Brandon travel guide

Brandon Tourism | Brandon Guide

You're Going to Love Brandon

With a population of 103,483, Brandon is a must-see destination in Florida, United States. We recommend you stay at least 5 days in order to fully appreciate everything Brandon has to offer.

Where to Eat in Brandon

If you’re looking for affordable options, Buca di Beppo - Brandon (11105 Causeway Boulevard) and Kobe Japanese Steakhouse - Brandon (2210 W Brandon Blvd) are great picks.

When to visit Brandon

Brandon in June
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Brandon in June
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
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How to Get to Brandon


Although Brandon doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Tampa Airport (TPA), which is located 25 km from Brandon. Sarasota Bradenton Intl is the most popular, with regular flights from Air Canada, United Airlines, JetBlue and other airlines departing from the United States. The shortest domestic flight to Brandon departs from New Haven and takes around 3h 05m.


Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Brandon. The train journey from Brandon to Orlando takes 2h 08m and costs around $11 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Winter Park, expect to pay about $9 for a 2h 45m trip.


Another option to get to Brandon is to pick up a car rental from Orlando, which is about 111 km from Brandon. You’ll find branches of Dollar and Value Car Rental, among others, in Orlando.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Brandon, including FlixBus, Greyhound and RedCoach. From Sarasota, the bus ride to Brandon takes 105 km and will cost you around $28. From Orlando, the ticket costs about $30 for a journey of 145 km.

Airports near Brandon

Airlines serving Brandon

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British Airways
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Turkish Airlines
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Air France
Good (506 reviews)
United Airlines
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Austrian Airlines
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Qatar Airways
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Brussels Airlines
Good (131 reviews)
Air Canada
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Scandinavian Airlines
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Singapore Airlines
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Where to stay in Brandon

Average rates range from around $133 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $102 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Brandon

Most booked hotels in Brandon

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Tampa Riverview
Excellent (9.1, 306 reviews)
Holiday Inn Express Tampa-Brandon
Excellent (8.7, 501 reviews)
Hampton Inn & Suites Tampa East (Casino Area), FL
Excellent (8.2, 90 reviews)
Hilton Garden Inn Tampa/Riverview/Brandon
Excellent (8, 297 reviews)
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Tampa Brandon Regency Park
Good (7.8, 838 reviews)
Uptown Suites Extended Stay Tampa Fl - Riverview
Good (7.8, 132 reviews)
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Renting a car in Brandon

Renting a car in Brandon costs $50 per day, on average, or $249 if you want to rent if for 5 days.

It’s generally cheaper to rent your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 4% cheaper than airport locations in Brandon.

Expect to pay $3.79 per gallon in Brandon (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $45.42 and $60.57. The most frequently booked car type in Brandon is Mini (Dodge Grand Caravan or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Standard rental cars (Class Commercial Truck or similar) are, on average, 66% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.