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GETTING TO TAMPA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT:
Tampa International Airport (TPA) is located in Hillsborough County, approximately five miles west of downtown Tampa on the eastern shore of Tampa Bay. Passengers can use Spruce Street, Highway 60, or the Veterans Expressway to access the facility.
TPA is served by 20 major air carrier airlines as well as four regional airlines. Silver Airways uses TPA as a hub for all of its regional operations while Southwest Airlines claims the area as a focus city with the largest presence at the airport. TPA currently provides service to over 90 non-stop domestic and international destinations, including flights to Central America, Europe, and the Caribbean. The airport is also one of just two domestic airports to connect passengers to Cuba.
A one-way taxi fare to and from the downtown area is $29. This is also the approximate cost of a one-way ride to and from the cruise terminal. Rideshare services usually run about 30-50% less than this cost. If using a rideshare service to arrive at TPA, you are free to be dropped off at any traveler access location, including Ticketing, Baggage Claim, or the Rental Car Center.
Both the Hillsborough Area Regional Transit (HART) and the Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority (PSTA) provide bus service to and from TPA. The bus hub is located at the Rental Car Center and is easily accessed from the SkyConnect station.
PARKING AT TAMPA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT:
With over 20,000 spaces, parking at Tampa International Airport is plentiful and within every budget. Passengers desiring maximum service can utilize the valet parking at a rate of $30 per 24-hour period. Simply drop off the vehicle on the Blue Departure curbside and let the attendants handle the rest. The Short-Term Parking Garage offers covered parking at a rate of $22 per day. Located on levels 4-9 above the Main Terminal, this garage is a short walk to passenger check-in.
TPA parking can also be found at the Long-Term Parking Garage for $18 per day. This garage is located adjacent to the Main Terminal. Travelers can access the terminal from this garage from the pedestrian walkway on Level 4 or the monorail on Level 7. For the ultimate in cheap onsite rates, be sure to check out the Economy Garage & Lot. These stalls are located south of the Main Terminal but still on TPA property. The SkyConnect train makes it easy to access the Main Terminal from this value-driven parking option. The rate for economy parking is $10 per day.
Tampa International Airport long-term parking is also available with a reservation at one of our secure partner lots. It is a snap to make your reservation through our user-intuitive search system. Every lot offers complimentary shuttle service to and from the terminal. Leave your vehicle with us and let us do the rest. We welcome the opportunity to serve you and all of your Tampa International Airport parking needs.
GETTING AROUND INSIDE TAMPA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT:
Tampa International Airport is widely recognized as one of the best mid-size airports in the country. A host of amenities and services make it a pleasure to use this friendly facility. Guests will remain connected and in control of their travels with the free Wi-Fi and plentiful charging stations.
The facility boasts four active airside concourses with 59 gates in total. Each airside features its own food court, as well as a variety of additional dining and shopping options. Airsides E and F both have duty-free shopping options. The innovative SkyConnect monorail transfers passengers between the Main Terminal and the parking garages and rental car facility.
You can sample the eclectic food and drink of the Tampa Bay region at the airport. The legendary Ybor City Columbia Restaurant operates an outpost at TPA, serving up a host of authentic Spanish and Cuban specialties. Or stop for a beer at the Cigar City Brewing's brewpub. For something a little lighter, head over to RumFish Grill for a bevy of fresh seafood dishes. And no visit to Tampa is complete without a caffeine boost from Café con Leche.
Active military members and their families will enjoy the comfort and amenities of the USO Welcome Center. This lounge is located in the ticketing area of Level 2 behind the British Airways counter. Visitors to this lounge will appreciate the complimentary food and drink, book and magazine library, children's activities, gaming stations, and a dedicated quiet area for resting.
The onsite Marriott Tampa Airport is the ideal place for when you need to rest up before your flight. This full-service hotel is located inside the terminal building. The Public Art Program provides a wide array of rotating exhibitions throughout the facility.