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Orlando-Tampa Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

Orlando to Tampa bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$16.03
Fastest time1h 40m
Trips per day3
Bus lines1

Orlando to Tampa Route Map

Orlando Tampa

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Orlando to Tampa right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How much is a bus ticket from Orlando to Tampa?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $17.36 was the low point for bus fares from Orlando to Tampa. Buses from Tampa to Orlando are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $17.36 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 24 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $26.15 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 1 hour 55 minutes to cover the 77 miles (124 kilometers) from Orlando, FL to Tampa, FL. However, the fastest bus only takes 1 hour 40 minutes. You'll have just enough time for a small nap on this relatively short trip.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Because many passengers travel from Orlando to Tampa at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Orlando?

The first bus leaves at 4:00am and the last bus leaves at 9:00am. To see the times for all buses from Orlando to Tampa, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 3 scheduled buses that travel from Orlando to Tampa every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from Florida to Florida without transferring.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Orlando to Tampa; ticket prices start at $12.02.

What bus companies travel from Orlando to Tampa?

There is one bus company that operates from Orlando to Tampa. Greyhound is the only company that connects the two cities by bus. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound31h 56m$25.37

Where does the bus leave from in Orlando?

Most buses depart from the main station in Orlando, Florida:

  • Bus Terminal - 555 N John Young Pkwy

Where does the bus arrive in Tampa?

All buses from Orlando arrive at one main station in Tampa, Florida:

  • Bus Terminal - 610 E Polk St

Price trends for buses from Orlando to Tampa

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Prices as travel date approaches


Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Orlando, FL to Tampa, FL
Based on 5 ratings and reviews

Based on 3 reviews
Users that traveled with Greyhound report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
October 19, 2019Visiting family
the bus was not crowedthe bus was not crowed
The driver was not friendly he could have introduced himself it would have been nice to know who was driving the busThe driver was not friendly he could have introduced himself it would have been nice to know who was driving the bus
none at this timenone at this time

Based on 2 reviews
Users that traveled with Megabus report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 50 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
August 9, 2019Vacation
Could see a lot of grass good Could see a lot of grass good
Seats the seats suck Seats the seats suck
Very cheap 👍Very cheap 👍

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