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Journey Information

Miami to Tampa coach - cost & duration

Cheapest price£15.69
Shortest Duration5h 0m
Trips per day6
Coach lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by coach from Miami 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 coach 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, coach 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 coach ticket from Miami to Tampa?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, £22.13 was the low point for coach fares from Miami to Tampa. Coaches from Tampa to Miami are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than £22.13 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 coach companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 23 days in advance. By doing so, you could save £17.27 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the coach ride?

The coach usually takes around 9 hours and 15 minutes to cover the 206 miles (331 kilometers) from Miami, FL to Tampa, FL. However, the fastest coach only takes 5 hours, The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the coach. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

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

Saturday is usually the day when coaches are busiest, as many travelers take the coach to enjoy the weekend in Tampa. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Friday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Friday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Miami?

The first coach leaves at 01:00 and the last coach leaves at 23:00. To see the times for all coaches from Miami to Tampa, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coaches are there each day?

There are 6 scheduled coaches that travel from Miami to Tampa every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 2 direct coaches, where you can stay on the same coach without having to transfer to a connecting coach at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Miami to Tampa; ticket prices start at £18.83.

What coach companies travel from Miami to Tampa?

There are a couple of coach lines that have daily service from Miami, Florida to Tampa, Florida. Of these two services, Greyhound usually offers more choice, with 6 coach trips per day.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound69h 45m£31.09
RedCoach Business15h 3m£28.17

Where does the coach leave from in Miami?

Coaches to Tampa leave from multiple locations in Miami, Florida. These are the 3 most popular coach stations:

  • Miami Intermodal Ctr - 3801 NW 21 St
  • Miami International Airport
  • Miami Intl Airport - Departure Level, Concourse H, Bus Stop 5-6

Where does the coach arrive in Tampa?

These are the two stations where coaches may stop when they arrive in Tampa, Florida:

  • Bus Terminal - 610 E Polk St
  • USF - Theatre Ctr - 3801 USF Holly Drive

Price trends for coaches from Miami to Tampa

Average prices by travel date

£35£24£12JanFeb

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

£39£31£24£16£83020100

Coach Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for coaches from Miami, FL to Tampa, FL
4.7
Based on 21 ratings and reviews

Based on 10 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Megabus report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 38 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
4.6
Value
3.9
Condition
4.3
Francisco
5.0
25 February 2020Solo travel
Pros
Easy access to Megabus station from the Metro line in MIamiEasy access to Megabus station from the Metro line in MIami
Cons
Getting there on timeGetting there on time
Tips
Buy early and save moneyBuy early and save money
Jalisa
5.0
3 February 2020Vacation
Pros
Going to Miami and coming back to Tampa Going to Miami and coming back to Tampa
Cons
Cleanness and seating comfortCleanness and seating comfort
Maribel
5.0
8 December 2019Visiting friends
Pros
Driver was very nice and kept us updated with every stopDriver was very nice and kept us updated with every stop
Cons
A little bit more cleaning A little bit more cleaning
Andrea-Victoria
5.0
16 November 2019Visiting friends
Pros
The driver is always helpful, has a smile on his face and is a great driver.The driver is always helpful, has a smile on his face and is a great driver.
Twanna
5.0
6 July 2019Visiting family
Pros
The price of the tickets was amazing! It was very economical for my family. The driver Mike was very pleasant and courteous. He took the time to make my grand daughter comfortable as it was her first trip traveling on a bus. At the end of the trip he Thanked us for ridi...The price of the tickets was amazing! It was very economical for my family. The driver Mike was very pleasant and courteous. He took the time to make my grand daughter comfortable as it was her first trip traveling on a bus. At the end of the trip he Thanked us for riding Mega bus and told us to enojoy our stay.More
Cons
More space between the seatsMore space between the seats
Tips
Get your tickets in advance of your trip as possible. It makes a difference with your ticket price.Get your tickets in advance of your trip as possible. It makes a difference with your ticket price.

Based on 6 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with RedCoach Business report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 60 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.4
Staff
3.6
Value
4.3
Condition
4.5
Willetta
5.0
26 December 2019Visiting family
Pros
It was my first time catching a bus to anywhere. Your driver was awesome she waiting a few minutes before leaving, the Uber Driver dropped me off at the wrong place. She is awesome and deserves praise. It was my first time catching a bus to anywhere. Your driver was awesome she waiting a few minutes before leaving, the Uber Driver dropped me off at the wrong place. She is awesome and deserves praise.
Cons
Make sure the plugs work. Make sure the plugs work.
Tips
Awesome Amazing ride, I would advise anyone to use your service! Awesome Amazing ride, I would advise anyone to use your service!
Janet
5.0
22 December 2019Visiting friends
Pros
Easy connection from Miami to TampaEasy connection from Miami to Tampa
Paola
5.0
8 November 2019Visiting friends
Pros
There was no traffic on my way. Liked the AC and wifi.There was no traffic on my way. Liked the AC and wifi.
Cons
Seats should be reclining ones, as the trip is long and I needed to rest. First seats get strong sunshine through the windshield, which bothers our sight.Seats should be reclining ones, as the trip is long and I needed to rest. First seats get strong sunshine through the windshield, which bothers our sight.
Tips
Do not buy tickets with ahead of time so that you’ll avoid sitting on first seats...Do not buy tickets with ahead of time so that you’ll avoid sitting on first seats...
Darian
1.0
21 June 2019Visiting family
Pros
The fact that it was only $15 one wayThe fact that it was only $15 one way
Cons
The bus is old and EXTREMELY warm. The air didn’t work well at all i was sweating the entire time.. not exactly comfortable conditions when you’re going from Miami to Tampa. It says there’s WiFi ... it does not work. The bus is old and EXTREMELY warm. The air didn’t work well at all i was sweating the entire time.. not exactly comfortable conditions when you’re going from Miami to Tampa. It says there’s WiFi ... it does not work.
Tips
Bring food and water, don’t expect it to be on time at all. Bring ice and a cold towel maybe to stay cool. Bring food and water, don’t expect it to be on time at all. Bring ice and a cold towel maybe to stay cool.

Based on 5 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with OurBus report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
4.8
Value
4.3
Condition
4.8
Ragini
4.0
13 December 2019Visiting family
Pros
Timely Timely
Cons
Break journeyBreak journey
Tips
NoneNone
Tamara
5.0
28 November 2019Visiting friends
Pros
The bus driver was really helpful and friendly. The bus driver was really helpful and friendly.
Cons
I am 5'10 and i needed more leg roomI am 5'10 and i needed more leg room
Tips
Go with OURBUS company ANYTIME!Go with OURBUS company ANYTIME!

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