The cheapest times to fly from TPA to GTR are

  • April 16th to June 3rd (except the weeks of April 23rd, May 7th, and May 14th)
  • June 25th to July 22nd (except the week of July 9th)
  • October 15th to November 18th
  • December 3rd to February 25th (except the weeks of December 17th and January 1st)

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 GTR is late January. Prices can be as high as $1383 for Sunday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $230 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Columbus

Flying from Tampa, FL (TPA) to Columbus, MS (GTR) will usually cost between $240 to $514 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $263. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $1368. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1105 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $362 can be considered a good price for a round-trip TPA to GTR flight.

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

TPA to GTR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the TPA to GTR 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 $0.43, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday 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 $163 (36%) 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 $294. Return trip prices are from the GTR to TPA 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 TPA to GTR can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 55 minutes may not 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 not usually a nonstop flight from TPA to GTR while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Memphis International Airport (MEM) in Memphis, TN

  • 136 miles (219 km) away from GTR
  • Usually 28.04% less expensive than GTR
  • Nonstop flights available

See TPA to MEM flights

Destination alternative #2: Huntsville International-Carl T Jones Field Airport (HSV) in Huntsville, AL

  • 133 miles (214 km) away from GTR
  • Usually 20.30% less expensive than GTR
  • 1-layover flights available

See TPA to HSV flights

Destination alternative #3: Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM) in Birmingham, AL

  • 106 miles (171 km) away from GTR
  • Usually 20.17% less expensive than GTR
  • Nonstop flights available

See TPA to BHM flights

Destination alternative #4: Jackson Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport (JAN) in Jackson/Vicksburg, MS

  • 117 miles (188 km) away from GTR
  • Usually 18.09% less expensive than GTR
  • 1-layover flights available

See TPA to JAN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 2 major airlines flying this route most often: Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Golden Triangle Regional Airport to Tampa International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 522 miles or 840 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop TPA to GTR flight is about 1 hour 55 minutes.

How many flights go between Tampa, FL and Columbus, MS?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 42 available flights from TPA to GTR.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code TPA
Origination airport name Tampa International Airport
City Tampa, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 28
Longitude -82.5

Return Airport

Destination code GTR
Destination airport name Golden Triangle Regional Airport
City Columbus, MS
Country the United States
Latitude 33.4
Longitude -88.6


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