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Kissimmee - Tampa Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 3 intercity buses per day from Kissimmee to Tampa. Traveling by bus from Kissimmee to Tampa usually takes around 2 hours and 24 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus US bus can make the trip in just one hour and 25 minutes.

Distance68 mi (110 km)
Shortest duration1h 25m
Cheapest price$8.99
Trips per day2
Most frequent serviceFlixBus US
Bus lines2

How much is a bus ticket from Kissimmee to Tampa?

Typically $11.67 is the average price you should expect to pay for a bus ticket to Tampa. This one of the best deals on bus tickets we have seen recently on Wanderu, we recommend booking your travel as prices tend to go up quickly. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Average prices by travel date

$30$20$10JunJul

Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from Kissimmee to Tampa is expected to range from $11 to $17. If you are looking to travel to Tampa within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from $13. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are $11 and can be found on July 15, 2022.

Monthly average prices

$25$20$15$10$5ASONDJFMAMJJ

The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in April. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just $10 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Kissimmee to Tampa in July, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to $13 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.

Prices as travel date approaches

$25$20$15$10$53020100

Most bus companies charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your bus tickets as early as possible. The best way to find cheap bus tickets is to book at least 28 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save $3.09 on your bus ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

What bus companies travel from Kissimmee to Tampa?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Kissimmee to Tampa that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, FlixBus US usually offers more choice, with 2 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus US21h 44m$12.18
Greyhound13h 48m$16.00
  • FlixBus US

    FlixBus US

    FlixBus US is the American branch of German bus company FlixBus, known for providing sustainable, affordable, and modern bus travel. The company offers cheap bus tickets to popular urban destinations throughout the United States. FlixBus US buses include many amenities, including comfortable seats, free WiFi, power outlets at every seat, and an online portal for free entertainment. On average, FlixBus US operates 2 trips per day from Kissimmee to Tampa, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

  • Greyhound

    Greyhound

    Greyhound is the largest nationwide bus carrier in the United States, offering cheap, safe and reliable service across the country. Greyhound has become a household name, serving over 16 million passengers per year with daily trips to over 2,400 destinations. Greyhound performs about 1 bus trips from Kissimmee to Tampa every day, with the average journey taking around 3 hours and 48 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Tampa usually start from $12.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Kissimmee to Tampa during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus 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, bus 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.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the bus or in stations.

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.

How long is the bus ride from Kissimmee to Tampa?

The bus takes an average of 2 hours and 24 minutes to cover the 68 miles from Kissimmee to Tampa. However, the fastest bus only takes an hour and 25 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. 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.

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

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to Tampa at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, 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.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Kissimmee?

The first bus leaves at 4:00am and the last bus leaves at 12:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Kissimmee to Tampa, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus departures serve Tampa each day?

There are 3 scheduled buses that travel from Kissimmee to Tampa every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 2 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Kissimmee to Tampa; ticket prices start at $11.00.

City Information

Kissimmee

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A small town in central Florida, Kissimmee is a popular destination for fans of amusement parks and other landmarks. The city is very close to many different amusement parks, including the world-famous Walt Disney World Resort, which is why Kissimmee is a popular place to stay for park-goers. Other surrounding amusement parks to check out include the Universal Orlando Resort and the SeaWorld Parks & Resorts. If amusement parks are not your thing, you could also check out the local Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition, which showcases artifacts related to the ill-fated ship. And don't miss the Bok Tower Gardens, which offers an amazing green space for picnics.

If you wish to try the best dishes in town, try Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak House, which offers some of the best authentically American steaks in town, coupled with fine wine. Another great choice is Jaleo, run by the award-winning chef José Andrés.

The principal train station in Kissimmee is the Grand Central Station, which serves Amtrak Silver Service trains. The main bus station is located at 1979 E Osceola Pkwy. Both bus and train service connect Kissimmee to cities including Orlando, Miami, Atlanta, and more.

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.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Kissimmee?

Main departure station: Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Parking

Buses to Tampa leave from 3 stations in Kissimmee.

All bus stations in Kissimmee:

  • Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Parking

  • 1979 E Osceola Pkwy

  • 1395 E Osceola Pkwy

Where does the bus arrive in Tampa?

Main arrival station: 1401 North Marion St

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Tampa.

All bus stations in Tampa:

  • 1401 North Marion St

  • Bus Terminal - 610 E Polk St

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