Orlando to Tampa - Compare Coaches, Trains and Flights

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Travel from Orlando to Tampa

There are a variety of ways to get from Orlando to Tampa other than having to drive there yourself. Primary methods of travel include riding a coach, taking a train or flying. Deciding between these options will depend on what you value most between price, speed and comfort. Here is what you need to know:

Fastest time

2h 3m

Cheapest ticket

£9

Daily trips

1

Traveling by Amtrak train is the most comfortable way to get from Orlando to Tampa. Fares start at about £9, with 1 train departing each day.

This route is operated by Amtrak Silver Service, and has great amenities like free Wi-Fi, power outlets, a café car and on-board bathroom.

Fastest time

1h 5m

Cheapest ticket

£1

Daily trips

14

With ticket prices as low as £1, and trips departing consistently throughout the day, traveling by coach between Orlando and Tampa is an easy, budget-friendly option.

The coach carriers servicing this route — Greyhound, Megacoach, RedCoach and PandaNY coach — offer amenities like free Wi-Fi, power outlets and on-board bathrooms.

Fastest time

3h 14m

Cheapest ticket

£82

Daily trips

22

With a typical travel time of about 6 hours, taking a plane is definitely the slowest way to get from Orlando to Tampa. This is because there are no nonstop flights.

Orlando International Airport also suggests arriving 2 hours prior to your scheduled flight. With MCO located 11 miles southeast of downtown Orlando, you’ll need to build even more travel time into your schedule.

Fastest time

2h 3m

Cheapest ticket

£9

Daily trips

1

Traveling by Amtrak train is the most comfortable way to get from Orlando to Tampa. Fares start at about £9, with 1 train departing each day.

This route is operated by Amtrak Silver Service, and has great amenities like free Wi-Fi, power outlets, a café car and on-board bathroom.

What is the best way to get from Orlando to Tampa?

Of the 3 different ways you can travel from Orlando to Tampa, we recommend taking a coach. Coach rides offer the most convenience and flexibility at a great price, with tickets starting as low as £1.

What is the fastest way to get from Orlando to Tampa?

Taking a coach is the fastest way to get to Tampa from Orlando. Direct coaches have an average travel time of just under 2 hours. To compare, the average train on this route takes just over 2 hours. The fastest plane trip takes more than 3 hours because there are no direct flights, meaning you’ll have a layover en route.

What is the cheapest way to get from Orlando to Tampa?

coaches and trains are both very cheap options for traveling between Orlando to Tampa. coach tickets average about £11, while Amtrak tickets average just £10. Flights are the most high-priced option, with tickets starting at £82.

How far is it from Orlando to Tampa?

The distance between the two cities is about 77 miles, or 124 kilometers. Getting to Tampa from Orlando can take anywhere from 2 hours to 6 hours, depending on the mode of transportation.

Which coach should you take from Orlando to Tampa?

RedCoach is the cheapest, fastest coach option for this route, and offers 12 trips per day.

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