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Tampa - Port Saint Lucie Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 3 intercity buses per day from Tampa to Port Saint Lucie. Traveling by bus from Tampa to Port Saint Lucie usually takes around 7 hours and 36 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus US bus can make the trip in 4 hours and 40 minutes.

Distance137 mi (220 km)
Shortest duration4h 40m
Cheapest price$33.99
Trips per day1
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
Bus lines2

How much is a bus ticket from Tampa to Port Saint Lucie?

Bus tickets for a trip from Tampa to Port Saint Lucie cost $38.98 on average. Opting to take a bus is a wallet-friendly way to make this trip. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price.

Monthly average prices

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Taking the bus from Tampa to Port Saint Lucie is usually cheapest in October, when the average ticket price is only $36. If you're planning to take the bus from Tampa to Port Saint Lucie during November, keep in mind that bus ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of $48. However, booking your trip in advance can help you score a ticket at a better price.

What bus companies travel from Tampa to Port Saint Lucie?

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

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus US25h 43m$57.73
Greyhound27h 50m$53.88
  • 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 Tampa to Port Saint Lucie, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

  • 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 2 bus trips from Tampa to Port Saint Lucie every day, with the average journey taking around 7 hours and 50 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Port Saint Lucie usually start from $36.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 7 hours and 36 minutes to cover the 137 miles from Tampa to Port Saint Lucie. However, the fastest bus only takes 4 hours and 40 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. 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.

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to Port Saint Lucie 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, Friday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Friday ticket is the way to go.

The first bus leaves at 7:00am and the last bus leaves at 5:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Tampa to Port Saint Lucie, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 3 scheduled buses that travel from Tampa to Port Saint Lucie every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. However, only one of these is a direct bus. With direct service, you do not have to transfer onto a different bus at any point during your trip. Direct buses also tend to be significantly faster, which is worth bearing in mind as you compare the available options.

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.

Port Saint Lucie

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Map out a Florida vacation and it will most probably lead you to Port Saint Lucie. Situated on the Atlantic Ocean coastline of southern Florida, the city includes long ribbons of pristine sand beaches that are an ideal escape from it all.

Head inland, and you'll find a heart ringed by stunning waterways and roughly 20,000 acres of a nature reserve that are just waiting to be discovered. There are various opportunities to try your luck on a fishing adventure, strike out with a rucksack on a day's hike, or ride horses at full gallop in the shallows. Should you prefer, there's also ample opportunity to take to the saddle of a mountain bike to raise the heart rate or enjoy a sedate round of golf at PGA-level facilities.

Neatly positioned between Miami to the south and Orlando to the north, Port Saint Lucie makes for a great way to break up a journey. Buses make frequent arrivals at Port Saint Lucie Service Plaza at Florida Turnpike Mile 144, just two miles from the city center, as well as at 2031 SW Gatlin Blvd and La Bonita.

The ride to Orlando or Miami will take around 3.5 hours, while if you choose, it's possible to head as far afield as Philadelphia, too.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Tampa?

Main departure station: Tampa Bus Station

Located on Polk Street, the Greyhound Bus Terminal is Tampa’s main terminal for intercity bus service to cities such as Orlando, Miami, and Atlanta. Travelers on Greyhound will find ample parking in the surrounding area and a comfortable waiting room with restrooms and a small café inside. Conveniently located in the North Franklin St Historic District in downtown Tampa, the bus terminal is within a short walk of several dining options and connections to local public transit to travel within Tampa.

All bus stations in Tampa:

  • Tampa Bus Station

  • USF - Theatre Ctr - 3801 USF Holly Drive

Where does the bus arrive in Port Saint Lucie?

Main arrival station: Prt St Lucie (Park & Ride)

All buses from Tampa arrive at one main station in Port Saint Lucie.

All bus stations in Port Saint Lucie:

  • Prt St Lucie (Park & Ride)

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