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Trip Summary

There is one daily train from Tampa to Miami. Traveling by train from Tampa to Miami usually takes around 5 hours and 45 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Silver Service train can make the trip in 5 hours and 26 minutes.

Distance206 mi (331 km)
Fastest train5h 26m
Lowest price£31.05
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Silver Service
Train lines2

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Tampa to Miami

(Based on 9 ratings and reviews)

4.7

4.0

Mohammed

8 May 2022- Vacation

Amtrak Silver Service

Pros: The seats and the space. Cons: Must have stops in Golden Glades train station. Tips: There is no food left in the evening.

Pros: The seats and the space. Cons: Must have stops in Golden Glades train station. Tips: There is no food left in the evening.

5.0

arthur

25 February 2022- Visiting family

Amtrak Silver Service

Security

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5.0

Tommie

15 October 2021

Amtrak Silver Service

Fun trip to celebrate friends birthday. Very smooth ride.

Fun trip to celebrate friends birthday. Very smooth ride.

5.0

Wendy

26 June 2021- Visiting family

Amtrak Silver Service

Pros: The pleasure of watching the world go by from the train window and the fact that I saved myself the always unpleasantness of air travel. Cons: The train cabins could be modernized a bit.

Pros: The pleasure of watching the world go by from the train window and the fact that I saved myself the always unpleasantness of air travel. Cons: The train cabins could be modernized a bit.

5.0

Leonardo

4 April 2021

Amtrak Silver Service

Had a great trip

Had a great trip

Tampa to Miami Route Map

Tampa Miami

What is the price of a train ticket from Tampa to Miami?

In the last month, £31.05 was the average price of a train ticket from Tampa to Miami. This is a great price, especially considering the length of the route. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 10 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around £9.03 more than that for a same-day booking.

Average prices by travel date

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Over the next 30 days, the average cost of a one-way train trip from Tampa to Miami will vary between £31 and £38. Planning a train trip to Miami within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from Tampa over the next 7 days is £32. Make sure to book your trip as soon as possible as train fares tend to go up as you get closer to your travel date.

Monthly average prices

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If you are trying to decide when to travel from Tampa to Miami by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for April. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just £33 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Tampa to Miami in November, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to £42 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.

Prices as travel date approaches

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If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 10 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Miami from Tampa will be about £9.03 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.

Which train should you take from Tampa to Miami?

2 train services operate from Tampa to Miami. However, each train line only offers one daily trip.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak111h 19m£55.55
Amtrak Silver Service15h 26m£32.94
  • Amtrak

    Amtrak

    Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey. On average, there are 1 Amtrak trains from Tampa to Miami every day, as well as 2 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from £47.

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  • Amtrak Silver Service

    Amtrak Silver Service

    The Silver Service is an Amtrak train line that runs from New York City to Miami, connecting the largest cities in the Mid-Atlantic region with key destinations in the South and many places across the Sunshine State. Two trains, the Silver Meteor and Silver Star, collectively comprise the Silver Service. The trains come equipped with a variety of sleeper cars that travelers taking an overnight train can choose from, as well as a variety of amenities like free WiFi, power outlets, and a café car. One-way train tickets for the Silver Service from Tampa to Miami start from £31 and the average train journey lasts about 5 hours and 26 minutes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Tampa to Miami during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

Can you take a train all the way from Tampa to Miami?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Tampa to Miami. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

How long is the train journey from Tampa to Miami?

The distance between Tampa and Miami is approximately 206 miles, or 331 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 5 hours and 45 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 5 hours and 26 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

When are trains the most crowded?

Saturday tends to be the busiest day of the week with travelers taking trains from Tampa to Miami. Ticket price also tend to be more expensive on Saturday than other days. If you are hoping to have more room on the train and even save some change check out travel options on Friday instead, as less people travel then and deals are more likely to be found.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Tampa at 07:00 and arrives in Miami around 5 hours later.

Is there a direct train from Tampa to Miami?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Miami with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Miami to Tampa.

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.

Miami

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With its sprawling beaches, beaming sunshine and thriving nightlife, Miami is one of the most popular vacation destinations in the United States, if not the world. Boasting an incredible 35-mile stretch of beachfront and warm ocean water, Miami is the perfect place to relax and recharge under the sun. And recharge you must, as it is at night when the city really comes to life. Famous for its vibrant bars and nightclubs, Miami will help you dance all your troubles away.

If you are a foodie, you will be delighted to know that Miami is the city with the highest number of restaurants per capita in the U.S., giving you the unique opportunity to treat your tastebuds to fine cuisine from all over the world, including Cuba, Colombia, Russia and Ethiopia. And if you’re a brew connoisseur, keep in mind that Miami has some of the highest-rated beer in the country.

While you’re in Miami, make your way to the Wynwood district and check out the world-famous Wynwood Walls – a growing outdoor art exhibit featuring large-scale works by some of the best-known street artists from around the globe. After that, head over to the Miami Design District for a well-deserved shopping spree.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Tampa?

Union Station - 601 N Nebraska Ave  - TPAAMT-0

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Union Station - 601 N Nebraska Ave  - TPAAMT-1

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Departure stations

Opened in 1912, the Tampa Union Station is a historic train station that currently serves the Amtrak Silver Star train line, which runs from Miami to New York. The beautiful red brick station house features large windows and soaring ceilings. Located in the Channel District of Tampa, Union Station is close to several rental car agencies and has on-site and nearby parking available. Amtrak Thruway bus service stops at Union Station, and Greyhound bus service runs through a bus terminal only .5 miles away on Polk St.

All train stations in Tampa:

  • Union Station - 601 N Nebraska Ave

  • Travel Plaza - 6050 Plaza Dr.

  • 5600 Fruitville Rd

  • St. Petersburg, Florida

  • Pilot Travel Center

Where is the train station in Miami?

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Arrival stations

The Amtrak Station at 8303 NW 37th Ave in Miami opened in 1978 as the southern destination of Amtrak's Silver Service trains. Parking is available at the station, and at the large waiting area inside, you'll find vending machines, restrooms, and on-site Amtrak customer service staff. The train station is located in the Hialeah area of Miami, just a few blocks from the Tri-Rail and Metrorail Transfer Station, making it easy to connect with public transit lines to other areas of sunny Miami.

Train stations in Miami:

  • 8303 NW 37th Ave

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