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Flights from Sydney (SYD) to Tampa (TPA)

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Reasons to fly with Qantas

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Food and drinks on every flight

Enjoy a meal or snack every time you fly with us, as well as a range of refreshments including beer and wine.

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Baggage included in every fare

Pack more into your trip with checked and carry-on baggage included in every fare.

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Change your travel dates as often as you need

We've introduced further flexibility on eligible Qantas operated flights. Booking and travel dates apply.

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Enjoy a range of entertainment on every flight including TV, the latest movies and more.

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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. 

Arrival information

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.

Departure information

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. 

Baggage allowance

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. 

Checking in

Passengers travelling from Sydney can check in online up to 24 hours in advance or check in at the terminal by visiting a kiosk or desk.

Why Qantas

The benefits of flying Qantas

Fly from with Qantas and enjoy a comfortable journey from take-off to touch down. 

Seamless check-in

Get your trip to off to the right start with a check-in option that best suits your needs. Visit a kiosk or desk at the airport to check in on arrival or use our online and mobile check-in services to check-in for your flight up to 24 hours before departure.

Included baggage

Enjoy peace of mind knowing baggage is included on all Qantas flights. Use the baggage calculator to find out what is included with your fare. 

Can I cancel my flight booking due to COVID-19?

If your flights were booked through a travel agency or third-party website, please contact them directly to discuss your options.

If your plans have changed or you no longer wish to travel, visit Manage Booking to change your travel dates or cancel your flight and request a flight credit to use towards a future flight. Please visit our Booking changes and other options page for more information.

If we’ve cancelled your Qantas flight, including your Classic Flight Reward booking, wait to hear from us before changing your booking. We’ll be contacting anyone whose flight has been impacted as soon as possible.

Important information

 This offer applies to Qantas operated flights for the following dates: Australian Domestic: booked between 21 May 2020 and 28 February 2022, for travel between 12 June 2020 and 28 February 2022. Trans-Tasman: booked between 15 October 2020 and 28 February 2022, for travel between 16 October 2020 and 28 February 2022. International: booked between 25 February 2021 and 28 February 2022, for travel between 1 November 2021 and 31 December 2022. If you decide to change the date of your travel, we'll waive the change fee. You'll need to change your flight before your scheduled date of departure and select a new travel date within 12 months of your original booking date. When you're ready to rebook, you'll also need to cover any fare increase for your new flight, if applicable. For all changes, your applicable Fare Rules and the Qantas Conditions of Carriage apply.

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