Tampa Airport Ground Transportation

If you’re looking for Tampa airport ground transport, please review below.  

The Airport is located at 4100 George J Bean Pkwy Tampa, FL 33607. 

If you are looking on driving to the airport, we suggest you use Google maps to get turn by turn directions.  Alliteratively you can use the Airports Directions to TPA info.  You can also learn a lot about the Airport on Wikipedia
Tampa International Airport is an international airport six miles west of Downtown Tampa, in Hillsborough County, Florida, United States. The airport is publicly owned by Hillsborough County Aviation Authority

There a several ground transport options at TPA International, we list them here below and dive into each option in depth for you.  Luckily the Airport offers many options to get to surrounding destinations.  Please note: Due to construction, all ground transportation is now available on the west end of baggage claim only

We cover the following ground transportation services offer at TPA

  • Taxis
  • Shared Ride Shuttle Vans
  • Rental Cars
  • Public Transportation
  • Charter Bus Companies

Tampa Airport Taxis

There are 2 major providers of taxicab service at TPA, Yellow cab and United cab.  Both which have to offer a flat rate of $28 one-way to downtown and the cruise terminal.

The fares are $2.50 plus $2.40 per mile and since the airport website does not provide estimated rates, we have gone ahead and listed some of the popular destinations and what the fare could be (remember this is just an estimate)

Shared Ride Shuttle Vans

The major carrier for airport shuttle service is Super Shuttle TPA.  You can find out more about group rates and discount codes on their website or read about reviews. If you click here you can get coupons and find their phone number.  For advanced reservations, you can use our site or if you’d like to get a ride at the airport, you can walk up to their ticket counter, located in Baggage Claim.

Unfortunately the popular Sarasota Tampa Express Shuttle has closed down – their $40 rate per person to/from TPA was a great deal, however, the company closed its doors in 2016.

Fares listed below are sourced from Tampa’s Official website, and they nor do we make any guarantee they are accurate.  If you wish to get a price quote, use our search form above.

Popular Routes (Tampa airport shuttle to) Est. Fare
Sarasota 55
Clearwater beach $25
Bradenton $67
Siesta key $112
Orlando Downtown no shared ride available
Anna maria island $82
Sun city center $40
Largo $25
Spring hill $76
New port richey $35
Carnival cruise port $14
Treasure island $27
Madeira beach $27
Orlando airport no shared ride available
Lakeland $87
Venice FL no shared ride available
Indian rocks beach $27
Embassy suites downtown tampa airport shuttle $14
Additional Destinations Sorted by County
Hillsborough County Fare
Apollo Beach $39
Brandon/Valrico $34
Dover $39
Gibsonton $34
Lutz $31-34
Plant City $49
Riverview $39
Ruskin $39
Seffner $39
Pinellas County Fare
Clearwater $27
Dunedin $27
Oldsmar $27
Palm Harbor $27
Safety Harbor $27
St. Petersburg $27
Tarpon Springs $27-$28
All Beach Communities $28
Pasco/Hernando Counties Fare
Brooksville $84-90
Holiday $34
Hudson $40
Land O’Lakes $42
Wesley Chapel $49
Zephyrhills $59

A simple guide to tipping shuttle drivers >click here

Rental Cars

Below is a list of the top 17 rental car companies available at Tampa Airport.  Free airport shuttles take passengers to and from the off-airport rental car companies and they can be found at either the Red or Blue Baggage claim area.  

Rental Car Company Phone number
Alamo (813) 396-4140
Avis (800) 831-2847
Budget (800) 527-0700
(813) 396-3126
Dollar Car Rental (800) 800-4000
(813) 396-3640
Enterprise (813) 396-4000
Hertz (813) 874-3232
National Car Rental (888) 826-6890
Thrifty Car Rental (800) 847-4389
Ace Rent A Car (813) 636-8999
Executive (813) 344-4359
Fox Rent-A-Car (855) 849-4215
Payless (813) 289-6554
Sixt (813) 666-8606
Zipcar (866) 494-7227
Advantage (800) 777-5500
E-Z Rent A Car (800) 277-5171
Carl’s Van Rentals (800) 565-5211
SliverCar (850) 466-4665

Public Transportation and Bus Companies

Public bus service including HART, PSTA are located at the Rental Car Center.

Greyhound is also available by taxi or SuperShuttle, as the bus terminal is located in downtown Tampa at 610 Polk St.

Chartered Bus Companies

We recommend using PrivateCar to get multiple quotes from top Limo and Bus Companies or go direct to GoGo Charters to find a good charter bus service.  You’ll be able to pick up the charter bus at the Red 1 and Blue 2 designated areas in ground transportation centers.  Drop-offs will be on the departure level, however.

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