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Newark-Tampa Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Newark to Tampa?

Lowest Price$124.00
Fastest Train23h 52m
Trains Per Day1
Train Lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Newark to Tampa right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Can you take a train all the way from Newark to Tampa?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Newark to Tampa. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

What is the price of a train ticket from Newark to Tampa?

In the last month, $135.91 was the average price of a train ticket from Newark, NJ to Tampa, FL. Tickets are generally somewhat expensive for this particular train route, which is to be expected given the long distance. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 16 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $65.87 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Newark to Tampa?

The distance between Newark and Tampa is approximately 1001 miles, or 1610 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 24 hours and 38 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 23 hours and 52 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Newark to Tampa are the most crowded on Sunday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Thursday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Newark at 9:00am and arrives in Tampa around 23 hours later.

Is there a direct train from Newark to Tampa?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Tampa with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Tampa to Newark. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Newark to Tampa for $123.00.

Which train should you take from Newark to Tampa?

2 train services operate from Newark, New Jersey to Tampa, Florida. However, each train line only offers one daily trip.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak11d 0h 23m$154.15
Amtrak Silver Service11d 1h 5m$134.91

Where is the train station in Newark?

There are two stations in Newark where you can board the train to Tampa:

  • Penn Station
  • Newark Intl Airport

Where is the train station in Tampa?

Tampa has one train station:

  • Union Station - 601 N Nebraska Ave

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train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Newark, NJ to Tampa, FL
Based on 1 ratings and reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Users that traveled with Amtrak Silver Service report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
September 20, 2019Visiting family
Joseph one of the rep that worked on the 91 train. He made the trip enjoyable ans he interacted with everyone on the train. He definitely left a lasting impression.
The leg room on the seats could be better.
Bring your own food. Its a little expensive to buy on the train.

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