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Old June 4th, 2006, 08:42 PM
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Hi! We are taking our first cruise in August and are staying in Tampa overnight. We will be renting a car and then dropping it back off at the airport. My question is how close is the port to the airport? I assume we will get a taxi- can someone give me a ballpark of what this will cost? Thank you!
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Tampa Airport to the Cruise Port is really quite close,,,perhaps at most 4 or 5 miles. Taxi fare shouldn't be too bad, and in fact, if you stay at one of the hotels in the Airport (WestShore) area, they will usually take you to the Cruise Port free with a shuttle. Have a great time in our fair city, and I know you'll have a great time on your cruise.
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The airport is about 15 minutes away. Cab fare is about $20.
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Hi there- The Tampa airport is aprox 15 minutes from the Port of Tampa. I agree most hotels will provide shuttle service for free or very inexpensive from the airport as well as to the port.

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I highly recommend you take a shuttle from the airport (ground level) to the port. They charge a flat fee(usually $11.00). You can take it both ways and it will save you the $20.00 for cab fares. I was thrilled!
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