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Tampa Airport

General information

Tampa Airport is an airport in the western part of Florida, close to the cities of Tampa and St. Petersburg (Saint Pete). Tampa Airport, just like Orlando Airport and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood Airport, is widely used by low-cost carriers. British Airways, Lufthansa and Edelweiss Air offer direct flights from Europe to Tampa.

Florida has four major international airports, namely Orlando Airport, Miami Airport, Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood Airport and Tampa Airport.


Where is Tampa Airport situated?

Tampa International Airport is located in the west of Tampa. By road, you can reach the airport via the George J Bean Parkway.

How many terminals does Tampa Airport have?

The airport has a central ‘landside’ terminal and four ‘airside’ terminals. The terminals where the boarding gates are located are named Airside A, Airside C, Airside E and Airside F and are all connected to the central ‘landside’ terminal by means of automated people movers. The check-in desks can be found in the Main Terminal, security check takes place in the ‘airside’ terminals.

Car hire is very popular in Florida, it’s the most economical to rent a car at Tampa Airport online and early in advance.

Airport Map

Nearby airports

A good alternative for flying to or from Tampa Airport are the following airports, sorted by distance from the airport. You can also take a look at the complete list of airports in United States.

Airport Distance
Orlando Airport 130km



The distance from Tampa Airport to the centre of Tampa is 13 kilometres. By car, it takes 30 minutes to get to the centre of Tampa.

From TPA Airport to Tampa City centre by Car
13 km
30 min

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Tampa Airport by public transport. Visit the Tampa Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Tampa Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Tampa is about $ 29.-. Book your taxi at Tampa Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From TPA Airport to Tampa City centre by Taxi
13 km
30 min
$ 29.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Tampa Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Alamo (Enterprise Holdings), Avis, Budget, Dollar (The Hertz Corporation), Enterprise, Hertz, National (Enterprise Holdings), Thrifty (The Hertz Corporation), Sixt and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.

Airport parking

Tampa Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

Book your parking space

At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Tampa Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Tampa Airport.



Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at Tampa Airport.

Flight tickets

Looking for a cheap flight? Use our flight search engine to find and book cheap flights from and to the airport.

Which airlines fly from and to Tampa Airport?

We offer you a list of airlines at Tampa Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:

  • Southwest Airlines
  • Spirit Airlines
  • Frontier Airlines
  • JetBlue
  • Delta Air Lines


Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Tampa Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Tampa Airport Marriott, Tampa

This hotel is located inside the Tampa International Airport and 4.8 km from the International Plaza Mall. An outdoor pool and spacious accommodation is offered. Modern furnishings decorate each noise-proof room of Tampa Airport Marriott.


Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay, Tampa

This Tampa hotel is 1 mile from the Tampa International Airport and 8 miles from the Amalie Arena. Two outdoor pools, 3 restaurants, and 24-hour fitness centre are available to guests throughout their stay.


La Quinta Inn by Wyndham Tampa Bay Airport, Tampa

Located opposite the Tampa International Airport, this Tampa hotel offers a free airport transport service. Guests will also enjoy a daily continental breakfast, an outdoor pool, and free WiFi.

Hotels in Tampa

Looking for the best hotels in Tampa? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa Downtown Convention Center, Tampa

Connected by sky bridge to the Tampa Convention Center, this all-suite hotel is close to the beaches of St. Pete and Clearwater. A complimentary made-to-order breakfast and evening reception are provided. Amalie Arena is a 5 minutes' walk away.


The Barrymore Hotel Tampa Riverwalk, Tampa

This Central Tampa hotel Located next to the Straz Center for the Performing Arts and the Hillsborough River. Features include a full-service restaurant and bar as well as rooms include free WiFi.


Hyatt Place Tampa Downtown, Tampa

Situated in Tampa, 700 metres from Amalie Arena, Hyatt Place Tampa Downtown features accommodation with an outdoor swimming pool, private parking, a fitness centre and a shared lounge. With free WiFi, this 3-star hotel has a terrace and a restaurant.

Things to do

It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Tampa Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!


Tampa: The Florida Aquarium Skip-the-Line Entrance

Explore a diverse range of aquatic exhibits featuring marine life from all around the world at The Florida Aquarium. Enjoy entry for the full day.


St. Petersburg: Sunset Cruise with Sunshine Skyway Bridge

Set sail from St. Petersburg on a sunset cruise through Tampa Bay. Pass under the stunning Sunshine Skyway Bridge and keep an eye out for playful dolphins as you watch a beautiful sunset.

Tour & transport

Tampa: Guided Tour of Tampa in Deluxe Street Golf Cart

You & your Tour Guide will Cruise through the Streets of Tampa on a Deluxe Street Legal Golf Cart. Enjoy some Laughs while Exploring Tampa's Absolute Best Places to Go, Things to Do, Know, & See.


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