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Flights to Tampa

Tampa (TPA), Sarasota-Bradenton (SRQ), and St. Petersburg-Clearwater (PIE) are the international airports servicing low fare flights to Tampa. Lakeland Linder (LAL) maintains a schedule of discount domestic Tampa flights. At Tampa, the terminal is described as "landside," and the concourses "airsides." Future plans include a new runway, North Terminal and gates, and an intermodal center with public transport connections. The cell phone waiting lot welcomes drivers meeting family and friends on budget flights to Tampa. There they'll find free Wi-Fi, real-time flight status boards, and rest rooms. It's a safe, comfortable place to wait in your car for passenger calls before curbside pickup. Arrivals on Tampa flights with a little time can enter the Airport Galleria for a glass of wine, snag deals on cell phones, and shop sales on Swarovski. Take the kids to Mindworks for Legoland Florida passes.

Tampa Weather

Spring and winter are great times to book Tampa flights. The weather is just right, with the occasional cool front. Wear jeans, but keep a sweatshirt handy. Summer sojourners typically see tropically humid days with an afternoon shower or two, followed by clear evenings. Take a rain hoodie, but avoid umbrellas in the "Lightning Capital of the World". For cheap summer flights to Tampa, pack a beach tote with a sunscreen-insect repellent combo spritz, and plenty of bottled water. Wear swimsuits with a sarong or shorts and sandals. Plan to dress up for dinner. The rain really pours in September.

Getting Around Tampa

Have a little fun with your transport after your flights to Tampa. Take a nostalgic TECO streetcar with air conditioning and wheelchair accessibility. If you find yourself in Ybor City or the Tampa business district, try out a Neighborhood Electric Vehicle (NEV). Charter a water taxi for a soothing cruise along the Hillsborough River. As for public mass transportation, Hillsborough Area Rapid Transit Authority (HART) operates bus and streetcar services, with discounts for students and multi-day pass holders. Taxis can be expensive. For a day excursion, take the Gandy Bridge to St. Petersburg for beach fun. Go fishing at O'Neill's Marina by the Sunshine Skyway Bridge. Or cross the Intracoastal Waterway to Clearwater and photograph the "Spirit of the American Doughboy," a tribute to World War I military personnel.

Tampa Attractions

Tampa flights let you tap into history with beer and cigars, treat your better half to dinner and a premiere show, and introduce the kids to thrilling rides and exotic animals.

  • Busch Gardens, theme park with gardens, zoo displays, and safari tours, plays and musicals, and tasting clinics in a beer garden
  • Ybor City, a national historic district known for its Cuban, Italian, and Spanish heritage, brick pavements, and cigar-rolling demonstrations
  • Downtown Tampa, a treasure trove of architecture, dining temptations, and a brand-new Riverwalk, linking a 2.2 mile course of parks, art centers, and the Aquarium
  • Bayshore, a long sidewalk with fitness stations and great views, across from mansions and historic homes
  • Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI), an IMAX theater shaped like a gigantic golf ball and a new structure chock-full of exhibits
Best Anytime fares to Tampa

Cheap round-trip flights to Tampa

Departure Arrival Travel dates Airline Round-trip
Chicago Tampa Wed, Aug 20 - Sat, Aug 23 airline logo Spirit Airlines $235
New York Tampa Tue, Sep 23 - Fri, Sep 26 airline logo Spirit Airlines $242
Newark Tampa Mon, Sep 15 - Sat, Sep 20 airline logo United Airlines $257
Detroit Tampa Mon, Sep 15 - Thu, Sep 18 airline logo AirTran Airways $202
Denver Tampa Thu, Aug 21 - Tue, Aug 26 airline logo Frontier Airlines $205
Philadelphia Tampa Sun, Aug 31 - Wed, Sep 3 airline logo US Airways $225
Washington DC Tampa Sat, Sep 20 - Mon, Sep 29 airline logo Frontier Airlines $145
Boston Tampa Tue, Sep 23 - Tue, Sep 30 airline logo Spirit Airlines $203
Minneapolis Tampa Sat, Aug 30 - Thu, Sep 4 airline logo United Airlines $284
Milwaukee Tampa Thu, Aug 28 - Tue, Sep 2 airline logo AirTran Airways $232
Seattle Tampa Sat, Sep 13 - Tue, Sep 23 airline logo United Airlines $319
San Francisco Tampa Wed, Sep 3 - Wed, Sep 10 airline logo United Airlines $378
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Best weekend fares to Tampa

Best weekend fares to Tampa

Departure Arrival Travel dates Airline Round-trip
Chicago Tampa Fri, Aug 29 - Sat, Aug 30 airline logo Spirit Airlines $235
New York Tampa Thu, Sep 11 - Mon, Sep 15 airline logo Spirit Airlines $242
Newark Tampa Thu, Sep 4 - Sat, Sep 6 airline logo United Airlines $257
Detroit Tampa Thu, Sep 4 - Mon, Sep 8 airline logo AirTran Airways $222
Denver Tampa Fri, Sep 12 - Sat, Sep 13 airline logo Frontier Airlines $205
Philadelphia Tampa Fri, Sep 12 - Sun, Sep 14 airline logo US Airways $240
Washington DC Tampa Sat, Aug 23 - Mon, Aug 25 airline logo Frontier Airlines $155
Boston Tampa Thu, Aug 28 - Sat, Aug 30 airline logo AirTran Airways $242
Minneapolis Tampa Fri, Aug 22 - Mon, Aug 25 airline logo Spirit Airlines $322
Milwaukee Tampa Thu, Sep 4 - Sun, Sep 7 airline logo AirTran Airways $242
Seattle Tampa Thu, Sep 18 - Mon, Sep 22 airline logo Frontier Airlines $360
San Francisco Tampa Thu, Sep 18 - Mon, Sep 22 airline logo Frontier Airlines $413
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