Ground Transportation

There are variety of ground transportation options between Tampa International Airport and surrounding destinations. Choose from various companies under public transportation, bus service, rental cars, shared ride and taxis.

Rental Cars

On Airport Rental Car Companies are located across the walkway in the Red Baggage Claim Area and across the walkway in the Blue Baggage Claim Area. Off Airport Rental Car Companies that have courtesy vehicle service can be picked up from the Commercial Ground Transportation Quadrants located in all four corners of the Baggage Claim Level.

On Airport Rental Cars
Alamo (888) 826-6893
(813) 396-4140
[avis logo] (800) 831-2847
(813) 396-3500
[budget logo] (800) 527-0700
(813) 396-3126
[dollar logo] (800) 800-4000
(813) 396-3640
[enterprise logo] (800) 736-8222
(813) 396-4000
[hertz logo] (800) 654-3131
(813) 874-3232
national car rental (888) 826-6890
(813) 396-4140
[thrifty logo] (800) 847-4389
(813) 348-0607
Off Airport Rental Car
Advantage (813) 288-0475
Carl's Van Rentals (813) 288-0475
E-Z Rent A Car (800) 277-5171
(813) 287-9787
FOX Rent-A-Car (855) 849-4215
Payless (813) 289-6554
U Save Auto Rental of Florida (813) 287-1872

Taxis

Taxi cab service is provided from the Commercial Ground Transportation Quadrants located in all four corners of the Baggage Claim Level.

The airport is served by Yellow Cab and United Cab. Both companies charge the same fares: $2 plus $2.25 per mile. The minimum fee from the airport is $15. Once the meter exceeds the $15, the minimum no longer applies.

There is a maximum flat rate fee of $25 to Downtown Tampa and the cruise port.

Taxi Companies

Listed below are the approximate distances from Tampa International Airport. Minimum fare from airport $15. Flat rate to downtown Tampa, $25. All other areas served on meter rates. Contact one of the taxi companies listed above for a fare quote.

Tampa - Downtown 9 miles
Tampa - Cruise Port 9.5 miles
New Tampa 29 miles
Busch Gardens 16 miles
USF 19 miles
Westchase 14 miles
St. Petersburg 20 miles
St. Pete Beach 27 miles
Clearwater 20 miles
Clearwater Beach 20 - 25 miles
Brandon 25 miles
Sarasota/Bradenton - Downtown 45 - 65 miles
Saddlebrook 31 miles
Sun City Center 25 miles
Tarpon Springs 26 miles
Disney World 76 miles
Orlando International Airport 92 miles
Orlando 85 miles

Bus Services / Public Transportation

Hillsborough Area Regional Transit -- (813) 254-4278
HART Regional Transit is located at the East end of the Red Baggage Claim Curbside by Belt #15. The route map and schedule is located at the bus stop.

Greyhound --- (800) 231-2222
The Greyhound bus terminal is located in Downtown Tampa on 610 Polk Street near the corner of Pierce Street. Take a taxi or limo to the station. Please contact Greyhound for schedules and destinations.

Charter
Passenger pickups are located in the bus spaces in the Ground Transportation Quadrants. Drop offs are made at the Departure Level crossover drives.

Airport Limos (Shared Passenger Van Service)

SuperShuttle - Serving Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco and Hernando Counties
(800) 282-6817 or (727) 572-1111

Service is provided from the Commercial Ground Transportation Quadrants located at all four corners of the Baggage Claim Level. Discounts for additional members of a group going to the same address and children. Rates include up to 3 pieces of luggage. See the representative in the kiosk for details.

Hillsborough County
Residential Service to:
- Apollo Beach
- Brandon/Valrico
- Dover
- Gibsonton
- Lutz
- Plant City
- Riverview
- Ruskin
- Seffner
- Sun City Center
- Tampa
 
$37
$32
$37
$32
$29-$32
$47
$37
$37
$37
$37
$12-$32
Pinellas County
Residential Service to:
- Clearwater
- Dunedin
- Largo
- Oldsmar
- Palm Harbor
- Safety Harbor
- St. Petersburg
- Tarpon Springs
- All Beach Communities
 
$25
$25
$25
$25
$25
$25
$25
$25-$26
$26
Pasco/Hernando Counties
Residential Service to:
- Brooksville
- Holiday
- Hudson
- New Port Richey
- Spring Hill
- Land O' Lakes
- Wesley Chapel
- Zephyrhills
 
$82-$88
$32
$38
$34
$62
$40
$47
$57
Hotels/Resorts
Direct Service to:
- Don Cesar
- Don Cesar Beach Club
- Vinoy
- Hilton Bayfront
- Tradewinds Island Grand
- Hampton Inn & Suites
- Sheraton Sand Key
- Marriott Sand Key
- Clearwater Beach Hilton
 
$25
$25
$25
$25
$25
$25
$25
$25
$25

The fares listed are not guaranteed. Please contact the service provider for exact fares.