Flights to Tampa International

How to Find Cheap Flights to Tampa International

Tampa is one of Florida's most popular cities as it is often considered the gateway to the state's scenic Gulf Coast. Prices for flights to Tampa International Airport (TPA) change frequently, often several times daily. Skyscanner helps you stay on top of the latest airfares as we constantly monitor drops in prices. Our flight search allows you to easily find the best days and months for cheap flights to Tampa International. You can also find cheap hotels in Tampa Search by day, month or even the entire year.

 

When to Book

The best time to book is one to three weeks before departure, meaning that last-minute flights to Tampa International may also be some of the least expensive. Another good time to book is approximately 15 weeks before departure. June has the least expensive fares. You can also find cheap flights to Tampa International in October, November and January. Most travellers who fly here want to experience the beach and warm weather. Consider booking anytime from September through December as hotels are least expensive during these months.

 

Airports With Direct Flights From the U.K.

London Gatwick (GWR) is the only airport within the U.K. that offers direct flights to Tampa International Airport (TPA). Flights from other U.K. airports require at least one stop with a change of airplanes. Connecting flights are often in London, Amsterdam, Atlanta, Dallas-Fort Worth or even in Detroit in the United States.

 

Airlines That Fly to Tampa International From the U.K.

British Airways and Irish airways operate direct flights to Tampa International from the U.K. Last-minute flights to Tampa International on British Airways will often show a codeshare with FinnAir or Iberia Airlines.

 

Airports

Tampa International Airport (TPA) is the primary airport serving the Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater metropolitan area, providing flights to destinations throughout the United States and major cities in Europe, South America and Central America. It is located on the northwest edge of the city's downtown area. It was recently named by Conde-Nast as the seventh best airport in the world. Transportation between terminals is via rapid transit people mover system. Taxi ranks are located outside of baggage claim at all terminals. Travellers have a choice of taxis, shuttles, car hire and public transport via bus.

 

St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport (PIE) is the other commercial airport in the area. It primarily handles short-haul flights within Florida and to destinations in the Caribbean.

 

When to Go

Fall and winter are best as this is when the weather is most temperate and not as humid as in the summer. If you're a baseball fan, go in March. You can see major league spring training games for low prices.

 

What's the Weather Like?

Temperatures here rarely fall below freezing, and even in the winter, most days are sunny and warm enough for swimsuits. Late spring and most of the summer are hot and humid. Make sure to bring sunscreen.

 

City Guide: What to See and Do

Tampa is great for families, especially if you like animals. Make sure to visit Busch Gardens, which features more than 297 acres and 12,000 animals, Florida Aquarium, Tampa Electric Manatee Viewing Center, Big Cat Rescue and Lowry Park Zoo. History buffs will want to visit the Henry B. Plant Museum.

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