The cheapest times to fly from TAC to TPA are

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • April 2nd to July 1st (except the weeks of April 23rd and April 30th)
  • November 5th to November 25th

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 TAC to TPA is mid November. Prices can be as high as $4811 for Saturday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $2099 for Tuesday flights around mid November.


When to Fly to Tampa

Flying from Tacloban (TAC) to Tampa, FL (TPA) will usually cost between $2099 to $2891 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid November with an average ticket price of $2140. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $3204. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1064 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2119 can be considered a good price for a round-trip TAC to TPA flight.

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

TAC to TPA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the TAC to TPA flight is more expensive than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Tacloban City. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Tampa, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Tacloban City. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $312 (12%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $2170. Return trip prices are from the TPA to TAC flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from TAC to TPA can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 17 hour 28 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking TAC to TPA

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from TAC to TPA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Manila (TAC > MNL > TPA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1459
  • Average savings: $660 (31.15%)

See TAC to SIN flights

Hack #2: Singapore (TAC > SIN > TPA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1468
  • Average savings: $651 (30.72%)

See TAC to MNL flights

Hack #3: Luzon Island (TAC > CRK > TPA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1593
  • Average savings: $526 (24.82%)

See TAC to CRK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: American, ANA, Delta, JAL, JetBlue, SAS, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Tampa International Airport to Daniel Z. Romualdez Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 9159 miles or 14740 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop TAC to TPA flight is about 17 hour 28 minutes.

How many flights go between Tacloban and Tampa, FL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 15 available flights from TAC to TPA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeTAC
Origination airport nameDaniel Z. Romualdez Airport
Countrythe Philippines

Return Airport

Destination codeTPA
Destination airport nameTampa International Airport
CityTampa, FL
Countrythe United States


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