There are 5 ways to get from West Palm Beach to Tampa by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from West Palm Beach Amtrak to Tampa Amtrak Silver Star

$40 - $100

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Bus  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from West Palm Beach, Fl to Tampa, Fl 3790

$28 - $70

3 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Drive from West Palm Beach to Tampa 201 miles

$19 - $29

Fly from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Fly from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach (PBI) to Tampa (TPA) PBI - TPA

$75 - $415

Train to Fort Lauderdale, fly  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from West Palm Beach Station to Fort Lauderdale Station
  2. Fly from Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Tampa (TPA) FLL - TPA

$75 - $260

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The cheapest way to get from West Palm Beach to Tampa is to drive which costs $19 - $29 and takes 3 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from West Palm Beach to Tampa is to drive which costs $19 - $29 and takes 3 h 37 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from West Palm Beach, Fl and arriving at Tampa, Fl. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from West Palm Beach Amtrak and arriving at Tampa Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 46 min.

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The distance between West Palm Beach and Tampa is 171 miles. The road distance is 201 miles.

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The best way to get from West Palm Beach to Tampa without a car is to train which takes 3 h 46 min and costs $40 - $100.

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The train from West Palm Beach Amtrak to Tampa Amtrak takes 3 h 46 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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West Palm Beach to Tampa bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from West Palm Beach, Fl station.

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West Palm Beach to Tampa train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from West Palm Beach Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from West Palm Beach to Tampa is to train which takes 3 h 46 min and costs $40 - $100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $28 - $70 and takes 6 h 30 min, you could also fly, which costs $75 - $420 and takes 4 h 5 min.

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The quickest flight from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach Airport to Tampa Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 11 min.

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West Palm Beach to Tampa bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Tampa, Fl station.

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  • Distance: 171.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 46 min

What companies run services between West Palm Beach, FL, USA and Tampa, FL, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from West Palm Beach to Tampa once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $100 and the journey takes 3 h 46 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from West Palm Beach to Tampa hourly. Tickets cost $28 - $70 and the journey takes 6 h 30 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Tampa
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $360
Silver Airways
Website
silverairways.com
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Tampa
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Tampa
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Tampa
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from West Palm Beach Amtrak to Tampa Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Room
$190 - $270
Brightline
Website
gobrightline.com
Train from West Palm Beach Station to Fort Lauderdale Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
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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 West Palm Beach, Fl to Tampa, Fl
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70

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