The flight time from Miami to Tampa is 1 hour. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves MIA Miami, FL 3 minutes early.
15 minutes taxiing out
40 minutes in the air
4 minutes taxiing in
Arrives TPA Tampa, FL 7 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

Southwest
96%
American
86%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from Miami to Tampa is 1 hour. The time spent in the air is 40 minutes.

The flight distance from Miami to Tampa is 204 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Tampa to Miami
59 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

Southwest
55m
American
1h 1m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

12AM06AM12PM06PM 15m 30m 45m1h
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?
(Average)

12AM06AM12PM06PM0.00.20.40.60.81.0

Flights Per Week

37

Distance

204 Miles

Flights By Month ?

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Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun0246

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

American
32
Southwest
4

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Miami from Tampa by plane?

The distance from Miami to Tampa by plane is 204 Miles. This is the air distance on the most direct route taken by the vast majority of flights.

How long is the flight from Miami to Tampa?

The flight time from Miami to Tampa is 1 hour. The time spent in the air is 40 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with Southwest being the fastest taking 55 minutes, and American the slowest taking 1 hour, 1 minute.

What airlines fly from Miami to Tampa?

Southwest and American are the airlines with direct flights from Miami to Tampa.

Does Southwest fly from Miami to Tampa?

Yes! Southwest does fly from Miami (MIA) to Tampa (TPA). On average, they have 4 flights per week on this route. This may vary seasonally, please check the chart above for more details.

Tables and Explanations

Data Source

Our information is computed from the latest available data from the US Department of Transportation.

Average Timeline Timeline Chart

The average timeline contains the median time a flight spends in 3 stages. The first of these three stages is taxiing out which includes the time from the flight leaving the gate to taking off. The second stage is in the air, which includes the time spent from the flight leaving the ground to touching back down at the end of it's journey. The last stage is taxiing in, which is from when the flight touches down to the flight arriving at it's gate.

The average timeline also estimates on average of when the flight will leave and arrive relative to it's stated departure time.

Leaves Miami 3 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 15 minutes
In the Air 40 minutes
Taxiing In 4 minutes
Arrives Tampa 7 minutes early

Flight Reliability Reliability Chart

The reliability of an airline measures how often the airline's flights on this route are cancelled or delayed more than 20 minutes. For example, from Miami to Tampa, Southwest is 96% reliable, which means that Southwest flights are on time 96% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Southwest 96% 4% 0%
American 86% 13% 1%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Miami and Tampa, this is due to different operational factors on the ground, as well as scheduling of planes. Each airline's flight time is split into three stages which are described above in the "Average Timeline" section. There are also miscellaneous operational issues which are included in the below total but are not accounted for in one of the three stages.

Airline Taxiing Out
(minutes)
In the Air
(minutes)
Taxiing In
(minutes)
Total
(minutes)
Southwest 11 40 4 55
American 16 40 4 61

Flights By Time of Day Flight Time By Day Chart

This one is pretty self explanatory, it represents the number of flights that leave the gate in a given hour of the day. The tricky thing here is that this is normally not a whole number since it is an average over 52 weeks. Partial numbers may indicate that a flight may be seasonal or may take off at different times due to different operational factors.

Time Count
9am 0.23
7am 0.12
8am 0.92
5pm 0.55
9pm 0.48
11am 0.01
3pm 0.49
12pm 0.46
6pm 0.29
10pm 0.36
1pm 0.27
8pm 0.07
10am 0.51
4pm 0.08
7pm 0.53

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Miami to Tampa that take off in a given month of the year. This number changes because some flights are seasonal, and almost all flights have uneven demand througout the year.

Month Count
January 174
February 156
March 198
April 178
May 181
June 179
July 185
August 165
September 171
October 72
November 144
December 188

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Miami to Tampa that take off on a given day of the week. Some routes only have enough demand to sustain a few trips a week, while others have many flights a day. This number is also an average across the year, and hence may not be a whole number.

Day Count
Monday 5.68
Tuesday 4.68
Wednesday 4.98
Thursday 5.55
Friday 5.58
Saturday 5.47
Sunday 5.62

Flight per Airline (per Week) Flights By Airline Chart

How many times an airline flies this route in a week. Different factors play into how often a carrier chooses to fly a given route including it's need to connect disparate routes, and demand.

Airline Flights per Week
American 1
Southwest 0

Flight Time By Time of Day Flight Time by Time of Day Chart

The total flight time varies by each hour of the day due to factors such as airport traffic. More flights leaving an airport may cause higher taxi in or taxi out times. See the description of the average timeline above for a deeper discussion of each of these times.

Time Taxi Out
(minutes)
In the Air
(minutes)
Taxi In
(minutes)
Total
(minutes)
9am 12 39 4 55
7am 17 38 4 59
8am 14 40 4 59
5pm 15 41 4 60
9pm 21 39 4 64
11am 16 43 4 63
3pm 12 41 4 59
12pm 15 39 4 61
6pm 16 39 4 62
10pm 16 39 4 59
1pm 14 39 4 59
8pm 16 38 4 58
10am 17 40 4 63
4pm 14 40 4 59
7pm 18 40 4 61
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.