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There is one daily bus from Tampa to Peoria. Traveling by bus from Tampa to Peoria usually takes around 32 hours and 45 minutes, but some buses might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.
|Distance||969 mi (1560 km)|
|Shortest duration||32h 45m|
|Most frequent service||Greyhound|
What bus companies travel from Tampa to Peoria?
There is one bus company that operates from Tampa to Peoria. Greyhound is the only company to provide bus transportation at the moment. It only operates one bus trip per day, which really narrows down the options.
|Bus||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Greyhound||1||1d 8h 45m||$164.00|
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 Tampa to Peoria every day, with the average journey taking around 32 hours and 45 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Peoria usually start from $164.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from Tampa to Peoria 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.
In addition, federal law requires all bus 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 bus.
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?
The bus usually takes around 32 hours and 45 minutes to cover the 969 miles (1560 kilometers) from Tampa, FL to Peoria, IL. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?
With many people traveling in the middle of the week, Wednesday is the busiest day of the week for bus travel. If you are planning to travel on a Wednesday, 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 Tampa?
There is usually only one bus per day from Tampa to Peoria. It leaves the station in Tampa at 2:00am each day. The time might vary for specific dates, so be sure to search on Wanderu for the most up-to-date information.
How many buses are there each day?
There is usually only one bus per day from Tampa to Peoria. However, it is not a direct bus, so you will have to get off your original vehicle to change buses during the trip.
Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Tampa to Peoria; ticket prices start at $268.00.
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.
Where does the bus leave from in Tampa?
Most buses depart from the main station in Tampa.
Where does the bus arrive in Peoria?
All buses from Tampa arrive at one main station in Peoria.
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