Train tickets from Tampa to Miami are on average 1% less expensive on Thursdays
Train tickets from Tampa to Miami are on average 2% more expensive on Wednesdays
(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)
(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)
Top tips for finding Tampa to Miami train tickets
The train from Tampa to Miami leaves out of Union Station in Tampa (TPA). The Tampa Train Station is conveniently located right by the downtown area of the city. This makes it easier to get to. You may arrive at the station by taxi cab service or private cars since the station has free same-day and overnight parking. As for public transportation, you can get to Union Station on either the number 12 or 400 city bus routes.
The southbound Amtrak Silver Service arrives at Miami Station (MIA) located in the area of Hialeah. This neighborhood is northwest of the center of Miami; however, it’s well connected by public transportation. Near Miami Station, you’ll find the Tri-Rail/Metrorail Transfer Station. These routes either take you up the coast and south to the Miami International Airport or into Downtown Miami. Right outside the station, you can also get on either the number 42 or 112 city buses.
Leaving Tampa Union Station (TPA) you’ll find there’s free accessible parking for both same-day and overnight parking. Once you’re in the station you can have access to a wheelchair if necessary and there are accessible amenities like the platforms, restrooms, and wheelchair lifts. If you choose a room on the Silver Star, there are accessible bedroom options, that suit wheelchairs. The Thruway bus transfer to Orlando has an accessible ramp and Miami Station (MIA) offers the same facilities as Tampa Union Station.
If you’re wondering what classes are available to travel on the trains from Tampa to Miami, the options are limited to Coach Class and Rooms on the Sleeping Car. Coach class has a few options depending on the flexibility you wish to have when booking your ticket. As for the private rooms, there are two options, roomette, and bedroom. If you’re taking the Thruway Bus Transfer to Orlando to catch the Silver Meteor Train to Miami, there is only Coach Class available.
25% of our users found round-trip train tickets from Tampa to Miami for $74 or less.
You will generally catch the best train deals if you travel in the afternoon.
FAQs when traveling from Tampa to Miami by train
Whether you take the Silver Star route directly to Miami, or the segmented route with a Thruway Bus transfer to Orlando then the Silver Meteor train to Miami, checked bags are allowed. In Tampa Union Station they offer a checked baggage service along with baggage assistance if required. The permitted amount of checked bags are four items each weighing less than 50 pounds. Nonetheless, only the first two checked items are free.
If you’re taking the Silver Star Amtrak with the direct transit to Miami, pets are allowed on board with you if you’re traveling in Coach Class. Your four-legged animal must be a small cat or dog that fits in a pet carrier that does not weigh over 20 pounds with your pet inside. An extra fee is applied for traveling with pets and the pet carriers count as one of your carry-on items.
Whether you’re taking the Silver Star directly to Miami, or the Thruway to Orlando and the Silver Meteor to Miami, all options offer free Wi-Fi onboard. This way you’ll be able to work from the train or just stay connected. However, please take into consideration that neither the Tampa Union Station (TPA) nor Miami Station (MIA) has complimentary Wi-Fi.
Both the Silver Star and the Silver Meteor trains have dining options. For those traveling in Coach Class, you have access to the Amtrak Café Service that’s available at all times. You can purchase drinks or snacks at the Café. As for those traveling in private rooms, flexible dining is offered as ready-to-eat meals with room service. Due to the train times, these passengers would be offered lunch on-board.
The train journey from Tampa to Miami takes 5h 26m on average and covers a distance of 205 miles.
Amtrak is the only train operator serving this route.
The average price of a round-trip train ticket from Tampa to Miami is $74. In the last 3 days, the lowest price found by KAYAK users was $76.
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