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How to get a ride from Tampa Airport
Request when you’re ready to walk outside
And choose a ride option that suits your group size and luggage storage needs.
Exit on the lower arrivals level
Head outside from baggage claim. This is where all Uber driver-partners at TPA meet travelers for pickup. Enter your terminal and choose the airline closest to you so your driver knows where to find you.
Meet your driver curbside
Make sure your driver and their vehicle match those in the app. If you can’t find your driver, contact them through the in-app contact options.
Tampa Airport parking rates
$30 per day
$22 per day
$18 per day
$10 per day
Tampa Airport map
Top questions from riders
- Do Uber driver-partners pick up at TPA?
- How much will an Uber trip to TPA cost?
The cost of an Uber trip to (or from) TPA depends on factors that include the type of ride you request, the estimated length and duration of the trip, tolls, and current demand for rides.
You can see an estimate of the price before you request by entering your pickup spot and destination in Uber’s price estimator above. Then, when you request a ride you’ll see your actual price in the app based on real-time factors.
- Where do I meet my driver for an airport pickup?
Pickup locations may depend on the type of ride you request and the size of the airport. Follow the instructions in the app about where to meet your driver. You can also look for signs that point to designated airport ridesharing zones.
If you can’t find your driver, contact them through the app.
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Tampa Airport visitor information
Tampa International Airport (TPA) is the 29th-busiest airport in the US based on passenger numbers, serving more than 19 million travelers annually. Located about 6 miles (10 kilometers) west of Tampa’s city center, the airport is about a 20-minute drive from downtown in ideal road and traffic conditions.
Tampa Airport terminals
TPA Airport has one terminal served by 4 airsides (A, C, E, and F). Tampa Airport lounges can be found in Airsides E and F. You can plan your trip using the information below.
TPA Airside A
- Sun Country
TPA Airside C
TPA Airside E
- Air Canada
- Delta Sky Club
TPA Airside F
- Air Transat
- British Airways
- World Atlantic
- American Airlines Admirals Club
Tampa Airport international terminal
Tampa Airport international flights arrive and depart from Airside F. TPA offers nonstop flights to 17 international destinations.
Dining at Tampa Airport
Travelers can choose from more than 40 Tampa Airport dining spots, including coffee shops, fast-food chains, and restaurants with table service, offering a variety of food and snacks, from sweets to international cuisine. Tampa Airport food options are located in the main terminal and across all airsides.
Getting around Tampa Airport
Tampa Airport transportation is provided by an automated people mover, taking passengers to and from the main terminal to the 4 airsides from Level 3 of the main terminal. Additionally, the SkyConnect departs from Level 4 of the main terminal, taking travelers to the economy garage and rental car center.
Things to do at Tampa Airport
Tampa International Airport is home to a variety of attractions, including a public art program, which showcases local and national artists. The airport gallery is located before security in the hallway that connects the airport and a hotel. Tampa Airport massage services can be found at the spas located within each of the airsides.
Currency exchange at Tampa Airport
Tampa Airport currency exchange offices for passengers can be found in the main terminal building on Level 3.
Hotels near Tampa Airport
Whether you have a layover or an overnight flight delay, or you need a place to stay for a visit near TPA, there are more than 25 hotels and accommodations nearby.
Points of interest near Tampa Airport
- Busch Gardens
- Henry B. Plant Museum
- Sunshine Skyway Bridge
- Ybor City
Find more information about TPA here.