The cheapest times to fly from STL to TPA are
- August 6th to March 4th (except the weeks of October 1st, November 19th, November 26th, December 17th, and December 24th)
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 STL to TPA is early December. Prices can be as high as $751 for Sunday flights during late May, or as low as $169 for Wednesday flights around early December.
When to Fly to Tampa
Flying from St. Louis, MO (STL) to Tampa, FL (TPA) will usually cost between $184 to $436 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $182. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late May, with an average price of $365. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $184 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $238 can be considered a good price for a round-trip STL to TPA flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the STL to TPA route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the STL to TPA flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from St. Louis. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.17, which is below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $94 (29%) on this flight.
Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $220. Return trip prices are from the TPA to STL flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from STL to TPA can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 33 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from STL to TPA? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Frontier, Qantas, Southwest, Sun Country Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Tampa International Airport to St Louis Lambert International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 870 miles or 1400 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from STL to TPA?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop STL to TPA flight is about 2 hour 33 minutes.
How many flights go between St. Louis, MO and Tampa, FL?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 85 available flights from STL to TPA.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||St Louis Lambert International Airport|
|City||St. Louis, MO|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Tampa International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from STL to TPA tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 38% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 0% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave TPA heading for STL about 11 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Tampa, FL is about 3 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- Southwest: 11 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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