Local transport


There is no direct train to the airport. For more information about train travel from the Tampa trainstation, please visit the American Railways website.

Car and bus

The airport is located about 11 kilometers west of Tampa. It is directly on Highway 60, east of the Courtney Cambell Causeway and south of the Veterans Expressway. You can drive west via Spruce Street or Columbus Drive. The entrance to the airport is west of Westshore Boulevard. From Highway I-275 take exit 39. The airport is clearly indicated on the road signs.
The local bus HARTline (tel: +1(0)813 254 4278) bus stop is located at the (red) baggage department. Bus 30 goes to Tampa. The Sarasota-Tampa Express (tel. +1(0)800 326 2800) is one of the shuttle bus services going to and from the airport. Another possibility is to share a SuperShuttle with several people (tel. +1(0)800 282 6817). For more information about airport transport, please contact (tel. +1(0)813 870 8718).

Car rental Tampa Airport

The airport has several car rental agencies: Avis, Budget, Dollar, Hertz and Thrifty. You can also book a rental car in advance at EasyTerra, this website compares prices of several car rental agencies.


Taxicabs are parked in front of the exit. The minimum taxi fare to Tampa is USD 15.00. You can book a taxi with Yellow Cab (tel. +1(0)253 0121) or United Cab (tel: +1(0)253 2424).

Parking at the airport

Next to the terminal is the short term parking garage. Here you can't park more than four hours (the first hour is free, after that it is USD 1.00 per 20 minutes). Long term parking is a little further away from the terminal. The shuttle train or gangway connect the long term parking area to the terminal (one day of parking costs up to USD 15.00).

There is also a cheap long term parking option. A free shuttle service goes to this distant car park (one day costs up to USD 9.00) There is also a Valet parking service. For people who are picking up other people, there is the Cell Phone Waiting Lot, a free parking area with free Wi-Fi and flight information boards. For more information about parking please contact (tel. +1(0)813 870 8790). It is not possible to book parking spaces in advance.