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Naples - Tampa Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 3 intercity buses per day from Naples to Tampa. Traveling by bus from Naples to Tampa usually takes around 3 hours and 20 minutes, but the fastest RedCoach Business bus can make the trip in 3 hours,

Distance131 mi (212 km)
Shortest duration3h 0m
Cheapest price$10.99
Trips per day2
Most frequent serviceFlixBus US
Bus lines3

How much is a bus ticket from Naples to Tampa?

Typically $18.99 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.

Monthly average prices

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The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in September. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just $17 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Naples to Tampa in January, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to $43 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

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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 10 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save $12.27 on your bus ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

What bus companies travel from Naples to Tampa?

There are 3 bus lines from Naples to Tampa available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. FlixBus US offers the most choice in regards to departure times, with a couple of different times on its daily bus schedule.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus US23h 45m$13.67
RedCoach Business13h 0m$40.39
RedCoach Economy13h 0m$31.03
  • 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 Naples to Tampa, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

  • RedCoach Business

    RedCoach Business

    Red Coach is an American bus company headquartered in Orlando, FL and one of the most prominent ground travel providers in the United States. Red Coach buses are some of the best in the industry, featuring large reclining seats, extra legroom, flat screen TVs, as well as free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. Red Coach Business service features 18 inch wide seats, foot rests and 2 checked bags. For journeys from Naples to Tampa, Red Coach’s schedule offers 1 bus trips every day with prices starting from $21.
  • RedCoach Economy

    RedCoach Economy

    Red Coach is an American bus company headquartered in Orlando, FL and one of the most prominent ground travel providers in the United States. Red Coach buses are some of the best in the industry, featuring large reclining seats, extra legroom, flat screen TVs, as well as free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. For journeys from Naples to Tampa, Red Coach’s schedule offers 1 bus trips every day with prices starting from $25.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Naples 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 Naples to Tampa?

The bus takes an average of 3 hours and 20 minutes to cover the 131 miles from Naples to Tampa. However, the fastest bus only takes 3 hours. 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?

Because many passengers travel from Naples to Tampa at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, 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 Naples?

The first bus leaves at 11:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00am. To see the times for all buses from Naples to Tampa, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 3 scheduled buses that travel from Naples 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.

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.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Naples?

Main departure station: 8875 Davis Blvd

Naples has two bus stations with service to Tampa.

All bus stations in Naples:

  • 8875 Davis Blvd

  • 6565 Dudley Drive

Where does the bus arrive in Tampa?

Main arrival station: USF - Theatre Ctr - 3801 USF Holly Drive

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

All bus stations in Tampa:

  • USF - Theatre Ctr - 3801 USF Holly Drive

  • 1401 North Marion St

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