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Miami, FL to Tampa, FL by train

The journey from Miami, FL to Tampa, FL by train is 205.24 mi and takes 5 hr 26 min. There are 1 connections per day, with the first departure at 11:40 AM and the last at 11:40 AM. It is possible to travel from Miami, FL to Tampa, FL by train for as little as $40.71 or as much as $55.42. The best price for this journey is $40.71.

Lowest Price$40.71
Journey Duration5 hr 26 min
Connection per Day1
Lowest Price$40.71
Highest Price$55.42
First Departure11:40 AM
Last Departure11:40 AM
Distance205.24 mi
DepartureMiami, FL
ArrivalTampa, FL
CarriersAmtrak

Miami, FL to Tampa, FL Train Times

Departure date
Thursday, Feb 29, 2024

The train from Miami, FL, to Tampa, FL

The train journey from Miami, FL to Tampa, FL, takes on average 5 hr 26 min. Around 1 trains depart daily between Miami and Tampa, the average price is $49.76 and the lowest ticket pricing starts at around $40.71.

Amtrak, the largest passenger railroad service in the U.S., operates the train from Orlando to Tampa. The two cities are connected by the Silver Service line, composed of the Silver Meteor and Silver Star trains.

The Silver Service is a long-distance Amtrak service connecting New York and Miami, serving many smaller cities. On the train journey from Miami to Tampa, you can book a unit in a Viewliner sleeper car. There is a choice between a small but practical Roomete and a more comfortable Bedroom. As for the food options, there is a dining car, a cafe, and a room service for the sleeper passengers.

If you opt for the sleeping car, keep in mind that you need to book the entire unit, whether alone or with someone. Also, the coach has comfortable reclining seats to get some shut-eye, so give it a chance.

You will start your journey in Miami at the Miami Amtrak Station (8303 NW 37th Ave). It offers travelers a large and convenient waiting area with vending machines, restrooms, on-site customer service staff, and secure parking facilities. For easy access to other parts of this vibrant city, there's also a Tri-Rail Metrorail Transfer Station conveniently located blocks away from 8303 NW 37th Ave!

In Tampa, you will end your journey on the only Amtrak station in town, Union Station, located at 601 N Nebraska Ave, in the Channel district. The station is simple, conveniently close to several car rental agencies, and has a parking lot. The Amtrak Thruway Bus serves the station, and the Greyhound buses serve the bus terminal five miles away. 

 Cuban and Spanish cultures strongly influenced this Mexican Gulf harbor city, especially its cuisine. If you are wondering what to do in Tampa, you can start with one of many fusion restaurants in the Riverwalk area or visit one of several aquariums and Zoos. While it is a city of post-modern skyscrapers, Spanish and Cuban architecture is present in historic landmarks like the Tampa Theatre.

So if you plan to travel from Miami to Tampa by train, let us help you plan it. We check thousands of rail, bus, and flight destinations to help you find the best price. Check out our handy price calendar below, where you can see the best prices across all modes of transport between Miami and Tampa.

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Cheap train tickets from Miami, FL to Tampa, FL
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Miami, FL to Tampa, FL.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Miami, FL to Tampa, FL, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Miami, FL to Tampa, FL.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Price as departure date approaches

Train companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $40.71 to $53.77 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 24% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Miami, FL to Tampa, FL

The cheapest Miami, FL - Tampa, FL train tickets can be found for as low as $47.92 if you’re lucky, or $53.60 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $79.47.

Find the best day to travel to Tampa, FL by train

When travelling to Tampa, FL by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

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Miami, FL to Tampa, FL CO2 Emissions by Train

Ecology
Train
23.12kg
Bus
24.77kg
Flight
66.06kg
Car
52.85kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Miami, FL to Tampa, FL by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Miami, FL and Tampa, FL are 23.12kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Miami, FL and Tampa, FL? By taking the train between Miami, FL and Tampa, FL you will save 42.94kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 1.65kg compared to a bus and 29.73kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Miami, FL to Tampa, FL?
A train ticket from Miami, FL to Tampa, FL is $49.76. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $40.71.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Miami, FL to Tampa, FL?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Miami, FL to Tampa, FL is $40.71. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Miami, FL and Tampa, FL by train?
Miami, FL to Tampa, FL is 205.24 mi.
How long does the train between Miami, FL and Tampa, FL take?
Miami, FL to Tampa, FL is on average 5 hr 26 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 5 hr 26 min.
How many train connections per day go from Miami, FL to Tampa, FL?
Miami, FL to Tampa, FL has 1 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Miami, FL to Tampa, FL leave?
The earliest train from Miami, FL to Tampa, FL departs at 11:40 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Miami, FL to Tampa, FL depart?
The latest train from Miami, FL to Tampa, FL departs at 11:40 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Miami, FL to Tampa, FL in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $40.71 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
From which stations can I leave from Miami, FL to Tampa, FL?
There are 3 station(s) that you can depart from Miami, FL to go to Tampa, FL. You can go from Miami Holiday Inn Port of Miami-Downtown, Miami International Airport and Miami Beach Collins Av & 43 St and you can arrive at Union Station.
How many direct connections depart from Miami, FL to Tampa, FL?
There are on average 1 direct connection(s) from Miami, FL to go to Tampa, FL.
What's the fastest journey time between Miami, FL to Tampa, FL by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Miami, FL and Tampa, FL is 5 hr 26 min.
Is there a direct train from Miami, FL to Tampa, FL?
Yes, there is a direct train between Miami, FL and Tampa, FL.
What are the CO2 emissions for Miami, FL to Tampa, FL by train?
The train journey from Miami, FL to Tampa, FL creates 23.12kg of CO2 emissions.

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