak to Tampa Amtrak

$133 - $681

Bus La Cubana  •  17 h 53 min

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

$144 - $188

Bus Greyhound USA  •  20 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Orlando, Fl
  3. Take the bus from Orlando, Fl to Tampa, Fl

$101 - $262

Train  •  21 h 18 min

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

$130 - $400

Drive  •  14 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Tampa 911.6 miles

$85 - $130

Questions & Answers

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 5 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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It takes approximately 5 h 18 min to get from Washington to Tampa, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Tampa. However, there are services departing from Washington, Dc and arriving at Tampa, Fl via Richmond, Va and Orlando, Fl. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 33 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Washington Union Station Amtrak 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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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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  • Distance: 822.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 18 min

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

American Airlines, Southwest Airlines 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 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Reagan Washington to Tampa via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Washington Dulles to Tampa via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,500
Flights from Washington Dulles to Tampa via Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,500
Flights from Baltimore to Tampa
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to Tampa via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Orlando
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Orlando via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Washington Dulles to Orlando
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Washington Dulles to Orlando via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Tampa
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Reagan Washington to Tampa via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Washington Dulles to Tampa via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
Flights from Baltimore to Tampa via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Sarasota/Bradenton
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,700
Flights from Reagan Washington to Sarasota/Bradenton via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,700
Flights from Reagan Washington to Sarasota/Bradenton via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,700
Flights from Reagan Washington to Orlando
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Reagan Washington to Orlando via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Washington Dulles to Orlando via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Tampa via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,200
Flights from Washington Dulles to Tampa via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,700
Flights from Reagan Washington to Sarasota/Bradenton via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $2,400
Flights from Reagan Washington to Sarasota/Bradenton via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Monday to Friday
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
Flights from Washington Dulles to Orlando via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Tampa
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,200
Flights from Washington Dulles to Orlando
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,100
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Tampa
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
Flights from Reagan Washington to Orlando
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Baltimore to Tampa
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $900
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Orlando
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $1,100
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Orlando Amtrak to Tampa Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 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
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak 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
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 Sarasota, Fl to Tampa, Fl
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $29
Bus from Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Richmond, Va to Orlando, Fl
Ave. Duration
16 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$70 - $120
Flexible
$140 - $190
Bus from Orlando, Fl to Tampa, Fl
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
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

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