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Tampa Travel Guide

Tampa Airports

Tampa International Airport (TPA)


The airport is located four miles (6km) west of downtown Tampa.


GMT -5 (GMT -4 from March to November).


Transfer Terminals: 

The terminals are connected by walkways.

Transfer City: 

Interactive Ground Transportation information kiosks are available in the baggage claim area near the escalators. There are shared passenger van services as well as several city buses that travel to Tampa and other destinations. The local HARTLine bus stop is at the East end of the Red Baggage Claim. Taxis are also available curbside outside the baggage claim areas; the ride to the city centre takes around 20 minutes and costs a flat rate of $20.

Car Rental: 

Car hire companies represented at the airport include Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz and Thrifty.

Airport Facilities: 

The airport has a bank, ATMs, bureaux de change, a shopping mall and several restaurants, bars and cafes. The business centre at the airport offers Internet access, fax and photocopy facilities. The Airport Marriott (located in the terminal) has its own business centre and conference rooms. Disabled facilities are good, those with special needs should advise their airline in advance.

Car Parking: 

Short-term parking at Tampa International is located above the terminal. The first 60 minutes is free. Then it costs $4 for up to 80 minutes and $1 per 20 minutes thereafter, with a daily maximum of $20. The daily maximum for the two long-term parking options range between $9 and $15.

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