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Journey Information

Tampa to Fort Lauderdale coach - cost & duration

Cheapest price£19.62
Shortest Duration4h 20m
Trips per day3
Coach lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by coach from Tampa to Fort Lauderdale 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 Tampa to Fort Lauderdale?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, £19.91 was the low point for coach fares from Tampa to Fort Lauderdale. Coaches from Fort Lauderdale to Tampa are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than £19.91 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 15 days in advance. By doing so, you could save £14.44 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the coach ride?

The coach usually takes around 8 hours and 43 minutes to cover the 191 miles (307 kilometers) from Tampa, FL to Fort Lauderdale, FL. However, the fastest coach only takes 4 hours and 20 minutes. 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 Fort Lauderdale. 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, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the coach, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Tampa?

The first coach leaves at 02:00 and the last coach leaves at 18:00. To see the times for all coaches from Tampa to Fort Lauderdale, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coaches are there each day?

There are 3 scheduled coaches that travel from Tampa to Fort Lauderdale 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 Tampa to Fort Lauderdale; ticket prices start at £17.26.

What coach companies travel from Tampa to Fort Lauderdale?

There are a couple of coach lines that have daily service from Tampa, Florida to Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Of these two services, Greyhound usually offers more choice, with 3 coach trips per day.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound39h 14m£26.97
RedCoach Business14h 22m£25.23

Where does the coach leave from in Tampa?

Tampa, Florida has two coach stations with service to Fort Lauderdale, Florida:

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

Where does the coach arrive in Fort Lauderdale?

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

  • Bus Terminal - 515 NE 3rd St
  • Ft Lauderdale Intl Airport - 320 Terminal Drive

Price trends for coaches from Tampa to Fort Lauderdale

Average prices by travel date

£35£24£12JanFeb

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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Coach Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for coaches from Tampa, FL to Fort Lauderdale, FL
4.4
Based on 15 ratings and reviews

Based on 3 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)

Based on 3 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with RedCoach Business report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 67 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
3.3
Value
3.0
Condition
3.7
Carline
5.0
24 August 2019Solo travel
Pros
They don’t charge extra for you bagsThey don’t charge extra for you bags
Cons
Hmm a place to eat earlier Hmm a place to eat earlier
Stefanie
1.0
18 June 2019Business
Pros
That I arrivedThat I arrived
Cons
The bus driver was a very aggressive driver going over the speed limit, honking at other cars and on 2 occasions talking on his cell phone. The bus driver was a very aggressive driver going over the speed limit, honking at other cars and on 2 occasions talking on his cell phone.
Tips
I would not recommend using Red Coach Bus. It was very worn and dated on the bus. I would not recommend using Red Coach Bus. It was very worn and dated on the bus.

Based on 9 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with OurBus report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 75 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
3.5
Value
2.8
Condition
4.0
Patricia
5.0
13 October 2019Visiting friends
Pros
Ride was relaxing; went to sleep before Sarasota and then next voice I heard: ladies and gentlemen we have arrive at Fort Lauderdale airport...👍🌞Ride was relaxing; went to sleep before Sarasota and then next voice I heard: ladies and gentlemen we have arrive at Fort Lauderdale airport...👍🌞
Cons
You have a great team of professionals!!! 👏👏👏You have a great team of professionals!!! 👏👏👏
Munja Dnyanoba
4.0
13 September 2019Visiting friends
Pros
on time departure on time departure
Cons
please call the traveler for bus update and timings please call the traveler for bus update and timings
Tips
could not talk on mobile phonecould not talk on mobile phone
Magdelyn
1.0
24 June 2019Visiting family
Pros
I did not like anything, The our bus driver that changed shift on Fort Myers was very rude I advised him that I was pregnant and very hungry, that if I could grab something while the shift was changing and he simply say no even if he stood there for over 15 minutes or m...I did not like anything, The our bus driver that changed shift on Fort Myers was very rude I advised him that I was pregnant and very hungry, that if I could grab something while the shift was changing and he simply say no even if he stood there for over 15 minutes or more, drinking on his coffee that's no way to treated nobody.More

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