The driving distance from Tampa, Florida to Miami, Florida is:

279 miles / 449 km

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Driving distance from Tampa, FL to Miami, FL

The total driving distance from Tampa, FL to Miami, FL is 279 miles or 449 kilometers.

Your trip begins in Tampa, Florida. It ends in Miami, Florida.

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It takes about 4 hours to drive from Tampa to Miami via the 75-mile Alligator Alley. The Alligator Alley is known to be the speediest road in America. It is a straight four -lane highway through the Everglades from west to east of South Florida.

Drivers should have a full tank of gas before driving on The Alligator Alley. The highway is not built equipped with gas station and rest stops. If you need to refuel, rest or eat, head over to BP Food Mart at exit 101 near Naples.

If you are looking for campgrounds and a wildlife experience before heading to Miami, we suggest a stopover at Big Cypress National Park. The Park protects over 729,000 acres of swamp, contains a mixture of tropical and temperate plants and is home to the Florida panther.

All types of campsites are available for a small fee. For the adventurous, check out the primitive campground with no water at the Bear Island Campground. For those who want a little comfort The Midway Campground offers a dump station, restrooms, drinking water, day-use area and RV sites that allow electric hookup.

Tampa, Florida

City: Tampa
State: Florida
Country: United States
Category: cities

Miami, Florida

City: Miami
State: Florida
Country: United States
Category: cities

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