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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

Check out some of the best fares to Tampa found recently by users on momondo
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Cheapest
Delta
Delta
YOW
17 Sep.
Ottawa airport
6h 14m
1 Stop
TPA
Tampa airport
Delta
TPA
30 Sep.
Tampa airport
8h 32m
2 Stops
YOW
Ottawa airport
286 CAD
American Airlines
American Airlines
YOW
28 Aug.
Ottawa airport
5h 13m
1 Stop
TPA
Tampa airport
American Airlines
TPA
06 Sep.
Tampa airport
7h 04m
1 Stop
YOW
Ottawa airport
304 CAD
Delta
Delta
YOW
10 Jan.
Ottawa airport
7h 02m
1 Stop
TPA
Tampa airport
Delta
TPA
18 Jan.
Tampa airport
5h 00m
1 Stop
YOW
Ottawa airport
307 CAD
Delta
Delta
YUL
04 Sep.
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl airport
6h 12m
1 Stop
TPA
Tampa airport
Delta
TPA
18 Sep.
Tampa airport
7h 59m
1 Stop
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl airport
336 CAD
Delta
Delta
YYZ
10 Sep.
Toronto Pearson Intl airport
4h 37m
1 Stop
TPA
Tampa airport
Delta
TPA
16 Sep.
Tampa airport
7h 39m
1 Stop
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl airport
345 CAD
Delta
Delta
YYZ
18 Sep.
Toronto Pearson Intl airport
5h 47m
1 Stop
TPA
Tampa airport
Delta
TPA
23 Sep.
Tampa airport
7h 39m
1 Stop
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl airport
345 CAD
Air Canada
Air Canada
YYZ
29 Jul.
Toronto Pearson Intl airport
2h 42m
TPA
Tampa airport
Air Canada
TPA
01 Aug.
Tampa airport
2h 46m
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl airport
500 CAD
KLM
KLM
YYZ
29 Aug.
Toronto Pearson Intl airport
7h 44m
1 Stop
TPA
Tampa airport
KLM
TPA
02 Sep.
Tampa airport
2h 46m
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl airport
475 CAD
American Airlines
American Airlines
YYZ
02 Jan.
Toronto Pearson Intl airport
5h 47m
1 Stop
TPA
Tampa airport
American Airlines
TPA
15 Jan.
Tampa airport
5h 00m
1 Stop
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl airport
385 CAD
United Airlines
United Airlines
YYZ
22 Aug.
Toronto Pearson Intl airport
8h 12m
1 Stop
TPA
Tampa airport
United Airlines
TPA
27 Aug.
Tampa airport
2h 46m
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl airport
501 CAD
United Airlines
United Airlines
YYZ
19 Oct.
Toronto Pearson Intl airport
8h 19m
1 Stop
TPA
Tampa airport
United Airlines
TPA
24 Oct.
Tampa airport
2h 46m
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl airport
490 CAD
Delta
Delta
YOW
10 Jan.
Ottawa airport
7h 02m
1 Stop
TPA
Tampa airport
Delta
TPA
18 Jan.
Tampa airport
5h 00m
1 Stop
YOW
Ottawa airport
307 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.


Popular routes to Tampa

Most frequently searched flights to Tampa along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
Buffalo to Tampa
Fastest flight time
2h 50m
Cheapest price
257 CAD
Toronto to Tampa
Fastest flight time
2h 55m
Cheapest price
259 CAD
Ottawa to Tampa
Fastest flight time
5h 32m
Cheapest price
286 CAD
Montreal to Tampa
Fastest flight time
3h 33m
Cheapest price
337 CAD
Toronto to Tampa
Fastest flight time
2h 42m
Cheapest price
338 CAD
Winnipeg to Tampa
Fastest flight time
3h 38m
Cheapest price
371 CAD
Vancouver to Tampa
Fastest flight time
10h 29m
Cheapest price
376 CAD
Burlington to Tampa
Fastest flight time
5h 21m
Cheapest price
376 CAD
Halifax to Tampa
Fastest flight time
5h 42m
Cheapest price
432 CAD
Calgary to Tampa
Fastest flight time
7h 05m
Cheapest price
440 CAD
Edmonton to Tampa
Fastest flight time
6h 57m
Cheapest price
478 CAD
Saskatoon to Tampa
Fastest flight time
11h 09m
Cheapest price
478 CAD
Québec City to Tampa
Fastest flight time
6h 50m
Cheapest price
500 CAD
Toronto to Tampa
Fastest flight time
6h 18m
Cheapest price
507 CAD
Moncton to Tampa
Fastest flight time
7h 19m
Cheapest price
576 CAD
London to Tampa
Fastest flight time
6h 34m
Cheapest price
599 CAD
St. John's to Tampa
Fastest flight time
7h 59m
Cheapest price
641 CAD
Charlottetown (Prince Edward Island) to Tampa
Fastest flight time
8h 18m
Cheapest price
649 CAD
Victoria to Tampa
Fastest flight time
12h 17m
Cheapest price
787 CAD
Gander to Tampa
Fastest flight time
7h 12m
Cheapest price
843 CAD
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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.


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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.