Flights from Sydney (SYD) to Tampa (TPA)
Reasons to fly with Qantas
Visiting from Sydney to Tampa
Tampa travel information
Visit Tampa Bay, in the heart of Florida’s Gulf coast. Discover blue skies and sunshine, a sparkling waterfront, top chefs, family fun, and a century of Cuban culture – all in Florida’s most diverse travel destination. In Tampa Bay, the hospitality is as warm as the weather. Tampa bubbles with cultural and culinary excitement along with their historic districts and fine arts institutions. The range of adventures on offer – from arts to world-class aquariums to hot nightclubs and dolphin cruises – make this a compelling region to experience.
When to visit
Best time to visit Tampa
The best time to visit Tampa is from September to December. It’s the perfect time to enjoy Tampa’s outdoor attractions, with pleasant temperatures in the mid 20°C. Tampa Bay has some of Florida's best natural surroundings. Three scenic rivers—Alafia, Hillsborough and Little Manatee—with tidal inlets leading out to open bay water invite endless enjoyment for all ages. The months from May to August are the busiest in the area for the top attractions, plus the weather can be uncomfortably muggy. The months between January and April, though cooler, are a more expensive time to plan a trip.
What is the main airport called?
Tampa International Airport (TPA)Opens external site in a new window is an international airport 9 km west of Downtown Tampa, in Hillsborough County, Florida, United States. The airport presently serves non-stop destinations throughout North America, Central America, the Caribbean, and Europe.
Arriving in Tampa
The helpful staff at Tampa Airport will greet you when you land and assist you with your needs. Once you collect your bags from the arrivals area, there are various transport options available to get you on your way.
Getting into Tampa from Tampa International Airport
Getting into Tampa from Tampa International Airport.is easy with various transport options available. A variety of ground transportation options makes it easy to access surrounding areas from Tampa International Airport. A Taxi service by Yellow Cab and United Cab is available at the curbside outside the Baggage Claim Level. Access to on-airport rental car providers is available by taking the SkyConnect train from the Main Terminal. A Shared Passenger Van Service is on offer With a fleet of model Lincoln Town Cars, SUVs, Minivans and large passenger vans and Alora Transportation offers worry-free premier limo transportation. Public bus The Hillsborough Area Regional Transit (HART) and Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority (PSTA) bus stop is located at the Rental Car Centre. Follow signs to Remote Curbside. Guests departing the Airport using Uber or Lyft can be picked up by the service provider at Red Baggage Claim. Charter bus services are also available, along with by taking the SkyConnect.
Getting around Tampa
Tampa Bay is the perfect place to visit. With unique group tour ideas and itineraries combined with a host of lodging experiences, there is much to discover in the city. Once you’re in town, getting around Tampa is a breeze as Tampa transportation options include a comprehensive menu of motor coach, limo & taxi services, streetcar & trolley, shuttle systems and rental cars. There are private water taxis, the taco streetcar, electronic scooters, water bikes, shuttle services, cruises, bike share. E-boats, car hire charter buses and limos are all on hand to explore Tampa and the many attractions on offer.
Fly from Sydney
Once you’ve purchased your tickets from Sydney, there are a few things you should know so you’re prepared for your upcoming trip.
What is the main airport called?
Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport (SYD).Opens external site in a new window Is an international airport in Sydney, Australia located 8 km south of the Sydney central business district, in the suburb of Mascot.
Passengers on Qantas flights from Sydney are allocated checked baggage. If you require extra luggage, you can purchase an additional baggage allowance online before departure.
Passengers travelling from Sydney, ensure you check-in online or via the Qantas App before you arrive at the airport from 24 hours before departure.
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Can I cancel my flight booking due to COVID-19?
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