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Tampa Airport Informational Guide to TPA Airport - NON OFFICIAL

Taxi at Tampa Airport

This website is an informational guide and is not sponsored by, endorsed by, or affiliated with the Tampa International Airport or HCAA.

Get within 20 minutes to downtown Tampa from Tampa Airport.

We ought passengers to only board official and authorized taxis in order to avoid scams. Refuse unwanted trips from suspicious drivers.


The taxi rank is located at the curbside outside the Baggage Claim Level. Those can be found in both east and west sides.


Yellow Cab and United Cap taxis are the authorized taxicab companies to provide service at Tampa Airport:

- Yellow Cab: +1 (813) 253-0121.

Service hours: 24/7.


Passengers should know that both taxi companies at Tampa Airport charge the same fares: $2.50 + $2.40 per mile.

Minimum fee from the airport: $20.
There is a flat rate fee of $35 to downtown Tampa and the cruise terminal.

The approximate distances from Tampa Airport to some popular locations within the region are:

- Tampa Downtown: 9 miles
- Tampa Cruise Port: 9.5 miles
- Disney World:  76 miles
- Orlando Airport: 92 miles
- Orlando: 85 miles

Shared Rides

Shared ride service is available to those who wish to share a ride and pay a flat rate to certain destinations if multiple parties are available for the trip. Apps such Uber and Lyft may be useful to book a taxi.


If you wish to transfer from and to Tampa Airport on your own, there are several transfer companies available within the airport premises.

Book your transfer through our site, it is easy and fast to use!