Palm Bay travel guide

Palm Bay Tourism | Palm Bay Guide

You're Going to Love Palm Bay

With a population of 103,190, Palm Bay is a must-see destination in Florida, United States. We recommend you stay at least 3 days in order to fully appreciate everything Palm Bay has to offer.

When to visit Palm Bay

Palm Bay in October
Estimated hotel price
$104
1 night at 3-star hotel
Palm Bay in October
Estimated hotel price
$104
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Palm Bay in July, when the average temperature is 80.6 °F, and the highest can go up to 87.8 °F. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 53.6 °F, with an average temperature of 62.6 °F. You’re likely to see more rain in September, when precipitation is around 9.1″. In contrast, December is usually the driest month of the year in Palm Bay, with an average rainfall of 1.6″.

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How to Get to Palm Bay

Plane

When flying to Palm Bay, you’ll arrive at Melbourne (MLB), which is located 6 miles from the city center. The shortest domestic flight to Palm Bay departs from Atlanta and takes around 1h 30m.

Train

Amtrak is the most popular train carrier serving Palm Bay, followed by Brightline. The train journey from Palm Bay to Tampa takes 1h 49m and costs around $12 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Jacksonville, expect to pay about $22 for a 3h 07m trip.

Car

Another option to get to Palm Bay is to pick up a car rental from Orlando, which is about 59 miles from Palm Bay. You’ll find branches of Hertz and ADDCAR RENTAL , among others, in Orlando.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Palm Bay, including RedCoach, Jet Set Express and FlixBus. From Tampa, the bus ride to Palm Bay takes 130 miles and will cost you around $12. From West Palm Beach, the ticket costs about $50 for a journey of 145 miles.

Plane

When flying to Palm Bay, you’ll arrive at Melbourne (MLB), which is located 6 miles from the city center. The shortest domestic flight to Palm Bay departs from Atlanta and takes around 1h 30m.

Train

Amtrak is the most popular train carrier serving Palm Bay, followed by Brightline. The train journey from Palm Bay to Tampa takes 1h 49m and costs around $12 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Jacksonville, expect to pay about $22 for a 3h 07m trip.

Car

Another option to get to Palm Bay is to pick up a car rental from Orlando, which is about 59 miles from Palm Bay. You’ll find branches of Hertz and ADDCAR RENTAL , among others, in Orlando.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Palm Bay, including RedCoach, Jet Set Express and FlixBus. From Tampa, the bus ride to Palm Bay takes 130 miles and will cost you around $12. From West Palm Beach, the ticket costs about $50 for a journey of 145 miles.

Airports near Palm Bay

Airlines serving Palm Bay

Lufthansa
Good (4,692 reviews)
KLM
Good (848 reviews)
SWISS
Good (943 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,554 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,615 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,296 reviews)
Air France
Good (980 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (488 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,595 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,960 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,122 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,455 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (5,886 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (229 reviews)
Finnair
Good (869 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (925 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,181 reviews)
LOT
Good (685 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,683 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (828 reviews)
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Where to stay in popular areas of Palm Bay

Most booked hotels in Palm Bay

Home2 Suites By Hilton Palm Bay I 95
3 stars
Excellent (8.9, 309 reviews)
$124+
Hyatt Place Melbourne/Palm Bay
3 stars
Excellent (8.7, 790 reviews)
$110+
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Palm Bay
2 stars
Excellent (8.7, 443 reviews)
$98+
Comfort Suites Palm Bay - Melbourne
2 stars
Excellent (8.4, 501 reviews)
$93+
DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Melbourne Beach Oceanfront
4 stars
Excellent (8.2, 829 reviews)
$194+
Radisson Suite Hotel Oceanfront, FL
3 stars
Excellent (8.1, 1134 reviews)
$190+

Renting a car in Palm Bay

Renting a car in Palm Bay costs $58 per day, on average, or $173 if you want to rent if for 3 days.

You’re likely to save money by renting your car at the airport: locations in the city are, on average, 36% more expensive than at Orlando.

Expect to pay $3.90 per gallon in Palm Bay (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $46.79 and $62.38. Mini (Dodge Grand Caravan or similar) is the most popular car type to rent in Palm Bay, while also 48% cheaper than other types, on average.

Renting a car in Palm Bay costs $58 per day, on average, or $173 if you want to rent if for 3 days.

You’re likely to save money by renting your car at the airport: locations in the city are, on average, 36% more expensive than at Orlando.

Expect to pay $3.90 per gallon in Palm Bay (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $46.79 and $62.38. Mini (Dodge Grand Caravan or similar) is the most popular car type to rent in Palm Bay, while also 48% cheaper than other types, on average.