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Tampa is home to some of the most exciting sights, adventures, and of course, beaches. While there is no wrong time to visit the area, you want to go (ideally) when there are fewer tourists, and the weather is still favourable. September – December gives you exclusive access to Tampa because school is in session and hotels will offer lower prices to counteract vacancies. While it is technically “winter in the United States, Tampa boasts temperatures averaging 17 – 32 degrees Celsius. September does see rain, but October – December have minimal rain storms.


Tampa flight deals found on momondo

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Swoop
YHM
12:00 am
Toronto Hamilton airport
2h 49m
2:49 am
TPA
Tampa airport
Swoop
TPA
12:00 am
Tampa airport
2h 36m
2:36 am
YHM
Toronto Hamilton airport
248 CAD
Swoop
Swoop
YHM
12:00 am
Toronto Hamilton airport
2h 49m
2:49 am
TPA
Tampa airport
Swoop
TPA
12:00 am
Tampa airport
2h 36m
2:36 am
YHM
Toronto Hamilton airport
248 CAD
Swoop
Swoop
YHM
12:00 am
Toronto Hamilton airport
2h 49m
2:49 am
TPA
Tampa airport
Swoop
TPA
12:00 am
Tampa airport
2h 36m
2:36 am
YHM
Toronto Hamilton airport
253 CAD
Swoop
Swoop
YHM
12:00 am
Toronto Hamilton airport
2h 49m
2:49 am
TPA
Tampa airport
Swoop
TPA
12:00 am
Tampa airport
2h 36m
2:36 am
YHM
Toronto Hamilton airport
253 CAD
Delta
Delta
YOW
12:00 am
Ottawa airport
6h 13m
1 Stop
6:13 am
TPA
Tampa airport
Delta
TPA
12:00 am
Tampa airport
8h 04m
2 Stops
8:04 am
YOW
Ottawa airport
301 CAD
Delta
Delta
YOW
12:00 am
Ottawa airport
6h 46m
1 Stop
6:46 am
TPA
Tampa airport
Delta
TPA
12:00 am
Tampa airport
6h 34m
1 Stop
6:34 am
YOW
Ottawa airport
302 CAD
Swoop
Swoop
YHM
12:00 am
Toronto Hamilton airport
2h 49m
2:49 am
TPA
Tampa airport
Swoop
TPA
12:00 am
Tampa airport
2h 36m
2:36 am
YHM
Toronto Hamilton airport
248 CAD
Swoop
Swoop
YHM
12:00 am
Toronto Hamilton airport
2h 49m
2:49 am
TPA
Tampa airport
Swoop
TPA
12:00 am
Tampa airport
2h 36m
2:36 am
YHM
Toronto Hamilton airport
248 CAD
Swoop
Swoop
YHM
12:00 am
Toronto Hamilton airport
2h 49m
2:49 am
TPA
Tampa airport
Swoop
TPA
12:00 am
Tampa airport
2h 36m
2:36 am
YHM
Toronto Hamilton airport
253 CAD
Swoop
Swoop
YHM
12:00 am
Toronto Hamilton airport
2h 49m
2:49 am
TPA
Tampa airport
Swoop
TPA
12:00 am
Tampa airport
2h 36m
2:36 am
YHM
Toronto Hamilton airport
253 CAD
Air Canada
Air Canada
YYZ
12:00 am
Toronto Pearson Intl airport
2h 55m
2:55 am
TPA
Tampa airport
Air Canada
TPA
12:00 am
Tampa airport
2h 49m
2:49 am
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl airport
370 CAD
Air Transat
Air Transat
YYZ
12:00 am
Toronto Pearson Intl airport
3h 05m
3:05 am
TPA
Tampa airport
Air Transat
TPA
12:00 am
Tampa airport
2h 50m
2:50 am
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl airport
321 CAD

Which airlines fly to Tampa?

Direct flights from Canada into Tampa include Air Canada and WestJet. Other airlines with connecting flights to Tampa are offered by United Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Airlines, and Alaska Airlines.


How to get from the airport to Tampa city centre?

Below you will find all the airports in Tampa along with the distance from the city centre
Tampa St. Petersburg
23 km from city centre
Tampa
6 km from city centre

Tampa International Airport (TPA)

Taxi

A taxi ride to downtown is approximately 9 miles. Yellow Cab and United Cab are found outside the baggage claim and the fare starts at $2.50 USD plus $2.40 USD per mile. There is a minimum fare of $15 USD and a flat taxi fee to downtown of $25 USD.

Car Rentals

You can save money and explore the area driving on your own. Book your transportation with car rental deals from momondo.

SuperShuttle

SuperShuttle is a ride-sharing shuttle found at baggage claim. You can book in advance or approach the desk for a ticket. The fare to Downtown Tampa is approximately $12 – $34 USD.

Bus

The Hillsborough Area Regional Transit bus (HART) is found at the west end of the Red Baggage Claim. Take Bus #30 to city centre for approximately $2 USD.


How to get around in Tampa?

Streetcar

The vintage streetcar known as TECO Line services the downtown area. Purchase a 1-day unlimited ride fare ticket for approximately $5 USD per day. There is an all-day family ticket as well for 2 adults and 3 children for approximately $12.50 USD.

Bus

HART buses operate throughout Downtown Tampa. You can purchase a 3-day unlimited HARTride Card, which can also be used on the streetcar. The unlimited pass is $11.75 USD per person.

Bike

The Coast Bike Share program lets you rent one of 300 bikes from 30 locations. You can download the app to find a rental or check-in location. The fee is $8 per 60-minute ride.

Downtowner

The Downtowner is a free ride-sharing service operating in Downtown Tampa 7 days a week. You must download the app and book the service. The rides take you to local attractions, including the Tampa Riverwalk, Florida Aquarium, and other downtown sights.


What are the visa and passport requirements when flying to Tampa?

Canadian citizens can enter the U.S. through the Visa Waiver Program, which lets them visit for 90 days or less without requiring a travel visa. A passport is required, and travellers must have an Electronic System for Travel Authorization approval.

For foreign nationals, please check the U.S. Department of State website.


Quick facts about Tampa

Time, currency, and the basics — see the local time and get an idea of how much money you will spend on the basics in Tampa
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Currency
US Dollar
Beer
Domestic Beer (.5 litre)
1.64 CAD
Food
Inexpensive restaurant
17 CAD
Public transport
One-way ticket
2.68 CAD

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Additional info and tips about visiting Tampa

Things to do and Places of Interest in Tampa

Tampa is home to plenty of attractions and things to do. Whether you are travelling with the entire family or alone, be sure to visit the Florida Aquarium for plenty of interesting aquatic animals. Also, there is the Tampa Electric Manatee Viewing Center, the Big Cat Rescue and the Park Zoo. For some thrills, go to Busch Gardens and enjoy 297 acres of animals, shops, and rides. Take a boat tour and enjoy Tampa’s sunsets, dinner on the water, and more. There are numerous museums in the area as well, including the Henry B. Plant Museum, Glazer Children’s Museum, and the Tampa Bay History Center.

Tips and Tricks for Visiting Tampa

Cuban Culture

Tampa is rich in Cuban culture due to its proximity to Cuba. So, you will find areas of Tampa that have Cuban restaurants, boutiques, and more. Be sure to try a Cuban sandwich, which is truly delicious.

Bugs

If you plan to visit the beach, bring sunscreen, and also a bug repellant. Mosquitoes and sand fleas are prevalent year-round.

Water Caution

The waters of the Atlantic Ocean in Tampa are favourable, which brings jellyfish and sharks into the area. You will notice designated swimming areas with nets. These nets keep sharks and jellyfish out of the safe swimming and surfing zones; therefore, stay within them. If there are jellyfish warnings, avoid those areas of the beach.

Walt Disney World

In Tampa, you can visit Walt Disney World by renting a car and taking a 1-hour drive.