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Tampa - Pompano Beach Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 4 intercity buses per day from Tampa to Pompano Beach. Traveling by bus from Tampa to Pompano Beach usually takes around 6 minutes, but the fastest RedCoach Business bus can make the trip in 5 minutes.

Distance186 mi (299 km)
Shortest duration0h 5m
Cheapest price$26.10
Most frequent serviceRedCoach Business
Bus lines2

What bus companies travel from Tampa to Pompano Beach?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Tampa to Pompano Beach that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, RedCoach Business usually offers more choice, with 3 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
RedCoach Business30h 7m$30.90
RedCoach Economy10h 5m$36.71
  • Red Coach is an American bus company headquartered in Orlando, FL and one of the most prominent ground travel providers in the United States. Red Coach buses are some of the best in the industry, featuring large reclining seats, extra legroom, flat screen TVs, as well as free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. Red Coach Business service features 18 inch wide seats, foot rests and 2 checked bags. For journeys from Tampa to Pompano Beach, Red Coach’s schedule offers 3 bus trips every day with prices starting from $26.
  • Red Coach is an American bus company headquartered in Orlando, FL and one of the most prominent ground travel providers in the United States. Red Coach buses are some of the best in the industry, featuring large reclining seats, extra legroom, flat screen TVs, as well as free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. For journeys from Tampa to Pompano Beach, Red Coach’s schedule offers 1 bus trips every day with prices starting from $29.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 6 minutes to cover the 299 kilometers from Tampa to Pompano Beach. However, the fastest bus only takes 5 minutes. It's a short trip that goes by very quickly. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

Because many passengers travel from Tampa to Pompano Beach 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.

The first bus leaves at 1:00am and the last bus leaves at 2:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Tampa to Pompano Beach, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 4 scheduled buses that travel from Tampa to Pompano Beach every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which bus you take, you will have to transfer buses at least once during your journey.

City Information

Tampa

Sitting at the heart of the Gulf Coast, Tampa offers a perfect blend of cultural attractions and relaxing indulgences. Infused with a colorful mix of Cuban and Spanish cultural elements, the city of Tampa houses some of the most impressive historic buildings in the state, including the Henry B. Plant Museum, which boasts a permanent exhibition of Victorian-era artifacts. Animal lovers can also rejoice, as the city’s many aquariums and zoos will certainly melt your heart. Head down to the Tampa Electric’s Manatee Viewing Center for some heart-melting cuteness. And for animal lovers with a penchant for streaming docu-series, the Big Cat Rescue (yes, THAT one!) will be a great choice.

Most of the finest restaurants in town are concentrated around the Riverwalk area, which offers unrivaled views of the waterfront. Oystercatchers is reputed as one of the best establishments in town, so you should not miss out on it. Tampa’s cuisine features a very clear Cuban influence, and the best spot to try out these unique fusion dishes is at Ybor City.

The principal train station in the city is the Tampa Union Station, which is also a historic building. It is currently served by Amtrak. At the station, travelers can also take an Amtrak Thruway motorcoach to get to Orlando, Lakeland, Bradenton, etc. The main airport is Tampa International Airport, which is located just six miles west of downtown Tampa.

Pompano Beach

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Known for its amazing beaches and marinas, Pompano Beach is a popular tourist destination just north of Fort Lauderdale. Among the must-visit destinations in the city is the eponymous Pompano Beach itself, which features a vast expanse of azure-blue water and excellent coral reefs. If you are a diving enthusiast, Pompano Beach will be a great choice of destination! However, the city features much more than just beaches. You can enjoy a luxurious lifestyle at one of the local country clubs, like the Palm-Aire Country Club, for example. Alternatively, take a stroll at one of the city's 50 different parks for a therapeutic experience!

For food, Pompano Beach is a popular spot to get some of the freshest seafood in the area. Some notable names include Fish Shack and Calypso Restaurant. For a more exotic taste, try some Japanese foods at Miyako Japanese Buffet.

Pompano Beach is connected to other Florida destinations by numerous bus routes. Nearby airports include ones in Fort Lauderdale, Palm Beach, and Miami. If you're catching a flight from Miami, it's easiest to start from neighboring Fort Lauderdale, then check out our complete guide to getting from Fort Lauderdale to the Miami Airport.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Tampa?

Main departure station: USF - Theatre Ctr - 3801 USF Holly Drive

Most buses depart from the main station in Tampa.

All bus stations in Tampa:

  • USF - Theatre Ctr - 3801 USF Holly Drive

Where does the bus arrive in Pompano Beach?

Main arrival station: Pompano Beach Travel Plaza - Florida Turnpike Mile 65

Most buses to Pompano Beach stop at the Pompano Beach Travel Plaza off Florida Turnpike. The plaza has a gas station and a modern rest stop building with several fast food options inside. The restrooms are clean and updated, and there is plenty of seating inside. Jet Set Express, Tornado Bus, and Red Coach buses stop at this location, and passengers board in front of the gas station. Downtown Pompano Beach is about five miles east of the bus stop, and the beach itself is about eight miles east.

Bus stations in Pompano Beach:

  • Pompano Beach Travel Plaza - Florida Turnpike Mile 65

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