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The cheapest times to fly from TPA to MIA are

  • January 1st to March 4th
  • July 30th to November 18th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from TPA to MIA is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $1248 for Friday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $89 for Saturday flights around late January and early February.

 

When to Fly to Miami

Flying from Tampa, FL (TPA) to Miami, FL (MIA) will usually cost between $135 to $334 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $128. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $511. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $383 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $192 can be considered a good price for a round-trip TPA to MIA flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the TPA to MIA route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

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TPA to MIA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the TPA to MIA flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Tampa. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.59, which is above average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Saturday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Miami, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to Tampa. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $63 (25%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Saturday and returning a week later will cost an average of $182. Return trip prices are from the MIA to TPA flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from TPA to MIA can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 21 minutes may be realistic.

 

Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is a nonstop flight from TPA to MIA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) in Fort Lauderdale, FL

  • 21 miles (34 km) away from MIA
  • Usually 17.19% less expensive than MIA
  • Nonstop flights available

See TPA to FLL flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from TPA to MIA? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Frontier, Qantas, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Miami International Airport to Tampa International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 204 miles or 328 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from TPA to MIA?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop TPA to MIA flight is about 1 hour 21 minutes.

How many flights go between Tampa, FL and Miami, FL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 44 available flights from TPA to MIA.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeTPA
Origination airport nameTampa International Airport
CityTampa, FL
Countrythe United States
Latitude28
Longitude-82.5

Return Airport

Destination codeMIA
Destination airport nameMiami International Airport
CityMiami, FL
Countrythe United States
Latitude25.8
Longitude-80.3

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from TPA to MIA tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 25% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 39% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave MIA heading for TPA about 12 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Miami, FL is about 7 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • American: 12 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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